Turquoise Bird Cage
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Turquoise Bird Cage

Bring a little natural beauty to your home by filling this turquoise bird cage with moss and succulents.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Ashland™ Home Bird Cage
  • Liquitex® Gesso – Black
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Acrylic Craft Paint – Surf
  • Industrial Chic™ by Susan Lenart Kazmer™ Pendant – Tassel Fiber Red
  • Wood Candlestick, Small
  • Craft Smart® Camel Hair Paintbrushes, Value Pack – 1" Flat
  • Ashland™ Garden Collection Succulents – Mini Lotus, Cactus and 3 Head
  • Ashland™ Reindeer Moss
  • FloraCraft® Dry Foam, Half Brick
  • Bead Landing™ Chain Nose Pliers (2)
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Paint wood candlestick with black gesso. Let dry.

Step 2 Dry brush bird cage and wood candlestick with turquoise paint. Let dry.

Step 3 Cut assorted ribbons at various lengths and tie to top of bird cage, along with a charm.

Step 4 Cut a small square of floral foam that will fit inside the cage.

Step 5 Cover with moss and add succulents.

Step 6 Display on wood candlestick.

Tips

Use paint sparingly when painting the pot and layer until you have the look desired.