Distressed DIY Birdhouse

Distressed DIY Birdhouse

What You'll Need:

Wood Birdhouse
Round Knob
Mini Wood Finishing Accents
Acrylic Paints
Sanding Block
Hot Glue
Drill with 3/16" Bit

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Distressed DIY Birdhouse

This Distressed DIY Birdhouse is a trendy addition to your decor whether you decide to hang it from a tree outside, and you keep it indoors as a a rustic centerpiece. Completely customize yours by painting it your favorite color and choosing a knob to match.
  • 1 Remove dowel & drill hole

    Remove dowel from the front of the birdhouse and drill into the hole.

  • 2 Paint birdhouse

    Paint the birdhouse with watered down paint. Let dry.

  • 3 Sand edges & surface

    Sand the edges and surface of the house. Wipe off grit.

  • 4 Paint leaves

    Paint mini leaves. Let dry.

  • 5 Glue leaves

    Hot glue mini leaves to front of house.

  • 6 Insert & secure hardware

    Insert hardware through hole and secure around opening with hot glue.