Tuesday, March 26, 2013


“Once Upon A Time”

Oh those dear sweet words! Do they bring you back to your childhood, stories you read as a child or stories you read to your own children? 
I collect Peter Rabbit figurines, music boxes and books. I have “The Peter Rabbit Library” by Beatrix Potter. The illustrations are beautiful and of course these are the stories we all remember and love.
Today I have called all my little friends together to help me decorate for spring and Easter. For my table centerpiece in the kitchen I am using a thin grape-vine wreath with pastel colored roses and adding a few of my little friends. A few peeps and Easter cookies decorate the hutch. 
Here are a few of my favorites from this collection.

Fierce Bad Rabbit

Mrs. Flopsy Bunny

Fierce Bad Rabbit and Mrs. Flopsy Bunny

Birthday Cake Candle Holders

The Tale Of Two Bad Mice
A Very Beautiful Doll’s-house

Music Box Collection

The Tailor Of Gloucester

The Tale of Tom Kitten

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

Rock-A-Bye Baby

Jemima Puddle-Duck

The Tailor Of Gloucester

Vignette for Kitchen Table

 If you are still here, thank you. I get a little carried away with these adorable collectibles from The Beatrix Potter Collection. Hope you will leave a comment so I’ll know you dropped by.

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  1. Oh! I love them!!!! They are so sweet...!
    Really adorable!
    Besos, Silvina

  2. Your collection is so amazing and I love the memories they all bring back, love the mice and of course the bunnies are the sweetest ever..thanks for the great photos of them all and I love the house they live in as well...have to go back and see again..

  3. I love BEATRIX POTTER!!! Absolutely adorable collection! Thank you so much for sharing.

  4. What a beautiful collection of Beatrix Potter! They are such adorable pieces!

  5. Love love love your collection. A few years ago we were in the Lake district and visiting Hilltop discovered it was Peter's 100th birthday. A very special party was happening and we did get to attend. I do love all of her stories.
    Carol C

  6. Oh, what a lovely little collection! Just melts my heart. Love your dishes in the background too! You have a wonderful little story time going on.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  7. I loved seeing these, Emily. I gave my children each a BP figurine when they were growing up. They took their collections with them when they got married. I've never seen the darling mouse house. And oh! I always love seeing your Quimper collection, and what charming Spring and Easter figures are scattered among your Quimper. laurie

  8. They are so cute, I love all things Beatrix Potter.

  9. This is the sweetest way to tell the story of the Beatrice Potter collection! I have some of the pieces and have them in a glass terrarium. The tailor is precious in the teapot and have never seen it. Your have a beautiful hutch and your china and porcelain pieces are so lovely. Have a Happy Easter!


  10. I love your Beatrix Potter collection....I really needed this post this morning, because I'm in bed trying to warm-up before I have to go to a luncheon. I have no idea what to wear because it was 27 degrees this morning! YIKES!!! Connor is going to LOVE seeing the Easter decor.

    Thanks so much for linking-up to My Happy List! I know this post will make lots of folks happy. Have a blessed Holy Week!


    PS Jemima Puddle Duck is my favorite! ;P

  11. What a great collection of Beatrix Potter, Emily. I would get carried away, too! xo

  12. What a sweet collection! My son and dil have 5 little ones, this would be a hit with them!

  13. I can see why you get carried away, dear Emily, as your collection is so wonderful! I am in awe of all of it. I see you have a beautiful maidenhair fern on your table, too! Happy Easter to you and your family. xo

  14. Emily, I think your collection is just amazing! I have never seen some of the pieces, and you photographed them so beautifully! I also enjoyed seeing all of your other Easter decorations on your cupboard, too. Have a blessed Easter!

  15. You have a very cute collection. They are just wonderful. I really enjoyed that you shared them with us. Have a beautiful day and a blessed Easter. xo marlis

  16. I love each one of these sweet characters. We love to watch the movie, Miss Potter, too! It may be time to watch it again this week! Happy Spring, my friend! I love your pretty banner, too!

  17. I LOVE your collection of Beatrix Potter figurines. I gave my collection to my daughter-in-love when she did a Beatrix Potter nursery. Thrilled for her to have them, but boy does your post make me realize how much I miss them. Just so you know, you've put a great big smile on my face. Thanks! Happy Easter! Cherry Kay

  18. Your pictures of beatrix potter figurines are beautiful! I collect her objects too!
    Nice to meet you on the web!:)

  19. Emily, What a delightful collection of Beatrix Potter! As always your French Hutch is beautifully arranged! Happy Easter!

  20. Emily, you have the most wonderful collection of BP...love how you have displayed them. Your Quimper collection is really nice, too!
    Happy Easter.

  21. It is so nice to have a good collection of things you enjoy. I cannot say that I remember Beatrix Potter as I had never heard of her while growing up in Paris – she was British, wasn’t she? My early books were “Bécassine” or “La Semaine de Suzette.” But I did buy a series of very small books by B. Potter for my daughter – they must still be around here, and I’ll have to take a look. Your figurines are so attractive and sweet.

  22. These make my heart melt! I am a huge BP fan! WHat a fine and darling collection you have. Each little figurine brings back the dear stories they represent! Your display is Spring magnified!!!!
    Have you seen the movie "Potter" (not Harry). It is a charming story about Beatirx's life.
    Thank you for sharing your beautiful collection.
    Happy and blessed Easter!

  23. Beautiful, I love them all! Happy Easter! Patty/BC

  24. What an amazing collection and yes, they do bring back memories!

    - The Tablescaper

  25. These are great! I'm visiting/following from the No Rules Weekend Blog Party. Happy Easter to you!

  26. Oh my goodness, Emily, these are just way too cute and so adorable. Happy Easter!....Christisne

  27. Hi, I came by chance and loved your blog. I love this season, I like to celebrate Easter for me is a special time, a time of rebirth, new beginning, renewal! I think Easter is right to spend it with family and friends. A beautiful fellowship, a beautiful Easter Sunday for you whole family. I hope we can be friends blog, a big hug this brazilian here. Silvia

  28. Emily, I too love Beatrix Potter. Your collection is amazing and stunning! I was going to say which were my favorites, but oh my gosh; I love them all! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  29. I have only one little Peter Rabbit figurine and I adore him as I do the stories of BP. When I sold all my things before my move to France, he got hidden away in my "box to keep". I just couldn't part with him or my books. Of course, he's still in that box and not with me which will have to be remedied. Love your collection. Wow! Where do you keep all that when it's not out for the holiday?

  30. Yep! Still here adoring your Beatrix Potter collection - they're just too precious! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

  31. Love this figurine collection. I have admired them in stores before! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!

  32. Oh Emily, WHERE do you find these?!? I NEED Rock-A-Bye Baby. xoxoxoxo




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