Nicole™ Crafts Candlestick Birdhouse Trio

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Candlestick Birdhouse Trio

This is a wonderful project for shabby chic and rustic décor! Birdhouses can be decorated in so many ways...whether with paint, decoupage with scrapbook or decorative stamped paper,  craft basics like buttons, beads and ribbon, you can make it your own!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3-4 hours (includes drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint two 8 inch candlesticks, one 6 inch candlestick and plaque Snow White.
  • 2
    Paint roofs and perches of rounded birdhouse and pointed birdhouse Snow White. Paint body of remaining birdhouse Snow White.
  • 3
    Paint body of rounded birdhouse Primary Yellow. Paint body of pointed birdhouse Bahama Blue.
  • 4
    Paint roof, perch and bottom of remaining birdhouse Santa Red.
  • 5
    When paint is dry, sand edges of birdhouses, candlesticks and plaque.
  • 6
    Lightly brush stain over surfaces. Wipe off with cloth.
  • 7
    Brush on varnish.
  • 8
    Lightly brush glitter glue on white sections of birdhouses. Let dry.
  • 9
    Glue 6 inch candlestick in center of plaque. Glue 8 inch candlesticks evenly on each end of plaque.
  • 10
    Glue birdhouses to tops of candlesticks. Red one in center, blue and yellow on each end. Allow time for glue to dry.
  • 11
    Cut apart grapevine wreath. Weave thinner pieces through candlesticks. Secure with cloth-covered wire.
  • 12
    Clip on or remove clip and glue birds randomly to birdhouse trio.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3-4 hours (includes drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Birdhouse 4 inch x 9-1/2 inch 104435584
  • Nicole™ Crafts Teardrop Wood Birdhouse 5 inch x 6 inch 104435585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Birdhouse 4-1/2 inch x 6-1/2 inch 104435586
  • Nicole™ Crafts Feathered Friends Bird with Clip 3-1/2 inch Yellow/Brown/White 104745731
  • Nicole™ Crafts Feathered Friends Bird with Clip 3-1/2 inch Brown/White 104745718
  • Nicole™ Crafts Feathered Friends Bird with Clip 3-1/2 inch Light Brown/White 104745733
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wooden Candle Holder 8 inch 104446299
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wooden Candle Holder 6 inch 104446296
  • Walnut Hollow® Innkeeper Signboard 6 inches x 23 inches 104147248
  • Nicole™ Crafts Grapevine Wreath 18 inch 104456095
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • DecoArt® Gel Stain 2 oz. Walnut 104108131
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz Bahama Blue 104521661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Santa Red 104106615
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Yellow 104106632
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 12 104118907
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Clean Scrap of Cotton Cloth
  • Brown Cloth-Covered Wire
  • Medium -Grit Sandpaper
  • Wood Glue