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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Believe In Miracles

I started this project with the blue ceramic basket. I had intended to make something for Easter for my mom. Once I got started, the project took a different direction.


First, I removed the gingham fabric from the basket and replaced it with vintage blue and white lace. I used Crafty Secret's "Altered Fairies" Creative Scraps for the bird and her crown. I placed her in a nest of recycled packing material and shredding sheet music. I have these little eggs all over my house, so I grabbed a couple to give her a proper nest to watch over.

I made the banner to drape from her "ceiling" because all fairy birds decorate like this.


I added the title "Expect Miracles" to the base of the basket, and that's when I knew this little birdie was destined for my friend Stormy. She and her husband want to have a baby, so what better time to expect miracles.  

5 Comments:

Blogger Martica said...

This iis so pretty love what you did to the bird image. tfs

April 22, 2010 at 6:38 AM  
Blogger Julie Boeck said...

This is lovely! The basket is beautiful!

April 22, 2010 at 6:46 AM  
Blogger Kristin said...

I like where it ended up, very cute!

April 22, 2010 at 2:26 PM  
Blogger PhotoDivaJ said...

Oh this is so tweet!

April 22, 2010 at 11:35 PM  
Anonymous Stormy70 said...

It is even more beautiful in real life. It is a joy to look at, thank you Erica!

April 24, 2010 at 3:21 PM  

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