Peter Rabbit …

Magpie's Nest Patty Szymkowicz Peter Rabbit teamy sweet mother made this little two and a half inch Peter Rabbit many years ago (back in March of 2002)… she was inspired after visiting a tribute to Beatrix Potter at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. and standing next to a five foot tall Peter Rabbit statue in the exhibit…

Magpie's Nest peter rabbit she could not wait to get home and make a miniature version… the green moss she had glued on the end of his handmade carrot has worn away with time…

Magpie's Nest Patty Szymkowicz tea timeI am raising my tiny cabbage style tea cup to wish you a Happy T Day along with everyone over at Elizabeth’s Altered Book Lover…

Magpie's Nest Sun bunny

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“I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain & the words that dance between people & for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together.”   –Brian Andreas … StoryPeople

 

39 responses to “Peter Rabbit …

  1. How adorable! !! Love the teacup display too.♡♡♡♡ I brought in daffodils today for a vase in the kitchen.Spring flowers are just so happy.

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  2. I LOVE the little world you have created for Peter Rabbit and his carrot, so adorably beautiful! Thanks for sharing Sweetie. Happy T Day, hugs, Valerie

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  3. What a lovely ♥♥♥post Patty!
    Happy T-Day!
    oxo Susi

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  4. What a sweet souvenir… Love the way you arranged Peter to be in a happy atmosphere, well done! The quote caught my attention too…….

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  5. what a beautiful Peter your mutti made! a Memory forever and that Shows where your artistic roots are… the into photo is overwhelming with it´s blue and yellow glory! have a great week, patty!

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  6. Your pretty table set up feels like Easter and spring and your mother really did a great job with Peter. Happy T Day- and enjoy! Hugs-Erika

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  7. Such a treasure … Creating the magical world for him must have been a delight. Love the little cabbage teapot. You have indeed created the magic which complements Peter .. he’s very happy there. hugs, Donna

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  8. Peter is adorable and standing him next to the cabbage tea pot and cup is perfect. Looks like he might be about to go into someone’s garden. I can’t remember – was it Mr. McGregor’s garden? Haven’t read those books since my girls were little

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  9. such a pretty vignette, and I adore that sweet little bunny-such a lovely keepsake. Happy T day and a happy Easter too!
    Bet I know where your thoughts are:):)

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  10. Little Peter Rabbit is so sweet. I love Beatrix Potter figures. I had lots of it ( commercially made) when my son was little. I used to read him the stories. Sweet memories…
    I love the way you set the scene.
    Wishing you a good week
    Lisca

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  11. I always love your little vignettes and Peter Rabbit is the star of this one, that’s for sure. I can only imagine what your home must look like with all that love and attention to detail. Thank you SO much for bringing your mother’s Peter Rabbit out for our pre-Easter enjoyment for T this Tuesday.

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  12. Ah, that Peter Rabbit is so dear…your tablescape is just lovely. The stacked tea cups are a fun addition. And those flowers! Spring for sure! And the quote touches my heart. Thank you for adding beauty to my day.

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  13. Cherished memories are so important. Lovely display.

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  14. How charming and what lovely photo’s. Peter is indeed a treasure and I’m sure brings many memories. Thank you for sharing.xoxoxo

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  15. Spring flowers and Peter Rabbit seem to go together. That exhibit sounds like something I’d enjoy 🙂

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  16. oh so sweet tea cups, flowers, and of course Peter!! love them all…happy T day, Happy Spring and Easter!

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  17. The little Peter is so precious and so nice to keep. My Mother made some little white felt mice with red ears and tail over 50 years ago and I always put them in the tree every year until the last few. I gave them to my daughter and now she continues with the tradition.

    Have a great Easter and enjoy Spring.

    Hugs

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  18. Gorgeous decoration, liebe Patty.

    Frohe Ostern for you and yours

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  19. I have such a soft spot for bunnies and this one is exquisite and I know all the more meaningful, made by your mutti. Her workmanship is amazing — no wonder you are the creative soul you are! I think it may be in the genes. What a treasure.

