Kid's mambiKIT™ Paper Birdhouse
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Kid's mambiKIT™ Paper Birdhouse

Step out of the box when using a page kit and take advantage of he coordinated items in the kit to create projects other than scrapbook pages.  This birdhouse project is a perfect example!

Designed by Suezi Gurzi, courtesy of me & my BIG ideas®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Kids 12" x 12" mambiKIT™ by me & my BIG ideas®
  • Wood Birdhouse
  • Yellow Cardstock
  • White Cardstock
  • Cats Eye Chalk Ink - Ocean Blue
  • EK Success® Small Scallop Edge Punch
  • Marvy Small Circle Scallop Punch
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors
  • X-ACTO® Knife
  • Roller Adhesive
  • Liquid Paper Adhesive

Project Instructions

Using the yellow star paper from the kit, manipulate the paper for the front and back of the birdhouse tracing up to the peaks and sides, cut each side out and adhere using a liquid paper glue. 

Trim out the front center hole and stand with an Xacto knife. Using the stripe patterned paper from the kit, follow the same procedure for the side walls.

Trim four strips of red dot paper ¾” x 2 ½” and adhere centered to each corner of the house. Trace a circle about 2 ¼” onto the backside of the red paper and cut out. Adhere centered over top of hole on front of house and trim out using Xacto knife.

Using Marvy’s small circle scallop punch, punch 11 circles from black/white hounds tooth paper from kit, cut each circle in half to create 22 half circles, ink scallop edges and adhere around bottom edge of house as shown.

Trim yellow cardstock approximately 6 ½” (exact width of roof) x 12”, punch both 6” edges with scallop edge punch, ink same edges and adhere centered to roof.

Punch 66 scallop circle punches from blue arrow paper, ink all edges and adhere to roof overlapping to create shingles.

Trim yellow cardstock 6” x 1 ¼”, scallop punch edges, ink same edges and adhere centered onto roof peak. Ink at roof peak.

Trim four strips stripe patterned paper 5/8” x 5 ¾”, punch scallop edge on each, ink same edges and adhere to create roof facings for front and back of house.

Draw small bird from white cardstock, ink edges, add rhinestone for eye, create heart from blue paper for tail and adhere to stand on front of house.

Add chipboard tree and stick kid to front of house.

Finish with the variety of rhinestone colors from kit around the hole on front of house. Beautiful!!!!