I cut the train patterned paper to look like a little train wrapping around the base. I thought the Santa tag (with the loop cut off) made the perfect character to inhabit my little home. The thin heart washi tape from the collection was also a perfect fit for the base.
To create my roof and have everything line up perfectly every time without a lot of extra math I created a template on my Silhouette which I am sharing here today. Click HERE to download.
Keep in mind that these wood birdhouses are mass produced at a low cost so each birdhouse might have slightly different measurements than the next. I know the hole on the front of my house was off centered so I had to make some light adjustments to account for that. I would suggest cutting the front piece from scratch paper first and then adjusting the pattern as needed.
I hope I've inspired you to look at spring birdhouses with a fresh eye. ;)
To create my little house, I used the following supplies (available at Scrapbook.com)