How to Make DIY Bird Nest Home Decor Craft Using Newspaper?

Crafts are the best way to showcase your talent. These days’ paper crafts are becoming more and more popular as it is one of the environmental friendly ways to prepare a craft. Also, papers are easily available and you can make some amazing crafts like DIY bird nest home decor with it.

DIY Bird Nest Home Decor Craft

How about making a birds nest using newspaper and decorate your home with it. Birds nest looks really beautiful naturally. Birds build their nest using straws and other material and it is really an exciting site to see them build the same. We will try to make a replica of the nest here using old newspaper and old unused household items and you can place it at any corner of your home and it serves as a perfect decor for your home.

So, why wait! Let’s get started.

Things Needed For Making DIY Bird Nest Home Decor

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  • Newspaper
  • Adhesive
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Cutter
  • Divider tool
  • Brush
  • Scissors
  • Fevibond
  • Plastic bag
  • Dried branches
  • Wood finish oil
  • Sandpaper
  • Plastic ball
  • Ceramic powder
  • Colours
  • Bottle
  • Artificial flowers
  • Cello tape
  • Mount board
  • Artificial leaves n grass
  • Artificial birds
  • Hair dryer

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Procedure For Making This DIY Bird Nest Home Decor

Step 1-

  • Take a plastic ball and wrap it using a polythene bag.
  • Seal the ends using cello tape.
  • Take a newspaper and fold it into four equal halves vertically.
  • Cut it into equal haves to get small square shapes.
  • Take water in a container and add the fevibond to it.
  • Use a brush and stick the square pieces to the ball.
  • Cover the ball completely using these papers.
  • Apply several layers of the newspaper to form a thick base.

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Step 2-

  • Take a sheet and use a ruler to measure 5 cm on the sheet.
  • Use a divider and draw 2 circles of 5 cm radius on the sheet.
  • Use a cutter and cut out the circles.
  • Similarly, mark 1 cm on the lower and upper end of the sheet and draw a vertical line.
  • Cut along the line. We need 2 such pieces.

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  • Stick the vertical strip on one circle using glue and place the other circle on top of it.
  • Keep it aside.

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Step 3-

  • Take the ball covered in the plastic bag and from the upper end cut out the polythene.
  • Squeeze the ball by removing the air from it and take out the ball.
  • The outer frame made up of newspaper remains behind.
  • Gently remove the polythene bag too from the inner surface of the nest.

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Step 4-

  • Now take the structure that was prepared in Step 2.
  • Use a ruler and measure 2 cm on it.
  • With the help of a protractor draw a circle measuring 2 cm in radius on the white circle.
  • Cut out the inner circle. This forms the base of the nest.
  • Cut out the nest haphazardly to form given it a broken egg look.

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Step 5-

  • Take ceramic powder in a container and add water and fevibond to it.
  • Paint the outer and inner surface of the nest with the same.
  • Allow it to dry for some time.
  • Take white color paint and add water to it.
  • Now again give a coating of white paint on both the surfaces and leave it to dry.

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Step 6-

  • Take the base of the nest and paint the upper surface with green paint.
  • Paint the sides using brown color paint and allow it to dry.
  • Take few dried branches and cut it into small pieces. We need several such pieces.
  • Stick the branches on the sides of the nest to completely cover it with the same.

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  • Stick the broken egg at the center of the nest.
  • Place some cotton inside the hatched egg.
  • Place some artificial small eggs inside the same.

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Step 7-

  • Take the plastic bottle and draw the leaf-like outline on the same.
  • Use a cutter to cut along the markings.
  • Use a scissor and give it a proper leaf shape.
  • Use a blow dryer to make the plastic soft.
  • You can now give it the desired shape that you like.
  • Here, we are giving it a crumbled leafy shape for the better look.
  • Keep this arrangement aside.

