Argyle Pattern Mini Birdhouse

Good things come in small this cute mini-birdhouse. Have fun with the stylish argyle pattern!

Designed by Kate Gribbon.


Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

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  • Wood Birdhouse, Mini
  • Paintbrushes – Narrow and Wide Tip
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Craft Paint (multi-surface satin) – Indigo, Green Curry, Wedding Cake and Surf
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Step 1
Paint the top of the birdhouse, base and perch Indigo. Let dry.

Step 2
Paint a base coat of Green Curry on the body and chimney of birdhouse. Let dry.

Step 3
Paint picket fence and detail on chimney with Wedding Cake. Let dry.

Step 4
Paint the awning of roof with Surf. Let dry.

Step 5
Mix Green Curry with Wedding Cake to make a lighter shade of green. Paint diamonds onto the front of the birdhouse. Use image as a guide. Let dry.

Step 6
Paint dotted stripe pattern with small narrow tip paintbrush. Let dry.