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Paper Mache Bird House


  • Small Paper Mache Birdhouse
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Decorative Papers
  • Bird Cut Outs
  • Mod Podge™Matte
  • Alcohol Ink – Latte
  • Black Sharpie™
  • Hot Glue

  1. Cover hanger with tape to protect from getting soiled.
  2. Remove perch from front of birdhouse – save.
  3. Using Mod Podge™, wrap paper around house. Let dry.
  4. Paint top of house with acrylic paint. Let dry.
  5. Make a pattern of one triangle to fit on top of house. Using that pattern, cut the shingles and Mod Podge™ to secure to roof.
  6. Mod Podge™ decorative bird cut outs to front, on both sides of the door. Let dry.
  7. Outline around opening and roof edge with black Sharpie™.
  8. Remove tape from hanger.
  9. Insert perch under opening. Secure in place with hot glue.