Monday, July 26, 2010

A Bird Song

I have been working on the wall over my couch for a few months now. I think it’s finally ALMOST done :) There will be a few tweaks of course but it’s mostly there. If you have any suggestions let me know! I have been looking at this wall for so long I think I need a fresh pair of eyes haha.

For information on how I painted the wall and “frame” click here

So here is the over all look:

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Someday I will gain better photography skills :) Of course I have a tiny house without much natural light which doesn’t help.

So here are some details

I LOVE this! I do I do I do. It’s actually a plant holder from Lowes. It was a black color and I painted it. Same with the bird cage which you have seen many times on my mantel :)

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Remember my frame remake here? Well here it finally is with it’s adorable picture in it.

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This hope sign I got at JoAnn’s – In spring

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I have had these two prints for while. The mats were tan colored. I painted them white. I think it makes them pop more!

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This one came from The Dollar Tree! LOVE IT! Was too perfect for this wall!

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My mom had this print so I incorporated it. I got the frame from my mother in law and painted same blue as I painted on the wall. The Mat is from Dollar Tree

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This is a little bird with hooks I had. It was gold. Painted it to match the bird cage holder! Nest was a gift from hubby. Just hung off one of the little hooks.

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Another print my mom had – Plastic frame from Goodwill – was gold and I painted white

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and yet another of my mom’s prints. She recently moved in with us so this was my way of incorporating some of her items into mine! Spray painted frame I can’t remember where I got but either from goodwill or my Mother In law!

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Bought both of these little shelf boxes at Goodwill for $1.99 for the pair! :) And guess what? They were already that color no painting involved! WAHOO hehe

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Perfect place to show off all my adorable little bird figures!

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And last but not least the adorable picture I made  - Copying the one we all see “Keep Calm and Carry On”

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What’s that? You love it and want one too? Well don’t you worry.

Here you go – Print and use to your hearts content. Please just link back and tell people where you got it if you post about it! :)

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30 comments:

Jane @ Going Jane

I think it looks great!! :)

the cape on the corner

who would have thought such a cute plant holder like that would be at lowe's? love the colors you repainted with. great job!

Stevie @ Home is Where My Heart is

I love it. Awesome job.

Patti

Fresh eyes: Just perfect, nicely put together and great color scheme - Pat yourself on the back!!

JHill

Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

Denise

I LUV IT!!! I am so downloading a copy of that. Thanks for sharing! I hopped over from It's so Very Cheri linky party:)

Simplegirl

That is so creative! Thanks for sharing. Coming from Girl Creative Just something I whipped up.

Jenglamgirl

LOve the PhRASe I so want that entire wall... ADORE IT ALL. I love the haning birdcage. SUPER FAB. hAVE A GREAT night, and thanks for linking up too. Jenn

Amanda@The Hand Me Down House

I love your framed up wall, Stefanie! It looks SO great! I especially love the outer frame of paint for everything -- great idea! :)

Catch A Falling Star

Very cute!
I love the sing a song part!
I saved it and will print one out too.
Thanks for sharing!!

Infarrantly Creative

Oh my word I love it. I will be featuring it in my next LOVES links post. Adorable!!!

Ginger

Great collection of peeps! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

Heidi

Great job on that wall! I love all the birdies.
It would be great if you dropped by for a visit sometime, or linked to Wednesday Gratitude.
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Jami

Such a lovely collection of birds...you arranged it beautifully!
smiles!

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Leslie @ goodbye, house! HELLO, HOME!

THANK YOU for the bird song .jpg!
I am going to print it out and put it in my guest room--will let you know when I do and link back to you :)
It's darling!
(I have the Keep Calm and Carry On poster in my theater room).
Your wall grouping is beautiful!
So inspiring!
Hugs,
~Leslie

Kaysi

Beautiful!

Ginger

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Jen@Notes From the Heartland

Very pretty wall!! What a happy room to walk into! :-)

Mrs.B

Looks great & I love the Keep Calm & Sing a Song! :)

Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com

Your wall is just darling! I love it!! Thanks for linking it up!

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jaki

I love your birdie wall...my mind is ticking over where I can do something like this in my house!!!

Astrid @ The Lopsided House

Your wall is absolutely darling! I *heart* all your little birds!

Thank you so much for the jpg! I'm going to print it out and use it! :)

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions

Great idea! I love the way you painted the wall out and the different things you've added here ~ from the framed prints to the framed saying the boxes and nest, it definitely holds visual interest! How neat that you and your Mom have similar decor tastes as far as the bird theme.

Sumi

I can't tell you how much I love this.Love love love just like you.My husband is an avid bird photographer and would love to have something like this in our house too.Don't worry I won't copy but sure gives me inspiration.

Sumi

I am featuring you on my blog.Not too famous a blog so hope you don't mind.Will link up to you.

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oh wow that looks soo good! I'd love for you to link it at sundae scoop http://iheartnaptime.blogspot.com/

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Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming

Hi Stefanie, I love your collage. The collection of birds is adorable, as well as your painted frame. Thanks for including the printable. It looks fabulous - Fantastic job. I have featured this today - stop by and grab a featured button if you like. Thanks so much for joining The Sunday Showcase Party. I greatly appreciate it. Hope you have a wonderful week! ~ Stephanie Lynn

Heather

That is awesome! You are a domestic diva!

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