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Apr 12, 2010

A Silhouette Project and Some Fun Storage Ideas

I swoon bird silhouettes and wanted to do a project with one for some time. I needed to fill in a small space in a collage on my family room wall and this frame was the perfect size. When I got started, I ripped a page out of the dictionary to create the birds feathers and low and behold that the random piece that I cut out had the definition of embellish on it. IS THAT SERENDIPITY OR WHAT? I am in the process of painting the family room and the walls are covered with spackle but, once I get it painted I will post the collage. (It is above my desk and I loooooove it.)




I went garage selling this weekend and picked up 6 old milk bottles and some more game pieces and this is what I did with them.








Finally, I went to Michael's this weekend and found these little jars for $1.00. I got this idea from my talented friend Stephanie over at The Vintage Glitter House and I thought it was so stinking clever. It is not only extremely functional but, it looks adorable in my craft area.


So this is what I did with my weekend along with kids activities, laundry, cleaning(which included my disastrous garage), painted a few pieces, and worked on some more Jonque bracelets (which has become my new obsession.)

14 comments:

  1. Oooh I love it! I think it would be perfect for Halloween, especially with the bird cage you have!

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  2. beautiful bird, a beauty, I love your projects, Chany

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  3. The bird silhouette project looks great. I love the feathers from the book pages.
    I love old game pieces and have a collection too. I like the uniformity of having the pieces in the same style bottle (and the bottles look great on the silver tray).
    Jane

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  4. Such cute items- love the "embellish" wing! I want to put my glitters in jars like that, too- would look so pretty displayed and very useful, too!

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  5. Great ideas, especially the milk bottles with the games pieces. I've been on the lookout
    for misc. game pieces but haven't found any yet.

    Happy Tuesday....

    Melinda

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  6. I LOVE it.. I want one of those bird things.. I LOVE birds.. and the storage idea is super clever you are right..Thanks for sharing.. Can't wait to see your family room, I know it will be beautiful!

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  7. Now that is serendipity! Love your organizational ideas, and anything with birds is really good with me!
    Brenda

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  8. I am diggin' the projects, BUT Love the glass jars filled with goodies!

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