On the tenth day of Christmas Daily Delights, I give to thee…TEN LORDS-A-LEAPING! (And: NINE LADIES DANCING, EIGHT MAIDS-A-MILKING, SEVEN SWANS-A-SWIMMING, SIX GEESE-A-LAYING, FIIIIIIVVVEEEEE GOOLLLDEENNNNN RIIIIINNNGSSSS, FOUR CALLING BIRDS, THREE FRENCH HENS, TWO TURTLE DOVES AND A PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR TREEEEE!)
Top row, left to right: Portrait of Lord Bury, Alfred Lord Tennyson Print 11×17 – Famous Seniors, Vintage Lord Salisbury Turkish Cigarette Tin, Trafalgar Print. Middle row, left to right: Lord Horatio Igglesworth, NEKOCHERRY Lord Byron Screenprint, MY LORD Greeting Card, Lord Kitchener Poster. Bottom row, left to right: Lord Voluntus de Gaulle – 8 X 10 Fine Art Print, Antique Bust of Lord Byron, Bounce House Mega Castle with Slide, Large Oval Springfree Trampoline.
Not gonna lie, this lyric was definitely the hardest, by far. I must watch a lot of period drama, because I thought it would be a breeze! It seemed like there were lords and ladies everywhere in The Tudors, or even Downton Abbey. Alas, much harder to find online in home decor. I tried to think outside of the box. Lord of the Rings? Too genre. Traci Lords? Too inappropriate, though I love Cry-Baby. I thought about featuring all “lords-a-leaping” goods, like this paper cut wall hanging or this clever art print, but there weren’t even enough of those to go around. And men labeled Earls, Counts and other assorted noble titles just would not do. In the end, I chose a sampling of lords, some silly and some somber, and included a bounce castle (I thought they’d feel at home there) and cool springless trampoline for leaping purposes. Enjoy, and let’s hope that 11 PIPERS PIPING is easier on us all.