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Thursday, 16 May 2013

Steampunk Birdhouse (posted by Claire)

Good morning folks, Claire here with a bit of recycling using the gorgeous new Punky Flowers stamps, combined with the Steampunk Butterfly


I picked up the bird house from the pound shop, it was bright green and had some chipboard flowers on it so I eased them off and gave it a coat of white gesso, followed by a coat of cream acrylic paint. I painted the roof and around the base black and then added some gold highlights.

I stamped the cog trees from Punky Flowers on tissue paper using  Stazon ink (red, black and gold), cut them out and created a cog forest by attaching the 'trees' using matte medium.


I stamped the flowers on red and black card, embossed with gold and cut them out, layering them up on the bird house. I did the same with the butterfly and added some red seam binding ribbon,a button and a little twine bow to finish off.

Have a good day and thanks so much for popping by
Claire xx

5 comments:

  1. What a "decadent" nest box! All you need now is the mechanical bird that calls this HOME TWEET HOME or given the British weather perhaps that should be "home squeak home".

    Sally

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  2. That is GORGEOUS!!! And I love the colours.

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  3. That's a spectacular transformation & I just love the reds with the golds against the blacks. The butterfly looks super perched so as to echo the ribbon bow show below it. The back looks intriguing & I love how the butterfly is hovering over the whole.
    Paula (PEP)

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  4. Really really gorgeous Claire. Soooo beautiful.
    lovely greet
    Marja

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  5. Wow Claire this is amazing I love it

    Jackie x

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