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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Bookcase

My Bookcase. Ok, OUR bookcase. My husband doesn't like the 'messiness' of a bookcase, but he wasn't brought up in a reading household, poor thing. The reason for these pix is this handsome plaster polar bear. I found him on a clearance shelf in some craft store years ago and he has only been out to play at Christmas. Until now. I decided to start dressing him up and am waiting for someone to notice. His scarf is a fashionable selvage scrap from the Pine Lake quilt trimmings. The driftwood is from the beach.Book ends. I have had these Abe Lincoln bookends from my childhood, probably from my dads childhood.Another driftwood piece with pine cones.
2 of the jars hold sand, the left hand one is sand from Tasmania!!!! The red on the right is from Mars. I wish. It's from Utah and Wyoming. The other jar holds pebbles/rocks from various road trips.

4 comments:

  1. I am a book junkie! I have way way too many books and they just keep coming. The only thing that makes my husband crazier is the magazine subscriptions...out of control.

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  2. We have lots of books too. My family are big readers DH's not so much.
    I love those Abraham Lincoln book ends! What are they made out of?

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  3. Sheri... "book ends! What are they made out of?"

    Something heavy.

    snort, snicker, hack hack....

    Seriously, I know they are metal, but don't know which one.

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  4. LOL, Was wondered if they were wood or some kind of metal. Now I know :)
    Sheri

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