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Sunday, November 29, 2009

I am always on the lookout…..

for pixies and elves!

I went to 2 of my most favorite stores in this area for their Christmas Open house.


What is in this BIG BAG?


Ahhh…..they’re shy!


I had so much fun at Magpies and Old Towne Market. 


Old Town Market has a huge Christmas store in their basement

DSCN2692 and I was trying to see everything when these precious Pixies caught my eye!


I got a new winter time Boyd’s bear at Magpies.


As you all know…..I love toys!


What fun we’ll have this holiday season!


Enjoy your week!


Marydon Ford said...

How simply darling your creation. Do pop by for our 3 HUGE GIVEAWAYS ends Dec. 1st.

TTFN ~Marydon

Michela said...

Oh Diane, I'm so jealous of your wonderful elves! They're so unusual here!
Happy Sunday!

Happy@Home said...

When I came to visit you today I couldn't help but smile when I saw your header picture. I love your pixies. They have the sweetest little faces.
Have a nice Sunday.

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

How cute! And your header is super fun! ♥

Shelley said...

They are just darling and such fun little things to have the bear too....Teddy Bears and Pixies...they make for a wonderful Christmas.....blessings

Anonymous said...

Oh how sweet. I never knew you like toys.I adore the bear I have a big collection of Boyds.I adore them

Have a great new week ahead!

Anonymous said...

Just had to tell you your banner is soo cute,lol.I just caught it as I was ready to leave.Very nice for the holidays!

Boo-Bah said...

Perfect! I love your decorations. You have set them together so cute.

Have a wonderful day

Jans Gourds said...

Are you sure you don't have any little kids running around. Maybe in your heart. Your home would be a childs dream come true. You are so creative. Would you please come and decorate my home for me and bring your little friends too.

Janet said...

The elves are so cute. They remind me of my mom as she always used lots of elves in her Christmas decorating.

And thanks for the movie recommendations from the earlier post. I'll check them out.

I loved the photos of the wild turkeys. When we lived in CO we saw wild turkeys there.

Storybook Woods said...

How sweet, I just pulled out pixties from when my hubby was a boy to use in a wreath. Clarice

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Your elves are so cute! I have Mark Robert Fairies climbing a ladder on my tree....

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Diane, how cute are these pics?!!! Every one is adorable.

Barb ♥

Elyse said...

how sweet! just the dose of cute i needed after a loooooooooong day!


Jacqueline said...

It's no accident we are friends! Our hearts seem to be so connected to each other and all our pixie friends. You know I loved this post...the very very best. Have a happy go lucky week. If you have any issues, just talk to the pixies! They know everything!

beedeebabee♥ said...

Hi Diane! You do the cutest things with your toys! They really come to life when you pose them in that extra special way that's truly all yours! Those little elves are so adorable, and that bear is gorgeous!!! Hope you have a great holiday weekend! Hugs, Paulette xoxo

Judi said...

Pixies are a favorite of mine too! They have darling expressions and just make you SMILE. Thanks for sharing. Judi

LaurieStar said...

My daughter and I love your bear. She keeps thinking it's for sale! "Can I get the bear? Can I get the bear?" she keeps whining! :) Cute stuff!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diane,

I love your mischievous little elves, also your new Bear in her green velvet.
It is looking a lot like Christmas at your place.


Twyla and Lindsey said...

Diane, I love your elves and your toys. I don't think we should ever grow up! Did you see the elf card that we shared today? Have a great week! Twyla


Cute new banner :)
I see you have some busy elfs. I love their little smiles. Your Boyd's bear looks so warm in her little hat and coat! Snuggly, I should say.
Deb :)

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

Christmas wouldn't be complete without a few Elves to complete the decor. I think they're sooo adorable. How fortunate to find a trio of toy makers.

When my boys were young I would give them Boyd's Bears ornaments in their stockings. Boyd's Bears are the cutest and have such great details in their features.
It's fun to let the inner child come out to play from time to time.

Sweet Holiday Wishes,

Lisa said...

Now those elves bring back some great memories! Like from the early 60s...

Anne~fiona and twig said...

Your elves are too stinkin' cute!
Thank you so much for entering my giveaway, best of luck!

ginger@bearbits said...

Oooooh! Those sound like neat places to visit! I will have to make some notes so that next time I am in your 'neighborhood' I can visit them - that is if you don't mind a fellow blogger visiting your special places. Those elves are very nostalgic looking. My mom and dad had some similar to them when I was growing up. Cool!

Stacey said...

Last year was the first time that I remember seeing those cute little elves. They are so adorable!

I like the movies you listed too. Last night I watched Love Actually. It was pretty cute...had me in tears at the end. Happy tears of course.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Isn't it great to bring out our Christmas things each year? I must use a few of my Boyd's bears this year. :)
It looks like you are really on your way to being all decked out! BEAUTIFUL!
That little doll is darling!

jen said...

xmas elves are the best!

Rose Haven said...

The Boyd's bears are always so darn cute! And yours is no exception!

*Noelle* said...

hehe, sooo cute!! i have a lil vintage elf sitting on the top of our basement tree! he belonged to my grandma ♥