Monday, August 27, 2012

A Clucking Collection

What kind of collection might you find in the home of a self-proclaimed "Chicken Wrangler"?  Any guessers out there?  Does this picture give you any sort of HINT?
  Ya, right - anything POULTRY/CHICKEN related is what's easily found in my humble abode.  The lavender fabric Roo shown above is only one of my finds - he came from an Antiques/Vintage store in Indiana.  I saw him 2 years ago sitting forlorn in that store, didn't buy him - but later regretted it.  Don't wait till regret sets in - buy it when you see it!  So....last year we returned to that same Antiques Mall, and when I seen him ROOSTING STILL, I snagged him and plopped him into my little cart, and he came home with me.  No "buyers remorse for me - I just LOVE HIM!  I first saw this Roo in a magazine several years back - I think it was MaryJane's Farm - and he was pictured on a corner of a page.  A person can purchase patterns to make their own, but gee, for less than the price of a pattern, I got him ready made to display.  Lavender was my Grandma's favorite color way back when, by the way...just reminiscing here.....the good old days.

Here is a wooden carved Roo that hubbs found for me at a thrift only yesterday.....Such a striking paint job!  This guy needs a beak repair - somewhere along the line somebody musta dropped him and snapped it off - probably the reason he was dis-guarded.  I can fix that.  If I so choose.  Kind of gives him the look of a 'de-beaked' bird - think I should fix him?  What say ye?
    I have more birds n things to show you in the next posting.  There are quite a few chickens to be found here!
the ChickenWrangler


Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Love seeing these - what great finds!

Beth said...

I like your collection of Roos. I say leave the beak alone, it gives him charm!

Angela said...

Those are some cool Roos!

Chatty Crone said...

You did get some great roosters there - I don;t know if I would fix that beak or not! lol sandie

TexWisGirl said...

wow - that 2nd guy is cool!