Hi everyone! It’s Emma and I’m back with another project, using papers from the Fine and Sunny collection. This time, I thought I’d make something a little bit special and perfect for a new home or a wedding gift…I hope you like it!
I was so excited to start work on this Beyond The Page Birdhouse and once I’d started my imagination just took over and I had so much fun with this project and I’m sure you will too.
So, what did I do?
The birdhouse itself is so easy to put together, you don’t have to be Einstein…I promise, and all you need is a strong adhesive or Glossy Accents to hold it in place. To begin with I painted all the edges, the base and the perch of the birdhouse, that wouldn’t be covered by any paper with a white acrylic paint. I then covered each of the upright wall panels, using the reverse side of the striped Rainbow 12 x 12″ paper. I recommend that you do all the painting and covering of the panels before you construct the birdhouse…it is a lot easier! I added the pink gloss paper from the paper pad to the roof, before adhering it into place on the top of the birdhouse.
Once all the adhesives are dry and the birdhouse was constructed, I then started decorating it using ribbons, flower blooms and some of the Tim Holtz Idea-ology Corked Vials, which I made into little empty milk bottles, wrapped with Bakers Twine and ready for collection, complete with a message tag ready for the milkman! I finally added a Word Band to complete the front of the house.
Of course, no house is complete without it’s owners, so…I added some bird decorations that I had left over from Christmas and adhered these into place!
So, I hope this has inspired you to have a go at one of the fabulous Beyond The Page products and whether you choose to make them as a gift for someone special, or just as decoration for yourself, I’m sure you’ll have as much fun creating them, as I did!!
Bye for now and see you soon with some more projects…