Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Singing Birds

I knew I wanted to add a few more things to my wonky garden.  I was thinking butterflies, but as I looked through quilt books to get inspiration.  I saw some cute little birds and a memory from my childhood came to me.  I remembered the song, In the Leafy Treetops, that we used to sing in primary.  
As a child I got the first verse correct about the birds singing good morning.

But I totally messed up the second verse and thought is said that the flowers were naughty instead of nodding.  Didn't figure that one out until I was a primary leader.
Since my flowers are wonky they can nod or be naughty and fit right in with the singing birds.  Thanks to this fun memory I now have a few more ideas to implement in my garden.  Looking forward to seeing how they develop. 

5 comments:

  1. I can't wait until your lovely garden is finished so you can show it all off! Love the birdies!!

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  2. Cute block!
    Can't wait to see more!
    It looks like it's going to be a bright happy quilt.

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  3. Cute story to go with a very cute quilt. I sang that song to my children, and now I sing it all the time to my grandchildren. A classic for every generation.

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  4. Love those additions to your garden.

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  5. Sweet birds with a sweet story Em!

    These colors are so refreshing since it's the dead of
    winter. Kind of cheers me up!

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