DIY Brass Birds // How To Make Large Animal Decorative Figurines

DIY Brass Birds Figurines

A few weeks ago I bought this metal 2 Piece Crane Décor Set for $45 at Joss & Main to sort of satiate my Large Animal Statues & Figurines obsession {because I just can’t justify spending hundreds on one} in my Home Office Sitting Area.

When they arrived, however, in opposite colors of how they were shown listed for sale, they looked more like cheesy {but fun} outdoor garden decorations. The problem with that is I wanted them to look like chic indoor decorations… and so my first thought was to paint them mostly gloss black with gold leaf accents. But instead I just went for it with the gold spray paint and loved the look, so I left them. I fancied them up a bit with a few vintage colorful rhinestone necklaces and added a few real feathers to one with some leftovers I had from my Feather Wall Art Juju hat DIY… and I’m in love.

I found the same set on sale here: Crane Complements Traditional and Modern Decor – Set of 2 $87 if you wanted to do this project yourself {or wait & see if they go on sale again at J&M}

Obviously this doesn’t need a tutorial… I just spray painted them gold, but I thought I’d share anyway.

DIY Brass Birds Figurines

Before | After

DIY Brass Birds Figurines

The beak on the tall one arrived smashed as well, so I straightened it out with pliers.

The sitting area in my office….


home office sitting area

The opposite side of this area below. The gold leaf floor lamp is from Lamps Plus. I separated the chairs and added the gray striped Fouta Towels for a little contrast.

See it the old way as well as product details here: Office Sitting Area

home office sitting area

home office sitting area


It’s evolving… slowly… as is the rest of the house 😉

Have Fun!

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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

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