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Spring Is Here Birdhouse
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Spring Is Here Birdhouse

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Wood birdhouse with fence
  • Acrylic paint: blue, green, yellow, white
  • Cardstock: patterned & light blue solid
  • Flower punch
  • Chalk & applicator
  • Black pen or computer-generated quote
  • Glue stick
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Bird pattern (or draw freehand)

DIRECTIONS: Refer to photo.

  1. Basecoat house & porch with yellow paint. Allow paint to dry between each application. Apply as many coats of each color as necessary for good coverage. Paint roof edges & base of birdhouse green. Paint roof & inside edge of the opening blue. Paint fence posts & perch white.
  2. Cut bird shape from patterned cardstock. Cut wing & eye shapes from contrasting cardstock. Assemble bird. Position & glue bird to birdhouse as shown.
  3. Punch flowers from a variety of cardstock. Create some contrasting flower centers. Cut slim stems from patterned cardstock, position & glue around the sides of the birdhouse.
  4. Write or print quotes for each side of the roof on light blue cardstock.
  5. Cut out each word separately.
  6. Chalk edges; glue to the roof of birdhouse.
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