Friday, June 11, 2010

Bird Banner

Bird banner
I made a little banner to put up over our bed with some fabric scraps from Repeat, green linen fabric in different hues and Japanese double gauze cotton
that I love and wanted to be able to look at everyday.
Bedroom banner
I recycled an old linen shirt that I dyed with coffee & applied some of my birdies
with iron-on transfer paper that I bought at an office supply shop.
I bet one with kids artwork would also look great.
Hope you have a fun filled weekend :) I'll be watching a lot of soccer with Manolo.

55 Lovely Comments:

Blogger june at noon said...

This is exquisite! I love how you've added all the elements together to create something so beautiful.

6/11/2010 1:31 PM  
Blogger Carola Zajdman said...

Qué lindo !!! me encanta en la canecera, qué original, te felicito !!! divino !!!!

6/11/2010 1:39 PM  
Blogger vesna said...

beautiful!I love the idea

6/11/2010 1:44 PM  
Blogger Karen L R said...

oh, this is sheer perfection! i LOVE it!

6/11/2010 1:45 PM  
Blogger Michelle Engel Bencsko said...

So beautiful!

6/11/2010 1:56 PM  
Blogger ariadne said...

I loved the banner!I will be watching a lot of football too.Congrats to Mexico,it did well with South Africa!Ariadne from Greece!

6/11/2010 2:08 PM  
Anonymous melissa said...

oh my goodness - what a perfect idea!
thank you for the inspiration!!

6/11/2010 2:20 PM  
Anonymous Lucy Patterson :: HANDS-ON said...

The banner is gorgeous! I absolute love it. And your bed is to die for too : ) The bird pillows and the colour of your other bedding, not to mention the beautiful wooden bed itself.... Absolutely delicious!

Enjoy the football!
Lucy x : )

6/11/2010 2:59 PM  
Blogger Gifts of Serendipity said...

Thank you for sharing yet another gorgeous artscape and clever, clever idea.


PS Go the socceroos!

6/11/2010 3:40 PM  
Blogger Vickie said...

Sew pretty.
Lots of soccer here too. My son's friend is in South Africa for World Cup. Lucky him :)

6/11/2010 3:53 PM  
Blogger **WE BLOG ARTISTS** said...

what can I say...just fabulous Geninne!
Have a great weekend with M.


6/11/2010 5:47 PM  
OpenID leanne1966 said...

love this!! great idea. x

6/11/2010 5:51 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

What a lovely lovely accent for your wall. So beautifully done!

6/11/2010 6:03 PM  
Blogger Jess said...

Wow! I am in love with this! It's so unique and so beautiful!

6/11/2010 6:05 PM  
Blogger JustJoan said...

L-O-V-E this!!!

6/11/2010 6:46 PM  
Blogger Lissy said...

Just beautiful :)

6/11/2010 6:53 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

Again, your art is so lovely. Thank you for your generosity in sharing your processes and material sources.

6/11/2010 8:52 PM  
Blogger May said...

That is adorable! I just love the peacock :)

6/11/2010 9:05 PM  
Blogger Mlle Paradis said...

another great idea from you gennine! have a great weekend and enjoy the football! there's going to be a little bit of that around our house too!

6/11/2010 10:20 PM  
Blogger Jennifer DeDonato said...

That looks wonderful!

6/11/2010 10:20 PM  
Blogger flora said...

This looks so great! You always have such wonderful new ideas! : ) XX

6/11/2010 11:09 PM  
Blogger Janina Modaal said...

Such a good idea and it looks so nice!

6/12/2010 1:40 AM  
Blogger Adélie said...

This banner looks wonderful!

6/12/2010 3:50 AM  
Blogger chrissy said...

thank you for sharing your "know how"...
i really appreciate when creativity knowledge is shared.
these are WONDERFUL.
i love following your blog.

6/12/2010 5:03 AM  
Blogger Su said...

o you rock!

6/12/2010 5:13 AM  
Anonymous marsha. said...

That banner is so beautiful! Thank you for showing it!

6/12/2010 5:56 AM  
Blogger MB Shaw said...

Enchanting! I bet it makes you smile every time you walk in the room :-)

6/12/2010 6:08 AM  
Blogger Sarah Knight said...

quite lovely & ingenious : )

6/12/2010 6:38 AM  
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6/12/2010 6:40 AM  
Blogger Loose Sparrow Arts N Crafts said...

Your beautiful work reflects your beautiful spirit! I love both the pillows and banner!

6/12/2010 8:59 AM  
Blogger Demoiselle Libellule said...

This is sooo wonderful! The banner with the different sizes and all the bautiful birdies together with beautiful fabrics is such a great idea. And the pillows are so lovely, too!

Have a wonderful weekend!


6/12/2010 9:04 AM  
Blogger Jane said...

Beautiful and so creative!

6/12/2010 9:16 AM  
Blogger Miek said...

Very beautiful !Great clolours

6/12/2010 10:40 AM  
OpenID maccandace said...

Your constant and diverse creativity amazes me. These are like prayer flags.

6/12/2010 1:18 PM  
Blogger ale said...

me encanta!!dormir cerquita de cosas que adoraste hacer es muuuy especial!!!!! yo me hice una que tengo colgada sobre mi cama y es al crochet,papeles y telas!!divino!! besos geninne!!!!! y muy lindo finde!!!

6/12/2010 1:42 PM  
Blogger arounna said...

it looks beautiful - I love all your birds.

6/12/2010 5:58 PM  
Blogger Daria Hlazatova said...

such a beautiful and cosy environment you've created with these lovely birds!

6/13/2010 12:10 AM  
Blogger jo so and sew said...

So beautiful.... how long did it take you to make?

6/13/2010 12:37 AM  
Blogger shopgirl said...

Love the banner! You always have such brilliant ideas!


6/13/2010 2:28 AM  
Blogger Katie said...

This project is absolutely beautiful! I just love it and the color of your pillowcases. Very very pretty.

6/13/2010 10:45 AM  
Anonymous Corinna Lyons-Revello said...

Absolutely beautiful. It looks great with those pillows on your bed! Love those too.


6/13/2010 11:48 AM  
Anonymous Amanda Elizabeth said...

This is so stunning!

6/13/2010 12:02 PM  
Blogger Kaetlyn Wilcox said...

Everything you make is just so lovely:)

6/13/2010 4:22 PM  
Blogger Diana said...

What a beautiful banner! Made me smile a very large smile today :-)

6/13/2010 6:05 PM  
Anonymous oyo said...

Gorgeous !!!

6/14/2010 11:28 AM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

arounna and i were talking about how incredibly talented you are yesterday at the trunk sale.
I think we should both come down and visit your new home.

6/14/2010 5:12 PM  
Blogger The Gritty Bird said...

GORGEOUS! What an amazing idea!

6/14/2010 9:37 PM  
Blogger ni said...

Wow! Beautiful!

6/16/2010 10:46 AM  
Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

Love those pillows.
And how nice to see Arounna and Roisin's fabric in your bird banner

6/16/2010 4:25 PM  
Blogger Dennise said...

So inspiring! I think I'll be dreamin' 'bout your little birdies tonight! xo

6/16/2010 9:39 PM  
Blogger Natalie said...

I would sleep soundly every night on beautiful bird pillows like those! Your blog is such a source of inspiration.

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