DIY Birdcage Art

Hello everyone!  Today I am sharing a tutorial on how to make a DIY Birdcage Art project.

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Supplies:

Wooden Birdcage – Michaels, $4.99

Acrylic Paint Craftsmart Yellow – Michaels, $0.59

Scrapbook paper Recollections ‘Keep Calm’ – Michaels, $0.99.   I love this paper!  On one side it says ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ with large and small crowns and the other side reverses to ‘Now Panic and Freak Out’… with the crowns upside down – very cute!

Paintbrush
Clear Office Tape
Scissors
Sandpaper
Acrylic Easel – Dollar Store, $1.00

Tutorial:

Lightly sand the wooden birdcage to remove any sharp pieces. 
Place birdcage onto scrapbook paper and with a pencil trace around the outer edge.  Cut out.
Paint birdcage with the yellow paint, 2 coats.  Let dry.
Roll up a few pieces of tape and place them onto the back of the birdcage.  Place birdcage on the scrapbook paper.  Press firm.  Using the tape allows you to switch the paper to show the white or black side!

That’s it – another DIY finished!

I put mine on a bookcase.  I have a light switch on the right hand side that I wanted to cover, since it’s rarely used.  I put my Bircage Art on an acrylic easel to prop it up and sat it in front of the light switch.  Now we don’t see the light switch but can still access it!

Now you see it….

Now you don’t!

Doesn’t this art give a lovely pop of color?  I am really enjoying this art piece – hope you do too!

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Written by Heather at Setting for Four

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Comments

  1. says

    Hey Heather, I love the bird cage project, it is so cute!! Great job. I don’t know if you are already on your trip to Canada, but I wanted to tell you to have a safe trip. I am in love with coffee crisps!!!

  2. says

    It is adorable!! I saw that birdcage at Michaels and was contemplating getting it… I thought it was the cutest thing ever but was unsure what I would want to do with it… I have a rule of not buying something until I know what I want to do with it.. it’s the only way to discipline myself from always buying..LOL! I LOVE what you did with it! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  3. says

    Awesome!! btw, I found your blog threw Fireflies and Jellybeans; Show off Your Stuff Party. Now I am a new follower(:
    <3 alyssa @ burnttoastandsoggycereal.blogspot.com

  4. says

    Very cute idea… and awesome tutorial! Can’t wait to check out the other DIY stuff you have on your blog. This is why I love link parties, because sometimes I find a super cool new blog to follow.
    <3 <3 <3
    {ps. I found you via Someday Crafts.]

  5. says

    This is to stinking cute. What a great job. I would love it if you showed it off at my new linky party @ Kampenlane.com.

    I can’t wait to see what else you create.

    ~Taylor

  6. says

    Love this! When I first saw it I was thinking, Oh boy a reason to use my new jigsaw…but buying it pre-made is much easier – and not really that expensive, either! I think I might have the perfect little spot for one of these in my powder room!

  7. says

    This is super cute! And so simple too! My favorite kind of project :) Im heading to Michaels soon.. so Ill keep an eye out for that awesome paper!

    Thanks for linking up last week. Im sharing this on my facebook and twitter, so make sure to grab a featured button tomorrow!

  8. says

    Just so cute. I really think this is so fun. Stop by my blog and check out the crazy cute nest picture that I made from an old ladle and cookie cutters. Got you wondering right?

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