Bird in the Cage...

January 30th, 2010 in member junk     
ninnarae ninnarae, member
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I love using junk for collage and assemblage!  I had a vintage bingo cage which was broken off its base, and thought it would make a cute little bird cage.  I used an old erector set piece for a base- attaching it was a little more difficult than it looks, as the cage end wires tend to separate...thanks to my patient husband for his help with that!   A craft bird nest with some moss, old wood bingo balls for eggs, and an old "bird" flash card topped it off!  My first post...hope you like it!


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Bird in a Cage...
posted in: member junk, artwork, bird, nest, bingo cage, bingo balls, flash card, assemblage

Comments (25)

LloydsLandingofSears writes: Charming! I love it!
~Mary~ Posted: 11:25 pm on May 12th
JunkDrawerDecor writes: This is so wonderful I just love it to pieces!!! Posted: 11:48 am on April 25th
RoseGardenRomantic writes: really cute idea!! Posted: 12:24 am on March 4th
shabbychick writes: Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style, ninnarae!

Awesome post - oh so cute - and very clever use of the bingo cage - as well as the other elements in this project.

Can't wait to see what you come up with next!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 10:23 pm on February 2nd
WhimsicalCottage writes: The bingo balls made my day. So cute as eggs! And the flash card cinched it. Love, love, love it.

Great project! Posted: 8:32 am on February 2nd
54girl writes: Very cute idea!! Love how you put it all togehter! Mary Posted: 2:29 pm on February 1st
Cynyth writes: This is so precious. Really well done. And congratulations on feature of the week :-) Posted: 10:42 am on February 1st
RustyDiva writes: Too cute! Love those bingo balls! Very creative project ~ well done. Posted: 10:26 am on February 1st
TinTinJunkFan writes: This is so sweet...wonderful project! Posted: 8:47 am on February 1st
Junk_Sophisticate writes: How cute is that! What an adorable display piece you've created.
Candy Posted: 3:03 pm on January 31st
JunkArchitect writes: What a creative and fun project…welcome.

Jim Posted: 8:09 pm on January 30th
chippingcharm writes: Adorable...and welcome to posting...once you start you just can't stop :) Laurel Posted: 7:43 pm on January 30th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: NINNARAE,
You did a great job with that bird gage.This would be a beautiful piece in my birds room. God Bless Robert. Posted: 6:53 pm on January 30th
grannijo writes: AWESOME!!!!!...love it!...thanks for sharing!..sharon Posted: 3:46 pm on January 30th
writes: This is precious! LOVE! Posted: 3:22 pm on January 30th
barntiques writes: Great little piece! And congrats on your first post! Posted: 3:18 pm on January 30th
ninnarae writes: Thank you SO much! I was a little nervous making a first post, but you've all made me feel very welcome! I'm so inspired by all the wonderful junk art I have seen here! Posted: 2:19 pm on January 30th
suewhitney writes: The member feature of the week goes to Ninarae. This project is cute, clever and well done. Way to go Ninarae...I hope everyone enjoys this project as much as I do. Congrats!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 1:47 pm on January 30th
tripletmom3 writes: You are so great at this stuff! I LOVE the little cage, however did you find such a great piece? If I found that where I live it would have cost $100. That assemblage is exactly what Junkstyle is all about I think. Great job Linda! Posted: 9:20 am on January 30th
fellowjunker writes: Love the re-purpose of this old bingo spinner!
xojanis Posted: 7:51 am on January 30th
junkermidge writes: What an adorable project. Love the bingo balls as eggs. Great job! Great post and looking forward to more.
Midge Posted: 11:17 pm on January 29th
ninnarae writes: Thanks SO much, everyone for your nice comments and kind welcome- it inspires me to try more things! Posted: 9:17 pm on January 29th
DownHomeDIY writes: Bingo! You hit the nail on the head with this project. Such a clever repurpose. Welcome to the site and I can't wait to see more.
~MB
Posted: 9:15 pm on January 29th
MakinItHappen writes: Very nicely done. Love the bingo-ball eggs! Posted: 5:33 pm on January 29th
Christina_S writes: Welcome! Love your post, I am very partial to anything with a bird. This is so something I would love to have in my house :) I really like how you used the bingo balls as eggs, tying back into the bingo cage. Brilliant! Posted: 5:14 pm on January 29th
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