When I hit a home decorating creative block, I have a few sources I turn to for inspiration. Pinterest is one of them! The other day I was searching for spring crafts and came upon the cutest birdhouses made out of scrapbook paper. I’ve always loved paper crafts and thought these DIY paper birdhouses would be a fun one to try! Here’s my version of them …
Let me show you how easy these are to make!
My Pinterest inspiration photo led to the website where you can download this template for making your own paper birdhouses. I printed out 3 different sizes, but only ended up using the 2 smaller ones because I didn’t have paper large enough for the big one.
Cut out the template and trace it onto your decorative paper. Cut out the birdhouse and fold inward along the blue lines. The template shows you where to place your glue, but it’s pretty self-explanatory. I used a hot glue gun so I wouldn’t have to wait for the glue to dry.
You know, I’ve wanted to make glitter houses at Christmas for 2 years now and I’ve yet to do it. But these DIY paper birdhouses have given me the confidence to start making a collection of the popular putz houses.
If you’re in need of more crafting inspiration for the home, check out my free Clever Crafts Flipboard magazine. Flipboard is basically a bookmarking tool that is rendered into an appealing online magazine format. That means I didn’t have to do any graphics layout! Hope you enjoy the mag!! You may even see one of your projects in there!
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