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« Reply #180 on: July 30, 2013 01:46:23 PM »

So cute!   Love that the birdcage is lined with paper!    Cheesy 
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« Reply #181 on: July 30, 2013 05:02:01 PM »

I received my package from TheRagingSloth the other day but was out of town and unable to post pics.  The organizers did a great job of matching us up because we unknowingly made similar trophy heads.


I mentioned in my questionnaire that I wanted a zen-like feel to my package so TRS included an om sign for bird to hold. Cute!



Unlike my trophy,  this little bird was crafted out of paper mch and intricately painted.  The feathers on the head are also very clever; I believe they are made out of thread tied around wire and then solidified with glue.

Thanks everyone for an awesome swap!
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« Reply #182 on: July 30, 2013 05:24:45 PM »

Oh wow, gorgeous! That's awesome! Nicely done, The Raging Sloth!
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« Reply #183 on: July 30, 2013 05:52:03 PM »

Love the colours!
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« Reply #184 on: July 30, 2013 08:36:03 PM »

splendid!  and it's awesome that you gals both decided to make birdie trophy heads Cheesy
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« Reply #185 on: July 31, 2013 05:36:45 AM »

Love the synchronicity of both of you making bird head trophies.
Wonderful job TRS! Love the hand painting!
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« Reply #186 on: July 31, 2013 05:44:59 AM »

What a gorgeous trophy bird!  I also like the addition of the hanging it is holding!
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« Reply #187 on: July 31, 2013 08:02:01 AM »

Excellent TRS!!  I love that he's mounted in that little frame too!  Cheesy
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« Reply #188 on: July 31, 2013 04:15:52 PM »

Thank you everyone! I am glad people like it and thanks to everyone for the amazing swap. All the birds were magnificent!
If anyone wants information on how to make embroidery thread feathers I have a link to a tutorial and my own findings on making them. The whole process was kind of hilarious. Does anyone else have a weird fascination with paper mache?
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« Reply #189 on: August 01, 2013 11:56:17 AM »

TRS - that is a very cool birdie! I love the idea of paper mch but hate the idea of the mess. Smiley
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