Candlestick Bird's Nest Spring Decor

An easy DIY decoration for Spring.
Candlestick Bird's Nest Spring Decor
This project begins with a few inexpensive items from the thrift store. 
Candlestick Bird's Nest Spring Decor Supplies
The candlestick and the less than gorgeous flower came from the thrift store. The wooden base and the bird's nest can come from the craft store.

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The first thing I did was to glue the candlestick to the wooden base with hot glue. Then I coated the metal candlestick with Ultra Grip so the paint would stick to the metal.
Fusion Mineral Paint Ultra Grip to help Paint stick to metal
When the Ultra Grip dried I painted the candlestick and base with 2 coats of Fusion Mineral Paint in Raw Silk. 
You can also visit Fusion Mineral Paint to find a dealer near you.
Fusion Mineral Paint painted  metal candlestick
I like using Fusion Mineral Paint on projects and painted furniture because it goes on smooth, is self-sealing, and looks beautiful on everything. 
The next step is to open up the old flower and hot glue the nest inside. 
Thrift store flower to create a birds nest.
I used the tip of an iron to smooth out the petals and leaves then hot glued the flower and nest into the top of the candlestick. 
DIY Candlestick Bird's Nest Spring Decor
Old flowers are easy to find in the thrift stores and the condition of them doesn't really matter because only the outer petals will show. 
DIY Painted Candlestick Bird's Nest Spring Decor
Candlesticks come in all shapes and sizes so you can create many different versions in many different sizes and heights. 
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Birds nest made on a flower and a candlestick for Spring
If you like this project then take a look at another beautiful Spring project: 
nests made on rusty springs

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

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