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I was asked if I wanted to be a guest over at A Vintage Journey.  Ummmm...let me think on that...YES!!!!!  
 
Here is a snippet and a couple of photo's from my Guest Spot.  Be sure to swing by and see ALL my decorated dies in detail!    
 
Challenge #20; Birds of a Feather. 
 
I knew I wanted to make a Holiday Wreath and somehow fit birds in which I managed to do. 
Let's break it down so you can see each piece I built.
 
 
Here's a close up of the ornaments starting with the Lantern.
 
 
The other lantern...and my favorite one.

 
Candles... just love these too!
 
 
The Bell

 
And the Skates with tattered pinecones.

 
I stacked up these ADORABLE Eileen Hull Blocks/Cubes and created gifts! You can see a whole Blog post with details HERE for these. 
 
 
Foiled Wrapping
 
 
 
I wanted to create a big anchor point for the top of my wreath.  So, I built one!

 
I created a little scene with the Prancing Deer and Sleigh Ride die.  For more detailed photo's you can check it out HERE.

 
Finally, it's the Christmas Cardinal! Bird's of a Feather...

 
 
Well, I made a few to add.  I have a full tutorial HERE so you can make your own.
 
 
 

Here's my big jingle again where you can see I added some greens and tattered pinecone.  I also added this awesome wooden tag from Southern Ridge Trading Co.  You can ink this stuff...love it! 

 
All lite up and above my mantle.  See, the ice skates there to the left.
 
 
Be sure to stop by A Vintage Journey to see what the DT has whipped up to inspire you.  Start looking for your bird embellishments, stamps or dies and play along!
 
Here are some challenges to check out!
 
Inspiration Journal- Sing, Sing it Loud (I have jingle bells)
Craft Hoarders Anonymous- Celebrate the Season
Simon Says Stamps Wednesday- Christmas/ Holidays
 
 
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