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  20. Oh what a lovely easter decoration and the little rabbit is so well done and a dear memory of your beloved mother. Have you ever seen the nice movie with Reneé Zellweger “Miss Potter”, it shows the life of Beatrice Potter. I love this movie and the nice drawings from Beatrice too. I like your sweet cabbage jug and cup on the photo, just right for a rabbit. And the flowers in the two hands are so nice, a dream scene my Dear.
    Liebe Grüße
    Sabine xox

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  21. I love the wonderful magical blue look, suffused with light, that created a little fairytale world.
    Big hugs Anja

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  22. You have lots of beautiful ‘things’ Patty. What is that behind your gorgeous scene?….a stained glass window? So lovely….and blue.

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  23. Such a wonderful wee rabbit to have in your vignette. Mom is there in spirit. So pretty to with the purples and yellows. xox

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  24. The miniature Peter Rabbit with the cabbage teacups is wonderful Your mother must have had an interesting artistic mind to see a 5 foot statue and then go home to make a two and a half inch version, a lady after my own heart.
    Your theatrical set-ups and your fine photography is always sublime, this is so striking with the flowers, the stained glass and the china.

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  25. What a beautiful post, always full of poetry here. I love that sweet rabbit your mum made, so very well done, a special piece indeed! Peter Rabbit is such a classic favourite, my Lulu loves the Beatrix Potter stories, they are peaceful and lovely!
    I love how you have displayed everything, the china cups, flowers and Peter Rabbit all look so great together, most beautifully arranged and full of Spring light!

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  26. The Peter Rabbit looks so adorable Patty. Love your tea cup picture. The cabbage tea cup is so unique
    Hugs

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  27. Dear Patty, it must be so wonderful, every year to take out this tiny rabbit, bringing so many fond memories, from time gone.
    Your display is so sweet and beautiful, too.The cabbage cups are so wonderful, and the flowers bringing light and colors to our world, looks beautiful there.
    I wish you a happy and lovely wednesday Patty. I`m bringing Mathilde home today, to Copenhagen, and will be back home myself, tomorrow .
    Hug from Dorthe

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  28. Such a sweet little Peter Rabbit. Love the scene you have set for him.
    Happy T day!

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  29. I am not one bit surprised that your mother is so talented. I love Beatrix Potter. No one else like her. Part of your art talent is the vignettes you create. You know I love living in a fantasy world and you suck me right in. A tea cup garden full of delight.
    It’s almost the final countdown (love that song) thinking of you and I am pink with envy. Pink because I am so happy for you!!
    sandy xx

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  30. Such a sweet Peter Rabbit and lovely vignette! What a wonderful keepsake to have. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter!!!

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  31. Your mother is very talented! Love your little cups. Here’s to you…all the best. Love, Rita

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  32. That rabbit is so adorable!!! Happy Easter

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  33. pearshapedchris

    I love little Peter and the world he is living in! The cup and teapot are fabulous! Hugs, Chrisx

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  34. Patty
    I wish everything in this world of ours contained as much sweetness as this post.
    Your mother surely had exquisite skill and artistry to create this wee Peter Rabbit. I have always been drawn to soft toys, much more than dolls, so you can imagine how my heart is pitter pattering at the sight of this adorableness! The cute factor is enhanced with the addition of your sweet cabbage teacup!
    Wouldn’t we all wish we could live in this world.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  35. Lovely Spring post thanks xx

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  36. Hello Patty, ravissant petit lapin, héritage d’une mère chérie, je l’associe à Pâques et au printemps bien sûr.
    Bizzzz

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  37. aw – what a sweet little bunny! It’s even better that it has such special memories. Happy Easter to you and yours Patty.

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  38. Sweetness to the brim- love it all and the finishing touch of the Brian Andreas quote! Right to the heart!xxoo

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  39. What a beautiful spring post Patty!
    How wonderful and precious to have such a treasure from your Mom! The little Peter is just delightful! And I must say your cabbage set is ever so sweet!
    sending love& hugs,
    Jackie

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