Paper Bird Garland

Paper Bird Garland

I found a cute cardinal paper craft on the internet and now I have a radiance of cardinals on my mantel.

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The cleverness of the design was inspiring and yet so simple. You start with a red circle and cut it in half.  Cut one of the halves into thirds.  These become the head, tail, and wing.  Add a black “comma” and a yellow beak.

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I do love cardinals.  This beautiful bird is the state bird of no less than 7 states and more importantly, the mascot of my friend group.

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A cardinal is also perched on my Christmas plates.  I love getting out these plates and would probably use them all year long if they didn’t have the holly, bows, and mistletoe on them.

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Getting ready for quesadillas tonight.  Not really a meal I would eat on these plates but very soon these will see some friendly faces around them for a holiday meal.

 

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One Response to Paper Bird Garland

  1. Terri December 17, 2015 at 9:07 am #

    You can eat anything on a Holiday plate with a Cardinal!! Cardinals love food!!

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