Monday, April 6, 2015

Suburban Girl Gets Crafty

In a rare moment of craftiness
for which I blame Pinterest...

I found these candy eggs
at a local Italian market
and thought,
" I can do something with these for Easter."


Caramel Robin's Eggs

If you have eggs,
you need nests, right?
So I gathered Spanish moss,
twigs, and feathers
like any good mother bird would do.

I worked putting together
one, two, three....
twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two...
bird nests.
After all, the whole flock gathers here for Easter.

Love the Chalkboard Tags...
Must be the former teacher in me. 

My son came home when I was just about finished.
Bird nests surrounding me,
twigs and moss stuck to my fingers.
It was not the best of Pinterest moments.

Him: What are you doing?
Me: Making bird nests for Easter.
Him: You are crazy.

Funny how we all have the same last name...
well all but 3 of us... and 2 of the 3 used to have that name!

So like any good glue-fume-induced crazy mom
I gathered the nests and added twigs and feathers.

I finished the nests
adding the tags readying them for Easter dinner.
I lined them up in the dining room waiting until I set the table.

Eggs in the Nests

Him: Those nests look good, like something from Pinterest.
Me: I thought I was crazy.
Him: Well, they look good.
Me: I credit the glue fumes.










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9 comments:

  1. This is too funny! They look wonderful. Hope you had a nice Easter!

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  2. Well you hid your secret having been a teacher very well:):) But as for the nests: adorable (and tasty)!

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  3. Ooh, this had me giggling, well done.

    Diana

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  4. 22! That's quite a crowd to make nests for. Very nice...
    Great name tags, too!
    http://happywonderer.com/

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  5. Cute! I hope you post a photo of them with the table all set, so we can see the full effect! :)

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  6. they really are beautiful and you are very talented to create them. even if i saw them on Pinterest i would not be able to re create them... love the name tags

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  7. The nests are so cute. Pinterest worthy for sure. Love the colors and composition in your first photo. Take care and have a great week.

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  8. They look very realistic, well done! (and I'm not influenced by the fumes).

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  9. LOVE! All of it. Those chalkboard tags are awesome. I can't wait until we have more people in our little family to do fun things like this. Also you have amazingly neat handwriting.

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