Saturday, March 31, 2012

My Swans

Hello to all my blogging friends...I am sharing with you today some of my swans that I have collected. I just love swans they are so graceful and just seem to glide in the water. I have collected them for a while now and most of them have come from thrift shops, since I like the older ones. Our home is old and we still have one of the original bathrooms, have not remodeled it and probably never will, we like the old tile in pink and black so, therefore, it seemed like the perfect home for our swans. Have you ever seen Swan Lake? It was composed in Russia in 1875-76. It's the story of a Princess named Odette who was turned into a swan by a sorcerer. I wish I could see it sometime. This is my favorite swan, it is musical and came from GW.
Here is a cute one that I also like.
Theses two sweeties I bought in separate shops, the prices are amazing.
This one was only $2.00
The colors on this one are soft pink and soft gray, he just caught my eye at the Rose Bowl for only $5.00
This swan looks like it used to be a lamp, it has the openings for the cord, but I bought it at a thrift shop for $3.00
My son made this one, he used to own a ceramic business and they sold theses to florist and other businesses.
I've never seen a green swan have you? But it was a swan I just had to bring home. The other swan is porcelain.
The little swans are so sweet, can't pass them up when I find them.
Mama swan and her baby, from source.
Swans usually mate for life, just like crows, isn't that beautiful? The mama swan lays three to eight eggs at a time. "The greatest thing you'll ever learn, is to love and be loved in return"


  1. Hi Lu. Oh,what charming photos for us today of those beautiful swans. I love them, and it is quite amazing how they mate for life like that. When you mentioned your pink and black bathroom, it reminded me of my parents' home when I was a little girl growing up, for they had a pink and black bathroom as well! I remember it was very trendy at the time!! Happy memories.

  2. Wow they are beautiful swans, they must give you tremendous pleasure.


  3. Aawww the mother swan with her baby is sooo adorable! I had a very difficult time picking my favorite of your collection. They are all so very nice! Now I want to see Swan Lake.

    Have a blessed Palm Sunday :)


  4. Beautiful collection. Thanks for sharing:)

  5. Very beautiful, congratulations!

    Have blessed one week.



  6. Beautiful collection! I especially like the one who is looking in a different direction from the others. ;)

  7. Dearest Lu,
    Wow, how lovely and adorable swan collections you have♡♡♡
    Your pictures kind of made me in tears. We have a big park with lake in my city and had more than four hundred
    swans. But they had to be destroyed becouse of the bird flu... I personally had lovely memories visiting them from time to time since kid.
    Haha, so sorry I told you the sad story.
    I Hope you are having a wonderful new week.
    Love you always, xoxo Miyako*

  8. Hi,
    very cute!!
    happy easter my friend...

  9. You have a beautiful blog! Just love your swan collection. What a fun bird to collect! You have some really pretty ones. Enjoy the day!

  10. I love your swan collection Lu, they're so pretty! xx

  11. Hi Lu! Oh, what a lovely collection of swans! I don't think I have even one! :) Thanks always for popping in to see me and I want to wish you and your family a very blessed Easter.
    be a sweetie,
    shelia ;)

  12. Good Morning Lu,
    You are the first person I know that collects swans, and I have to ask "why is that?" I think more might get into the collection once they see yours, what loveliness.
    You have some beautiful and graceful birds and I can certainly see why you would enjoy seeing them on a daily basis.
    Thank you for sharing such a pretty passion with us.
    Happy Easter to you and yours,

    1. Char, I've always admired swans. When I was a little girl my mom would buy decals of swans and attach them to the bathroom walls. I remember always admiring them and thought they were so graceful. You see ducks all the time but not swans, so just decided to collect them. Just got a new one which I will use with Easter eggs on the dinner table. Happy Easter...Lu

  13. Hi Lu,
    Oh, how totally beautiful, my friend!!!

  14. Hi Lu! Thank you so much for visiting me and your kind words! Your husband sounds totally amazing, and like the swan, you two are mates for life. No matter how hard things get, it is only the strong person who can make the best of it. You both sound amazing! I am blessed to meet you!!
    PS. your swan collection is awesome, and I would keep the pink and black bathroom too!!

  15. Hi Lu,
    Thank you for your sweet comments! I am grabbing your button too!
    Love your unusual collection of swans.

    Peace, joy and happiness of Our Lord Jesus be with you and your family this Easter!


  16. Hi Lu,
    WOW, your swan collection is stunning. Each and everyone is beautiful. I will never see another swam without thinking of you. I have only one in black in our master, made from wood and I love it. Just charming. I have not seen swan lake but it would be wonderful I am sure.

    Wishing you and your dear hubby and special Easter my friend. Blessings to you always.
    Love from Texas, Celestina Marie

  17. Hello, dear Lu! Thanks for stopping by and visiting me..... I have been out of town and am just now getting cack online to catch upw with all my favorite blogs, of which yours is one!
    And you are so right! Isn't it wonderful beyond words that Jesus Christ is no longer in the manger, on the Cross, or in the Grave.... HE's ALive! PRaise His Name!

    A Joyful Easter to you and yours!

    (and yes, I saw Swan Lake... my sister and I both were crying by the end and had to pull out the tissues.... it was beautiful)


  18. Hi Lu,
    Thank you for visiting my blog and you kind words and also for being my follower. Your swan collection is adorable. I grew up listening to the Tchaikovsky's music, my mother loved his work and I do too. Very close where I live, there is a beautiful town Stratford, ON and I've seen there a few black swans, but lots of Mute swans and Tundra Swans, all of them are gorgeous.
    That's good to know that your son rescued those poor kittens and also to know that you love all Lord's creatures. I'm your follower too. I wish you a very happy Easter and blessings,
    Laura :0)

  19. Dear Lu, all your swans are just lovely !!!!
    I wish you a very very happy Easter and may our Lord bless you and all your family.


Thank you so much for stopping by. I read and love all the comments. Blessings to each and every one of you.
Hugs and smiles...Lu

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