It is about 3" across and maybe just over 1" deep with a tiny orange button, top and bottom, stitched through the centre and pulled tightly to accentuate the shape. The colours are much richer and more vibrant than these pics show. The box is lined with a deep olive green silk and needs something colourful to brighten the inside.
I stitched three little glass beads to each corner, and made a needlecase in matching colours.
I must now pluck up the courage to put the box together. I've had two goes and not been satisfied but think I have worked out how to get a good result. After that is done, I have only to make a scissors case, but will need to buy the scissors first to make sure of a good fit.
An update on the collared doves: Baby dove ('Ariel') has flown the nest so we removed it and had a little clean up. Two or three days later, Dolly and Desmond Dove were back with more twigs having looked for the nest several times and given us dirty looks for taking it away. It was disgusting and literally a few twigs held together with bird droppings. A new nest has been made and Dolly is in residence once more, sitting on a new egg. We have given in, but are opening the bedroom window when we want to!