Saturday, November 24, 2012

Altered Christmas Birdhouses

Good morning paper crafters!  Hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving.  We had our son and his girlfriend over and really enjoyed spending time with them.  Here's a photo ....

I don't know about you ... but I"m still stuffed from all the food we ate.  We cooked on Friday instead of Thursday so the kids could spend Thursday with Jenna's family.  I tried a new recipe this year ... pumpkin cake.  I don't eat pie and we have always had pumpkin pie in the past.  So I thought a pumpkin cake would be a good idea .... or was it .... I can't stop eating it, teehee.   Now we are taking all the fall decor down and getting the Christmas decor up.

So today I want to share some altered Christmas birdhouses I created.  

I have a detailed step by step tutorial on how I created one of them posted with my Altered Valentine birdhouses HERE.  

All the patterned paper is from my stash.  A lot of the cardboard embellishments I used are from K& Company from last year.  The Holly Flourish die I used above is by Cheery Lynn Designs.  The birds used on the first 3 houses are stamp images.

The word "peace" above is by Maya Road and these chipboard Christmas Words are still available HERE.

Hope you are inspired to create some altered birdhouses of your own!
hugs, Melisa


Patti J said...

What a beautiful couple! Your handsome son has such a wonderful smile, and my goodness, that Jenna is gorgeous! Glad you enjoyed your Thanksgiving, Melisa! I got the most wonderful Thanksgiving card in the mail from you. Thank you SO much for thinking of me! I miss our having time to chat. Your birdhouses are divine, my friend - each one is so unique and beautiful! Thanks for sharing :)

lisa808 said...

Beautiful birdhouses! Your son and his girlfrield are lovely.

Rachel OCrowley said...

Very cute bird houses AND family!

kiwimeskreations said...

Sounds as though you had a blessed
Thanksgiving with family. Love your brdi houses :-).

Unknown said...

These are awesome and I love the different shapes and designs of each. :)

Jeannette said...

Wow,your birdhouses is very pretty melisa,the colors and all details are wonderful,i loved this.
i wish you happy thanksgiving,and fun with your family.

Hugs an wishes Jeannette

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