Thursday, June 11, 2009

True Colors Thursday - Ivory

It's true colors Thursday once again! If you want to play, let our hostess Miss Blue know! It's great fun!
Today's color is ivory!

This ivory-colored ditty box is fake scrimshaw!
And this whale's tooth is the real deal! Dad bought it one year on our vacation on Nantucket! The tooth sits in a tiger maple Airedale dish that mom carved! Mom hasn't carved in FOREVER and she sure does miss it! This dolly is wearing an ivory-colored dress!This carved ivory necklace belonged to my nana, who unfortunately never met me!
This harpsichord is in the dollhouse! It has ivory-colored keys!This ivory elephant belonged to our nonna! Next week is black and tan! whoooooooohoooooooooo
That should be oodles of fun!

So until next time..................

Love ya lots,

Maggie and Mitch

48 comments:

Noah the Airedale said...

Oh my goodness look at the tiny little elephant. How cute is that!

Noah xx

Penny, Poppy & Patches said...

Great ivory stuffs! We can't wait to see the black and tan stuffs! How WILL you ever come up with anything black and tan? Heeheehee!

Aire-hugs,
Poppy, Penny & Patches

Rocky Creek Scottie Adventures said...

Wonderful ivory stuffs. We are having a hard time with it. Hopefully Mom will get it figured out and posted later today.

XOXO
Lilly, Piper Carrleigh and Java

Molly and Taffy said...

Maggie and Mitch

A very interesting selection of ivory. We sadly have failed miserably at finding anything this colour but like you we are really looking forward to next weeks colour.

Molly and Taffy

PS. Oh my goodness we have just seen your comment on our blog. Golly gosh thank you so much for nominating us. We are gobsmacked.

Ruby and Penny said...

Hi Maggie & Mitch
We love the ivory whale tooth and the dish your mom carved. Your mom should get back into carving. She is very good at it.
Love Ruby & Penny

Gus said...

You guys got it made next week! front of airedale, side of airedale, lots of black and tan. And maybe a can of the good stuff

gussie d

umekotyan said...

Good evening m & m
I want to eat the doughnut.
Because there is a doughnut there.
It comes to want to eat.

Whale's teeth were seen for the first time.
The picture of a detailed whale is very interesting.
Incidently, the piano was an ivory.
A beautiful melody makes sunburn toward the black. :D

from loved ume tyan

Brodie and Ailsa said...

That tooth looks big enough to chomp on. yous can use the dish next weeks to, just in case you cant find enough tan (woof)

The OP Pack said...

Such pretty ivory- sweet dolly.

We bet we know what will be on YOUR post next Thursday!!!

Woos, the OP Pack

Martha Basset said...

Hi M & M
We love you True Colours Postings. You did very well with your ivory - we liked the little doll's dress! We are sorry your nana never got to meet you - we never met ours either although our mum says she wasnt so keen on dogs!
well done
love
Martha & Bailey xxx

Pearl said...

Nice finds! Maggie you look so pretty with that necklace! You are such an elegant lady!

Black and Tan... hmmm... WHERE will you two find any black & tan?! ;)

Brind'Amour said...

Nice ivory collection!!! Ivory is a great color, it's the color of my galileo bones!

Wiggles,
Brind'Amour

Poopsie aka Blue said...

As ever a delightful ivory take from you two.
Can't wait for your 'creme de la creme' colaberation next week!!!!!!!!!!

Love, pats & pets
Blue

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

WOW!

Those were furry khool ivory items!

Maybe woo should help your mom resume her kharving!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra
PeeEssWoo: Mom is SOOOO khraving an adult beverage evfurrytime she reads BLAKHK AND TAN!

Nanette said...

On the rare occasion, I will order a black & tan at the bar. It is guiness on the bottom and a pale ale on top.

Persephone and Buster said...

pretty ivory eeeez. we'll have to do next weeks...in honor of all the black and tans out there... ;O)
should be fun.
theBUSTER, Ms.Persephone, Ms.Blue...hey buster did you get that tan can of spray paint???

Martine said...

You found so many ivory things!!! Our favorite is the necklace!!

xo sugar & martine

Fred said...

Ooh...I love that ivory l'elephant!

Petra said...

Oh my goodness, that whale's tooth is rather LARGE! Scary big! Ivory is a very pretty color, though.

Girasol said...

You guys have a nice ivory stuff, I like the whale tooth.

