Home Tweet Home Wall Plaque


size: 4" tall

Materials

  • Happy Home Collection Unfinished Shapes (Say It With Letters)
  • Red cardstock
  • Birdie Bits Collection patterned (Dream Street Papers): Building A Home; Look Around; She’s Not Alone; Sing Just Enough
  • Tiny Alpha Stickers (Making Memories)
  • Love Story Collection felt heart (Making Memories)
  • Scroll border rub-ons (BasicGrey)
  • Foof-a-La cream buttons (Autumn Leaves)
  • Green embroidery floss

Basic Supplies

newspaper (to cover work surface)

Tools

  • ColorBox Charcoal Fluid Chalk Inkpad (Clearsnap)
  • Scrapbook Colors Meadow Acrylic Paint (Making Memories)
  • Zig Memory System Black Writer (EK Success Ltd.)
  • Sewing needle
  • Mod Podge découpage medium (Plaid)

Directions

  • 1. Paint birdhouse green; let dry. Trace birdhouse onto back of patterned papers as follows: house, orange dots; roof, green plaid; chimney, stripes; roof trim, scalloped stripes. Cut out pieces and ink edges Charcoal.
  • 2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, découpage paper pieces to birdhouse.
  • 3. Cut 1” square from green plaid paper and 1/2”x7/8” piece from blue paper; glue blue piece to center of green square for window. Use black pen to hand draw curtains on red paper; cut out and glue to window. Glue window to left side of house.
  • 4. Cut two birds from patterned paper and glue to house; draw legs and windowpanes with pen.
  • 5. Apply rub-on borders along top edge of roof. Spell “Home Tweet Home” with alphabet stickers as shown.
  • 6. Stitch green floss around edge of felt heart; adhere heart and rick rack to roof. Glue buttons to roof scallops.

by Melonie Douthit

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