A Birdhouse Makeover

Since I`m still looking for cheap 
& inexpensive
ways to brighten the 
decor in my kitchen,
I dug out these two birdhouses
that were tucked away and gave
them a makeover.
Here they are before.
Sad & gloomy.

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But with a little touch of paint…

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They became…

BEAUTIFUL

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Just a quick FYI…
that little pedestal thingy 
is actually a toothbrush holder!

Signature A Birdhouse Makeover

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Comments

  1. Great makeover! I love the way they turned out! Thanks for linking up to the All Star Block Party.

    Holly

  2. Wow! That paint really did cheer up your birdhouses. Very pretty.

  3. Those little red birds are adorable! The paint did brighten them up, super cute :-)

  4. I love how the birds look like they are glazed and not just painted. Very nice and quick brighten up.

  5. I love the new look! They are so happy and cheery.

    Cynthia

  6. I love birdhouses and those are so cute! They look so much better with your makeover. I love it that you painted the birds red…they really stand out. I’m pinning this one :)

    Shasta
    All Star Block Party

  7. Oh my goodness they are beautiful! I love birdies anyway, but yours look so fab with a brand new coat of paint! :) p.s. I found you via the Show & Share party at Southern Lovely :)

  8. Lovely! Liz

  9. love the makeover they look so pretty with the red and neutral

    come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  10. Super cute and the red birds was an excellent idea. Love the gloss look of them. That very pretty paint was a great choice.
    Liz

  11. Hi

    You were in the top 3 favourites from Waste Not Want not Wednesday Party, dont forget to link up this weeks

    http://prettyshabbyuk.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/waste-not-want-not-wednesday-4.html

    Dawn xx

  12. What a quick and simple transformation that took them from boring to amazing! Now they are so bright and cheery looking – love them :)

  13. How cute. Following via Katherines Linky! Donna

    http://mylife-in-stories.blogspot.com

  14. Looks like the houses might have been terra cotta? (Which I do love) – but I really like the transformation – especially the birds being bright and cheerful. Great idea and great job! Enjoyed my visit (here from Liz’ Time Travel Thursday). Jenn

  15. They turned out so cute! Great job!!
    Visiting from The Shabby Creek Cottage :)

  16. Too cute… good job!!!!

    Thank you for linking up to the ALL STARS BLOCK PARTY!!!

    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

  17. Really cute!

  18. How sweet–love the red birds, they pop! Thanks for linking up.

  19. I love that pop of red on the birds Sarah. Isn’t it great what a bit of paint can do? Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

  20. How cute!

  21. Wish I could do that just spice things up!

  22. Sarah they are lovely. I like the gloss color for the birds, it really makes them stand out! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop Linky Party. I hope you have a wonderful weekend xo P.S. I’m having a party at Katherines Corner today and you are invited!

  23. Hi! Following you from the Weekend Blog Walk. Look forward to reading more! Have a great weekend!
    -Kat

    I would appreciate the follow back!

    http://mom-uncensored.blogspot.com

  24. Brilliant transformation. I absolutely love these little bird houses.

  25. Love the colors and the matte / glossy combo you chose. Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

  26. Oh!! I sooo LOVE the makeover!! It looks perfect!

    Thank you so very much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream to Reality! :)

  27. Very cute – love the red birds!!
    A nice makeover indeed!
    Thanks for linking up!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  28. SO cute…nice job.

  29. So perty! What a transformation!

    I have a giveaway going on now full of beach bath goodies!!!
    http://spunkyrealdeal.blogspot.com/

  30. So much better with your painterly punch of colors, Sarah! And sooo much more cheerful. ;)

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. Hope to see you again this week.

    Happy 4th!
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

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