Thursday, March 28, 2013

Spring Bird Pedestal

 
 Happy Spring! I hope you are enjoying the sunshine where you are and that it inspires you to do some creative, kind things for someone else. Today I was inspired by the Late Night Stamper 3D Challenge to create this sweet little bird decor item. I have the perfect shelf for him! You can find the steps for  how I made it below, and it's so easy, you can do it too with just a bit of paper, a block, some rosettes, and your own little spring statue. Some other great challenges I would like to enter are:
D. L. Art - Spring Inspiration Challenge
Crafting By Design - Vintage Easter/Spring
Crafting for all Seasons- Anything but a card
Frilly and Funky  Challenge- Easter/Spring gifts not in a basket
Easter Impression - Easter/Spring
Craft Room Challenge - Anything but a card


Steps:
1. My block is a retired Stampin Up Decor block that is 3x3, but you could use any wooden block. I cut my Tea for Two DSP from the Spring Stampin' Up catalog to fit each side and adhered it.

2. For the base, I used the large scallop square Sizzix die and cut one square from Crumb Cake CS.

3. I applied mono around the bottom of the block and applied the rosette flower trim strand all the way around until I had enough and then I cut the end.

4. To add some interest to the sides, I punched out some pretty images from the same Tea for Two DSP and backed with colored CS like you see with the roses above.

5. I also stamped "My Thoughts are Happiest when you're in them" from the Field Flowers stamp set and backed it with a scalloped piece of green DSP.

6. I had the glass bird already, so I just set him on top. If I find a cute bunny rabbit, I might swap him out, but he looks good there for now!

Thanks for Looking!

11 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful. I love the colors and the bird on top the box is great I just became a follower I hope you will follow me also
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #106 Spring challenge, Have a Happy Easter
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  2. what a beautiful project! thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room challenge, Debi x

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  3. A gorgeous creation. Your choice of images and colours work perfectly together. Thank you for entering the Craft Room challenge. Suzanne xx

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  4. Fabulous creation, beautifully done the details together.
    Thank you for sharing at Craft Room Challenge, welcome again;-))m

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  5. Such a lovely project! Thanks for sharing them with us at Crafting For All Seasons in our Anything But A Card Challenge!
    Good Luck
    hugs
    Dawn xx

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  6. This is gorgeous - unfortunately we haven't got any sunshine here but your prject certainly brightened my day..Thank you so much for sharing with us at Craft-room..Esther xx

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  7. Beautiful project. Thanks for the step by step instructions. They are much appreciated. Thanks for sharing your talent with the LNS group this week.

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  8. Nice project! Thanks for participating in the LNS challenge this week.

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  9. Beautiful Creation! Thanks for joining us!

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  10. Gorgeous vintage creation. Thanks for joining us at Crafting By Designs.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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