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Red Bird or Blue Bird

Before the jig saw was packed away for the move, I decided to make a few birds.  They are about 8 inches long and 5 inches tall; perfect for hanging in a kitchen window.
They were pretty simple to make.  I drew a pattern and cut it out from an old cracker box.
The two pieces were traced on the wood, cut, sanded, and painted.  
I attached the wing with strong glue and added a small screw eye to thread a length of fishing line for hanging.  

Now tell me, which is your favorite, the red bird or the blue bird?

I hope you have a wonderful week.  Be sure to stop by again soon!

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  1. How cute! I like the blue one best :o)

    Tania

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    1. Thanks, Tania. Thanks for visiting the Cottage - come back again soon! Have you visited Apple Street Crafts on facebook?
      Have a great week.

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  2. Red is my favourite colour so I'm going to have to say red, but they are both super cute.

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    1. Thank you, Julie. I'm so glad you stopped by - be sure to come back again soon and visit Apple Street Crafts on facebook!

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    2. Thanks for stopping by to share these lovelies at #HandmadeMonday :-)

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    3. It was my pleasure, Julie.

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  3. I need these on my deck - and a white one too!! Pinned ~ Thanks for sharing at the Pleasures of the NW's DIY Party!

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    1. So glad you like them - little birds have been known to fly to the NW, you know!
      Come back again soon.
      Ann

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  4. Such a fun idea. I like the blue bird best!
    #handmadeMonday

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    1. Thank you, Caroline. They are fun, aren't they?

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  5. These are adorable and my favorite is the red. Thank you for sharing at Dishing it and Digging it link party.

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    1. Thank you, Vanessa. The first one I made was the red one. I was thinking about the cardinal I had just seen outside my window. So glad you stopped by!

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  6. Very cute craft! Love those birds! Thank you for sharing on Merry Monday! Have a great week!
    Kim

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    1. I'm so glad you stopped by, Kim. I hope they brightened your day!

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  7. These are adorable. Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best.

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    1. Thank you, Rhonda. I'm so glad you stopped by.
      Come back again soon!

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  8. Difficult choice..Ι prefer the blue one!!!Have a nice day!!

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    1. Thank you! The two colors seem to running neck-to neck.
      Glad you stopped by - come back again soon!

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  9. They are really cute, I love the blue but I'd love them even better as a paler blue pair (but that's just me)

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    1. Thank you, Lucy...light blue can be arranged!
      So glad you stopped by!

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  10. Mmmmmm that's so unfair Ann, I could never chose between the red or the blue. They're both gorgeous. Wishing you luck with the move

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    1. Thank you, Michelle! Be sure to stop back for updates...you never know what we'll do!

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  11. Aww how cute! Thanks for sharing @Vintage Charm!

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    1. Thank you...always a pleasure!

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  12. Isn't this a cute project? I love the little birds. Thanks for sharing them with us at Creatively Crafty #ccbg :)

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