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November 25, 2012

Inspired by Orvis!

First I have to say another big Thank-you to Linda for once again updating my blog page.  
I am officially re-labeling her the "Blog Elf" for the season!
She compiled a new header for me with pictures from last year's Christmas posts! I am so grateful for her help, 
because I would have given up long ago if it wasn't for her! 

Inspired by Orvis!

From the Orvis catalog
 While sipping my morning coffee I saw this 
fur draped deer in the Orvis catalog and a 
light went off!

I have two deer statues that I could jazz up a 
bit like this too!

I'm pretty sure they used real rabbit fur but I went for a faux fur.

I found this sold on a roll like ribbon.  

I came up underneath and hand sewed 
it together with a few stitches and added a 
jewelery piece for the accent.  I used a small
toothed comb to fluff the fur.

Don't you think he's a handsome guy!

This is the other one that I situated in front of the sofa.

I thought it was a fun easy way to jazz them up!
What do you think? 
I will be joining Between Naps on the Porch 
Metamorphosis Monday

A Stroll Thru Life
Tabletop Tuesday

Kathe with an E 
You're Gonna Love It 



  1. You go girl!!! You sure did jazz them up! They are so cool!

  2. I love the new look - way to go :) Thanks for sharing!


  3. Love this look! Maybe I will steal it! Lol

  4. Cute!! I had some similar last year for wine bottles but what a great idea to use them in some other way.

  5. I love that idea Your deer look marvelous and I just might steal it and use it myself! xo Diana

  6. SO cool!!!!!!! I can't believe I paid a ton of money at Pottery Barn a few years ago for fur collars! I should have just asked YOU to make them for me!!! :-) Really great, Liz! I may have to reproduce the idea here next year!

  7. dore your wonderful uptown deer...they look like they are ready for a night on the town...lol...soooo pretty and clever, thanks for sharing.

  8. Opulent! I think you trimmed this already gorgeous deer so beautifully! What a brilliant idea!

  9. That's one glamorous deer, so cute!...Christine

  10. I think your deer look great! It was an excellent idea to glam them up with a little fur. They are all set for the season now.

  11. Great idea! I have some deer who are probably chilled and need fur collars, too.


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Welcome to Home and Gardening With Liz. I have combined my previous blogs “Infuse With Liz” and “Sit With Me In My Garden” into this new blog. I love interior decorating and gardening. I enjoy redefining interior spaces by moving things around and reusing decorative items already found in the home. I also enjoy creating tablescapes and an occasional crafting project. I'm so pleased you've stopped by. I invite you to follow me and I do hope you will keep coming back! Liz
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