Rusted Birdhouse Ornament

Materials

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

Tools

  • 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)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cover work surface with newspaper. Paint birdhouse base raw umber; let dry.

STEP 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.

STEP 3

  • Use glue stick to adhere paper panels to birdhouse.

STEP 4

  • Apply Liquid Appliqué to scalloped roof edges and birdhouse base; let dry. Apply heat tool to Liquid Appliqué to get puffed effect.

STEP 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.
by Vickie Kammerer

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3687/00911f86-59cd-4ec8-b1d7-45234724549a.pdf



Rusted Birdhouse Ornament
Rusted Birdhouse Ornament Side and Back View
Side and Back View