DIY: How To Make Spring Bird Home Decor | Woodworking | Craft Klatch

I love the look of birds in home decor. I thought I would like to make some for spring. They have a whimsical and fun look!

Spring crafts are fun and colorful! If you need more inspiration, I have these fun crafts too:

Supplies You Will Need:

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Here is the Video Tutorial

Directions:

1.  Draw a simple bird shape onto a piece of paper and cut it out.

Holding paper bird template out of paper with plywood underneath

2.  Trace the bird onto the plywood.

Tracing bird template onto plywood with a black marker

3.  Cut out the bird shapes and sand the edges.

Cutting birds out of wood with saw
Sanding edges of wood bird with rotary tool

4.  Paint the birds.  Allow to dry.

Painting wood bird yellow

5.  Drill holes into the bottom of the birds for the legs.

Drilling holes into the bottom of a pink wood bird

6.  Sand it to give it a little distressed look. 

Using rotary tool to sand edges of yellow bird

7.  Take the copper wire and cut to length for the legs and the toes.

Cut legs and toes out of wire

8.  Solder the legs and toes together.

Soldering wire bird toes and legs

7.  Insert the legs into the bottom of the birds and adjust as needed.

Inserting bird legs into bottom of pink wood bird
Adjust the wire bird feet with pliers

8.  Remove the legs and add a dab of glue and reinsert.  Allow to dry.

Dip tips of bird legs into glue
 Insert wire legs with glue into the wood bird

Now you have these adorable birds!

Finished wood spring birds in blue, pink and yellow

Hope you like them! Happy Spring!

Remember:  Life’s too short not to shimmer, so grab your glue gun and your glitter!™  Stay safe!

Mona

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