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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Which nest is best?

Finding my creative side lately & loving it! I am sure to most of you this is easy and not that big of a deal. But to me, I’m stepping out on a limb to try to come up with something worth sharing!  Between Michaels and Ben Franklin visits and visiting your blogs, I’ve come up with a couple sweet nesting ideas that I put together!  As most of you know that follow me know how much I love gardening, birds and cages ~ this first idea is my absolute favorite!  I put together a few of them for upcoming birthday gifts for a few of my girlfriends!  I loved it so much I had to keep one for myself to sit out on my hall tree! 
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This second little porcelain birdie came in a few different colors. So I of course grabbed them in all colors to use in these sweet nests which are much larger than the ones pictured inside the cages!  I was so pleased with how these turned out too!  I’m sure my Aunt will adore this “hostess gift” when I bring it over for Easter brunch! 
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To see what I am linking to this week – please check my “Cottage Links” label…xoxo, Tracie
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31 comments:

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I like the nest inside the cage. The little bird is so cute! You put things together so well, Tracie!

Pam said...

Cute idea for a hostess gift! I love the nest in the cage.

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hi Tracie... yes, you are certainly getting creative!... love those little nests and eggs and birdies, my favorites too... nothing is sweeter and says "Spring" so beautifully... I know your Aunt will adore hers for Easter!... xoxo Julie Marie

Cindy said...

So, so sweet! Love the bird cage, you did good!!!

BailiwickStudio said...

I love these little cages too, and I've also used them for gifts. They're nice for any season! ::Jill

CAS said...

Love the bird in the cage, because I have the same one or very, very similar anyway. It's on my blog several posts ago. That was a great find at Michael's, huh? I like to think maybe I inspired you, but if not, don't tell me. Let me live the illusion! You are stepping out on that limb very well!
CAS

Pam said...

Both are so cute, but my fave is definitely the birdcage!! So darn cute!!

sissie said...

Ooh, how cute. Keep up your creative spirit!

hugs
Sissie

Naturally Carol said...

Very cute nests! All the birds in the area will be lining up wanting you to make nests for them!!

Petite Michelle Louise said...

GIRL...you and i are too much alike. you know i have the EXACT same bird cage?? I posted about it a couple of posts back. too funny! kindred spirits...

AntiqueChase said...

I love me a cage and nest and eggs too.... perfection in a gift I tell ya!!!

NanaDiana said...

Tracie- If your Auntie doesn't like that hostess gift you need to have her committed!...just sayin'...;>) LOVE IT! Love the little birdcage one too! xxoo Diana

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

That little nest in the cage is adorable! Where did you find it? (the cage)?
I hope you don't say BFranklin!
We don't have those around here.

Soo cute! Love them both!
Thanks for sharing.
Alison

Rachel Noelle said...

Those are darling Tracie!! Hope you are enjoying your day~ Hugs,Rachel :)

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Kritter Keeper at Farm Tails said...

oh my, we had a ben franklin when i was growing up, had no clue they still existed. i love your creative side! what a beautiful nest and it would fit so well in our new media center, i have a nest with eggs in it but your is so much better! your aunt will adore it! the tag makes it so perfect!

Shirley said...

it's that time of year when the birds will really be looking to nest. I have Robins all over and I know what they are doing..building their nest's..life is grand..love your cage and your bird that is nesting...

Blondie's Journal said...

Oh...I just love this cage and how you have decorated it! It's truly inspiring!

XO,
Jane

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

What a sweet hostess gift this will make. It's darling!

Suzanne said...

I have these cages and birds but have done nothing as creative as you with them! Thanks for the inspiration, my friend:)
Love EVERYTHING you are selling...and I want it all:( Why don't I live in Washington with all of you wonderful people!!!
Hugs, Suzanne

Tammy said...

A beautiful gift!!
Tammy :-)
JUNK WILD

Toni said...

Hello! I included an image and a link to your blog story on my White Wednesday blog submission. www.jaimevintaje.blogspot.com

Perfect little nest and birdcage! Thanks for the inspiration!

Toni!

Roselle said...

Sweet and creative gift! Michal's comes thru every once in awhile! I usually love their Spring goodies!
Roselle

Ido said...

Hi Tracey,
Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog. I love yours, love that birdcage, so springy! I became your follower!
Have a great day!
XXX Ido

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

I prefer the cage setting :)

Sally Lee by the Sea said...

Happy White Wednesday, Tracie - you've done a fine job...these are just adorable. Hope you are having a great week!! :O)

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

I love the nest inside the birdcage. Might be because I have a thing for birdcages!!! ~~Sherry~~

Cheryl~ZanyMayd said...

How Sweet ~ My favorite is the nest in that wonderful cage... I wish we still had BF's they left about 25 years ago around here~

Sandi said...

I love both of these Tracie! I have a birdcage just like yours and I may have to steal your idea! :) Beautiful!!
Hugs~

victoriantailor said...

These are very charming,what is the grass? real, or some type of moss?
Celeste, thevictoriantailor.blogspot.com

missshawna said...

Wow! What a great gift. Love the footed cage. Great job.
ShawNa~

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

so cute! perfect for spring!