This is Amy from Mod Podge Rocks, so pleased to be here at I Love My 5 Kids today! I have been blogging for almost four years at MPR, and I am (as you can guess) addicted to crafts and DIY. I love creating, but I also love writing. I co-own Decor Hacks with Heather Mann, and I contribute to Babble.com’s The New Home Ec. Not to mention that I have a new book coming out this June called Mod Podge Rocks. You could say I keep busy.
To start, gather these supplies:
- Mod Podge Gloss
- Small wood birdhouse
- FolkArt Paint – Fresh Foliage, Glazed Carrots, Wicker White
- Making Memories Scrapbook Paper, 3 sheets of various
- Paper flowers, 6
- Buttons, 4
- EK Success Paper Shapers Punch, Medium Scallop Circle
- Flat paint brushes in various sizes
- Beacon 3 in 1 glue
- X-Acto knife
Paint the center piece of your birdhouse with Wicker White. Let dry.
Paint the base and perch of your birdhouse with Fresh Foliage, and the top with Glazed Carrots. Don’t worry about overlapping a little onto the white, because you are going to cover it up. Allow to dry.
At this time, use your punch to create some scalloped circles out of the paper. Punch out several so you have many to choose from.
Begin covering the center part of the birdhouse by gluing down the scalloped circles with the Mod Podge Overlap them as you work around the birdhouse. When you get to the edges, cut some of the circles with your X-Acto and place the straight line portion flush with the edge Completely cover the birdhouse center with circles. Allow to dry for 15 – 20 minutes.
At this time, coat the entire birdhouse with Mod Podge. Apply at least two coats, allowing to dry in between coats. Allow to dry after finishing.
You are so close to being done! Cut out the pieces that overlapped the center hole with your X-Acto. It’s not too hard.