Monday, October 15, 2012

Old Bed Spring Crow's Nest and a Giveaway!

How many times have you read a blog that's starts out "So I was skimming through Pinterest when".....? Yeah, that's what happened here. Ha!  THIS is the one I pinned on Pinterest. When I saw this cute little crow, I knew I had to make one.  I also knew I had all the supplies to do it. So I went shopping in my craft room.
To recreate my crow's nest, you will need the following supplies:
A hot glue gun
Black crow (the crafty kind)
Old rusty bed spring
Pearl pins
Old book page
Material to make the rosette (I used vintage seam binding)
Stuff a hand full of moss in the top of the spring, then add the crow and all your "decorations" using your hot glue gun.
I made the rosette by twisting seam binding and then hot gluing it to a piece of heavy card stock in a circular motion.  The book page bow is just a 4 x 6 piece that I scalloped on the edges and then formed to the shape of a bow. I then tied it with a vintage button and some twine to hold it
Lastly I added a few beads, rhinestones and some pearl head pins just to add interest. You know, like maybe the crow gathered them to make her nest more lovely?
She looks so happy with herself all perched up there in her beautiful nest of bling and baubles.

Now for the GIVEAWAY part. Would you like to win one of these little bed spring crow's nests? I thought you'd say that!

Leave a comment!  Do you enjoy our blog, love to view  my Pinterest or my HomeTalk...or maybe all 3? You can find the links to follow us on all 3 in the sidebar to the right if you'd like to follow us.  I will accept entries until midnight on Saturday October 20th. I will draw a name on Sunday using  Only one entry per person please. :)

It doesn't have to be done all at once.  It is a slow process in the works! C-ya next time!

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  1. that is totally awesome girl...hugs

  2. Coming from Inspiration Friday... Your crow is so very cute! Love the jeweled "nest" underneath him!

  3. I found this cute crow on Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Creek Cottage. I can see you had fun doing this! I am not not blogger, but I sure enjoy reading them. What a fun giveaway-


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