Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Display chain #2
Once again,I am taking part in Misi's ,1890Gable House Musisngs, display chain.
This week the theme is something only you could love.This brought many things to mind. I first considered the Tennyson's Birthday book I have, the cover is no longer fully attached. The birthday dates in it are all around 1874, there is a little photo of a female tucked inside. such a neat personal item I had to have it.
Next I thought of the little leather bound Bible I have from 1890. Well loved well read. The original owners name inside. However I think we all have a love for these old treasures and the history they hold so I needed a more personal item . I decided to use my Teddy bear. The feeling I get when I see him brings tears to my eyes. He now wears baby clothes to keep his stuffing inside. Baby booties on his feet. I keep him in my hope chest at the end of my bed for safe keeping. As a child I spent every day loving him. I remember playing cowboy's and Indians with him and using lipstick to make the marks where the arrows got him. His tummy wore away to nothing so he has a New pink fur tummy just to keep him in tack. He also has a patch sewn on by my oldest sister to keep is neck closed. It is funny how much you can love a object but I do. If we had a fire and I knew my family was safe outside, this is what I would want to save. In this photo he sits in my childhood rocker my father bought for me.