Wednesday, July 30, 2014

August Kitchen Window

August...are you kidding me? It's August? 

I have not been posting...or commenting lately. I have been having a little "wing" trouble.  Rotator cuff...impingement...frozen shoulder...Ouch! I've been trying to rest my arm, hoping it will mend. 

I have, however, been getting a little doll making in...I sew by hand and, luckily, it doesn't hurt to do so. And, of course, could not let August make an entrance without a new window scape.

A few of my favorite collections joined forces this month. Shooner redware...early tin bird cookie cutters...and green ivy. Indoor plants are so great for the health of your home...they filter a lot of bad stuff.

This sweet little lad is by the talented Kolene Spicher. He is an original watercolor and I was so happy to add him to my folk art collection. Kolene painted the frame as well.

He is holding a book...about birds. Perfect!

My paternal grandmother was a lover of birds, and I'm sure that love was passed directly to me. Well, that and my name.

Love this diminutive early cutter...barely two inches high.

The flock gathered in an old caddy painted a wonderful old mustard color.

A Shooner bank decorated with two birds.

I like birds. I like this August window. 

 Hoping my wing heals soon so I can get back to visiting you all.

I hope you are all enjoying the fleeting days of summer. Hope you are making lots of memories with those you love. 

Have a wonderful and safe week!

Enjoy the day,


  1. Oh my, cannot believe it will be August.... Love the window display once again Robyn, the cutters are adorable, love the look, Blessings Francine.

  2. Robyn your collections are just amazing! I so enjoy seeing what you will show case each month. Redware is my all time favorite to collect and your pieces are gorgeous!
    Happy August!!

  3. You did it again. It's beautiful and rich. So sorry about your sore shoulder. I was in physio a long time for my shoulder after my fall on the ice. Speedy recovery.

  4. What a bummer about your shoulder -- hope it gets better soon. I love your August window! I had to check the calendar though -- still one more day of July! lol! I'm envious that you have that wonderful Schooner bank!

  5. Hope you get to feeling better. I cannot believe it is August either..never had much of a Summer yet. Love your window. Janice

  6. Always love your beautiful window scenes! Hope shoulder is feeling much better.

  7. Beautiful and some very interesting collectables too. Love it as always.
    Hoping for a quick mend with your shoulder.

    Enjoy the day with Peace & Blessings,

  8. Hi Robyn, I can't believe August is upon us! The window looks nice! Sure hope your shoulder gets to feeling better!

  9. welcome your window as always!

  10. Beautiful, as always.
    So sorry to hear of your wing problem. I hope you are flying high soon.
    Healing hugs :)

  11. LoVing the window display! Hope your "wing" is better soon.
    Hugs Marg

  12. Wishing you quick healing on your shoulder.
    All of your wonderful collections look just perfect!!

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  14. Hoping each day brings some relief for you, Robyn.
    Your cookie cutters are marvelous !