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Old 11-29-2014, 06:49 PM
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I save a lot of my birds feathers and just keep them in a jar, so I thought why not make an ornament out of them. I bought some clear glass ornaments and just stuffed the feathers in. I got the ornaments at Michael's, (a craft store in the US), they had many different shapes and sizes. This one is glass but they also had some clear plastic if you are concerned about breakage. The heart in the picture is about 2 1/2 inches high.

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I save the larger feathers of budgie.
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Old 11-29-2014, 07:10 PM
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I save the larger feathers of budgie.
I save those too but I have not figured out a creative way to use them.
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Old 11-29-2014, 07:16 PM
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I was thinking of framing them, or something like that.
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Guilty as charged, I have all of Budget's feathers he has lost. They are in a large jar at the moment till I come up with a creative moment .
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I love the feather ornament! Beautiful!!!!
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Great idea Cody, absolutely beautiful ornament
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I'm guilty. I have a zip lock bag of all three budgie's feathers. At least now I know I'm not alone...lol!

My daughter made me a hand made journal in the shape of a large (about 8")price tag and hand cut a birdcage to put on the front. On each page is blank journal page to write about him or attached a picture. So some of Buttercup's feather's were used in the making of the journal.

Have only had The Boys for a short time so I'm still collecting there feathers and plan to do the same thing that I did for Buttercup.

The ornament is so pretty and a great idea to use and display some of your budgie's beautiful feathers.
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That is really cool stuff...
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Beautiful ornament.. I never would have thought to do that... and if I did, I'm way sure it wouldn't look like yours does. Beautiful.
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