Monday, November 25, 2013

Got My Ride and My Tree

Hello, Dear Ones!
Well, I was popping in on a few blogs this morning and went to Jennifer Rizzo's blog and she had bought a little Harley Davidson truck from Hobby Lobby and painted it red and poked a little bottle brush tree in it.

Well, I coveted that cute little red truck all day long. 
I have been on the lookout for a little red truck to decorate with but no luck in finding one.

 I could stand it NO MORE!! And around 3:30pm I went to Hobby Lobby.
I was looking for a Harley Davidson display...couldn't find it.
I was about to burst out into tears and then I saw it.
 A little red truck! Completely perfect! Only one and it was mine!
It was cute and olden looking and did I tell you it was red?
It was $29.99 but I had my 40% off coupon so it only cost me $17!
Did I tell you it was already perfect and red?? :)
I poked a bottle brush tree in it's bed and I was off to town!
Well, Christmas decorating anyway.

Thank you Jennifer for making my day!
Wahoo!
Did I tell you the little truck was perfect and painted red? :)


Be a bunch of sweeties,
Shelia ;)

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Ev'rywhere you go;
Take a look in the five and ten glistening once again
With candy canes and silver lanes aglow.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Toys in ev'ry store
But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be
On your own front door.

A pair of hopalong boots and a pistol that shoots
Is the wish of Barney and Ben;
Dolls that will talk and will go for a walk
Is the hope of Janice and Jen;
And Mom and Dad can hardly wait for school to start again.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Ev'rywhere you go;
There's a tree in the Grand Hotel, one in the park as well,
The sturdy kind that doesn't mind the snow.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas;
Soon the bells will start,
And the thing that will make them ring is the carol that you sing
Right within your heart.
~ sung by Johnny Mathis


40 comments:

  1. Oh how sweet! If HL was a little closer I'd be copying your idea too!

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  2. So glad that you found the little red truck. It looks terrific and the tree is perfect in it.
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Shelia.
    Mary

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  3. Now we all need little red trucks...perfect and painted red! =D Off to HL tomorrow!

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  4. Oh, it IS perfect! I love it! I'm always looking for any kind of old toy truck at the thrift store. I never thought about finding one there! How smart you are! Happy Thanksgiving my friend!

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  5. I LOVE IT Shelia!! Yes...it's the perfect shade of red!
    Happy Thanksgiving my sweet friend!

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  6. Oh Shelia, I'm enjoying catching up on all of your recent posts. I've been rather slack lately!

    I adore this posts song - ain't it true?!

    and yessiree, that is the perfect find - perfectly red and perfectly olden! Well done!

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  7. I have been looking for a red truck for a couple of years now and I may just have to visit Hobby Lobby also! It is so cute!
    Hugs, Linda

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  8. Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Fellow Blogger's Harley Davidson Truck

    ~ God

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  9. Yay! Glad you got that little hug from God! ♥

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  10. Boy did you score on that truck!!! looks fantastic!…I wish I saved my son's old trucks…saved many of his toys but not the trucks…
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  11. So cute. Glad you found a little truck of your own :)

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  12. Totally cute! I need to look at HL here. My sister would love one of these.

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  13. Very cute Sheila! I carried a small red truck ornament around Target the other day, planned to do the same thing but ended up putting it back at the last minute... Might rethink that! Happy Thanksgiving-enjoy:@)

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  14. It is perfect Sheila, I have a blue one done in the same way on my cupboard on the dining room. So cute!

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  15. That truck is awesome! but honestly, Shelia, we kept waiting for you to tell us what color it is - maybe in tomorrow's post :) haha, you're so funny, and I love that red truck!!!

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  16. That is the sweetest - I've seen those little trucks many times on Pinterest and love it every time, I need one too!!

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  17. Your little red truck is perfectly adorable!!! I love it. I have an old wooden one that I will show one day. It doesn't have a tree in the bed, it is filled with peppermint sticks. And that makes it almost as cute as the tree.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  18. How cute, Shelia! SO glad you found exactly what you were looking for!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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  19. I wish I had a real truck like that to use when I fetch my tree!

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  20. Hi lovely lady.
    Your red truck is so sweet and I am happy you found one.! I am also hoping you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family.
    xxoo
    Diane

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  21. Love it to the max! Glad you found just what you were looking for!

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  22. Shelia,
    It is a PERFECT little red truck, indeed!!!
    I'm sure "Mr. Precious" is enjoying it (almost) as much as you!!!
    Have a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving, dear friend!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat
    P.S. Sorry I've been MIA, "Mr. Ed" has had a terrible sinus cold and I've been Nurse Pat all week!!!

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  23. Pefect - I love it! Makes me want to head to our craft store and see if they have one!!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  24. Oh I just love your little red truck with the tree in the back! That is fun, Shelia. I wish you and yours a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving this week. Hugs. Pamela

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  25. So, so cute! Love it, and you got a great deal with your coupon!!

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  26. Is the truck red and is it perfect? Is it olden, too?

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  27. The bed of that truck looks like a perfect spot for a Tilda too! Happy Thanksgiving sweetie. xo

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  28. So glad you found you little red truck! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  29. Oh, Shelia. I love the little red truck, almost as much as I love my little white one. There is something about a little old truck at Christmas. Just the same to me as a pretty, shabby chair with a plant on it..Happy Thanksgiving..Judy

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  30. I love your little red truck. It reminds me of an old truck my grandpa used to drive, except his was green. Very cute display!

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  31. Good morning Shelia, Thank you for BIG smile this morning. I too love your little red truck and your tree. Most of all I love your enthusiasm and delightful personality.
    Wishing you a sweet Thanksgiving with your hubby. No cooking would make me happy!!!
    Love, Jeanne

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  32. Oh my gosh! It's PERFECTLY perfect! Just for YOU Shelia!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    gail

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  33. This is wonderful Sheila! Happy for you, can't wait to see all your Christmas decorations all done! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  34. How lucky you are Sheila - and to think - it was already red. What fun!!! I am looking forward to seeing your Christmas decorating. I have been wondering why I am in such a happy Christmas mood. I think I know the answer. I am so happy because of all of the beautiful Christmas decor I see out there in blog land. Before I forget - I had been planning to use the lyrics to " It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" for my post Friday. Please don't think I am being rude and copying from you. I do believe in being inspired by other blogs, but not blatant copying.

    You will see the theme of my blogs for what I am doing from Friday through to Christmas (if I have enough energy that is to carry it out that is).

    Have a blessed Thanksgiving.
    Candy

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  35. Your lil red truck is adorable - just like YOU!

    A truly blessed and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

    Hugs.

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  36. How sweet is that little red truck??!! I LOVE it, Shelia. I also checked out your Tilda doll and the darling chairs. Your talent is simply amazing. Thank you for the inspiration and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. xxoo

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  37. I LOVE it! I saw a yellow truck in a quaint, little shop a year ago - and I've been 'kicking' myself that I didn't buy it! I wanted it so much but thought I would find one a bit less expensive. I recently saw some pink trucks with bottle brush trees in them - and I started longing for a yellow truck all over again! We don't have Hobby Lobby here. Maybe I can find one somewhere else!
    ~Adrienne~

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