"Feeling left out."
I took the advice I received and dulled the white birdhouses so they didn't compete for attention with the birds. I also added some shimmering red berries to the tree and bush in the opposite corners, hoping to counter the strong diagonal line between the two birds.
I scanned the image in two passes and in Photoshop stuck them back together. I hope this helps show the true color palette.
Recycled: baby board book, letters and envelopes, paper doily, sheet music, cardboard, magazine and newspaper