Home Tweet Home Wall Plaque

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

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)

Basic Supplies

newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 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.

STEP 2

  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, découpage paper pieces to birdhouse.

STEP 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.

STEP 4

  • Cut two birds from patterned paper and glue to house; draw legs and windowpanes with pen.

STEP 5

  • Apply rub-on borders along top edge of roof. Spell “Home Tweet Home” with alphabet stickers as shown.

STEP 6

  • Stitch green floss around edge of felt heart; adhere heart and rick rack to roof. Glue buttons to roof scallops.
by Melonie Douthit
Home Tweet Home Wall Plaque
Home Tweet Home Wall Plaque