Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Birdhouse Shapes! Birds in Hats Wall Hanging and Tunnel Book

I mentioned in my Birds in Hats Coasters post a few days ago that I was chosen to be a guest designer for Alpha Stamps this month. Here is the link to my feature on the Alpha Stamps Blog. I'm just tickled! Here are a couple more projects featuring supplies from AS.
One task was to create something using chipboard birdhouse shapes. There are so many possibilities with blank shapes...So I had some fun, as you can imagine. The first project is a wall hanging that says "Welcome to our party!" And life is a party, so you can hang this thing every day, right?

The theme for this month is "Birds in Hats" as you might remember from a previous post! 

The bottom of the wall hanging is embellished with old rusty keys from my stash and tiny lightweight keys, along with a chunky metal pendant. It's the cool round one in the center. I got it at Michaels when they were having a crazy clearance event a few months ago. 

 For the second project, I cut a window out of one of the birdhouse shapes and constructed a tunnel book. This little sucker was hard to photograph... From straight on, you can't see the dimension, but from the top, you don't get the tunnel effect!
At any rate, it's really cool in person. All of the birdies have their own little hats. It's flexible like an accordion and can be squished flat if you wanted to mail it or something. The yellow feathers were donated by my sun conure :) 

Happy Tuesday!

3 comments:

Gez said...

Amazing creations. I so love them ♥

hgddm said...

Amazing! Love the key hanger. The feathers are gorgeous...your conure must be so beautiful!

CraftyLikeLindy said...

Love both of these pieces! Can't beat birds in hats!