Nicole™ Crafts Heart Trimmed Mini Birdhouse

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by Denise Bianco, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Heart Trimmed Mini Birdhouse

Paper punches are always a great addition to any craft project, as is shown with this "tweet" birdhouse.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-2 hours plus drying time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint front and back of birdhouse Primary Red and remaining sections Desert Turquoise. Let dry.
  • 2
    After running the heart paper punch down the side of a 12 inch X 12 inch sheet of decorative paper, cut out two 2 ¾ inch X 3 ½ inch sections and glue pieces to roof as shown.
  • 3
    Apply a coat of Mod Podge to remaining wood.
  • 4
    Use the punch to cut out lace heart strips to use as trim around base of birdhouse and above perch.
  • 5
    Punch paper flowers using paper punch. Glue a rhinestone to the center of each flower and attach to various areas of birdhouse as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-2 hours plus drying time

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Small Wood Birdhouse Assorted Designs 104744064
  • Basic Grey® Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Lemonade Collection Dandelion 104452031
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Edger Punch Lace Heart 104514612
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 12MM Round Pastel Mix 67pcs. 104240552
  • Ranger Glossy Accents™ 104100594
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte Finish 104107932
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Desert Turquoise 104106698
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Red 104106630
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 6 104618376
  • Beacon Adhesives® Zip Dry® Paper Glue 2 oz. 104070877
  • ½ inch Decorative Flower Punch