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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Birds of a Feather

Hi Everyone~

I would like to share some of my Etsy shop creations with
you. As you can probably tell, I love birds and birds' nests.

Nesting


Here's a sweet little trinket box with hand-quilled
roses.

And here is a little mini "pocket" book that I made with
scrap book paper and images from Shabby Cottage Studio.
(This item is not in my Etsy shop.)

If you would like to make one, they're very fun--
and I have a TUTORIAL posted at Shabby Cottage Studio
if you would like to create one!

If you haven't been to the "cottage," you're missing
a special treat!

Linking to Blue Monday.


45 comments:

NanaDiana said...

Cindy- Oh- I love your little nest! You are just so creative...the trinket box is darling..and hand-quilled roses! Those look like a patience tester to me. Hope your Sunday was wonderful. I just got my post done for SweetCheeks Part2 Adventure at Starbucks and I am calling it a night...gonna be a long work day tomorrow~ Hugs- Diana

Donna said...

Hi Cindy,
I just love birds and nests, so your pretty creations are right up my alley! Love them! And I also love your Frenchy music! Oooh, la, la!!

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

HI Cindy,
Your creations are always so beautiful and full of detail. I love that pocketbook. That would be a creative way to display some photos, too I think :) :) :) Have a lovely week. Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love your book, Cindy! I will have to go check out that tutorial because I have one of those that needs to be prettied up and I'm not sure where to start.

Victorian1885 said...

Hello my friend! Your creations are so special! Have a great week!

Hugs,
Wanda

Linda said...

These are so pretty, Cindy! I love anything with birds and nests, too!

Grannys Attic said...

Hi Cindy, Very pretty nest and the roses just added that special touch. Have a great week, Vicky

Cafe au lait said...

These are beautiful. Great shots!

My Blue Monday.

Cameron said...

I'm really loving birds and nests right now...these really hit the spot, Cindy! Such pretty things...you always make such pretty things :)

liberal sprinkles said...

ahhhh as usual, such lovely creations, Cindy. I love the use of the musical manuscript for the nest. Lovely!
Grace

Cat & Cricket said...

Oh so pretty.. I feel pretty! Dang.. I think I got Sally's jingle going on in my head!!!! But can't help it when I see your beauties!
Love them!!
xo
Cat

Creative Grammie said...

Hi Cindy,
Seems there's a bunch of us that love birds and their nests! I don't know what the fasination is, but I love them too. Your creations are adorable.
You come up with the most delightful ideas. TFS!

Ira said...

Hey Cindy, you managed to create yet another something which is totally beautiful, your bird nests are so tender and your pocket book very elegant! Ira xo

Susan Allan said...

Beautiful work, Cindy. I love bird's nests too. I have one in my greenhouse which will be part of a piece of art in some way! Thanks for so beautifully reminding me!! Your hand-quilled roses are equisite!
Sue xx

Diane said...

I love your creativity--Each one is so unique--and I'm off now to check out your tutorial--Thank You!

Clavs said...

I like the trinket box, nice work...
Happy blue monday! BTW, I am your newest follower,
clavsupclose.blogspot.com

ANGIE said...

I love them all Cindy. Such a wonderful welcome to Spring and new birth.

Have a great Mardi Gras!

Diane said...

Oh I love these, Cindy, especially the tray! Gail has the BEST paper, doesn't she! I have a few of her designs being saved for "special". lol
Thanks for stopping by yesterday!
XO Diane

Theresa said...

Always into Birds and nesting and yours are wonderful Cindy! Off to explore your shop and the tutorial.

Donnie said...

You are keeping out of trouble, aren't you...lol...Lovely creations.

SmilingSally said...

Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday, Cindy.

Regina said...

Oh, such sweet signs of spring! You are so creative!

Hugs Regina

One Heart (Marcia) said...

Tweet-tweet. Beautiful as always. I was just working on a page I'm setting up for encouragement tags and came to get your URL and say hello.

The love you put behind your art carries across the computer...and I'm not exaggerating one bit. Thank you, Cindy. May it be returned to you hundredfold. (((Hugs)))

LV said...

You should do very well with your shop. All the things you shared would be appreciated by most everyone.

Secret Garden Cottage said...

I love birds, nests and eggs, too. Your creations are just lovely, Cindy!
Hope you have a wonderful week! :)
XO,
Jo

Suz said...

Dear Cindy,
I also love birds and eggs and this time of year, I can think of nothing else. These are wonderful bird and nest pieces. I am going to check that tutorial!
Hugs,
Suz

Ann said...

Beautiful as always. Love the birds nest.
Ann

Designs on 47th Street said...

Cute, cute things for all of us bird lovers! Nice job.
Donna

Kiki aka Victoria said...

OH Cindy...you are so magnificent...beautiful and charming..outstanding! I love love love birds/nest /eggs..and all the beautiful symbolism..gorgeous!! Shine on!
Victoria~

Joyful said...

Very pretty. I love the light shade of blue.

bikim said...

such a pretty work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
:)
Happy week,
Rosa

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Oh wow! I adore your feathered friend creations! I'm going to have to check out your shop. Things must be very busy for Lundi Gras today. :) You must be looking forward to the calm that will come with Wednesday. :)

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous!

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☆Mama Ko☆ said...

Lovely photos and creative crafts. looks vantage and modern and so pretty

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Devonay said...

I LOVE birds and nests! Put those together with your sweet touch... Perfection!!!

Pamela said...

Cindy your creations are just gorgeous!
I too love anything with birds and nests!!
I have to check out this blog you mentioned!

Pamela xo

shopannies said...

my mom loves birds and has them scattered throughout the house love your birds as well
shopannies@yahoo.com

Dena E's Blog said...

Wow Sis,,, such lovelies here.. Always a JOY to stop by for a visit with you...
I jump for joy each time I see you've left me a note, THANKS Sis!!!

May you wake each day with God's blessing,and grace.
Sleep each night with His keeping,
safe in His loving arms.
And~~~ May you always walk in His tender care and mercy.
Prayers and Hugs~~~Dena

LDH said...

Good Morning, Cindy!

I just had a delightful time perusing many of your posts and blogs. Pretty and creative things everywhere! So nice stopping by to visit with you!

Kindly, Lorraine

Linda M. said...

Hi Cindy, Really sweet projects, hope to check out your tutorial later. Hugs, Linda

Kathy said...

Hello,
Love your creations! These are beautiful! I'll have to check out The Cottage - lovely graphics.
Hope you're having a marvelous day,
Kathy

Kim said...

Now I know why I like you so much, we both LOVE birds! I collect them and nests and eggs, thats why I love Easter so much, perfect Holiday!:) Even my Etsy banner had to have a bird in it, I love your bird themed pieces, beautiful Cindy! Have a great day!! xo ♥

Ellen said...

You truly have the gift of talent for creating the most beautiful and amazing things from such different elements. I just love seeing your stuff - beautiful creations. Thanks for sharing more awesome inspiration!

xoxo,
Ellen

Heidi said...

Beautiful nesting-bird tray! Love the book, too!
~Heidi

Special 'K' said...

I too adore the cute nests they are so special. Cheers SpecialK XoXo