A Scraphappy Southernbelle

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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Hey yall!!! How are ya?!! I hope all of you have had a great week so far! First, I want to apologize for not posting so far this week. I have been scrapping, but it has all been DT work that I am unable to share yet. Then, I took the day off yesterday for some much needed rest. I was majorly stressed out and just not feelin' the creative vibes at all. But it did me good, because I felt much better today. Mom and I online cropped via Skype tonite and had so much fun! I pulled out my May kit from Scrapbook Circle to play. I have had a svg on my computer desktop for months for a birdhouse that I just have been itchin' to use. So I decided to play with it tonite. I first cut the birdhouse out using the My Minds Eye Lush Green flocked patterned paper that was included in the kit. I then added a roof on the top using brown cardstock. After I had the base of my birdhouse finished, I decided the roof needed some dimension, so I added rows of cream colored lace to act as 'shingles'. I also incorporated some more lace, patterned paper, rhinestones, twine, and Crate paper chipboard. I added a little acrylic birdie that I have had in my scrappy stash forever. Last, I inserted a wooden dowel into the bottom and secured it with my hot glue gun. After it had dried, I inserted the whole piece down into a topiary we have in our home. I had so much fun with this! I was going to take the birdhouse out after photographing it, but I think I've decided to just leave it in for a while. Tee Hee! Here is the birdhouse....
(note...click on the pic to make it bigger so ya can see. Oooh, and excuse the quality of these photos. I took 'em inside tonite.)
Up close view of the birdhouse....
If anyone is interested in the svg for this birdhouse, shoot me an email at aymee810@yahoo.com and I'll be glad to share it with ya! As always, thanks for stopping by my blog! I hope you all have a fabulous day and Happy Scrappin'!!!!
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shari said...

Aymee, Your bird house is so cute! I love it in your topiary. Shari (cricutrookie)

Faye Marie said...

Love the new look!!!! The bird house is super cute too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sara said...

that bird house is beautiful! i'm tempted to try :)

i think it's wonderful you can skype scrap with your mom-that's awesome. makes me feel better knowing i can do something like that when we move.

thanks for sharing and have a great weekend!