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A Vintage Inspired Birdhouse

Hello, it's guest artist Amy here today, to share an altered birdhouse I created using great Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products, especially Gel Medium, which made for great layers of texture on the wooden birdhouse.

birdhouse full, ALLassiter

Have a look at how I layered on vintage book pages,using gel medium, gesso and a light layer of gelato in melon, to create a fun, vintage inspired piece of home decor.

It was super fun (and quick) to use the gel medium to adhere the layers of curled paper, and create whimsical shingles, with a nice sheen that allowed glitter to be sprinkled and held easily.

birdhouse side 2

birdhouse side, 1

Thanks for having a look at my birdhouse today! I hope you'll give altering a $1.oo or upcycled item a try!

Supplies:
Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft: Gel Medium, gesso, gelato (melon, sno cone), palette knife

Paper: 7 Dots Studio Ribbon: May Arts, vintage Chipboard: UmWowStudio Embellishments: Prima (Finnabair and Ingvild Bolme), bead landing Flowers: Prima

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Shilpa

beautiful birdhouse! colors are so pretty!

Linsey R

Oh my goodness, this birdhouse is absolutely stunning and flows with vintage charm! I love it so much!!! TFS!

DeeDee Catron

This is so super sweet and eclectic!

barbara macaskill

This is so pretty! I love how you have represented so many different companies products! I love mixing and matching to give projects my own unique vibe! TFS!

Chrissy

Beautiful, Amy!

katie

this is beautiful!!

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