Monday, December 21, 2009

Cardinal Birdhouse


I tried so hard to get a good picture of this cute birdhouse, and this is the best I could do. I'm a little shaky this morning. I've been up since 2 AM, and spent the morning cooking. I had an hour for the challenge, and am I glad I did.
The template for this project was so easy, and I made myself a little crazy adding things to it, like the ribbon wreath out of SKINNY ribbon. I love the way it looks around the entrance to the house. You know how I feel about RED, and so I had to have a cardinal on the perch.
I hung it on my tree so you could get the whole effect. I'm off to the Dr., and I'm feeling a little uneasy about the driving, so maybe that's making me a little off.
I hope you are having fun in your holiday preparations, and that you are taking some time to relax. Have a great day.

7 comments:

  1. just adorable! I love it. The scallop roof is just precious!

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  2. Really cute birdhouse, Anne! Love that wreath - just saw one like it for the first time this weekend! Hope you get to feeling better! Be careful out there!

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  3. soooo beautiful, Anne!! Love all the details you added...what a fun ornament!!

    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed new year!!

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  4. O.K., now you're just showing off, Anne!!

    Awesome work with that wonderful braided ribbon!! I did many a mile of those back in the day of creating homecoming mums!!

    Gorgeous home for this sweet cardinal!

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  5. wow! fantabulous! i love that ribbon wreath too! this is just gorgeous.

    hugs,

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  6. What a darling little birdhouse, Anne....I'm glad you added the touch of red and the braided ribbon looks awesome!!!

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  7. Gorgeous birdhouse!! Love the bird and the perch where he sits. Too fun! I also love that it hangs. I must make one!

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