Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Framed Rabbits

Persistence pays off!
A while back, I searched Ebay for "rabbit oil painting."  I was hoping for something adorable with a beautiful frame to hang on a narrow wall at the base of our stairs.

I found exactly what I was looking for...

Except....the opening bid was too high for me.

I visited my cute little rabbit friends several times over the six days of bidding.

The bidding closed and I wondered where they had gone to live.

A few days later, I ran the same search.  I hoped there were some other adorable painted rabbits in a beautiful frame waiting for me (at a price I could afford).

There they were.  Apparently, they hadn't sold.  The opening bid was still high.  I let them go that time too.

A few days later, I tried again.
This time, there was no minimum opening bid.
There was a choice of "Buy it Now" or "Best Offer."

What did I have to lose?
I emailed my meager bid.
Guess what?  My bid was accepted the same day.

My rabbits arrived today!

They look just as perfect as I hoped they would.


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  1. Love the painting and frame....good deal for you......I love it when things work out!!!! Enjoy....

  2. I love the rabbits. I never have any luck with ebay..........I find everything is bid out of my price line.

  3. Oh I just LOVE IT!! Love your beautiful staircase too!

  4. Thank you, Martina. The staircase is one of my favorite things about this house.

  5. Perfection! And congratulations on your persistence!

  6. Thank you, Ellen. Good things are worth waiting for.

  7. Well done, indeed. The rabbits are lovely and accentuated by that gorgeous gold frame. I like your persistence. I saw your link at the Feathered Nest Friday party.

  8. What a lovely little painting and gorgeous frame, just perfect for the space. I'm going to check back on items, like you I figured they went to a new home. Popped over from Feathered Nest Friday. Best~~~Mickie

  9. Love your little French Rabbits painting, it's gorgeous!!

  10. Thank you, Debra. I am enjoying it every time I walk by.


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