Saturday, March 16, 2013

Proof that I SAVE everything!

It’s not really true…WELL…

maybe just a little bit true!

I found this bear at the Thrift store and fell in love with him.

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His name is Tucker which endeared him to my heart!

He is sitting in the place of honor…

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on my bed while I fold laundry!

So what did I save? The ribbon is some that my friend Brenda from the Rusty Thimble tied around a package she sent me last year. He had a big red bow but that just did not suit him.

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He’s a First and Main bear.

Have you ever heard of those?

(And do you save every little bit of ribbon?)

39 comments:

Joyce Mayer said...

Hi Tucker,

I'm Prudence Clearwater (the teddy bear) and it's beary nice meeting you. You found a wonderful forever home and the best Mom ever, well, next to my Mom. But you know how that goes - our Moms are always #1 and the "bestest". Giggle.

Maybe Miss Lavender Dreams will take your picture with Wendy, even though she is a dolly we are beary good friends.

Do you know that we go to Camp Good Bear each summer? Maybe you can join us this year. We have so much fun.

Heaps of Hugs
Prudence ♥

Cranberry Morning said...

Good morning, Diane! Tucker's twin is sitting upstairs in my soap room, enjoying the fragrances. lol

Aren't they just the cutest bears!! Glad you found him.

Enjoy your weekend.♥

Susie said...

Nice little bear. I also like that"D" pillow beside him. I just now saw the pretty planted you picked up , while thrifting. Love it. Your new header with the shells perfect. xoxo,Susie

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

He's very cute! I've never heard of a First and Main bear tho.

cucki said...

Aww I love him too..he is beary cute..
Love for you x

Donna said...

He's a cutie! No, I've never heard of that type of bear. And YES, I save every scrap of ribbon that comes into the house. I keep it in various containers in my studio. And it's surprising how often I can find just the right one for a little gift wrapping or an embellishment.

maddyrose said...

Tucker is a fine looking bear. If I'd seen him at the thrift store he would be sitting in the bears' room. Yes, I save every ribbon. I thought everyone did. HUgs

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

I save it all to, you never know when you might come across the perfect item it will go on!!

Vee said...

Sadly, I do. And every little stuffed animal, too, apparently. No, I don't think I have heard of First and Main. He looks very cute on your bed.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

So sweet!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Catherine Holman said...

What a sweet bear! I keep all my pieces of ribbon in a big glass jar where I can see them.

Jen said...

How cute is he! I am a bear lover, I love the tattered look and have a "few" :) I do keep all my ribbons! even the ones that come on bags from stores! I have a ribbon can that is decorated with my scrapbook stuff and ribbons, I put them all in {ok I have a few cans} :)
Have a great weekend!
raspberrywillows.blogspot.com

Shannon @ A Cozy Place Called Home said...

Your little bear is very cute Diane. I don't keep many stuffed animals around the house. Four dogs here, and three of them love stuffed animals of any kind. I'm like you and save ribbon from packages and even from towels when they are packaged nicely. I keep them in a bag and eventually will figure out what I want to use.

The rest I keep in the bag and give to my local thrift store. I figured someone else can use a grab bag of ribbon for hair bows or scrapbooking.

NanaDiana said...

No-I haven't heard of those but he is darling and the little ribbon is perfect on him. xo Diana

20 North Ora said...

Sweet addition. Yes, I save every piece of ribbon and everything else!

Judy

Karen, author of "My Funny Dad, Harry" said...

The bear looks cute on your bed with the green ribbon. I am more inclined to save boxes, but my dad was the saver of everything: boxes, junk mail, orange juice cartons, cardboard Whiskas containers and cat litter boxes.

Stacey said...

How sweet. I have the teddy bears that we gave our sons when they were little. Love them!

Rose Hascall said...

Never heard of First and Main bear, but he is cute. I save any ribbon that comes my way.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

He looks like a well loved bear! and yes I do save all my bits and pieces of ribbons! Sweet bear!

hugs, Linda

The French Hutch said...

Oh he is sooo cute. I never met a little bear I didn't fall in love with. The ribbon suits him and I'm sure he makes you smile while you fold the laundry. I have a little bear that sits in a chair in my bedroom, sometimes on the bed. Happy Spring.

~Emily
The French Hutch

Chatty Crone said...

He;s cute and I do save ribbon if it is usable again! lol
sandie

ImSoVintage said...

So happy that you rescued Tucker. he is very cute :)
Hugs,
Laura

Barbara F. said...

That bear is so adorable. I do save all ribbon, and always find a new use for it! Love to do that. xo

Chel C said...

I have one just like him with a brown ribbon, he sits with my number 2 bear, a female version and next to them both is my 'Fuzzie Wuzzie Woo Woo', who is nearly as old as I am and a bit ragged around the edges (a bit like me), but also blind as his eyes are no longer with him. I sit him next to my two bears as he can't see (??! I know, weird but I have a caring relationship with them all!). Take care. Chel x

TheRustyThimble said...

what a Precious Bear, oh Diane how sweet that you kept the scraps I do that too!
Hugs hope you are having a wonderful weekend
Brenda

Introverted Art said...

I love his name :) and I am electing you Thrift Store Queen. No one I know finds cool stuff like you do when thrifting

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Of course I save every little bit of ribbon...I'm a crafter, lol.

Love your little bear, he's cute, and cuddly.

Jen

Kelley Dibble said...

Oh, goodness, that's so me! I'm finding myself to be such a saver (pack rat) these days! For me, though, it's not becoming such a good thing......

Your Tucker's presh!

And I am GONE on your header, too, girl! Island girl!

Happy weekend,
Kelley~

Olive said...

He is ever so sweet. I am not the least bit crafty but I do save ribbon.

cynthia lee designs said...

Diane,
Tucker is so cute!! I do keep every piece of ribbon....you just never know when you might need it.
hugs,
Cindy

Noelle the dreamer said...

What a find Diane (yet again! Charity/Trifts shoppes are such a way to save and entertains to boot!)
Hugs to Tucker,

koralee said...

Oh my goodness I can see why you fell in love with him....he is adorable! Happy weekend.

Anastasia Fedorova said...

What a nice bear! You're lucky that you found him! :) He looks really great on your bed!

Simply Shelley said...

Tucker is very sweet,and no I haven't heard of these bears before. He was a great find for you indeed!I have to control my urge to bring home to many teddies,and other things as well :)
Blessings friend

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

He's adorable!

Jeanette Ann O'Donnell said...

He's lovely. I can't resist bringing home another bear either,they seem to watch you as you browse. It's as if they are asking you to take them home. I do save bits of ribbon too,never know when you need a tiny bit. :)

delia hornbook said...

He is so lovely and looks really cute sat on your bed I love the fact you gave him the ribbon from a friends parcel. Enjoy him and your Sunday, dee x

RobynFromSimplyme said...

Now see, I would have grabbed him too.. I"ve hear of First and Main as well.. I have a large collection of Boyds bears.. Im trying to sell some of them and Im only keeping a few.. The few that look like old fashion teddy bears.. They have glass eyes and moveable joint :)
Robyn

Cameron said...

Aw....Tucker, perfect name! I can imagine a child tucking him under their arm at night :)

I love to save ribbon, too, and cardboard from paper pads that get used up. I paint them and add some rub ons to package my hair clips on :)