Sunday, July 19, 2009

2009 Scottie Convention - Bonnie Dalbey's Old Display

The highlight of the Scottie Convention held each year in Cincinnati, Ohio is the Old Displays. This year, I video taped several of the wonderful displays with the exhibitors chatting about their Scottie collection.

This is hopefully #1 in a continuing series. First up, Bonnie Dalbey and her pink & green Scottie collection.


Saturday, February 21, 2009

Phyllis Larson's Scottie Room

Phyllis loves plush Scotties and they each hold a special place in her heart. One entire room in the Larson's home is dedicated to Phyllis' Scottie Collection. Enjoy the video of it below.

To see the detailed photos of the Larson's entire Scottie collection, click here.

A special thanks to the Larsons for letting us descend upon their home taking photos/video and giving other Scottie collectors a rare chance to see this extensive collection from Chatsworth, California.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Larson's Scottie Collection Video

This is the collection in the Larson's office. It contains the German Scottie Rolling Eye Clocks, Bookends and Scottie Books. Enjoy!

Janet Taylor's Scottie Christmas Tree

Janet Taylor's Raleigh, NC paper asked for pictures of unusual Christmas trees. These are just a few of the many pictures she took to get the 'right one'. Her tree of Scottie ornaments was one of seven picked and featured in the paper. She also got good photos of Ceilidh (who had just turned 14). How many of these ornaments are on your Scottie tree?

Monday, January 19, 2009

Karen's Christmas Time Trip to the Big Apple

Larry Adams, Don Mutch and I went on a one day bus trip to NYC in early December to look at the Christmas decorations. We jumped off the bus at 10:45 am and did not stop walking until 7:15 when the bus departed for the ride back to Delaware.

Macy's theme this year was "Believe" and everything was red (photo below). We rode the wooden escalators to the 9th floor, just for the fun of riding wooden escalators again. (Not that any of us are old enough to remember wooden ones!) The windows along Fifth Avenue were amazing, but because of the crowds it was difficult to take photos.

In the photo below, the star was suspended over 5th Avenue. It was lighted at night, but shone in the direct sunlight.

Bergdorf-Goodman had small windows for each month and the Judith Lieber Scottie bag was featured in the March window.
Don discovered the Scottie logo at the Juicy Couture boutique.

The Cartier building was a package wrapped with red ribbon, with awnings covered in greens and lights.

Decorations at Saks Fifth Avenue.

A drummer at Rockefeller Center.

The tree and skaters at Rockefeller Center.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Puppy Sweeps Lulu, 2008

Here are some photos from the 2008 Puppy Sweeps at Lulu.

Striking Wheatie
Tony Gruda

Scott Juslin with the Hampshire Hooligans

Linda Tubbs Bell

Ready for the show ring.

Joanne Orth with her Scottie

Dottye Cummings

Monday, January 21, 2008

2008 Scottie Collector's Extravaganza

The dates for the 2008 Scottie Collector's Extravaganza are Wednesday, June 18 through Saturday, June 21. It is being held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Holiday Inn Eastgate.

Whether you have just begun collecting or have been collecting Scotties for years -- this convention is for you. If you are still unsure, ask yourself the following two questions. If the answer is yes, this convention is for you and you should plan on attending.
  • Look around your house -- do you have more than three Scottie items?
  • Do you regularly go hunting for those pointy ears and tails?

Janice Langston's Old Display (2007)

The Collectors Convention starts out Wednesday evening with a welcoming reception. The convention draws not only those who have been collecting Scotties for many years, but also those who have just begun the adventure of Scottie collecting. The group runs the gamut from young professionals to retirees and from singles to couples. Everyone sports Scottie clothing and jewelry.

Dave and Dana Kadel (2007)

At the opening session, you get a packet of information, your badge and then are sent room-hopping to hunt for fabulous treasures.

Thursday morning is "Show & Tell." Everyone is invited to share a story and show what wonderful Scottie items they might have found during the year.

Education seminars are spread out throughout the convention and Thursday evening is the auction. Remember, there are no friends at auction. If you want that Scottie item, you need to bid.

If you haven't spent all of your money on room-hopping or the auction, Friday morning is your opportunity to pick-up many old and new Scottie items at the "Scottie Overload Sale."

Of course, the best is saved for last. Saturday is the "Old Displays." Both seasoned collectors and those just beginning bring out their collections to create a display. Most try to display around a theme. All of the displays are amazing and the creativity is astounding.

Marty & Kathy Rose's Old Display (2007)

On Saturday evening, we have a feast and then a Scottie fashion show.

Everything is coordinated by our Cincinnati Scotty Friends. If you are interested in attending, please contact Van Jones at

Hope to see you in June!