Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Fly away birdie!
The birdie on the wall is almost finished, I painted the wings a couple of days ago
and I'm waiting for it to dry completely before adding all the white details.
My finger is completely healed, the mud worked like a charm. Manolo was right :)

23 Lovely Comments:

Blogger candis said...

This is such a great idea and it turned out so well -- beautiful!

Would love to see the finished bird once you add the details.

10/27/2010 12:50 PM  
Blogger elpimpi said...

GREAT! I can't wait till it will be finished! :-)

10/27/2010 12:55 PM  
Anonymous joanie said...

Yay! So happy you're all mended. I must remember the mud trick. I wonder if English mud works as well as Mexican mud. Our wet weather makes lots of mud!

10/27/2010 2:35 PM  
Blogger blue china studio said...

It looks great. I love it when homes have a touch of whimsy to them. This bird is such a nice detail.

Glad your finger healed. I'll remember mud next time.

10/27/2010 2:47 PM  
Anonymous LauraS said...


10/27/2010 4:13 PM  
Anonymous lauradodson said...


it looks like the birdie was set free from the cage and it's winging it's way through your home.

10/27/2010 4:49 PM  
Blogger Dianne said...

Lovely vignette... Great variety of succulents and I love the painted rocks and the bird!

10/27/2010 6:58 PM  
Blogger Carol C said...

Beautiful bird! Can't wait to see it finished!

10/27/2010 7:04 PM  
Blogger Amanda at 32˙North said...

He's great! Looks like he flew out of the cage below. Love his red and purple plumage.

10/27/2010 8:10 PM  
Blogger letterlady said...

Open the door on your birdcage. : ) Very cute! Nice vignette.

10/27/2010 8:46 PM  
Blogger lisa geiger said...

yup, gotta open the cage door...
wonderful touch!

10/27/2010 10:36 PM  
Blogger Mlle Paradis said...

yes, i love the personality and colors that your cactus have. and the plumeria....!!!!

10/27/2010 10:54 PM  
Blogger Cari-Jane Hakes said...

It is beautiful and a lovely way for you to put your mark on the house. I hope you do some more!
How is your Sketchbook 2011 project going? I signed up to this project after reading about it on your blog.

10/28/2010 12:45 AM  
Anonymous Maaike said...

Maybe you should start selling the Mexican mud on the internet! With a small bottle of water to re-mud it... Hehehehehehe...

Love the bird. Looks like it just escaped from the cage and is flying toward its newfound freedom!

You inspired me to paint and draw again. Nowhere near as good as you, but I still think it turned out cute! I posted it on my blog on ! I would LOVE to hear what you think!

10/28/2010 1:08 AM  
Blogger Layne Arlina said...


10/28/2010 2:41 AM  
Blogger dls said...

Love the bird cage and setting.

10/28/2010 7:58 AM  
Anonymous Teje said...

Hello! You have been busy - or me and din't visit you few days... the bird and all the wall is beautiful!
Fantastic flowers and paintings! And of course 'Turbo' is the best! Your son has made it perfect for the great blackboard!
Best wishes Teje and Nero

10/28/2010 10:02 AM  
Blogger Els said...

That bird is really cute (and escaped from your cage) But is that a BLUE cactus on the right ???

10/28/2010 12:35 PM  
Blogger resolute twig said...

I love him :)

10/28/2010 3:08 PM  
Blogger life in yonder said...

What a fun and original idea.

10/29/2010 12:53 PM  
Blogger Bridget said...

love it

11/01/2010 12:04 PM  
Blogger Make it Easy said...

how great!!
i love this

11/08/2010 11:13 AM  
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