>Holiday Red Bird

>beaded winter cardinal wearable fine art pin etsy Boston bead artist

I must’ve been in the holiday spirit today, because I got out all my red beads. I made a beaded Cardinal pin! Cardinals are one of my favourite birds all year round, and I have been meaning to make one for awhile. Also, he took me awhile to make – 5 hours of beading! I used red 1/2 bugle beads I found when I was in London, as well as a mix of Japanese size 11 & size 15 seed beads. I also used some black wire to attach a real tree branch! I think I like how he turned out, so I’ll probably bead more birds in this style.

beaded winter cardinal wearable fine art pin etsy Boston bead artist
Bead embroidery on felt. 3″ tall x 1-1/4″ wide (7.5 cm x 3.5cm).
Available for sale at The Lone Beader’s Gallery Shop.

This bird is now available for sale at my Etsy shop!
Click the pic to view the listing! Happy Holidays!!

13 thoughts on “>Holiday Red Bird

  1. >Gorgeous! I’ve scheduled a link to this post to go live on my blog tomorrow morning (Central USA time). I hope it brings you a few extra clicks.Denisehttp://needlework.craftgossip.com

  2. >I love the cardinal! It reminds me of when I lived in Vermont… We had one particularly frigid winter (-30°F for weeks in a row) with months of snowbanks and dead silence outside. But one early spring morning, as I was trudging through snowdrifts several feet deep in order to get to class, I heard the first bird of the year… a cardinal that was perched up in a tree that still had ice on it!

  3. >That is beautiful! I wish I was more crafty :)Happy WW🙂 My WW entries for today are at:Pastyme With Good CompanyeThe Paranormal BlogNuttin’ ButHappy Holidays!🙂

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