Asta said...

Maggie and Mitch
Those awe vewy pwetty ivowie colowed things..you could have just smiled and showed youw bootiful ivowies, hehehe
smoochie kisses
ASTa

The Army of Four said...

Woo, what a lot of very special things! You guys are great at the color challenge!
Luv,
Dave

Sitka, Tia, & Cornelia Marie said...

WOW! That whale tooth is huge!
Hugs,
Sitka

Mack said...

Your mom carves?! that is too pawsome - And what a wonderful Airedish she carved too!

I couldn't have resisted playing with the ivory necklace. You are very good!

Joe Stains said...

We are going to try to play this next week for the first time! We have to go hunt up some black and tan stuff but you two will have no problems :)

Lucia said...

Ciao M+M!

Ooooooh .... black and tan!!!!! Yayyyyy!

Bellissima ivories, miei amici!!

Tanti baci!
Lucia

Eric said...

Hi pals, do you two do some tinkling of the ivories on that teeny weeny piano? Love and your ivories. I'love the black and tans next week even more.

Wiry wags n kissies, Eric xxx

Teddy Bear said...

Your house is so full of treasure! My Mommy loves the elephant.:)

Love,
Teddy Bear

Elizabeth and Luna said...

Hi pups! Thanks for stopping by and thanks for the birthday wishes!! You have one cute blog and we will be back to visit!

Tibby said...

Hi Maggie & Mitch!
Great Ivory things you found! I wasn't able to find much ivory at my house! But maybe I will have better luck next week!
:) Tibby

Paco....Milo and mom..Simona said...

Oh dear friends...another great post from you!!!
thanks for sharing with us all these wonderful Ivory things!!!
we look at the tiny little elephant..... How cute is that!!!!!
We want oneeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!
and you have a dolly's house???OMDDDDDDDD!!!!!!mommy has ever dream to have one!!!!!!!!!!!
we love you a lot sweet friends!!!

Tweedles -- that's me... said...

Wow
How beautiful all that IVORY
Look at that sweet little dress, and the tooth- where in the world did that come from. I think you all have been on a safari.
Beautiful true colors
love
tweedles

MONA AND MOMMY TOO!! said...

Hi M & M,

Mommy just loved all the pictures of the Poppys and the different colors of the lupines. Is it ok to use a pic of Autumn with the poppys and one of the lupines. Are those growing in your yard? Mommy never knew what those were until now.

{{{juggies}}}....Mona

Lorenza said...

Pawesome ivory things!
The doll is beautiful!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Thor said...

You found very cool ivory things!

Thor xxx

Stardust said...

Mama made that dish?? Now your mama is awesome! There must be more I've yet known. =)

Happy weekends, run a lot! Woof!

Faya said...

Oh the small elephant is so cute. Be careful ! Next week will be very interesting : it is hard to find something black and tan .....
Kisses, Faya

Clive said...

Great ivory post. The little man was really impressed with that whale tooth and the little man's mum was even more impressed with the carved bowl your Mom did!

lots of woofs
Clive and gang

Peggy said...

All very beautiful and when I saw the doll's dress it reminded me of my daughter's doll Emily, who also has an ivory colored dress. I liked the doll house the best!

Rudy said...

I miss playing True Colors.. sigh.
Anyone think of taking pics of doggie teeth? That's close to ivory depending on the teeth.

Love,
Rudy

bbes tribe said...

We especially like the whale tooth and the ivory elephant.
We want to give you an award. Mom is "in training" and goofed up. To find it you will need to look under May 8. With practice on these kinds of things, she will probably get better at it. Thank you for visiting our blog. We enjoy yours.
Wags & wiggles
Ernie & Sasha

Melissa and Emmitt said...

what a great ivory post!
i cannot wait for black and tan! it was made for you!

Simba and Jazzi said...

You did really well and found lots of ivory things.

Simba and Jazzi xx

norwood said...

mandm

Excellent display of the pearls. You are a seasoned model with your gentle caressing of the elephant. Next week will be the best!

Hollie and Janie said...

What beautiful ivory things you have! Maggie, you look lovely in the necklace, and I love the elephant!
LOve,
Janie

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Great job with the ivory.. We love the Efalump..


Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Momo and Pinot said...

Maggie and Mitch, Ivory is a hard to find in our house...so our paws up for your job! All your ivory things are very pretty!

Momo & Pinot

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