Nicole™ Crafts Fairy Birdhouse

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Fairy Birdhouse

Fairies are a big theme for little girls...this project would be a cherished addition to that special girl in your life by combining figures from Papo and Safari as well as floral accessories to create a true mixed media finished project.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove hanger and discard.
  • 2
    Drill hole in back of birdhouse 4 ½ inch up from bottom.
  • 3
    Paint birdhouse Country Twill. Paint roof Olive Green. Paint perch and window sills Grape Juice. Paint base inside and out Burnt Umber.
  • 4
    Shade edge of birdhouse with Milk Chocolate.
  • 5
    Thread lights in drilled hole. Using tan Duck Tape, tape battery pack to back of birdhouse. Tape lights to inside ceiling of birdhouse. Tape over hole covering excess wire.
  • 6
    Randomly brush iridescent glitter glue over roof and window sills. Sprinkle diamond dust over glitter glue. Shake off excess. Let dry.
  • 7
    Break pieces of twigs to fit over windows and doors. Glue in place.
  • 8
    Glue birdhouse to back of plaque a little off to the left side.
  • 9
    Arrange and glue river pebbles in front of birdhouse for path.
  • 10
    Glue a river stone on each side of birdhouse. Glue unicorn on right side of birdhouse.
  • 11
    Randomly glue moss to roof, door and windows. Glue moss to plaque covering entire surface.
  • 12
    Glue fairies in position as shown. Glue butterfly to roof.
  • 13
    Brush small amount of glitter glue on fairies and rocks. Sprinkle small amount of diamond dust over glue. Let dry.
  • 14
    Glue beaded wheat sprays, calla lilies and ribbon roses to roof and front of house.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Bird Feeder 8-1/2 inch x 6-5/8 inch 104139306
  • Walnut Hollow® Basswood Country Round® Large 100368617
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Glitter 2 oz Multi-Color Diamond Dust 104558993
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inches x 20 yards Beige 104537305
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rice Lights Clear Bulbs White Wire Battery Operated 104283539
  • Quality Growers Variety Pack Moss 104593035
  • Panacea™ Polished River Pebbles Multi-Color 28 oz. 104406129
  • Panacea™ River Rocks 1 to 5 cm 2lb Multi-Color 104181792
  • Safari Ltd® Figurine Unicorn 104571558
  • Papo® Figurine Riding Elf with Fox 104533119
  • Safari Ltd® Figurine Buttercup Fairy 104571544
  • Safari Ltd® Figurine Iris Fairy 104571543
  • Butterfly Embellishments
  • Bibby International Beaded Wheat Spray 5-1/2 inch Green 104572131
  • Bibby International Mini Cala Lily Flowers 4 inch White 104572125
  • Bibby International Pink Organza Rose with Rhinestone 4-1/2 inch 104590588
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Traditional Burnt Umber 104699314
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Milk Chocolate 104106618
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Olive Green 104385117
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Wave 104549565
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Country Twill 104107575
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 12 104118907
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 6 104618376
  • Aleene's® Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • AAA Batteries
  • Power Drill with 1/2" Drill Bit
  • Small Outdoor Twigs