Nicole™ Crafts Light Bulb Bird

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Light Bulb Bird

This little birdie is a fun & simple project for kids to enjoy. Nicole Crafts acrylic containers are inexpensive and easy for little hands to craft and create! Let them go wild with pom poms, wiggle eyes and chenille stems...kids will have a blast, whether at a birthday party, camp or at an after school program!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint light bulb with two coats of Snow White paint. Let dry.
  • 2
    Cut tissue paper into squares. Brush Mod Podge® onto an area of bulb. Place square of tissue onto wet bulb. Use a light touch and brush the tissue paper with Mod Podge®. Repeat and cover entire bulb. Let bulb completely dry.
  • 3
    Cut one half of one bump off of orange bumpy chenille stem and glue to end of bulb for beak as shown. Glue eyes on each side of beak.
  • 4
    Tie a long piece of monofilament around the bulb and hot glue in place. Tie a knot where desired for hanger. Trim ends.
  • 5
    Glue feathers on as wings, tail and a little bit on top of head.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Plastic Bottle Bulb 4 inch 104753543
  • Nicole™ Crafts Marabou Feathers 6 inch Yellow 104277124
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 20 inches x 26 inches 12 sheets Yellow
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stem 3MM x 12 inch Multi Colored 12 pcs. 104277460
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 7MM 104233386
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mono Filament Thread 8 lb. 100 yards 104244240
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte 104107932
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • iLOVEtoCREATE Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Flat Brush