Wooden Birdhouses...

I've had these two little Wooden Birdhouses sitting in my "things to make one day" heap pile and after watching a video over at Court's Crafts, I decided to blow the dust off them and turn them into something cute.


Wooden Birdhouses

Wooden Birdhouses


I made one house Shabby Chic using Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge and the other house, I made Whimsical using Cindy Loo and the Ribbons & Rosettes cartridges.




Here's how I decorated my little wooden birdhouses:

Shabby Chic Birdhouse

Shabby Chic Birdhouse


  • Distress a white painted birdhouse with sandpaper and inks.   
  • Mod Podge paper on house
  • Adhere lace ribbon and adhesive pearls on house
  • Add a spiral flower cut from the Art Philosophy cartridge.




Whimsical Birdhouse

Whimsical Birdhouse

  • Mod Podge paper on the birdhouse
  • Roof -Cricut Ribbons & Rosettes scallop boarder cut at 1/2 x 3 inches.
  • Wrap twine aroung house
  • Whimsical bird cut from Cindy Loo cartridge cut at 2 inches.




You can check out my Thursday Tutorial post and Court's video over at FCCB- HERE!

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10 comments:

  1. Very shabby and very pretty. Thanks for letting us know were to see the vid. What a great way use the cricut on your project. Thanks for always shareing,God bless you and yours. 1205love@gmail.com

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  2. what cute little birdhouses...not sure which one is my fave...they are both such different styles...thanks for joining in the Shopping our Stash designer paper challenge this week...

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  3. What a great project, I've never thought to decorate the birdhouses with DP, such a great idea! Thanks for playing along with us over at SOS! I hope you will join us again tomorrow for our 1st Birthday Celebration :)

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  4. Love these!! Thank you for sharing them at Paper Issues! We featured them today: http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2012/05/little-wooden-houses.html

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  5. So adorable!!! Love the whitewash look you gave them.

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  6. ha- i have a box of "things to craft one day" and it is overflowing!! love your birdhouses! Thanks for linking up with us at Paper Issues =) Tiffany

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  7. These are gorgeous! The look perfectly shabby chic - thanks for sharing at Paper Issues. Lowri :-)

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  8. The made over bird houses are wonderful looking. Would definitely keep them as decoration inside as opposed to outside.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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