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Ever have "something" that's been sitting in your craft room for who knows how long that one day you're going to make into a great project? In my case it was this blank wood birdhouse that I acquired somewhere along the way knowing that I could turn it into something cool for around the house. When the "Natural" paper collection was released from Authentique I knew that I'd found the perfect way to decorate the birdhouse and finally do something with it!
The top edge of the birdhouse is edged with coordinating ribbon with floral embellishments from Petaloo. The bottom edge of the birdhouse is trimmed with ribbon, with words taken from the Sticker sheet placed around the edge randomly to resemble stepping stones. The edge and bird post were inked with Memento Luxe Toffee Crunch and allowed to air dry. Most of the papers were edged with Memento Luxe in either Peanut Brittle or Teal Zeal before adhered to the birdhouse using Creative Medium.
Birdhouse Front Around the opening of the birdhouse are the layered stickers from the Sticker sheet, with the smaller ones used around the bird post. House "Beaming" Roof "Daydream"
Side 1 House quote taken from the "Enhancements" paper Roof "Native" with Memento Luxe Peanut Brittle sponged on to add color.
Side 2 House "Beaming" paper as the background. Petaloo flower is framed with the outer most layering stickers that were used on the front of the birdhouse with the You Are A Natural sticker from the Sticker sheet. Roof paper is from the 6 x 6 Bundle.
Side 3 House quote taken from the "Enhancements" paper Roof paper is from the 6 x 6 Bundle, inked with Memento Luxe Teal Zeal.
Side 4 House "Native" paper with sticker from Sticker sheet on top of Petaloo flower embellishments. Roof from 6 x 6 Bundle with Peanut Brittle and Teal Zeal inks added. Live Today is from the Sticker sheet.
Side 3 House quote taken from the "Enhancements" paper with Born A Natural from the Sticker sheet. Roof "Dayream" highlighted with Peanut Brittle ink.
Supplies for this project:
Authentique Paper "Natural" Collection
IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko Creative Medium; Memento Luxe: Peanut Brittle, Teal Zeal; InkBlushers (for applying Creative Medium)
Miscellaneous wood bird house