art class decoupaged birdhouses

the boys that made these were 6 & 7 years old. Pick a theme, find illustrations/scrapbook paper, magazines, cut out, paint birdhouse close to theme color, let dry, then use Mod Podge on the back of image, apply to birdhouse, again apply Mod Podge on top…when all images are on, paint 2 coats of Mod…

gemstone feathers

i think the feathers were created from crushed gemstones…a macaw @ the Birmingham zoo

camera shop birdhouse

i bought this birdhouse on clearance yesterday @ Leaf & Petal (summit) for five dollars. I took it home & cut up one of my favorite calendar art pages & decoupaged the camera’s all over the birdhouse. The Hasselblad went on the front b/c my father taught me to shoot with his when i was…

it takes a (DIY) village to house the birds

Instead of doing the watercolor commission or editing photo shoots…you know, the stuff that pays me, i decided i needed to just PLAY. It is summer after all. My daughter, Sophie, is the only child of mine who joined in the fun. The windows on the Mother Nature church of peace were painted with nail polish,…

having the Birmingham Museum of art in my backyard

with my kids home for summer vacation, we’ve turned to making crafts in the art studio. i decoupaged the cages & the sign onto an ugly birdhouse. i do have instructions for doing so…in this blog (i think the post is titled 2me4art project birdhouses). the Birmingham Museum of Art’s gift shops bags are clear…

her-on the dangerous water

stands, among thousands of molted feathers & poop. this stagnant body of water is something to avoid, because coming in contact in anyway… would, i believe would bring about a new plague.

Summer Vacation project! Decorating birdhouses with your kids

a fun art project to do with your kids. the unfinished birdhouses can be found at craft stores. if you have beautiful paper you’ve been saving for ‘something’ this is a great way to use it. these birdhouses can be nailed to a tree, or you can use a drill with a long bit, to…