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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Rooster Party!

Welcome Rooster Lovers!

I am just so excited to finally be on top things in my life
so I could to join
and her Rooster Party!

Please be sure to visit Barb and check out
her side bar for other

I haven't always collected Roosters.
In fact, its only been in the last 5-7 years that I have
incorporated them into my English Country
Style Kitchen and Living Family Room.

I also was very careful and didn't want to end up with just
figurines,  I wanted to find unique Rooster Pieces
that I could display and use in many ways.
So I hope you will enjoy the many vinettes I
have created around my home
that include Roosters.

Let's Get started in my Kitchen area first.
I have a deep window area and have always LOVED
to use this area to stage my collections.
So as you can see, I have many differing rooster that
help me enjoy those mundane chores!
This large ROOSTER Platter is a Marshall's find!
Gotta love that Marshalls!
This plate below has to be my all time favorite!  There's
just something about the rich colors that make me...ahhhh!
As you can see, you must look all around this room to
see how I have used Roosters...
Look up on top of my fridge, even it has roosters.

And before I forget! We mustn't forget to look down.
I couldn't believe that I could find rugs that fit into my rooms
color and rooster scheme!
Okay, so let move on to another area.
Welcome...wont you have a seat at my pretty table full of...
Rooster goodies.  The table cloth compliments the sweet
plates that I recently found at my FAVORITE thrift store.
Got 6 of these plates for a $1 each!
Coasters that have roosters too!
Walls are next...

The carmel roosters are salt/pepper shakers.
A good friend gave me this Utensil Jar...yummy colors!
These 2 roosters nestle by my coffee makers.
Now we have arrived at my kitchen desk center...
where I have used a planter for greens...and do you see
the tiny Rose Tea Rooster?
I shared earlier this week a teapot Lamp...well
it rests upon a neat Rooster box that was given to me.
Then if I look over to my right, from my desk,
I have created this sweet vinette...a ceramic serving piece
and large rooster teapot.
Then above I have hung a tray and ceramic
pie plate above the shelf.

Here's another gift..a sweet small table cloth
with an embroidered hen and chicks.
Then we can move over to the few vinettes in my
family room.
This  lil rooster planter holds our remotes!
Then, the top of our entertainment center has this sweet
vinette...that's a lil suitcase like container...and wood rooster.

Then my last room that has touches of Roosters I'd like to
share is my
Laundry/Mud room.

On top of my Washer/Dryer is this sweet vinette.

This is actually a picture that I made using...decals!
And then I have hung a few of my rooster plates around
this room as well.

Thanks so much for visiting with me!
I certainly enjoyed sharing my home with...
can't wait to come and visit all of you there
who enjoy roosters too!


Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Lorena, I love your roosters! You have so many inviting and lovely pictures. I am in heaven cause you know I love those roosters! Ha.

Your dishes are especially lovely. Just gorgeous!

Thank you for joining the Rooster Party and I hope you have a great time.

Hugs, Barb ♥

Shelia said...

Hi Lorena! Oh, my, do you have a wonderful Rooster collection! I could go shopping in your house. I'm coveting those Rooster dishes just a bit! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Lorena, I didn't realize what a big collection of roosters you have! Love them all and all the sweet ways you display them all. It would be fun to do dishes at your decorated sink!! Love that you used a decal for the print frame, too! I would so love to see my shade go to you ~ I'm sure we can work something out, since you were the first that mentioned it, you will get first chance at it!

Love you,
Angelic Accents

dogsmom said...

Oh my- what a beautiful collection!
Your first platter goes with my yellow rooster dishes. I found them at a garage sale earlier this summer. The woman said her daughter had "donated" them. I may have to look for more pieces.
Thank you for sharing this beautiful collection.

Karen said...

Holy smokes, I could look at your Roosters all day. I love the vignette that keeps you company while you do the dishes! Perfect! And those 2 plates in the stands - you are right! They just kind of calm you while looking at them. Love the guy to the right of the sink. . . well the white one is looking pretty handsome too!
What a fun post! And a fun party! Barb does it good!
thanks for sharing and for your sweet comments.
Have a great weekend!
Karen ~ Some days are diamonds

Debbie Moore at Slice of Pie Entertaining and Cookbooks said...

it's easy to tell that you love roosters! Thanks so much for sharing your many friends.

West Side of Straight said...

What a GREAT collection! I didn't get all of mine photographed, have been so busy w/company, and I'm sure glad you stopped by to visit me! I love all of your roosters! Love your blog of roses too! Have a great weekend! Jo in MN

KarenHarveyCox said...

Your rooster collection is wonderful, I love all of your plates with the roosters on them. Isn't it amazing how many of us have roosters as part of our decor. Don't they just say welcome?

shannon i olson said...

That embroidery is great, you have a wonderful collection indeed.

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

What lovely roosters. They are all so cute but I especially love your rooster dinnerware and plates. Such a delightful variety! :)

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

What lovely roosters. They are all so cute but I especially love your rooster dinnerware and plates. Such a delightful variety! :)

Keetha Denise Broyles said...

Love the deep bay window - - - so lovely for display. I also am partial to the rugs.

A Hint of Home said...

You have quite a collection! Your roosters are beautiful!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What a nice collection of roosters you have! I like the way you have them in vignettes!


Theresa said...

Hi there Lorena! Nice to meet you and thanks for stopping by and leaving that sweet comment! I am still pecking away at the list! I started at the top and then I moved to the bottom. I don't want to miss a single post of this great Rooster Party!

I love your collection! Especially the tablecloth and decorated on top of the washer and dryer, I am impressed:) Mine has clothesbaskets on it, not blogworthy!

I have enjoy my visit with you and thanks again for showing me you beauties!


Melissa Miller said...

Lorena your rooster-y home decor' is simply gorgeous!

luluslovlies said...

Well Lorena I think you did very well in the rooster dept. especially for collecting in that span of time. My daughter has the rest of my Rooster collection roosting in her kitchen as she needed some extra goodies when she first got married, now her kitchen is complete rooster! I'll have to take my rooster pic's at her home for next year! I enjoyed my visit! Thanks for sharing!

RicKaren said...

Thanks for your sweet and interesting comment on my blog. Loved all your roosters!

Barb said...

Hi Lorena,
Thank you for stopping by my blog and your kind words about my art work. You have a wonderful display of roosters!
Enjoy your day!

The Pleasures of Homemaking said...

What a huge variety of rooster items you have! Love the rugs and the rooster planter!


Jennifer said...

Oh my!!!! i am in love with so many of your roosters items!!! I love your rugs!!! I'm a=on a hunt for a rooster rug in a neutral color.

Take care!

Homemade Quilts by Granny said...

I thing you would win if there was a contest for the most roosters. Trish

andsewon said...

Your home is very 'roosterly'! ;-) So many nice ones too.
Love your very pretty rooster dishes!
Thanks so much for visiting my roosters as well!!

someplace in thyme said...

So many roosters and so little time. I think your roo rugs are adorable. I love it all esp the colors, Char

heartfelt living said...

Sorry I'm a bit late for the party but I had to tell you how much I love your collection! Everything is just lovely and I especially love your plate collection.

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Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

I am still trying to get around to all the rooster parties this week! I am now in the "R" section! What a wonderful collection you have! Love your rugs and all the plates!