Make A Spring Tulip Wreath With A Handmade Bird Nest
This wreath is absolutely perfect for welcoming spring guests. Let’s get crafty!
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To begin making the bird nest, mix equal parts Mod Podge and water.
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Blow up a balloon to desired bird nest size. Use a water balloon for smaller nests. Place in a jar. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.
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Begin forming the base of the nest by dipping paper shreds into Mod Podge mixture and placing on top of balloon.
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Continue layering and crossing strips to create a solid structure.
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Make sure the entire balloon is covered under the nest area. Let dry for a few hours.
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Next, dip handfuls of paper shreds into Mod Podge mixture and loosely lay on top and around nest until desired look is achieved. Let dry 24 hrs.
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Deflate and remove balloon. Form nest by cutting off excess paper shreds.
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Attach bird nest to bottom center of grapevine wreath with floral wire or glue.
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Use wire cutters to snip artificial tulips from bunches. I used 3 bunches in total. Some tulips may need to be shortened before placing in wreath.
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Begin placing tulips in wreath. The grapevine should hold them in place, but if needed, use floral wire to secure. Tulips should cradle bird nest.
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Add paper shreds inside nest and put (glue) a bird in it.
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