DIY Pom Pom Blue Bird Craft :: Easter and Spring Crafting
I was recently visited by an inquisitive momma bird as I sat drinking my coffee. It was an unusually warm and sunny morning and the arrival of my feathered friend cheerfully announced what I had suspected… Spring is on the way! I love to watch birds build their nests and prepare for the […]
Tutorial : Needle Felted Spring Nest
Spring has burst forth in full regalia here in Southern California. the trees are so pretty in their pinks and whites and magentas. And the birds have started to busy themselves building nests. Spring is full of crafting inspiration and we have been making pretty needle felted spring nests too. One of the things […]
How To Make A Hummingbirds Nest : Needle Felting Tutorial
Oh my gosh… it’s SUCH a joy to watch the birds begin to build their nests. We are hoping like mad that a bird will build a nest in our garden. More than anything, we are preying that one of the hundreds of hummingbirds that visit us will build a nest in our avocado tree. […]
Helping The Birds Make Beautiful Nests
We have really enjoyed watching the birds building their nests this year. We have a family of crows who live in the tree in our back yard. Apart from the terrible squarking they make in the early mornings, we love them. They are particularly fun to watch when they are building their nests as they […]
Tutorial :: Needle Felted Robin’s Nest
I am so excited to share this Spring robin’s nest needle felting tutorial with you. With Spring coming up, there is so much to inspire our creativity. For me, there’s nothing quite as indicative of my favorite season as a robin’s nest filled with sweet little blue eggs… just like this nest I’ve made. Even […]
Morning Glory Nests.
I have a wise old friend who warned me against planting Morning Glory. ‘But it’s so pretty!’ I argued… ‘And, it grows so wonderfully fast!’ I pleaded. I was wanting to plant a vine that would grow over our fence and make our yard look like a jungle of green. As is usually the case […]
WIP – Fairyfolk
Here are a few of the little goodies I’ve been working on for Easter… Easter Bunnies Easter Nest Easter Chick If you want to see some more little needle felted Easter cuties, visit my shop, Fairyfolk. Blessings and magic,Donni
Let’s make an Easter Basket.
We are at the grocery store. Kitty : Mom, we really have to get these Cadbury’s Chocolate Eggs! Me: I don’t think so, Kitty, it’s not Easter yet. Kitty: But Mom! (I can see her little brain working furiously) Mom, I want make an Easter Basket and we can keep them in my basket until […]
Handmade Christmas Gifts – Paper Mache Nest.
Our granny loves birds nests. She has a collection of discarded nests that she has picked up on her walks. They are so pretty to look at and a wonder to see how intricately the husband birds have woven them together. Her love of nests in mind, the kids and I have made her this […]
Make a Hummingbird Feeder.
We so love the hummingbirds. They are prolific in our area… visiting our garden often. They remind me of UFO’s… they come ‘whirrrrrrrrrring’ in, hover, and then, faster than lightening, zip off into the air and away. They amuse me and make me smile. Kitty want’s them to stay. She gets frustrated with their fleeting […]