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Just because bird boxes

I was doing a bit of blog hopping today during my lunch and as always checked out the fabulous Julie Hickey's blog, where I saw the lovely bird boxes that she made for Sonya and Sue. I'd seen these a little while ago on Nichole's blog and was waiting for an occasion to make one. I also have bought Basic Grey's gorgeous Sugar papers and was dying to use them. Today I decided why can't you make combine the two and make one just because. I came home and did just that. Here it is: I know it's a bird box but I didn't have a bird so I've made it a butterfly house instead. It was so quick and easy I used some of my Stampin Up papers to make another one I then realised it fulfills the criteria for this weeks colour challenge on Stamp with Us. I love them both so I'm hanging one in my kitchen and one in my craft room, of course.
Paper - Stampin Up summer picnic
Cardstock Stampin Up - real red
Ribbon - Stampin Up whiper white grosgrain
Butterfly was one of those things you buy becaue you might use it one day, (I bought 5)

I can now go to bed happy becaue I made two bird boxes and used a sheet of the Basic Grey paper.


EDITED- The bird box template is here

http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/files/bird-box-template.pdf

I'm glad you are liking the bird boxes, thank you for the comments, but really Nichole's template does it all for you.

Comments

The bird boxes are very sweet!
Sara said…
These are so cute and why shouldn't you make one just because. Love them. Sara xx
Steph said…
How very Tweet! Sorry, could avoid the pun there! Well done, they're great. x
Anne said…
Your bird boxes are lovely, great colour schemes on both!
Anne
Steph said…
Hi, you're bird boxes are gorgeous - I can't find where the instructions are to make one on either of those blog - could you give me the direct link please? Thanks Steph x
juliejules said…
Gorgeous projects Kathy, I love them, JUles x
Sue said…
These are adorable glad you posted them
Maggie said…
Soooooooo cute I love them must go and check out the link thanks for sharing. Maggie
simplyfairies said…
fabuluoloso!!!

Thanks for joining in with stampwithus
Me said…
These are so cute - I am so going to give these a go. Thanks for shraing.

Emma x

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