Tag Archives: word play

A Wild Quacker…

There is a saying, “If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s a duck.”

Apparently, this person never heard of Weird Bird Wednesday…

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This is a wild Quacker, like a wild card, uh, I mean duck!

YOU get to name it!

That is if you want to play along…

Happy Wild Duck Wednesday!  hehe

Cheers! 🙂

P.S.  No “fowl” language…haha

The Spring Sandwich Puff

Since Mother’s Day is this weekend, I decided to create today’s weird bird in memory of ALL mothers – birds and humans! 😉

Lunches and Brunches…

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Recipes old and new,

I “cooked” up this bird…

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In memory of you! ❤️

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Cheers! 🙂

A Hemming Bird

Today, I decided to challenge myself by limiting my collage papers for creating a weird bird.

These are the materials I chose, some were sitting on my table from previous projects:

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I cut out shapes and played with patterns until this Hemming Bird appeared from the coat factory family…

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He (or she) was looking a little disheveled, so I added a few details to make him look im-pressive… hehe!

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I hope your day “shapes up” to be extra wonderful!

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers! 🙂

P.S.  The weather is finally warming up in the Pacific Northwest!  Time to ditch the coats!! YAY!

A Keeldeer Bird

Perhaps you have seen a “Killdeer Bird” on a sandy beach?

Well, here is its cousin, a Keeldeer Bird

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The Keeldeer is also a shoreline bird but a bit shy.  Its beak is the shape of a boat “keel” hence its name.

Let me know if you see one at the beach this summer…

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday! 

Cheers!  🙂

A Cinch

This weird bird was A Cinch to make:

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According to Wikipedia, Cinch is an American trick-taking card game primarily played by four players.  Developed in Denver, Colorado in the 1880’s the card game went out of fashion with the rise of Auction Bridge.

The word, cinch has several meanings in the dictionary, such as easy and having a tight grip.

I thought it made the perfect subject for today’s weird bird!

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers! 🙂

 

Have Your Cake And…

My MIL turned 85 years old yesterday! 😃  WOWZA!

So I thought I would repost this Diva bird since I’m taking a little break from blogging this week…

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And be sure to eat a slice of cake! 🍰

Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!

Cheers! 🙂

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! 🙂

Bird One And Bird Two

I thought I’d change things up a bit for weird bird Wednesday…

And drew a couple of birds, Dr. Seuss style:

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Bird 1 and Bird 2…

A Suess hatching at the zoo,

Double fun for you!

I hope your Wednesday is happy times two!

Cheers Friends! 🙂

A Phrase Drill

Sometimes during a Phrase Drill the geese forgot which way to fly…

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Happy Weird Bird Wednesday!!

I hope you “fly” in the right direction today…

Cheers! 🙂

YOU Can Be…

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Just think of the possibilities…

If you started your day,

Being AWESOME!!  🙂

When Charlie at Doodlewash.com had an art prompt to create patterns in watercolor on March 3rd, I couldn’t resist!

So I got out my Ecoline Watercolor markers – which Charlie was giving away last summer on his blog (I won a few to try, pretty awesome I must say!) and I just started drawing:

 

Drawing colorful patterns, just makes me FEEL awesome, how about you?

Yesterday, I decided to cut out letters on the back side of my paper:

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I forgot that I had to reverse the “S” but no big deal, I just cut out another one!

After I cut the letters out, I glued them into my journal and added some flowers with my hand painted papers.  Note:  You can’t see the cut into the center of the flowers or letters when you cut one continuous line into the center.

I had some text on my collage table and found this text, which made a perfect flower center:

 

I was thinking this would make a fun card for a friend by adding a special message inside a flower!

I outlined my letters and flowers with a black Micron pen and a little pencil shading to make them pop, as you can see with my photo on the right below:

 

Part of my inspiration for my lettering was the cover of Uppercase Magazine:

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Be AWESOME today!

Cheers! 🙂