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Unread 01-02-2017, 10:07 AM   #1
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At Ikea for the second time in three days, I saw this bird canvas print, "Perched on a String."

The horizontal lines are pieces of twine that wrap around to the back and are stapled onto the frame. Small clothespins are included.

It was displayed holding greeting cards. What a simple, smart idea that could be done on bulletin boards or just on an empty frame. I happened to like the little birds so bought it.

Note the photos on the link that show it with photos and crafty stuff:

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THANK YOU SO, SO MUCH!!! I've had a partially-finished project for more than a year, and this was exactly the inspiration I needed to get 'er done! I'll be back with a photo after this mission is accomplished! Thanks again!
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This is so cute! I have a thing for birds on a wire and love them in decorating or even single birds. I'd love to have the one from IKEA to display cards!

Here's one of my birds on a wire pieces.
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This is so cute! I have a thing for birds on a wire and love them in decorating or even single birds. I'd love to have the one from IKEA to display cards!

Here's one of my birds on a wire pieces.
Now that's too cute! I notice birds on wires all the time. : )

Is that paper? It looks like metal?
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UGH...........I was at Ikea Saturday and didn't see this........unfortunetly the closest Ikea to us is 60 miles away.........I've been looking for a bulletin board or something like it......this would be perfect! Absolutely adorable and you can color me green!
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UGH...........I was at Ikea Saturday and didn't see this........unfortunetly the closest Ikea to us is 60 miles away.........I've been looking for a bulletin board or something like it......this would be perfect! Absolutely adorable and you can color me green!
It looks like you can buy it on line, though I wonder how they'd protect it.

I would have missed it in the frames/pictures section where it was stacked if I hadn't seen it hung up in the section with boxes.
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Well, that would require me finishing said project, now, wouldn't it? I'm in the finishing-up stages of the latest purge/reorg of stamps and my room is a MESS, so there is no available real estate on which to work. Hopefully later this week, though!
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very cute! We have been planning on doing something similar...to our walls. No canvas or frame. Just hemp cord, clothes pins and some photos. We've lived here for over 4 years and have not hung much up, not even a photo of our wedding which was in '08. So the non-pressure of finding frames and using clothes pins instead appeals to us. It also makes for easy swapping of different photos. =)
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