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Saturday, 15 February 2014

Just because I can....D

I actually felt like putting something together for the sake of it.  Not sure what I will do with it yet lol.  I had seen a video on you tube Jennings644 showing how to make a birdcage using chipboard base and wire.  

I already had some paper covered wire and chipboard which I cut into a semi circle.  I cut 6 wires all the same length - obviously lol.  I made holes in the base and glued the wires in.  I then bent them towards the back and glued them in place.  I cut a couple of cocktail sticks for the perches and found small wooden birds to use for inside the cage.  I used tiny pink lace for the base of cage - four layers.  I used grey feathers inside the base to give it a little more, you know - feathery lol. 

I made a bow out of scrap ribbon and adhered to top of cage.  I painted the canvas and cage in lilac paint.  I sprayed perfect pearls over the background.  I then used a dylusions mask and modelling paste for the edging.  I painted some flowers and leaves in my stash using same colour.  I used white buff over the raised edges. To finish it off I found an old pearl droplet earring, took it apart and placed on the front of cage to give a blingy look.  

Now for the pics and sorry there are so many.


 







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10 comments:

  1. love it - colour, textures, layer embellishments fabbbbbbbb.........

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  2. Gorgeous feminine touches, Elaine. So many fabulous details.
    Thank you for joining us at the MilkCoffee Challenge. Jane xx

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  3. Stunning card, lovely colours, texture and embellishments. Thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish.
    Laurence DT

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  4. Beautiful sounds like a lot of fun to make and an amazing result. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

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  5. Gorgeous creation. I love the different textures and embellishments. Thank you for joining us a My Craft Creations.

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  6. Beautiful card ... so much detail. Thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

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  7. A stunning card, gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge. Marlene DT

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  8. Lots of work went into your creation and I just love the way you added the touch of those pearls. Great texture and details.Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks, pearls challenge.

    Tamie DT

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  9. such beautiful work! Thank you for joining us at Delicious Doodles

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Hugz Elaine xx

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