20 days until Spring! (and a Flock of Bluebirds has arrived!)

All week long I have taken all moments of free time to needle felt and replenish my Etsy shop with bluebirds!

Prior to this flock, I had attached bendable wire feet that would allow the bird to perch on things.  It was a four step process to make them: first, bend wire into shape, then cover with flexible glue, add flocking and paint. It would give the feet a textured look and allow for a little movement.

Then as I was browsing the craft store, I saw a package of alligator clips and thought maybe they would be good for the birds.  Not sure which way is really better, but I went with the clips on this bunch.  Which then created the need for feet…so I needle felted those.

So after a whole week of bluebird….

……after bluebird….

…………….after bluebird…..

…I feel like needle felting some other type of critter.  Perhaps a deer…or a skunk….or a bunny! 🙂

Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend…HAPPY FRIDAY!


About Melanie's Menagerie

I am an avid crafter and love searching yard sales and resale shops for vintage and retro items. Recently married, I live in the mountains with my husband, but I am an original Jersey Girl. I love the beach (only two hours away!) and enjoy exploring New York City. (only an hour away!) I love to travel and have been lucky enough to visit many great places including Ireland, Bermuda, Jamaica, and most recently Rome! I enjoy hiking and mountain biking. I am hoping to promote my shop on Etsy called "Melanie's Menagerie" so please check it out and let me know what you think! www.melaniesmenagerie.etsy.com
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2 Responses to 20 days until Spring! (and a Flock of Bluebirds has arrived!)

  1. Kathryn Rubidoux says:

    The blue birds are adorable! Needle felting is on my must learn list.

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