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Step 8-

  • Take the artificial grass and stick it on the surface of the nest.
  • Decorate using artificial flowers on the outer side of the nest.
  • Place 2 colorful birds inside the nest and one on top of the hatched egg.
  • Finally, take the plastic leafy shapes and arrange them on the outer surface of the bottle to complete its look.

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Your bird’s nest is now ready to use!!

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Conclusion

This DIY Bird Nest Home Decor looks amazing and beautiful. You can keep it anywhere in your house and it gives the corner of your house a beautiful appearance.

The materials used for making this DIY Bird Nest Home Decor are all environment-friendly. We have prepared a simple yet elegant bird’s nest here however you can make it look even more attractive based on your imagination.

Try out this DIY Bird Nest Home Decor today and share your feedback and suggestion on the same.

Easy Paper Flowers : How to Make Handmade Colourful Tulip Flowers!

DIY Craft Flowers always call for the smile on the face of children. They are made using random and easily available things at home. In this tutorial we are going to make one such cute Flower craft. These flowers are made using crepe papers. These are the tulip paper flowers. A bouquet full of these lovely flowers is always charming and can be used as a DIY gift craft. You can also use these flowers to decorate a corner of your room.

Handmade Colorful Easy Paper Flowers

Let’s begin our session about DIY Easy Crepe Paper Flowers!

Material Required to Make Easy Crepe Paper Flowers

  • Coloured crepe papers
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • Craft wire
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Green tape

Step by Step Procedure for Making Paper Tulip Flowers

Step 1 :Cut out a red coloured strip of dimensions 14.5cm x 4.5cm.

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Step 2: Gather the paper right in the middle of the strip to form a bow like cut out in your hand.

Single Crepe Paper Petal

Step 3: Twist the centre of the bow and bring one side of the bow and overlap it on another side. Give it the shape of a petal using your fingers, and turn the remaining part of the petals outwards giving it a finished petal look.

Two Paper Petals

Folded Crepe Paper Petal

Step 4: Tie thread at the end part of the petal. You will get a spoon like shaped petal.

Petal and thread

Step 5: Make multiple petals like this, following the above method.

Make such multiple petals

Step 6: Take a rectangular cut out from the yellow colour paper.

Yellow Crepe Paper Piece

Step 7: Fold all corners of the yellow square inwards from all directions. Keep doing this till you get a small bulb of the yellow colour. Attach the craft wire with this yellow bulb with the help of a thread.

Crumbled Petal with craft wire

Small Crepe Paper Bud

Step 8: Cut out a yellow strip of dimensions 12*5 cm. Make small fringe like cuts, 3/4th inside from the edge.

Step 9: Keep the bud on one edge of the yellow strip and start rolling. When you reach the end of the strip you will have a yellow flower. Fasten the end of the flower with a thread in its base. Trim the tops of the petals to give it a more finished look.

Crepe Paper Cut from the top edge

Making Yellow Crepe Paper Bud

Step 10: Now, start attaching the red coloured spoon like petals around the yellow flower. Keep attaching the red petals with the help of a thread, till you get a complete yellow centred red flower.

Red Crepe Paper Bud with Thread

Red Crepe Paper Flower

Step 11: Take the green tape and start wrapping it around the craft wire from the base of the flower right up till the end of the craft wire.

Bind the Green Crepe Paper Around the Craft Wire

Step 12: Take the green crepe paper and cut out a long shaped leaf out of it. Trim the edges of the leaf to give it a clean look.

Green Crepe Paper with Scissors

Step 13: With the help of craft glue stick these leaves to the stem of the flower.

Tulip Flower with Crepe Paper Leaf

This is how Crepe Paper Flower Looks!

Make Two Such Tulip Flowers

A basket full of such pretty and vibrant looking easy paper flowers can perk up a work desk as well as be a piece of Home decor!

Hope you have enjoyed learning the step by step tutorial of Tulip Flower Making. Please share this tutorial with your friends on social media. Also let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Thanks and Happy Crafting!