Let your soul stand ajar, always ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. ~ Emily Dickinson

Sunday, April 7, 2013


This is the view that greets me each time I find myself at the kitchen sink,which is quite often, I might add!!  It is a wonderful bay window that overlooks the patio into the back yard and is THE PERFECT DISPLAY SPOT for some of my treasures!! Right now, it is filled with rabbits, birds, brown storage jars and yellow ware bowls!!   Those two extra large rabbits (and gigantic carrots) on either end are Winfield and Woodley Rabbit, (a Netty Lacroix pattern) made by me!  

Come take a closer look, won't you?? 

Albany Slip Storage Jar! Love the brown glaze!!

Sweet bird I made using a Stein pattern (from a magazine) with my own wing and tail pattern added. I love feather stitching, don't you??

Another brown jar! Love the shape and patina of this one!!

Very large yellow ware bowl gifted to me by my sweet husband!! 

Another smaller yellow ware bowl!  Love the wide brown stripe on this one!!

Another storage jar with some texture that I really love!!

One more jar for balance!!

Another bird that I made with the same Stein pattern!!  I am actually making more of these in different colors!!

A wonderful bird that was a gift!!  Would love to find the pattern for this one!!  Two more yellow ware bowls!!

Red bird I made, sitting on another yellow ware bowl  (a very special gift from a dear friend),  next to a small redware bowl filled with strawberries I made from a Kentucky Primitives pattern!!

Baby Hare (a Pineberry Lane pattern) in his basket ( a Netty Lacroix pattern) with a primitive strawberry ( a Kentucky Primitives pattern) all made by me!!  Don't even think about eating that strawberry!!! 

Mama Hare (a Pineberry Lane pattern) in a basket (a Netty Lacroix pattern) with a primitive strawberry (a Kentucky Primitives pattern) all made by me! Mama has her own berry too!!  Maybe she will share??!

Another red bird sitting in her nest with her velvet strawberry and feather stitched wing (a Stacy Nash pattern) made by me

As you can see, this is ONE BIG WINDOW, and I have definitely filled it to capacity, getting even more space with my little pine bench!!  I will probably keep the bowls there all of the time, but will change out the handmades as the seasons change, or as I want a new look, especially since I do see it quite often each day!!  Somehow though, I don't seem to tire of looking at this multiple times daily and truth be told, it brings a smile to my face!  I hope it did the same for you as well!!!

Thank you for stopping by and looking through my window today!!

Wishing you a Beautiful View, my friends~~



A Primitive Place ~ Tammy said...

Love it!
Gorgeous window display.

earlene said...

Julie that was a fun tour!!!
Love the birds you have stitched so sweet. A fun space to change around. do you ever put herbs in the window?
Have a wonderful week.

Gayle said...

I LOVE yellowware - what a great display! The little birds are so cute.

HomeSpunPrims said...

LOVE everything Julie! The brown crockery jars, the yellow ware bowls, your handmades.....love it all and the way you have it displayed. Thank you for showing us my friend. Big hugs, Lori

Primitive Stars said...

Evening Julie, hope all is well with you...Love all your goodies in the window, what a great spot to enjoy such treasures......the yellow ware is fabulous, as is your prim birds, love them so.......Enjoy the Spring time, Blessings Francine.

The Humble Stitcher said...

Your window display looks amazing, Julie! I especially love all of those wonderful birds!
Thanks so much for sharing :)

annie said...

just love it all, esp. the birds!

~Sara said...

What wonderful collections!
You are so talented to make
all of those beautiful
creations. It must be a
joy to look out the window
each day.
Spring Blessings~Sara

Hillcresthome Prims said...

Your kitchen window display is beautiful. I love, love the yellow ware bowls. I have a good collection of them and my husband and I love to be on the look out for them.

You have a great eye for decorating!
Prim and Spring Blessings,
Tricia XO

Shuttle, Hook and Needle said...

What a great view each morning! Great display which might make being at the kitchen sink fun! Love all you little birds!
Finally Spring has arrived for us here in the NC mountains.

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

So many wonderful and beautiful things and creations!!! TFS such a wonderful view!!!
Prim Blessings

Mugwump Woolies said...

Pretty window, Julie. Love the brown crocks and all the birdies!
Have a great week,

Penelope's Beehive said...

Oh my, what a splendid view you have Julie...with a bounty of beautiful treasures, and your folkart created with loving stitches!
It is always so kind of you to share your cozy home with faraway friends.
Sending much joy and love your way...
Judy xox

Heather said...

I love your window display!!! I especially love the birds. Okay and the redware and yellowware! Love it!!!!

Hugs, Heather

Lee Prairie Designs said...

Oh my, Julie....fun and inviting display...love your birds too! :)