Thursday, March 25, 2010



It is amazing how I find myself reading one person's blog and she mentions another blog and I go there and it just goes on and on. Later I wonder where I am from where I started. Make any sense? Have you all done this also. Well Diane Knott of Diane's Musing is one where I will start and then go off on one of these tangents. A few weeks back she showed a bird she had won from a giveaway and gave the blog of the gal who created it. I went there and downloaded the pattern and yesterday and today I have not done much but play around. I thought the birds were really cute and so I made 2 of them. I now have some red paper drying on the cradboard to make some to look like cardinals (I hope).

I took a couple of pics. I made each bird in a different direction. Just depends on which way you lay the pattern down. I had a box of green and clear plastic leaves. I typed FLY and cut it out and pasted to the back of the clear leaf and tied it on the bottom. I got this idea from someone's elses blog. She made her Alice tags having words behind a large flat piece. I still look at those Alice tags and wonder at them.
Especially Karla making over 90 of them altogether. She came down sick after with a bug and I said no wonder. Imagine making 90 of those booklets and coloring the front of each page.

My head is feeling a little better today. I haven't taken any pain meds today but think I will before I go to bed. I didn't last night and had a very fitful sleep. Maybe because I just wasn't tired after my almost 11 hour drug induced sleep the night before.

I just looked at the pics and saw that I had forgot to add a smal bead for an eye. Wasn't on the pattern but I think they will look better with it.

5 comments:

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Glad to hear you're feeling better Freda. Those birds are SO cute! I think they're the nicest ones I've seen. Birds seem to be popular right now, which makes me happy. Now, if only someone would come up with a cute pattern for a chickadee!!

maggi said...

I am glad to hear that you are in less pain.

The birds are lovely. As for the tags, I can't imagine making 90 of anything!

Plays with Needles said...

Hi Freda~! Glad to hear you are feeling better -- those birds must have done just the trick!

And I really enjoyed seeing all of the alice tags! They were wonderful!!!

Diane said...

They look beautiful, Freda!

Happy Saturday!
Diane

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

So much to see and enjoy on your lovely blog. I'm glad you found my Mapgie's Nest because it led me to you!
Take care!
oxo