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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


  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".


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

  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)

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

  5. Wow Claire this is amazing I love it

    Jackie x


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