Friday, November 4, 2011

Pedestal Birdhouses

I saw some pedestal birdhouses on Pinterest, and I knew I had to do these! 
 The ones I saw are Here
I bought the unfinished candlesticks, wood bases, and the birdhouse on the right at Michael's. The birdhouse on the left is from my stash of things to alter ;)
I attached it all together with Gorilla Glue. That is some Amazing Stuff!!!
The birdhouse on the left was spray painted with Krylon in Black first. After it dried I painted it with white.
The house on the right was not painted with black first. I was experimenting. 
After a couple of coats of white, I sanded the edges and other parts to bang it up a little.
I used the Antique Effect from Martha Stewart with some brown paint, and painted the birdhouses, making sure to get into the crevices. I wiped it off before it dried, leaving it in the nooks and crannies. 
This was my first time doing anything like this. I really liked it. After these birdhouses, and the little ones I did on yesterday's post, I know I'll be doing more. 
I learned some things, like you only need to add very little paint to Martha Stewart's Antique Effect ;)
 Thanks for stopping by! 
Have a super day!


This Art That Heals

oooo these are beautiful! I love them, they're so chic.

Have a great day!! I'm going to follow so I can come back to visit!