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« on: January 14, 2010 05:08:40 PM »

When "shopping" in my mom's craft room, I came across a small wooden bird. I kept it until inspiration struck a couple of days ago when I decided to decoupage it with scraps. I originally made it for my STS shop but my husband really liked it so I decided we would keep it. After all, he rarely gets excited about crafts so since he wanted to keep this one, I was delighted.









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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2010 05:15:41 PM »

Oh!
It is precious!  The scrappy paper feathers look so fun!
Now I need to be on the hunt for little wooden birds (or try to make one from polyclay).
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« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2010 05:41:14 PM »

That's really cute!  And birds usually kind of give me the heebie jeebies, so that's saying something.
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« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2010 05:43:29 PM »

that is really cute! i'll defo have to keep an eye out for wooden birds now hehe
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« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2010 05:52:37 PM »

That's so cute! You know it would have been snagged in a heartbeat!  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2010 06:21:28 PM »

Hehe, I do wish I had some more of those birds because I think there are some STSers who would claim one.
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« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2010 06:24:13 PM »

That is absolutely precious! Do you have any idea where your mom may have come upon that bird?  Your decopage job is terrific!
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« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2010 06:28:56 PM »

This is so whimsical and dainty, I love it!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2010 06:44:14 PM »

That is absolutely precious! Do you have any idea where your mom may have come upon that bird?  Your decopage job is terrific!

Most likely a yard sale since she just had the one.
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« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2010 07:38:15 PM »

I think it was mentioned earlier but it wouldn't be too hard to sculpt that form in clay. You could decoupage over it and no one would know it wasn't exactly like the original. Though I'd guess that depending on the clay you used it might be a little weightier.
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