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Nature photos on etsy

Nature photos on etsy

I was recently browsing my etsy favorites and decided to share some of these fantastic nature photos. Here is a collection that I absolutely adore! All of the photos were taken by photographers who sell their work on Etsy.  Here, also is a recent poem of mine, that I think, fitting with the photos: Sunrise…

The Fremont Fair in Seattle, WA

The Fremont Fair in Seattle, WA

This past weekend was the ever eclectic, wild and crazy Fremont Fair, located in the Fremont district of Seattle, WA. There was certainly something for everyone, young and old alike. This street fair is spread out over several blocks, that are open only to foot traffic for the entire 3 days, which began Friday June…

Spring time flowers

Spring time flowers

In celebration of Spring, here are a few gorgeous photos depicting this season of rebirth and renewal. All of the photos were found on the popular arts and crafts site, Etsy.

Awesome grocery shopping in Portland, OR

Awesome grocery shopping in Portland, OR

Today I want to pay tribute to my favorite place to grocery shop in Portland. Though there are a myriad of food stores to choose from including the mom and pop ethnic stores, I still have just one store that I believe is absolutely stellar in what they bring to the consumer. My number one…

Cozy finds for Winter in Cream!

Gorgeous, cozy knits by Foldi

I recently discovered this awesome shop and I am in love! Bea, the talented lady behind the shop “Foldi” resides in Budapest, Hungary and sells her gorgeous wares on etsy. She uses high quality materials, such as silk, mohair, merino wool. I hope you’ll check this fabulous shop out.  

Perfect Gift for Valentine’s Day!

Here is an utterly sweet pair of red glass heart earrings, just perfect for Valentines day! They are available now at Botanical Bird, supply is limited.

Some things about Pumpkins

Some things about Pumpkins

I can’t believe that time of year is upon us once again, I’m definitely feeling the crispness in the morning air. Though I’m always sad to see our summer season over, I do so love the Fall, with all of it’s spectacular colors. Among the wondrous things about fall are pumpkins! Did you know pumpkins…

Lovely Poems - Fall themed

Lovely Poems – Fall themed

In honor of the changing season, into Fall, here are a few poems to enjoy! W. S. Merwin (1927 – Present) September Plowing For seasons the walled meadow south of the house built of its stone grows up in shepherd’s purse and thistles the weeds share April as a secret finches disguised as summer earth…

Bargain Hunting!  in Portland - Sun Aug 26th

Bargain Hunting! in Portland – Sun Aug 26th

This Sunday Aug 26th, is the awesome shopping event that is – Bargain Hunting! From 12 – 5 PM at – Castaway 1900 NW 18th Ave, Portland , OR This is a sensational shopping opportunity, with local indie designers selling their wares at rock bottom prices! You will find Clothing, Jewelry, handbags, and so much…

Tulips, tulips, tulips.....omg!

Tulips, tulips, tulips…..omg!

A few days ago my husband and I got up very early, it was an exceptionally warm and sunny morning here in Portland. We decided to drive about 45 minutes south of here to Woodburn Oregon,  to checkout the annual tulip festival. We arrived shortly after 9:00 AM, the sky was a gorgeous blue and…

Botanical Bird will be at Crafty Wonderland's Spring show!

Botanical Bird will be at Crafty Wonderland’s Spring show!

Botanical Bird Jewelry will be participating at the upcoming Crafty Wonderland – Super Colossal Spring Sale! This amazing sale happens on Sat. May 12th at the Oregon convention center – Hall D This show will feature an awesome array of approx 225 talented handmade vendors – Clothing, jewelry, accessories, food and so much more! I…

Summer daydream

Summer daydream

Here is a fun Polyvore board I created a few days ago while daydreaming about warm summer days, sunglasses, hats and long days spent at the beach!

Hawthorne Street fair, Sun Aug 28th!! 11-5

Hawthorne Street fair, Sun Aug 28th!! 11-5

Hey Portlanders, it’s time for the annual Hawthorne street fair again! This is a free event in Portland, Oregon, with fun for all! Music, food, arts and crafts, a fabulous way to spend your day, come check it out.

Multnomah Days Street Fair- Sat Aug 20th!! Free Event

Multnomah Days Street Fair- Sat Aug 20th!! Free Event

Hey Portland friends! Sat. Aug 20th is Multnomah Days (that’s tomorrow)! This Free annual event is held each year in August in downtown Multnomah village. This fab street fair is complete with a parade which starts at 10:00 AM, along with 150+ arts and crafts vendors and food vendors, a beer garden and live music!

Birthday Giveaway!! $50.00 Gift Certificate

Birthday Giveaway!! $50.00 Gift Certificate

Hey everyone the sun is out! It’s my birthday! and well, I’m just feeling darn good today! For my birthday, I’ve decided to celebrate by doing another big giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a $50 gift certificate, to be spent at Botanical Bird. (Gift certificate valid through Oct 31, 2011). In order to enter…

Mississippi Street Fair...July 9th!

Mississippi Street Fair…July 9th!

Hey Portland Peeps! Come check out the Mississippi Street Fair on Sat, July 9th! This is an awesome free festival, featuring 32 bands, 100+ vendors and more… Come say hi, Botanical Bird will be selling on Mississippi Street, between Fremont and Beech.

Cozy finds for Winter in Cream!

Cozy finds for Winter in Cream!

Here are some lovelies to keep you cozy this winter. All of these items are handmade and can be found on Etsy.com Here is a sweet crocheted bag, complete with a fabulous silk ribbon woven through the top, so lovely! Bag is by: LovelyCrochet http://www.etsy.com/listing/31759351/clutch-in-ivory-cream-with-ribbon Next is a super beautiful crocheted shawl in cream, it’s…

Long turquoise earrings, with coral beads

Friday Freebies! 6/11/10

Hi all, Today’s Friday Freebies are: Receive a Free necklace valued at $22 or less when you spend $44 at Botanical Bird or Receive a Free pair of earrings valued at $14 or less when you spend $24 at Botanical Bird Please be sure to mention Friday Freebies on the etsy invoice in order to…

Jewelry gift certificate, fifty dollars, Botanical Bird

$50.00 Spring Jewelry Giveaway!

I’ve decided to celebrate the coming of Spring with a really nice giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a $50 gift certificate, to be spent at my etsy store. In order to enter please go to my store and let me know your favorite item, by leaving your comments here, which is good for 1…

Tulips, tulips, tulips.....omg!

Spring time in the Pacific Northwest

I’m so excited that Spring has decided to arrive a little early this year and as far as I’m concerned the earlier the better! We have what is considered to be a temperate climate here in Portland, Oregon. We enjoy (don’t always use this adjective) our fair share of rain during the winter and spring…

Valentines day.....a time for Love!

Valentines day…..a time for Love!

With valentines day quickly approaching I am reminded that love is in the air!  So many of us celebrate V-Day in one way or another, though it does seem that many have mixed feelings about it, depending upon whether or not they have a sweetheart. Well I say fooey on that, you don’t need to…

OMG......it's a Valentine giveaway!!!

OMG……it’s a Valentine giveaway!

The reason for the omg, is that I have totally ignored my blog since Sept, as in I did no blogging whatsoever since then. However I’m planning to get back into it more often, as time allows. To celebrate my return back to blog land I am giving away a lovely pair of vintage earrings….

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