Friday, 8 April 2011

Making a mess...having fun.....


I know that there are lots of these on flickr and lovely blogs etc but I wanted to have a go at making one of these little birdhouses......they are so much fun to make and it's true to say I am addicted to p.v.a glue, paper and making a bit of a mess..... if you are too,

here's a quick 'how to'


I finished it off by making a small hole and putting a lolly stick through it for a bird to stand on, I did use my little £ shop chicks at first but then I remembered I had got these little birds (Caramelos on etsy)


No small children were involved in the making of this project......they were behind the shed, mixing buckets of mud and doing things with a microscope!!!


Things needed to make this are....any boxes,masking tape,p.v.a glue, papers,newspaper,fabric trims,stickers......anything you can get your hands on and a little chick/bird


Have a lovely 'sunny' weekend


x x x x x x x x


27 comments:

  1. Jane these are the sweetest...I might have to try!!! wish me luck, did I say how CUTE these are!!

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  2. So pretty.
    I hope you have a lovely weekend.
    x

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  3. Ooh this is adorable , I must give this a try:0)
    Jacquie x

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  4. Oh fab Jane! Need ideas to keep the bears entertained next week!

    Have a gorgeous weekend!!

    Much love

    Vanessa xxx

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  5. that is just wonderful! So cute - I will have to make one too - thanks for giving me this inspiration!

    Eva

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  6. oh super cute! thanks for sharing the little 'how -to'. we might make a few of these this weekend :)

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  7. These are very cute..I will have to make one of these this weekend if I have time......If I do, I will share.....
    Have a great weekend!
    Chris :o)

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  8. So adorable oh creative one! Happy weekend. xoxo

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  9. I love it! *looks around her to see where the paper is*
    I'm going to make a mess too, right now, in my boyfriends house! ;-)

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  10. ooooooooh, I likey, likey these and I just saw the sweetest tutorial here: http://www.myrtleandeunice.com/2011/04/how-to-make-easter-chick.html which I was planning on having a go at...... put the two together and we will have a rather splendiferous eastery looking dec......

    thanks.....

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  11. Lovely. Thanks for showing how to Jane, I'd love to have a go with my girls, if they're not behind the shed like your boys too. I've never been great at 3d stuff and always made real rubbish at art college when we had to make models. I think I can handle this one though.

    Lisa X

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  12. Hi, just found your blog, its adorable, I also love the Smiths, and making things. I have just started my own blog, and am loving reading and being inspired by others, yours included

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  13. Love your birdhouse! We once made them in class the kids loved it.
    http://dutch-colours.blogspot.com/2010/01/hello-birds-tutorial.html

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  14. What a great Easter project. I think I'll give this a try :-)
    xx

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  15. Yes yes YES! I have to do this! I've got a plain wooden bird box I can have a go at as well, I'll make a birdhouse town, yes, or at least a village...maybe a hamlet. xxx

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  16. So cute!!! Love this - Thanks for the inspiration.

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  17. Soooo lovely. I shall have to try this!

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  18. Your little bird houses are so cute! I just found you through flickr!!

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  19. They are adorable. Lovely idea, thanks. xx

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  20. What a fantastic make, I will definately be making my own birdhouse home sweet home, with or without the kiddo's.
    lily x

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  21. Great idea! Thansk for sharing.

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  22. Genial, me encanta Virgi un saludito

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  23. We love this!! Thanks for sharing!

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  24. Really Magic! i love it!
    thanks

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