March 21, 2011

Springtime Nesting

While linking through other blog posts last week, I got the urge
 to "kopy kat" Springtime Bird vignettes I was seeing. 

I remembered that I had purchased several bird nests at 
90% off at a decorators After Christmas Sale.  
I got those out of the attic along with some candlesticks
 and containers in the beige color range.  I also found 
some birds that I had gotten at Dollar Tree and 
Hobby Lobby at some time in the past. 

Originally meant as Christmas decorations...

You cannot be serious! Who would pay $10 for a bird's nest? I guess the decorator did. 

I just pulled anything that looked Christmas-y out of the nests
To add to the things I already had in the attic, I got 
unpainted pine birdhouses at JoAnn's ($1 each), 
 a birdcage at Michael's ($5 on sale), 
a metal bird basket at Ross ($7), a bird plate ($5) 
and a three bird sculpture  ($5 on sale) at Hobby Lobby.

I played around with the elements that I had to see what
looked best for the bird-themed vignette on top of the 
flea market console my husband and I painted. 

I painted the little bird houses and even the birds so my 
elements would be in the same color family.

Here is another bird pair that is in my living room
 that stays up most of the year.


  1. Stopping by from Debbie's newbie party... I love the birds and nests they look great! Very spring-like. I love that bird cage you got from Michaels, I might have to go get me one!

  2. hiya , stpping by from debbies newbi party too x love what you did with the console and the vignette on top looks amazing just lkie a magazine shoot x good for you x
    going for a look around your blog now , tfs

  3. The console looks great, love the candleholders and the birdnests, you sure got a great deal on them!


  4. I love everything about this vignette. So cheerful. I am now following. Stop by and visit.

  5. Beautiful vignettes, The console you refinished is fabulous.

  6. I'm your "neighbour" at Tabletop Tuesday, A Stroll Thru Life and I'm so glad I popped over! I want to get some nests and put them on all my candleholders! What a terrific idea! You have so many pretty little birdies too and have used them in lovely vignettes. Painting your accessories in complimentary colours really paid off - everything looks so coordinated!


  7. Very pretty! Really love how you brought it all together for a beautiful display! Stopping by from Debbies newbi party. Just became your newest follower. Stop by and visit sometime. Blessings, Vicky

  8. Cute little nests! Thanks for sharing your vignette! Darling...

  9. What a beautiful set up you have! It all looks so springy and light.

  10. Adorable, and I love Spring anything, except for the sniffles. Thanks for joining my newbie party.

  11. Thanks for the sweet comments! Yes I did get the little birds at Dollar Tree (I went crazy and got 10 of them) I love using them in my decor. Blessings, Vicky

  12. Beautiful!! I love birds/birdhouses --- did my living room in them. Your "creations" looks so pretty!

  13. Hello, stumbled upon your post at a Stroll Thru Life's Tabletop Tuesday. I love little birdies and you have done such a terrific job displaying them. Have taken a peak around your blog and like what I see. You have fabulous taste and a beautiful home, during my peak I discovered that you are a Neonatal Intensive Care RN and I wanted to give you my regards. My daughter was born very premature, weighing in a just a little over a pound and spent 4 months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Her nurses were absolutely the best and I know it was partly because of their care and dedication that she is still alive today. It takes special people to do what you do so I just wanted to say thanks and God bless.

  14. i love it all! so spring. thanks so much for sharing this at my party!!

  15. I love, love, love all of your vignettes. I so need to remember the nest idea on the pillar candlesticks. That is so pretty with all your bunnies. Beautifully done, and so spring. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  16. Dreaming of outdoor adventures? Camping equipment nz are the foundation of unforgettable journeys. Whether you're hiking, camping, or simply soaking in nature's splendor, having the right gear means you can revel in every moment, worry-free. Pack up, gear up, and let the great outdoors captivate you.


Thank you SO MUCH for taking the time to comment on my blog!

© Miss Kopy Kat. Design by FCD.