Stylize a birdhouse in 4 simple steps

Adding a birdhouse to your outdoor patio or yard is a welcoming way to invite a variety of colorful birds to come and settle in for a season or two. You can also hang the birdhouse near a window for closeup bird-watching opportunities. When it’s time to increase the bird population near your home, consider upgrading a simple birdhouse into one that incorporates personalized style.
A small, natural wood birdhouse is generally a budget-friendly purchase but often lacks aesthetic appeal. Decorative rocks and superglue can make all the difference in adding flair to the façade. It doesn’t take long to design a birdhouse front with a lovely combination of natural materials and sparkle. Line the roof with green glitter tape to create a pleasing contrast that's likely to catch the attention of birds, too.
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Materials
-Natural wood birdhouse, 7 inches high with attached fabric hanging loop
-20-30 small, decorative rocks
-Gorilla Super Glue Gel
-Thin green glitter tape
-Scissors
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Instructions
 
1. Place the birdhouse on a flat working surface with the entrance facing up.
2. Glue 20-30 small rocks to the entire front of the birdhouse in a pleasing pattern.
3. Cut a length of glitter tape, and press it to one side of the front top edge of the birdhouse roof. Repeat for the opposite side and the bottom edge of the structure.
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4. Hang the birdhouse on an outdoor patio or in the yard.
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