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Banner Birdcage

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in burlap, burlap birds, crafts | 5 comments

I am the world’s worst at coming up with catchy titles for my blog posts.

I am more of a straight to the point kind of gal.  Thus, the terrible, yet straightforward title of this post. “Banner Birdcage.”

Really?!  What kind of a title is that?!

I wish I was better with words.  With all of my posts full of super cutesy phrases and wit.

Maybe I write these posts too late at night when I have no creative juices left!

Instead, ignore my lack of creative writing and be inspired to recreate something of your own!

Like I did for this birdcage.

I have had a “thing” for birdcages, nests and birds in general for several years now.  I found this precious little cage a few years back, and have used it here and there in my house.  I always felt like it needed something more.

Cute, but too plain.

This birdcage needed a bird!

I cut a super simple bird shape out of this “musical” paper.

I hot glued the paper bird to some burlap.

I cut around the bird leaving a bit of the burlap showing on the edges.

I hot glued the bird to a clothespin and clipped it to the birdcage.

It still needed more.

I used the scraps from the burlap and a small piece of yarn to create a tiny banner.

This went to the shop yesterday!

Life to the full,

Melissa

Here are the places that I party!

Sunday

Southern Hospitality

Under the Table and Dreaming

Flamingo Toes

I Heart Naptime

The DIY Showoff

My 1929 Charmer

The Tablescaper

 

 

Monday

Cowgirl Up

I Should Be Mopping The Floor

Mod Vintage Life

The Brassy Apple

Craft-O-Maniac

Between Naps on the Porch

Home Stories A to Z

A Stroll Thru Life

Boogieboard Cottage

Kelly’s Corner

The Dedicated House

Skip To My Lou

Tuesday

Domestically Speaking

Elizabeth and Company

My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Uncommon Designs

The Winthrop Chronicles

Coastal Charm

Primitive and Proper

Cozy Little House

Tip Junkie handmade projects

 

Wednesday

Savvy Southern Style

Shades of Amber

Faded Charm

Someday Crafts

Lil Luna

Ginger Snap Crafts

Beyond the Picket Fence

The 36th Avenue

Restore Interiors

 

Thursday

Imparting Grace

My Re-Purposed Life

The Vintage Farmhouse

Freckled Laundry

52 Mantels

No Minimalist Here

The Charm of Home

The Shabby Creek Cottage

From My Front Porch to Yours

Chic on a Shoestring

AKA Design

504 Main

Katie's Nesting Spot

 

Friday

Whipperberry

My Romantic Home

French Country Cottage

Tatertots and Jello

Miss Mustard Seed

Thirty Handmade Days

Stuff and Nonsense

Craft Junkie Too

Common Ground

The Shabby Nest

Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust

Rooted in Thyme

Fingerprints on the Fridge

Liz Marie

Twenty Eight O Five

Craftberry Bush


Saturday

Funky Junk Interiors

Classy Clutter

Six Sisters Stuff

It’s Overflowing

Be Different Act Normal

 

Kelly’s Korner



Domestically Speaking

Southern Hospitality Fall Party

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5 Comments

  1. Sooooo cute Melissa! Have a great weekend!

  2. I love the bird! I want to make some of those on magnets for my locker!

  3. Stopping by to say Hi! I’m so with ya girl, I find the hardest thing is to come up with the post title. I try to be cute, but usually just plain and simple. Love your birdhouse and banner. If it went to the shop yesterday, I bet it’s gone already! Love you style!!!!

  4. Sooo cute! I love it! I have a craft party going on if you would like to be a part of. 🙂
    http://sewliciousdecor.wordpress.com/2012/10/21/show-licious-sunday-craft-showcase-2.

    xoxo, Marti

  5. HI there Melissa I’ve been waiting to see the posts with the cones and acorns but think you’re still sending the emails to old address: jellenj1940@q.com
    which is no longer usable. Century Link cut me off. I’m now on FurryKidzPaperworx@gmail.com
    I sent you a reply but don’t think you noticed the different email address.
    I’m trying to get caught up on some really older email and posts. Really behind and found this one so decided to send you this comment so you’d know.
    Look forward to receiving posts from you again, miss seeing what you’re doing.
    Bye the way I’m so jealous of that bird cage. Love it so much and what you did with it. I have a couple cages in our bedroom but none like that. I have a metal one that even has a little stand for it. It’s on top of our chifarobe in our room. Got it in KY.
    Happy week

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