Rusted Birdhouse Ornament

By  Vickie Kammerer 

size: 5" tall

  • Rusted Birdhouse Ornament
  • Side and Back View


  • Wooden birdhouse ornament with rusted roof, 5” tall
  • Advantus Tim Holtz idea-ology Kraft Resist Christmas Memories Paper Stash
  • Miniature mushroom bird
  • Natural excelsior


  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Rusty Hinge Stain
  • Raw umber acrylic paint
  • Marvy Uchida White Liquid Appliqué
  • Adhesives: liquid glue, glue stick

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, paintbrush, palette, heat tool, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Pattern - Holiday Wish List

  • 1. Cover work surface with newspaper. Paint birdhouse base raw umber; let dry.
  • 2. Measure and cut paper panels to fit front, back, and both sides of birdhouse. Rub over paper pieces with Rusty Hinge stain; let dry.
  • 3. Use glue stick to adhere paper panels to birdhouse.
  • 4. Apply Liquid Appliqué to scalloped roof edges and birdhouse base; let dry. Apply heat tool to Liquid Appliqué to get puffed effect.
  • 5. Use liquid glue to adhere excelsior inside birdhouse opening. Adhere bird to perch.
  • Tip
  • 1. Try other shades of Distress Stain to create birdhouses in blue, red, or green.