Thursday, April 7, 2011


Have you seen the Inspiration Emporium Blog’s Monthly Challenge? 

It’s all about Idea-ology FRAGMENTS (not to mention the fabulous prize of FIFTY big Emporium Dollars!!!).  You can read about it using the link above!!



Remember this birdhouse I covered a few weeks back  


and I mentioned I had this to cover as well? 


Well, here it is!! All buttoned up and beautiful! 


I LOVE it!!

I knew this sconce would be going in the same room as my birdhouse so I wanted to stick with the same theme.. birds, so I knew I had to have the Caged Bird die and I knew it would be perfect!  I used the same paper stash - Retro Grunge and tissue tape – Market Place.   I had some more Prima Sunflower vines so I knew those would also help tie the two together!  Keeping with the bird theme, I also wanted to use the same words, FLY and SOAR, but perhaps with different medium… this is where the Fragment Charms came into play!!  I used the Salvage Stickers to create my “FLY” tags (and SOAR).  The fragment charms were simple!  I cut the letters out, stuck them to some Kraft-colored cardstock, then used Glossy Accents to adhere them to the back of the clear fragment charm.  EASY!!

I also used the cute new Mini Butterflies Movers and Shapers (the two bigger butterflies on the bottom) and my good old Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch for the smaller butterflies.  I covered the butterflies with Scattered Straw Distress Stickles and Spiced Marmalade Distress Stickles.   I dyed some seam binding with my distress inks, added the bird and called it good! (The bird also comes with the Caged Bird die cut – and I embossed it with the Woodgrain embossing folder.   I think my little country corner is going to look GREAT with these two new additions!!

Don’t forget to go check out the Inspiration Emporium Blog and read about the Challenge and how to win the prize!! 


dpkennedy said...

These are fabulous! I am so gonna case that shelf, maybe bird house too! I love the shabby chic distressed look to them both! Gorgeous creations!

Broni said...

OMG! I love, love, love what you've done with this birdhouse and little shelf. How cool are they??? I really love how you used the fragments!!

Kelly Booth said...


Kristin Eberline said...

OMG, Kisa! I LOVE it, TOO! This is seriously awesome, girl! Very vintage, and all of your elements work beautifully together. GORGEOUS!


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