Home Decor with Little Birdie Handmade Flowers

Hello dear friends,

Hope you are all doing good. Hema Bhat here with my DT project which showcases how we can create something beautiful with Little Birdie handmade flowers. As you all must be aware about the Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge#28- “Anything goes using Little Birdie Handmade Flowers”. Please do participate! There are more than 400 beautiful flower packs to choose from!

Below are pictures of the two projects that I made from scrap plywood.

 

 

So lets’s begin:

I had 2 pieces of 6” X 9”plywood with me which I thought would be best for this project as most of us have minimal supplies due to lock down. Even with limited craft supplies you can create something beautiful using Little Birdie handmade flowers and Little Birdie chalk paints. I am in love with both of them!

Below is the step by step tutorial:

I primed the plywood pieces using Little Birdie’s Mixed Media paste by adding little water to get the gesso like consistency.  After it dried I drew vertical lines by dividing the ply into 3 equal portions.  I then used masking tape on the lines so that I could paint the colors neatly.

I chose to color the ply wood pieces in 2 different combinations.  On one I chose Little Birdie Chalk Paints –Sailing Sky, Wisteria Mist and Rose Blush. On the second one I choose Muted Teal, Buttermilk and French Rose.

The next step was to highlight the lines with a thin brush using Chalk paint Charcoal diluted with water.  I kept shifting the masking tape so that it’s easier to get straight lines. Keep a wet tissue handy to wipe away any excess paint.

 

Then I mixed Chalk paints Snow and very little Charcoal and diluted them with water and gave the project a wash to give it a weathered look. My method was simple… I ran the brush on one portion and immediately used a wet wipe to remove excess paint.

On one plank I thought of drawing a mason jar to hold the flowers. I used a cardboard as my stencil and drew an outline.

Next, I dabbed chalk paints Charcoal mixed with little Snow on the 4”x 4” stencil Home Sweet Home using a stencil brush. And then heat embossed Little Birdie Clear embossing powder with the help of Emboss It Pens and Little Birdie Heat Gun. This gave it a glossy embossed effect.

I took a heart shaped MDF from stash and colored it using Chalk paint Bubble gum Pink and adhered it using Silicon glue.

Finally gave the entire plank 2 coats of Little Birdie Varnish Glossy giving enough drying time in between.

With the help of silicon glue I adhered a jute twine on the Mason jar outline. Lastly I selected few Little Birdie Handmade flowers from my stash and adhered them using Silicon glue. A simple and beautiful Home décor project is ready.

On the other plank I followed the same process of giving it a weathered look and then added a few hooks to make it a key holder. Just by adding few handmade flowers the project lit up. I am yet to decide what will go in the center…but could be an wooden peg to hold messages, or a pic, or write door/house number, or an embellishment… Your suggestions are always welcome!

 

Don’t forget to participate in the Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge#28- “Anything goes using Little Birdie Handmade Flowers”.

Thank you for stopping by. Here’s Hema Bhat wishing you happy crafting! Stay Safe!

More pictures:

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List of materials:

Mixed Media Paste 2 In 1 -White 400gm

Silicon Liquid Glue – 30ml

Jute Twine – Natural 3mt

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Snow

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Charcoal

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Muted Teal

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – French Rose

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Wisteria Mist

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Rose Blush

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Buttermilk

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml – Sailing Sky

Home Decor Chalk Paint 60ml -Bubble Gum

Synthetic Hair Flat Brush Size-8, 1pc

Decor Varnish – Gloss, 100 ml, 1pc

Masking Tape – 1/2 inch

Ranger Emboss IT Pens – 2pc

Heat Gun – 1pc

Embossing Powder Clear -10gm

Stencil Home Sweet Home – 4×4 Inch, 1Pc

Mont Marte Silver Series Stencil Brush – 3pc

Handmade Flower Wendy, Fairy Sparkle – 9pc

Handmade Flower Alvero, Fairy Sparkle – 6pc

Arcadia, Aqua Medley – 8pc

Primed Chipboard- Spring Leaves

Wooden Pegs – Natural, 4.5cm, 8pc, 1 Box

D Ring Frame Hook Hanger- 8pc

Thank you!

 

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