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Se7en Wishes The Crafty Crow Another Brilliant Blogaversary!!!

March 23rd, 2012 · 13 Comments

The Crafty Crow is simply the best for awesome awesome crafts gathered from all over the world wide web… Please pop over and say hello… Surprise her with a heap of visitors, I would love to make her weekend!!!

To our very dearest

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We just wanted to wish you a brilliant blog birthday…

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We thought we would celebrate by whipping up a crafty crow in se7en + 1 steps:

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  1. Gather your gear…
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  3. Fold your card in half and cut out a semi-circle…
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  5. Punch two holes in your card… one for the beak and one for the legs…
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  7. Cut a bit off your pipe cleaner and fold the two pieces in half…
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  9. Thread your pipe cleaner through the punch-homes and give them a twist…
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  11. And twist those feet…
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  13. Snip out a wedge to make a tale and pop an eye onto your bird… googly eye or marker – whatever works!!!
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  15. Use some of your off cut card to make some wings…
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    And your crow is good to go…

    And a crafty celebration would not be complete without an afternoon spent painting – crows of course!!!

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    Here’s A Crow filled gallery for you!!!

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    An afternoon well spent!!!
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    And still my favorite crow of all time:

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    We can’t thank you enough for your brilliant blog and all the hard work that you do for children’s crafts all over the world – show casing and inspiring… Wishing you many many more years of brilliant blogging to go!!!

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

13 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Cassi // Mar 23, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Oh my gosh, you are the bright spot in my day!! Thank you so much for remembering and taking the time to create all your wonderful crows! Really, seeing all those sweet faces concentrating on their Crafty Crow art brings tears to my eyes. Thank you from the bottom of my heart and big, big hugs all around!!
    Cassi´s last blog post ..The Crafty Crow is 4 Years Old!

  • 2 se7en // Mar 23, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    Hay Cassi, So thrilled to be the bright spot in your day!!! You are simply the best at inspiring us – your work is awesome… my kids are always so thrilled to see their projects on the Crafty Crow… And honestly what could be better than an afternoon just painting pictures for a friend!!! Glad you liked them – hope you have a fabulous weekend!!! Lots of love from all of us again and again!!!

  • 3 Carolyn @ Mama's Little Muse // Mar 24, 2012 at 3:19 am

    That is so sweet that you did this! I love Crafty Crow too. SUCH an awesome source of crafty inspiration! Love your site too, which I was introduced to from Crafty Crow!
    Have a great weekend!
    Carolyn @ Mama’s Little Muse´s last blog post ..Ode to a Plum Tree

  • 4 Corli // Mar 24, 2012 at 5:29 am

    Fab!!! Loved it!!
    Corli´s last blog post ..winter beauties

  • 5 se7en // Mar 24, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Hay Carolyn!!! How fun that you found the brilliant Crafty Crow through us… I love that!!! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!!!

  • 6 se7en // Mar 24, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Hay Corli!!! So good to hear from you… Glad you liked the crows!!! Hope you had a great week!!!

  • 7 Ali @ At home with Ali // Mar 25, 2012 at 4:14 am

    Truly wonderful paintings, those crows have so much personality.
    Ali @ At home with Ali´s last blog post ..Guest post at Make, Do & Friend

  • 8 se7en // Mar 25, 2012 at 8:05 am

    Thanks Ali, We so enjoyed painting them and we love the Crafty Crow!!! Hope you have a good week!!!

  • 9 Granny Ant // Mar 25, 2012 at 11:00 am

    Just LOVE all those wonderful crows!

  • 10 creativejewishmom/sara // Mar 25, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    So nice of you to salute the crafty crow! Thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!
    creativejewishmom/sara´s last blog post ..Welcome to Craft Schooling Sunday!

  • 11 se7en // Mar 25, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    Glad you liked them Granny Ant!!! Heaps of Crafty Crows – it was such a fun project!!! Have a great day!!!

  • 12 se7en // Mar 25, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    Hi Creative Jewish Mom, We just love and adore the Crafty Crow!!! So happy to be part of your link-up!!! Hope you have a great week!!!

  • 13 Hay Crafty Crow We Love You So... - se7en // Mar 24, 2013 at 3:37 am

    [...] Happy Birthday to the Crafty Crow… [...]

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