Should know that I love birds.
I love watching them, feeding them,
and listening to them sing.
The owl is a bird that fascinates me,
because that is one bird that I rarely see.
When I do see one, I get really excited.
I don’t remember when I started collecting owls,
but I do have a big collection of them.
Some are wall hangings, paintings, plaques,
and figurines….big and small.
Some I bought myself, some were gifts.
The most of them were yard sale finds.
I want to share them with you here.
I hope you don’t get bored looking at all of them.
who steps upon my back porch.
This was a yard sale find.
It holds a candle for light.
Also a yard sale find.
The clock below was a gift from my mom.
It hangs on my front porch.
Another clock on my front porch
was given to me by my Aunt Irma.
She found it at a yard sale.
This burlap and carpet wall hanging
was a gift from my sister, Connie.
This set of paintings is
another yard sale find.
One has the date 1973 on it.
This is the Home Interior owl picture.
I've had this for a very long time.
This is a painting that I found at a yard sale.
This pretty plaque was a gift from my sister, Connie.
Another yard sale find. An owl wood carving.
This is my pin collection.
Three of them were yard sale finds.
Four of them were gifts.
The small circle one with two owls
on a branch was a gift from
my mom. It is from Avon.
This retro looking owl is a napkin holder.
A yard sale find.
I use it on my desk to hold papers.
These three yard sale finds are used on
my desk as pencil holders.
These yard sale finds are toothpick holders.
This yard sale find
sits on my kitchen sink,
holding scouring pads
and watchs me do dishes.
letting me know the temperature.
These are another yard sale find.
Book end owls.
I really like this unique owl.
It is a basket….
the head is the lid.
Another yard sale find.
This owl sits out by the fish pond.
A gift from my sister, Connie.
The owl below stands watch
in our back yard above our garden space.
More yard sale finds.
the one on the left is a bank.
Sea shell owls and brass owls.
The large sea shell owl was a gift
from my daughter, Tania.
The small one was a gift
from my granddaughter.
The others were yard sale finds.
These are two candle holders on my porch.
They are very old.
In the collection below is a very special owl.
The white owl with the graduation cap.
It is from Avon and a gift from my mom.
The other four owls beside it are also Avon.
The other two are yard sale finds.
In the next photo, the owl on the far left
is a candle….a gift from a friend.
The one beside it holds a candle inside.
The second one from the left is a bell.
In the next two photos,
there are over thirty owls,
mostly yard sale finds.
The two black ones are made from coal.
These owls are displayed in my curio cabinet
that John made me out of one of his gun cabinets.
Wasn’t that nice of him?
The owls below are also in my curio cabinet.
The one on the far right is a gift from
my daughter, Terri.
The one with wings outspread is
one I fell in love with and had to buy.
The other two are gifts from
my secret sis of several years ago.
This is the end of my owl collection
I hope you enjoyed it.
I also have a large collection of angels,
and an Avon collection
that I started before I was married,
over 42 years ago.
Maybe someday I'll tackle the job of posting them also.