August 27, 2009

The Roosters of Blue Creek Home






It is finally time for the first "Show us Your Roosters Party", hosted by Barb at "Bella Vista". I know that a lot of bloggers are going to be there. So after you meet my roosters, make sure to go on over to Barb's and meet the rest of the party roosters!


I didn't think that I had enough roosters to come to the party. I don't collect them or even "look" for them when I am shopping. They don't grab my attention on store shelves, nor do they whisper my name when I pass them. (You would be suprised how many things softly plead with me to take them home. Sometimes, things jump into my shopping cart!!! It is really quite mad.)

I think I still hold a bit of a grudge against roosters. I guess that covers big chickens, too.
A big one chased me when I was just a wee thing! It took like all of two seconds for him to catch up with me, and he pecked me right on the !*#!**%#!! Man, I was so close to safety too!
What was even worse, was that everybody laughed!! (You know who your are!)
So, amazingly a few roosters have come to my house to roost.

Maybe, attending this party will be the beginning of forgiveness and healing!!!
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Blue Creek Home Roosters




I just bought this vintage wooden rooster lamp yesterday. I have it in the kitchen.
At first, I didn't care for the shade, but it is beginning to grow on me.
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A beautiful unstretched oil painting
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This painting is over the highboy in the master bedroom
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I have had this spatter ware since the 80's.
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I picked this little guy up in a hospital gift shop.
FYI - hospital gift shops are a great place to shop. I always check out their end-of-season sales. I have found some really cute things at good prices.
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This rooster oil cruet was given to me by a friend
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My last party animal is a rooster plate which was another hospital gift shop find.
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Let's go to the big party now!
Rhonda

25 comments:

  1. HI Rhonda! I love your pretty Roosters! You have a nice collection!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  2. Hey that wasn't so bad Rhonda...you have a collection as big as mine and I love roosters!
    Hugs,
    Sandi
    My Roosters Party On

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  3. Hey Rhonda! Love your roosters and had to laugh about teh little story you shared. I'm sure as a child that was a very traumatic and scary thing for you! Bless your heart!

    My mama collected roosters, so seeing them always makes me think of her. My oldest sister inherited her collection, so I didn't get any of them. Today has made me a teensy bit jealous that she got them all, but that's okay. I did get lots of other things of her's. :)

    Have a great weekend!

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  4. What gorgeous feathered friends!!! I am in love with the lamp!!! I think he needs to find his way to my house;)!!! The painting is wonderful...also needs to fly over to Casa Cathy!!!

    Isn't it funny that without even thinking about it you can put together a collection...I love yours!!!

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  5. Hi Rhonda, you have beautiful roosters and your lamp takes my breath away.....gorgeous! You know, roosters do call my name when I pass them in stores. Haha!

    Thank you for joining and being a special part of the day.

    Barb :-)

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  6. LOL...lots of pretty boys, but I love that cruet!!!

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  7. Oh, love that lamp and the rooster painting in your master bdrm. I am with you. In real life I really don't like roosters, they scare me too. You do have a really great collection though. Hugs, Marty

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  8. I love the Spatter ware!! Hadn't seen it before. Blessings, Janet

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  9. Your spatter ware is just amazing. I love the colors. Great roosters on parade on your blog today. Have a great weekend.

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  10. Hi Rhondi, I think you have a pretty good collection and they all are so pretty, I had a similar experience growing up being chased by a rooster at my grandparents home, but overcame the fear so much so that I have real chickens on our farm.
    Blessings,
    Sue

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  11. Nice collection of roosters. Love the painting. Debbie

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  12. Funny post!!! I enjoyed it & your roosters. Luckily I have never had an encounter with a real rooster. I might not be as forgiving as you.

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  13. Such beauties you have! Our tastes are very similar. Thanks for sharing your collection.

    Big Rooster Hugs & Pecks,
    Stephanie
    Angelic Accents

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  14. Hello Rhonda,

    Great story! I love the oil painting and the plate from a hospital.

    ~ Tracy

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  15. Hi Rhonda! I popped in from Alabama Bloggers. When I saw the title of your blog, I knew you had to be from my part of the country. I'm a "transplant" to Dadeville, so we're practically neighbors!

    I LOVE roosters! When I repainted my kitchen/breakfast room a couple of years ago, I decorated with roosters. Maybe I need to get in on this. :)

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  16. Loved seeing all your roosters. Thanks for sharing. Does the splatter ware have a mark. It looks much like the Quimper I collect. I'd be curious to know.
    Hope to see you at hyacinthforthesoul.blogspot.com for some rooster fun at my place. Have a great weekend! ~ Hyacinth

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  17. What a lovely collection. Thanks for sharing.

    Irma :)

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  18. Great roosters! I really like that lamp!

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  19. That oil cruet is part of a table set & it is called Roses n' Roosters & it is worth a nice penny. We've sold tons of these R'nR. Love them because of the roses. Have a beautiful weekend. TTFN ~ Marydon

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  20. I covet the lamp. The oil painting is beautiful are you going to frame it? Thanks for sharing your roosters.

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  21. Ahhh!!! So many pretty roosters.
    Just checking in with everyone and to give an update.
    I have a new party starting- Wed Sept 2. So each week I will have the Knock Off Knock Out party on Mondays and the Holiday/Seasonal party on Wed. I hope you come for a visit.
    New buttons to grab as well.
    Cheri
    Its So Very Cheri

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  22. I've got to shop in hospital gifts shops, too. Great oils and plates.

    Juls

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  23. I Love your Roosters... I am having a give away Please try to stop by...
    xoxo
    Julie

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  24. Very pretty lamp Rhonda! Love it! We have the same granite counters it seems.

    Sorry you got pecked as a child. Ouch!

    ~Blessings, ~Melissa :)

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  25. Hi Rhonda, what a great blog you have. I came by to see your "Rooster Party" and saw the REALLY NEAT thing you made from the lamp, plate and cloach - I love it! And the rub on stencil - great idea! You are so creative! I'm adding you to my favorites list!
    xxxooo
    Marilyn

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