Friday, April 9, 2010

Silly Little Birdie


We've all seen the cute little birds at the Dollar Store, right?

I thought the glazing was a little too much for my taste and the black eye - scary... So, out came the handy dandy Toasted Almond paint. I painted the bird and then gave it just a hint of mocha glaze. Much better.

Then, I took another Dollar Store staple - a candle holder. I rummaged through my things looking for just the right perch for the little bird. I found a small clay pot saucer.

I painted and glazed them and put it all together and this is how it came out!

She looks great in my coffee table grouping. The little pot contains my collection of small, egg-shaped rocks so it's like she's watching over her nest.

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  1. Oh I need to try this! :o) It is way too cute!!

  2. May I please link back to this post when I make mine?
    Sincerely ~ Trish

  3. You can definitely link back to this post! Thanks!!!!!!

  4. This is a great idea, and oh so sweet.
    What kind of glue did you use?

    Cannot wait to see what else you have going on here.


    barbara jean

  5. Very cute!!!!
    I saw them and left them...may need to go back and rescue them.

  6. So cute! You know I would look at that bird at the store and say nope, and you have turned it and your creative stand into something great!

  7. Great job . . I love dollar store decor!
    Hugs ~ Jill

  8. aww, way presh! Good find!
    Heather @

  9. super cute!! I have a bunch of those birds, I stocked up, now to get the candle stick!

  10. That is adorable! Perfect place for the little guy!

  11. Thanks for stopping by my blog today :) Ive been browsing around yours and love what I see!

  12. This is also a very fun project! I love little birds in home decor! i will make one!

  13. Oh it's all perfect together! And the cabinet as a tray is a GREAT idea! :)

  14. I so loved your little birdie that I had to make several for my daughter's graduation party. They were part of the centerpieces for each table and looked wonderful! Thank you for this great idea!!