Monday, October 26, 2015

Two Little Dickie Birds

Hello lovely creative friends :)
Samantha here with my second make for October and I couldn't resist altering a cute little wooden bird house with Susan's fabby 'At Ground Level' stamp set, how adorable is this cute little bird?
I do feel so sorry for the birds in cold weather, they all need little houses like this!
I began by cutting strips of card and punching flower shapes and gluing on the house before painting. It gives a wonderful layer of texture.
The tree, flowers and bird were stamped on some shrink plastic using black Staz On, I find this best for shrink plastic. Then I used Prismacolour pencils to colour. I shrunk them using a heat gun and glued in place.
The final touch was some a little heart for their homestead and some green paper rafetta for some bird bedding.
The whole project took just a couple of hours and was great fun.
The lovely stamps I used are shown below and can be found here
I do hope I have inspired you and I wish you a lovely day, 
Susan K. Weckesser Design Team member

16 comments:

  1. Absolutely adorable bird house Samantha! Great idea to stamp birds on shrink plastic, they look wonderful!

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  2. I do so love a cute Bird House, and you have reminded me how much fun shrink plastic can be lovely make Sam

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  3. Love the birdhouse! I need to dig my shrink plastic out.

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  4. This is so lovely ! Even I could do with a house like this ! ;)
    Corrie x

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    1. Thank you Corrie. It seems we are both looking at each others birds this evening lol xx

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  5. An adorable bird house, love your project Sam, and the stamps are so lovely!!! xx

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  6. Absolutely delightful, indeed, Sam! Love your altered art projects, and this one is no exception. I am a long-time bird "fancier" so I love that you have chosen a bird house for this project. Tweet! ;-)

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  7. Sam, This is just soooo cute and totally agree that all the birdies deserve a wee home for the winter days. Love the colours and the gathering of the birds.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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    1. Thank you Lynne for your support and lovely words x

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