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Feather Fun

101 (600x800)Last year I made some fun feathers out of paper- pretty scrapbooking paper, that is.  Take two pieces of paper, cut out in the shape of a feather… Then put a pipecleaner in the middle and  glue everything together. Make slits on either side as shown in the pictures.
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I think I picked out some pretty papers What fun cutting them to look like feathers. I so thoroughly enjoyed this! I didn’t know what I was going to do with them but one day I saw the paper feathers on the dining room table and I was trying to declutter and I popped them in the spring flower arrangement in the center of the table. Wala!
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So I stuck the feathers in and around the flowers and I really, really liked the way the whole thing looked.
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This is a little hummingbird on a wire attached to a small cylinder with a battery and it vibrates the wire and makes the hummingbird look alive. It doesn’t get turned on very often but I HAD to have it when I saw it  at the Flower Show in Connecticut some years ago. It’s also in the Spring Bouquet.
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Hope you all enjoyed this.

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39 comments:

  1. These feathers are fantastic Linda!..oh and thank you for visiting my blog (Sew and Dipity)

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  2. Hey Its Cheri from Its So Very Cheri. Yes I do have a devotional every Sunday. There are a few times due to illness or travel that I have not but I try to do it every Sunday.

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  3. These feathers look beautiful nestled in your flower arrangement. I'm thinking of making some vintage-y, nature-y Easter baskets for my booth space, and I might steal this idea to adorn them. thanks for the great idea and for stopping by my blog. Take care! Erin

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  4. Love this and loving all your papercrafts as I too appreciate the art :) Thanks for stopping by my blog. Following back via linky followers!

    http://fitcraftystylishandhappy.blogspot.com/

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  5. always love paper craft ideas. Thanks for stopping by The Parenting Files as well. x

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  6. love the paper feathers
    and now following back
    via Linky Followers!

    alison

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  7. I love this. Thanks for the follow on linky! I followed you back!

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  8. What a cute idea! Thanks for the visit and follow, I am following back :)

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  9. Pretty pretty papers! You're awesome! I'm totally stealing this for my spring mantle :)

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  10. This is such a cute and unique idea. I love the little something extra it adds to the arrangement.

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  11. Love the fun patterns you used on the paper feathers.

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  12. They are lovely feathers you made.I
    haved linked up to your page too.

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  13. What a great idea. Love the paper feathers you made!

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  14. Thanks so much for stopping by. Returning the follow!

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  15. What a clever and pretty idea. Your pictures are lovely. Thanks for the inspiration. I', following you back via Linky.

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  16. I lost my connection so I hope I am not posting my comment twice.

    Absolutely gorgeous they look so real!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and following me on Linky Follower. I am gladly following you on Linky Follower and GFC.

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  17. Thanks for stopping by Beach Bungalow and following me. I`m following you right back!

    Sue
    xo

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  18. Very creative! Thanks for stopping by, and I am now following you back!

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  19. Love that little hummingbird - how adorable. And this spring bouquet, isn't it right about time we got spring? Thanks so much for sharing at our LInk It Up Thursday party.

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  20. Thank You for stopping by my blog,leaving me a sweet comment and becoming a follower. I am following you via Linky now.

    I think your feathers are just adorable and look lovely with your arrangement.

    Have a great night!
    Aledia

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  21. Returning the follow from Happy Hour - thanks for coming by, I love these feathers, what a great idea! :)

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  22. Thank you for the kind words, your blog is nice as well. I am having a craft & recipe linky party now, I would love it if you would link something up. I am your newest follower.
    Kim@madeinaday
    http://madeinaday.com

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  23. You do know I'm not crafty don't you? But I reading what you make. We are now following each other!

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  24. Love your blog!
    And these feathers - so simple and so great looking!
    Thank you so much for stopping by and opening the door to your blog for me :)

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  25. Thank you so much for coming to my blog hop and linking up! I am now following you on all my social networks!! Please stop back by anytime and feel free to send your friends too. Your blog is simply beautiful!!
    http://fireplacedecorating.blogspot.com/

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  26. Visiting from the Linky Party Hop!! I hope you’ll visit – www.LaughterandGrace.com – and follow me.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  27. Hi ladies, thank you for visiting me! What a fabulous header you have!

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  28. These are gorgeous! I am always on the lookout for a new paper technique and can't wait to try this. Thanks so much for linking up at my link party!

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  29. This is just amazing!! I should try this. :))

    Your new follower on Linky/GFC :D

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  30. Stopping by from the Saturday Seven Party! http://queenofsavings.com

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  31. This is pretty!! Thanks for sharing
    I'm your new follower on Linky. I'd love if you can follow me too :D

    Thanks
    Witha @ http://withapinkie.blogspot.com

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  32. Those are so cute!!! Love it! Thanks for sharing at Thursday's Temptation.
    Jill

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  33. what a clever idea! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

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  34. So pretty, I would have never thought to make feathers like that. I really like all the colors and patterns. Visiting from Hope Studios. Vicky from Mess For Less

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  35. How beautiful and creative! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday! I hope you are having a wonderful week!

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  36. Your flower arrangement is so pretty and the feathers really set it off with all the gorgeous colors, love it.
    I love paper crafts so the feathers will be a favorite for me. Can use them in different ways to snazzy up something or other. So glad you shared them. I found you from a link Life on lakeshore drive on your winter fun walk. When I see things like the hops, parties, walks, etc. makes me wish I had a blog.
    Happy 2013

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  37. Love these feathers thanks for sharing..

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