Floral Birdhouse Arrangement
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Floral Birdhouse Arrangement

If you remember propping your chin on your hand and watching the birds nesting in the spring, you'll love making this piece for your entryway or hall. They always pick the strangest places to nest. In this charming tableau, the mother bird has chosen the flowerpot below the birdhouse to establish her happy home. Design by Kim Wakefield, Michaels®
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bird eggs, artificial, 1-inch
  • Bird, artificial, 6-inch
  • Branch wreath, 8-inch
  • Clay pot, 4 inch
  • Clay saucer, 4 inch
  • Floral bushes
  • Gardening gloves, 4-inch
  • Ivy bush
  • Moss, green, sheet
  • Nito wreath, 6-inch
  • Rose clay pot, 4 inch
  • Spanish moss, decorator green
  • Twig nest, 6-inch
  • Unfinished diamond birdhouse on stand
  • Hammer
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Glue green sheet moss to cover entire birdhouse except for roof top.


Step: 2

Use hammer to carefully break two 3-inch clay pots into pieces, not too small. Glue pieces to top of birdhouse. Fill in around pieces with green sheet moss; glue to secure.


Step: 3

Glue branch wreath around front opening of birdhouse. Glue a little green sheet moss around front of branch wreath.


Step: 4

Unwind nito wreath, wrap loosely around birdhouse and pole; spot glue to secure.


Step: 5

Cut floral foam to fit inside one 4-inch rose clay pot; glue to secure. Insert two floral bushes. Fill in with cut pieces of ivy bush. Glue pot to base of birdhouse stand towards back.


Step: 6

Glue twig nest onto top of second rose clay pot. Glue bird and eggs inside nest. Glue pot to base of birdhouse stand on front right side.


Step: 7

Glue clay saucer to base of birdhouse stand on front left side. Glue remaining 4-inch standard clay pot on its side with opening facing outward, on top of clay saucer. Glue gardening gloves inside clay pot.


Step: 8

Fill in around clay pots at base of stand with Spanish moss. Glue to secure.


Tips

Refer to photo for placement.