Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Birds and Birdcages Blog Hop -Day 1





Hi everyone welcome to the Birds and Birdcages Blog Hop hosted by Sandra www.365daysofcricut.blogsp​ot.com if you are here from Dee http://deesdesignsfrommyheart.blogspot.com/ then you are in the right spot! If you just arrived here and would like to start at the beginning please start at Sandra www.365daysofcricut.blogsp​ot.com . Sandra is having us all make projects with birds and/or birdcages and some of us will be posting on both days Wed/Thurs. So please come join the fun. 


For my project I made a bird house and bird. I picked up the little wooden bird house at Michaels for 10 cents and my niece Kiara insisted I use her ceramic bird, so I did just that.  


Without further ado here is my project,

Here is my supplies, I forgot to include my bird and house. 






For my little house I used dark green acrylic paint for the roof and the base. I then used extreme glitter in green to cover all of my dark green with glitter. after that I used brown acrylic paint and painted the bottom, window ledge and awning. I glued a half pearl in the center of the awning. I used my irock and attached a gem to the 8 swivels of the awning. after that I glued 2 blueish colored dragonflies to it. At the corners of the bottom I glued a red silk rose.





For my ceramic bird I used acrylic paint in dark blue and light blue. I painted the body with dark blue. Had to give it several coats and a little of the white still shows thru, but it looks nice that way. The head I painted in light blue, gave him 2 black eyes and a orange beak. I took the light blue and made a few wing and tail lines on my birdie. Then I took the dark blue and made a few lines on his head.








I really like how my little bird and his house turned out. Do you like it? If so leave me a comment and become a follower I will pick a number on the 15th and you can have them as my blog hop candy. :O)


Here is my project together. 








Here is a list of the line up in case the awesome projects carry you off track :O)






1. Sandra http://365daysofcricut.blogspot.com/  
2. Ashley http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/
3. Nadia http://www.nadiasbeautifulmess.blogspot.com/
4. Yolie http://www.justyolie.com/
5. Celeste http://touchedbyabutterfly.blogspot.com/
6. Mel http://scrappymel.blogspot.com/
7.  Monica http://simplycricutting.blogspot.com/
8.  Amy http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/
9. Corri http://www.buglvr.blogspot.com/
10. Sylvia http://www.bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com/
11. Brynn http://flairandfrillscreativity.blogspot.com/
12. Jess http://www.kinderstampo.com/
13.  Pam http://www.pammejo-scrapbookflair.com/
14.  Laura http://www.makinprettythings.com/
15.  Dee http://deesdesignsfrommyheart.blogspot.com/
16.  Blue Crayons http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com/  <-- you are here






Thank you all for taking the time to hop with us and I hope you all were able to get some inspiration with Birds and Birdcages!!!


Oh yea, please stop back by tomorrow to see my second bird project.

25 comments:

  1. Oh your birdhouse turned out so beautiful! What a bargain for .10! :)

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  2. Very cut idea. Thanks for sharing
    mimicaro9650 at yahoo dot com

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  3. ohhhh your project is fabulous

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  4. Love it!! You did a fab job on the house and bird!
    TFS
    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com

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  5. How cute! I used to love painting like that, your project has inspired me to start doing it again.

    Smiles Sher
    ShersL84bed@aol.com

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  6. great project, I just adore the little house. I am your newest follower. Stop by and see me sometime, I love to make new friends/followers too.
    Eva :0)
    evascrapslife(at)gmail(dot)com
    http://evasscrapsncards.blogspot.com/

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  7. How sweet, I love them.
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

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  8. I love your project. It is absolutely beautiful.

    TFS, Dee:)

    http://deesdesignsfrommyheart.blogspot.com
    vintageheartfeltdesigns@mail.com

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  9. great bird house and cute bird!great job,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

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  10. What a lovely birdhouse and bird!

    stampsnews@gmail.com

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  11. Cute birdhouse! The bird is pretty nice, too.

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  12. cute projects calebwmartin@yahoo.com

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  13. Love the birdie and house.

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  14. Love the bird house! Can't wait to see your next project!

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  15. Love your bird house!!! Great job!!

    Glad to be on this hop with you!!

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  16. What a cute project! Both the bird and the birdhouse are so cute!

    I'm a new follower.

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  17. Love the birdhouse you created! It's really awesome and you did a great job painting it. I'm a new follower.

    Anniebee
    anniebeescraftroom.blogspot.com

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  18. Love the birdhouse.
    Kathy
    Katsews at gmail dot com

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  19. Cute 'glammed up' birdhouse and birdie! I am a new follower...
    jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com

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  20. thanks ladies.

    took me a few days to decide on how i wanted it. i started out thinking halloween, black and purple. but then i was thinking of my bird blu who past so i did it in remembrance of her. she was different shades of blue and white.

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  21. Oooh, did I hear that right? This is the blog candy as well as the project? I love it! I would love to win that. It's so adorable. I can't believe you got the house for 10 cents and how sweet is that little birdie? :0) I'm already a follower. Thanks for the chance to win!


    XO ~ Amy Jo
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
    http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com

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  22. What a perfect set. Your niece will be happy with the results

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  23. This is such an adorable project! It would be a perfect gift to give to someone, I love that birdcage! Thank you so much for joining me!

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  24. Cute projects. Nice being on the hop with you.
    Ashley

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