Monday, 6 February 2012

Love bird family

I forgot to show you my Valentine's products for this year!
How utterly useless am I?!

I have made some more love birds in delicious new fabrics: this idea is nothing new, merely something I change eversoslightly now and then...

...but, whilst in the middle of making a batch of birds, I thought how lovely they all looked together - and how it would be great to have more than 2 birds on the perch...

...and then it hit me! A love bird family!

And here is the first one: two proud parents with their baby!

You could even add an older sibling or two!
Anyway, I thought it would be a lovely idea for a newborn gift - or even an alternative Valentine's idea.
I braved the cold and wet at the weekend (no snow here in Cornwall - boo!) as I had an order for some driftwood cottages.

You can see here the different blocks I used

And from this view, you may be able to tell what I used for the roofs? It is the corner pieces you find in fruit crates (we find a lot of those on the beach for some reason).
Perfect! Nothing goes to waste in this household!

I hope you are all managing to keep safe and warm - another chilly one tonight!
See you soon!

12 comments:

  1. Love the birds and the cottages !
    Sue x

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  2. I love the fabrics you have used! We have our love birds bought from you displayed proudly in the bedroom... I adore them! x

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  3. Gorgeous colour fabrics and I love that row of cottages! No snow here in Dorset either. I'm having a bit of a no snow grump looking at everyone else's beautiful photos.
    Ellie
    x

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  4. Such sweet birds, and I just LOVE those cottages :o)

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  5. Your little houses are as always my favourites! Although the plump birs are cute too :)

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  6. Wonderful ideas and executions, as always. Such creative thoughts brought to life.

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  7. Love the houses - they look like they've survived a good few storms. Like the blue one in particular.

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  8. These are just too cute!

    My daughter would be in heaven with these. You have put them together so well.

    Those cottages have a lot of charm about them,

    cheers
    Fi

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  9. I soooooo want a row of your driftwood cottages! We are coming to Cornwall over the summer, I have heard it is beautiful and I am really looking forward to seeing it.

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  10. Hello Kirsty. Thanks for your comment over on my blog! What beautiful work you make. Love those cottages x

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