Nicole™ Crafts Orange and Tan Mini Birdhouse

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by Denise Bianco, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Orange and Tan Mini Birdhouse

Scrapbook paper is a wonderful way to customize any birdhouse for any room in your home. Birdhouses can be decorated in so many ways...whether with paint, decoupage, duct tape or decorative stamped paper,  craft basics like buttons, beads and ribbon, you can make it your own!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Punch two strips of paper using the French scroll punch. Cut strips in half and glue to roof trim as shown. Trim excess.
  • 2
    Paint sides and roof trim Jack O ’Lantern Orange. Paint remainder of birdhouse Cashmere Beige. Let dry.
  • 3
    Cut a 6 inch X 4 inch piece of paper. Fold in half. Punch out design on both halves of paper using the magnetic paper punch. Glue paper to roof and trim excess paper even with roof edge as shown.
  • 4
    Apply dots of Orange dimensional paint around base, circle opening and center and four corners of roof cutouts as shown.
  • 5
    Glue bird to perch.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Birdhouse Assorted Designs 104149174
  • Die Cuts with a View® Mat Stack 4-1/2 inch x 6-1/2 inch Animal Crackers 104427877
  • Bird Embellishment
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Punch All Over The Page Caning Pattern 104600656
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Punch All Over The Page French Scroll 104600461
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint Value 104136879
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Khaki Tan 104106617
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Jack-O'-Lantern 104106646
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 6 104618376
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928