These little Bird houses are simple and fun to make. Most of the supplies can be found in your home.. ......They are a great way to store plastic bags and make cute gifts.
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Step 1: GATHER SUPPLIES
1. Empty food carton
2. wrapping paper
3. spray glue
6 Hot glue sticks
7. Decorations - lace, ribbon, flowers, etc.
Step 2: MAKE PEAK FOR ROOF TOP
PEAK ON BIRD HOUSE
1. Measure 2 inch's from top of box down and measure to middle of front of box
2. Draw a line from the top middle line to the 2 inch line outside edge of box.
3. Cut off edges to form a triangle in middle of box top
Step 3: FRONT OF BIRD HOUSE
Your box should look like this.
Step 4: MAKE BIRD HOUSE DOOR
Find a circular object to use as a guide to make the bird door.
Place in middle of box and draw line around object
Step 5: CUT BIRD HOUSE DOOR
Cut bird door out
Step 6: WRAP PAPER AROUND BIRD HOUSE
Spay glue entire box
Wrap entire box in wrapping paper of choice
Step 7: WRAPPING BIRD HOUSE IN PAPER
Fold edges inside box
Use cloths pins or clamps to hold edges
Let glue dry
Step 8: MAKING BIRD HOUSE DOOR
Cut slits across bird door
Spray glue inside of box around bird door
Fold wrapping paper inside and secure with cloths pins until dry
Step 9: BIRD HOUSE ROOF
Cut roof to desired size leaving over hang on both sides of bird house and front of box
Step 10: BIRD HOUSE ROOF
Spay glue to both sides of roof
Wrap both sides of the roof in wrapping paper
Step 11: Decorate Bird House
You can decorate your bird house with lace, ribbon. flowers, buttons, etc
To hold the roof on, place hot glue around edge of box top and place roof on House.