Friday, August 27, 2010

"bonjour birdie"

got a bit of a birdcage thing going on...

just can't resist them

in all shapes and sizes

and of course they all get a good touch of the white spray paint

 used a white gloss on these, yes i surprise myself being a strictly matte gal

gotta say, some things just look better with gloss
(eek, did I really say that...)

these were all thrift/garage sale finds

i love how easy it is to incorporate these smaller birdcages into home decor

here's one of my little white birdies in a cage - yup, still haven't got my bird's nest, it's still summer you know, mamma shopping has to wait....

of course I couldn't stop at just birdcages...

so I stamped up some "bonjour birdie" vintage ribbon

I know, it is sooo cute!!

here's a birdcage all dressed up in "bonjour birdie"

and these are the two birdcages that currently reside in my front hallway

the smaller one is actually a little candle holder

i'm not really a yellow gal, but I see quite a bit of yellow going on here!

can never resist sunflowers, I honestly think they are the most cheerful flower ever, they just make me want to smile :-)

hope this makes you smile too!

linking up here

happy days,


Blondie's Journal said...

I love bird cages too although I never painted the, I love what you have done and they do look good in matte.

The ribbon is precious! I feel the same way you do about sunflowers. They just say HAPPY!!


Noelle said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Your bird cages are lovely!!!

Himmelriket said...

Lovely bird cages....

Olivia~ said...

I love birdcages too!

Tammy@ Not Just Paper and Glue said...

WOW! That is gorgeous! I love the shape of the birdcage as well.

Lady Pamela said...

Very, very nice. We should be able to do our local thrift store tour soon, when school gets under way and the holidays are over. Looking forward to it.

sissie said...

Hi Tracey!
I'm smiling all over the place. I love your little birdcages and the little birdie. Your ribbon is soooooooooooo cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute!


laura said...

Hi tracey, I am in love with birdcages too! Yours look fantastic but I especially love your ribbon!!! What a great idea!!
Have a lovely weekend! hugs from Lauraxxx

Debbie said...

Oh they are super cute! i used to have a few of I wish I still did:) I think you can dress them up per season. Thanks for joining in this week. Have a great weekend. Debbie

Southern Belle said...

Cute birdcage and the ribbon is so pretty!

Rebecca said...

Birdcages are great for all the holidays-I put crows in mine for Halloween!

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