Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A Mother Bunny with Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter

My Dad painted the Beatrix Potter bunnies in Abigail's room as her birthday present.  (although it is more like a present for me)

They first planned it all out together...

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And then he sketched it on her walls...

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And then he started painting...

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And when Abigail came home from school to find just a little bit more done each day she wanted to pretend to paint.

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And the final paintings are oh so sweet and spectacular...

"Now my dears," said old Mrs.  Rabbit one morning, "you may go into the fields or down the lane, but don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden.  

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First he ate some lettuces and some French beans; and then he ate some radishes;

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3 comments:

  1. What an amazing gift! Nicolas and Isabella's nursery was decorated in vintage Peter Rabbit and Winnie The Pooh..

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  2. sweetest birthday gift EVER!!
    your dad is one talented man!!:)
    have a happy day tara

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  3. He did a FABULOUS job!!!! What a gift to her and what a talent he has. In our last two houses, we had murals painted for the children. I had found a talented gentleman who didn't cost a fortune. He really gave us a deal saying how much he enjoyed to paint. I know she will enjoy it forever.

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