Learn How to Mix Mediums to Create a Home Décor Birdhouse

by Lori Warren

 Learn how to mix mediums to create a home décor bird house

A great aspect of Imagine products is that they pair very nicely with other mixed media mediums.  This project features the use of StazOn Pigment ink, Creative Medium and Fireworks! sprays along with acrylic paint and varnish to complete a mixed media home decor project.

Skill: Advanced
Time: 2 hours


Step 1

Adhere pieces of corrugated paper to a pre-made wood birdhouse with Creative Medium.

Step 2

Spray birdhouse with Fireworks sprays. Allow drying.

Step 3

Mix Rich Cocoa Fireworks! spray with matte varnish, apply to the birdhouse. Allow drying.

Step 4

Sponge on Chocolate Brown StazOn Pigment to portions of the birdhouse.

Step 5

Coat with another layer of matte varnish. Allow drying.

Step 6

Dry brush texture with white gesso.

Step 7

Stamp flower images onto tissue paper with StazOn Pigment, Snow White.

Step 8

Tear stamped tissue into pieces and arrange onto birdhouse.

Step 9

Adhere stamped tissue with matte varnish.

Step 10

Stamp smaller flower images (with StazOn Pigment, Piano Black) directly onto birdhouse.

Step 11

Add white paint splatters.

Step 12

Use the same techniques on wooden bird element.

Step 13

Adhere bird element to the birdhouse and tie fibers to top.


  • Waffle Flower Stamps – In Every Way Stamp Set, Pretty Foliage Stamp Set
  • Bark Wood – Birds
  • Wood Bird House
  • Fibers
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • DecoArt Americana – White Gesso
  • DecoArt Americana – DuraClear Matte Varnish
  • Tissue Paper

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