Ellen O'Neill

@MaPeel

Thwarter of diabolical masterminds, Director, Creative Services, The Paley Center for Media. My tweets are personal views & opinions.

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It was hailing as I got home, to find the Lily of the Valley pips had arrived, which I'm planting w #greatexpectations

It was hailing as I got home, to find the Lily of the Valley pips had arrived, which I'm planting w #greatexpectations

Sabuda's last page is so dimensional it defies photographing. The tree w all 12 gifts on, under & behind it. W lights!

On the 12th day of #Christmas . . . 12 lords a leaping. As ornaments on tree for Little Christmas, aka Epiphany

On the 11th day of #Christmas . . . 11 ladies dancing. In a ballerina music box! I had one just like this #sniffle

On 10th day of #Christmas . . .10 pipers piping. Sabuda eschews guys w fifes for string of paper doll angelic heralds

On the 9th day of #Christmas . . . 9 drummers drumming, a ls The Nutcracker. Sabuda's drummers are mice !

On the 8th day of #Christmas . . . 8 maids a milking. Seen as gingerbread cookies. Well played Sabuda

On the 7th day of #Christmas . . . 7 swans a swimming, in a paper pop-up snow globe. Last of the bird gifts. #Sabuda

On 6th day of #Christmas . . . 6 Geese-a-laying. Sabuda turns this into a decoration on piece of pie, I don't know why

On 5th day of #Christmas . . .5 gold rings. Sabuda went mainstream. Purists insist this is really ring-necked pheasants

4th day of #Christmas. . .4 colly birds. NOT calling birds. Colly frm coal/soot, as adj. The actual aves is blackbird!

On the 3rd day of #Christmas . . . 3 French hens (that are candle holders. Robert Sabuda artistic license)

On the 2nd day of Christmas . . . 2 turtle doves, etc. (from Robert Sabuda, paper engineer)

On the 1st day of Christmas . . . A partridge in a pear tree. (Robert Sabuda pop ups fr the 12 day feast)

#ChristmasDay Paperwhites. So lovely, and not conceited at all

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My amaryllis, started from a bulb, is 26" tall' #Christmasflowers

#TheHour opens on shot of classic cocktail shaker. I have one from that era, w strainer, I don't use nearly enough

Democracy Plaza Obscene amount of decorative electricity for the haves. #Decision2012