Tag Archives: dictionary words

Letter “B” Is For…

Birds!!!  Of course! 😉

This Brown-Headed Bridge bird was caught with its hand beak in the bark butter again!

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Kathy at Backyard Bird Nerd is a big believer of feeding bark butter to the bazillion birds that flock to her yard!

I hope you check out Kathy’s blog if you too want a treat of beautifully photographed birds (and butterflies in the summer too!)

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers! 🙂

A Bandana Banana Bandit

Today’s weird bird was named the Bandana Banana bandit

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Because of its brightly colored “bandana” feathers around its neck.  Living in the tropics, this bird was often caught trying to steal a banana or two!

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

I hope this colorful bird helps brighten your day…

Cheers! 🙂

A Hankering

Do remember wearing overalls?  I did as a child… they were sooo comfortable!

Today’s Weird Bird is a feathered farm boy bird!  (John Denver’s song comes to mind… Thank God I’m A Country Boy, um, Bird!! 

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Hank had a hankering to wear his overalls today…

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday! 

I hope Hank gives you a smile today…

Cheers! 🙂

Do You Adore This Bird?

Many people find this bird A-Door-ing…

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And shower it with flowers of A-door-ation!!

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

I hope you open your door to new possibilities today…

Cheers! 🙂

A Yackety-Yack

I spotted a yellow, Yackety-Yack

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Who was yacking with a wild Yak

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But this silly Yak wouldn’t talk back… Can you believe that?!!

If you are feeling out of wack, I hope today’s post puts you back on track!

Or at least gives you a smile! 🙂

Happy weird bird animal Wednesday!

Cheers! 🙂

The Caroling Bird

Definitely a song bird…

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This Caroling Bird sings a song of joy!

Wishing you a HAPPY Weird Bird Wednesday!

Hope you will be singing a happy tune…

Cheers! 🙂

I’d Rather Be…

Boating!!

At least this Sea Gull Hull is happiest near the water!

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What about you?  What would YOU rather be doing?

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers!

Patterned Socks

I wrote a little Limerick for you today…

There once was a red-tailed hawk,

Who liked to wear patterned socks,

He was quite the sight,

Especially in flight…

All birds thought his socks made him rock!!

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I’m wearing my patterned socks today, how about you?!

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!!

Cheers!  🙂

And The Materials Are…

I wanted to show you the collage materials that went into making my weird bird from yesterday:

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Did you guess ALL 10 materials?  Well, if not, let me help you out!

  1.  I started my bird collage with a word from this children’s dictionary for my bird’s body.  It started me thinking about a sewing theme.

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2.  I altered pages from this old sewing book with acrylics before using it as part of the bird’s tail and nest materials.

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3.  I color copied a doodle I did previously and cut it up for my bird’s hat.

4.  I used my gelli-printed deli papers for my bird’s head, wing and nest materials.

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5.  A paint sample card for the bird’s eye but I didn’t like the yellow color so I turned it over and used the other side with the bar code!

6.  An old button was perfect for the top of the hat.

7.  A sequin for the eye.

8.  Old sheet music that I gelli-printed for the base of the nest.

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9.  Swedish Tracing Paper that I had gelli-printed a feather stencil – this tracing paper feels more like a fabric.  It is a super fun material to collage with BTW!  I think I purchased it on Amazon.  It comes in a large roll.  I used it under the bird’s body for the nest.

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10.  Tissue from an old dress pattern was used over the sheet music for the nest – a fun element of surprise. 😉

I usually use a glue stick to glue everything down and outline my bird with pencil to give it a little dimension.

I hope you enjoyed seeing the FUN I put into this BEST Dressed Bird!

Cheers! 🙂

 

Sew It Seams…

Some days I’m “drawn” to words in the dictionary to create a weird bird.  I often have no idea what I’m going to create and for me this is really fun!  😉

Sew it seams was the case for the Dressmaker bird:

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If a bird could design a dress, do you think they would use the feather stitch?

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers! 🙂