Do you have a ceramic birdhouse that you want to give a little pizzazz to? Check out some of these birdhouse decorating ideas to make a simple birdhouse from “meh” to “adorable”.
This idea comes from the Painted Birdhouses article from the new Mood 13 Magazine. This is a fun digital subscription that you don’t want to miss. Especially if you are a Swiftie.
It is created by Swifties for Swifties and is packed with DIY, party plans, Tay-riffic ideas that will have you turning the page and breaking out the glue gun. Even if you aren’t a huge Taylor Swift fan, this magazine has an aesthetic that fits some of the most loved decors and looks. It will leave you bursting with ideas.
For this particular project, I used my favorite Taylor Swift lyric and song of all time. Something I need to often remind myself to do and I just love the energy in this song.
You Need to Calm Down.
Birdhouse Decorating Supplies
For this craft, you will need to purchase a ceramic birdhouse or birdfeeder. I snagged mine from Amazon for just under $20.
You will also need a permanent fine tip black marker and rose gold glitter and glue or paint. If you plan on placing this birdhouse outdoors, I recommend a layer of clear coating or Mod Podge over the decorated areas. This will ensure that things do not weather as quickly.
Birdhouse Decorating Ideas
From here, it is up to you. You can add some of your favorite lyrics or quotes around the center of the birdhouse by carefully writing with your permanent fine tip marker.
I like adding just enough to the lyrics like little hearts or dots. It is easy to try and go “overboard” and draw in a bunch of different shapes but I like to think “less is more” with this craft. It gives a nice, clean finish.
For the roof of the birdhouse, you can paint it completely with rose gold paint (or whatever color you like) or simply add some sparkle to the trim as I did.
I laid down a thin layer of glue and moved it around with the finger to where I wanted the glitter to stick. I then carefully added the glitter over the top and let it dry before turning the birdhouse back onto its bottom.
I chose to display mine in my home but you can always choose to send yours outdoors too so long as you add that thin layer of protection over the top of it.
Have fun with this idea. You might find yourself snagging all of the ceramic things and adding your own inspiration to them.
- Using a permanent fine tip marker to write in your favorite lyric or quite around the center of the birdhouse. Add any fun decorative lettering as you wish.
- Let dry.
- Add a thin layer of glue on the trip of the birdhouse.
- Sprinkle over rose gold glitter and let dry before standing the birdhouse back up.
- Let dry.
- If setting outside, add a thin layer of Mod Podge over the decorative areas to keep from weathering.
- Let dry and enjoy!
For more ideas, check out M13 Magazine!