Spooky Birdhouse

Materials

  • Wooden Birdhouse on Stand
  • Assorted Decorative Papers
  • Hot Glue
  • Double-Sided Tape
  • Colored Card Stock – Black
  • Embossing Machine
  • Embossing Folder
  • Acrylic Paint – Black / White
  • Sharpie™ Pen – Black
  • Washi Tape

  1. Paint birdhouse and chimney white. Let dry.
  2. Paint stand and roof black. Let dry.
  3. Paint window trim, perch and rim of chimney black. Let dry.
  4. Emboss a sheet of black cardstock following directions on embossing machine.
  5. Cut black cardstock to fit the roof.
  6. Use double-sided tape and stick the cardstock to the roof.
  7. Trim the birdhouse base, stand base and window canopy with washi tape.
  8. To make window shutters, fold a small strip of cardstock in half and stick both sides together with double-sided tape. Trim both to the same size. Stick to the sides of the front window with hot glue.
  9. Paint brick lines on the chimney alternating so that they look stacked.
  10. Add details like spider webs and spider where you like.


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