Birds seem to be the crafting trend that will never die – and I’m okay with it. I love birds! If you have ever seen the show Portlandia, you might also be familiar with the “Put a Bird On It” video. It completely epitomizes the bird trend in a humorous way. To celebrate “putting a bird on it,” I’ve put together a cute collection of bird inspired projects . . . definitely made better with the addition of a winged creature. I just love these bird canvases from Under the Sycamore. Putting a bird on something truly makes it better! To see the Portlandia video as well as other bird craft projects, click through the jump.
Don’t forget to view the projects below!
Designer Shirt 1 of 13Bright paint gives this t-shirt a designer twist.
Get the instructions at Junia Loves
Iron On Pillow 2 of 13Print the template onto iron-on paper, then add to a pillow for a fun accent.
Learn how to do it yourself at Chatelaine
Shrinky Dink Pendant 3 of 13Use Sharpie and a stencil to put a bird on a Shrinky Dink, then bake it to make a pendant.
Find out how it was done at Mod Podge Rocks
Paper Lanterns 4 of 13Pretty paper bird cages are great for hanging like lanterns or stringing onto a garland.
See how they were made at The Bride's Cafe
Cute Bookmark 5 of 13Fun "birdmark" was created by tracing a picture of a bird and then cutting carefully with an X-Acto.
Learn more about the project at 3LambsStudio
Tiny Album 6 of 13Gorgeous bird album is made with fabric scraps and tons of scrapbooking embellishments.
Get the instructions at Crate Paper Blog
Tweet Knobs 7 of 13Add bitty birds to the end of knobs using gel medium for the transfer.
See how it was done at The Graphics Fairy
Decorative Lamp 8 of 13Use free vintage images and Mod Podge to put birds on an old lamp base.
Find the step-by-step at Cottage Hill
Bird Mobile 9 of 13Use left over fabric scraps to sew small birds, then add them to embroidery hoops to create a mobile.
Get a free pattern at Ecab
Silhouette Plates 10 of 13Use Mod Podge to add simple printouts to the center of plates - the result is instant decor.
See how they were made at Frugal with a Flourish
Decoupaged Endtable 11 of 13Dress up an old endtable with book pages, Mod Podge and cute bird graphics.
Find the step-by-step at ReMadeSimple
Book Ends 12 of 13You'll need some skills with tools to create these mod bird book ends.
Learn how to make them at The Questionable Domestique
Colorful Wings 13 of 13Use gorgeous, sewn fabric wings to turn your child into a bird.
Get the instructions and pattern at Llevo El Invierno
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