Seeing little birdie nests and bird houses just warms my heart so I decided to make one using this set:
I traced a template I had lying around on some designer paper, cut it out and scored it. Before attaching the roof I wanted to give the house a recessed image to see - so I stamped a pair of birdies and created a little nest for them using a Martha Stewart punch and attached some eggs waiting to hatch in the form of petite glass pearl beads. I adhered thick dimensionals inside the birdhouse around the edge of the hole and centered the birdie couple where I wanted them, so they are set back and bit and look like they are inside the house. Here is a close up of the birdie couple:
I created the roof with multiple layers trimmed by a scalloped edger punch to make it resemble shingles and stamped their 'home tweet home' sign on craft cardstock, punched it out, added a few brushed copper brads to the ends and popped it up using dimensionals - their home is complete!
Now on to the fun part...
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So cute. Love how you made the bird nest and eggs, cute!!!
The bird nest is so clever!
This is adorable. I like the pearls for eggs.
LOVE how you recessed the happy little expectant birdie couple!! Such an adorable project.
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Oh my gosh, the details on that birdhouse are so cute! Great job!
This is adorable!! :)
Wow! Amazing bird house. That little
"window" scene is great.
Such a cute bird house and stamp set!
Clever idea to make your own birdhouse for your new bird friends. Recessing the entrance and putting in the "nest" was great too. thanks for the idea. I have a wooden birdhouse that I've been trying to figure out how to decorate. This might be the way.
Gorgeous project and such a clever idea for the use of the eggs, very creative!!!
Oh my goodness, this is so cute! Love how you used the stamp set on a 3D project!
Awe, you made something other than a card. How clever!
Amazing birdhouse, very creative.
Love your birdhouse! What a cute idea! Can't wait to use this set.
I love that you made a 3D birdhouse! This is so much fun! I love the scalloped roof and the two little birdies in the window - great project!
I love your birdhouse and the little nest is adorable!
Wow..I just love how you added the stamping and the nest with two pearl eggs!
oh THUD!!!! What an incredible creation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You so totally ROCK AND ROLLLLLL! Super sweet putting the birdies and their 'eggs' inside :*
I love it! Super sweet detail in the hole of the bird house. Great Job!
o my goodness! love your creation here!! so different than other DT! great job
Wow...this is super creative...love the little nest you put them in!
Wow, what a treat, my daughter loves the bird house.
*squeal*!!!!! that bird house is incredible!! i LOVE the little nest you made with the 'eggs'!! so lovely! you are so talented!! and i just think this is so cool!
I love how you made them a nice cozy home to welcome their new little ones.
Thanks for sharing,
Adorable birdhouse - love the pearl "eggs".
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