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Favourites

A few of my favourite things ...
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sparrows
birds ~ nests ~ eggs
watercolour painting
quiet mornings
rainy days
snow
country walks
wellie boots
farmhouses
porch swings
old birdbaths & garden statuary
hand written letters in the mail
b & w photography
laundry hung outside to airdry
architectural salvage
cottage gardens
picket fences
flea markets, garage sales & rummage sales
chalk boards filled with messages
mercury glass
tarnished silver
 barns & horses
a day in the country
old FORD trucks
moss covered clay pots
trees
santos
stained glass windows
vintage millinery and ribbons
ephemera
brown transferware
blue willow china
window seats
urns and window boxes overflowing w) flowers
galvanized watering cans
venetian glass mirrors
wind chimes
chaise lounges
vine covered arbours
milk glass
toile
cloches
vanilla scented candles
vintage dress forms
quilts
Doris Day movies
potting sheds
old bird houses
monograms
well loved Teddy Bears
apothecary jars filled w)shells & old buttons
flowers ~ especially holly hocks, daisies, peony and cabbage roses
black labrador retrievers