Inbox Inspiration

Subscribe to the PLAID Crafts Newsletter,
and we’ll throw in $10 towards your next purchase.

Bird Bookends

By: Donna Dewberry

These book marks are beautiful and made with soy paint!

At a Glance:

#4876 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active

This project features these great brands:

  • Delta Logo
  • Soy Logo
supplies

Delta Soy Paint - White Onion, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Delta Soy Paint - Blueberry, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Delta Soy Paint - Curry, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Delta Soy Paint - Cocoa, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Delta Soy Paint - Cucumber, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Delta soy paint - black, Wood birds, 2- 5”x3 ½”x 1 ¾” block of wood, E600 glue, Candle, Circle stencil, Transfer paper, Pencil, Sandpaper

Instructions

1.    Basecoat the birds with Cocoa. When dry, rub the edge of a candle on the bird where you want it to look distressed. Paint the birds with White Onion.

2.    Sand the wooden blocks. Paint the blocks with Curry. Stencil the polka dots with White Onion.

3.    Trace the heart wings onto the bird as shown and paint with Blueberry.

4.    Trace the earth onto the hearts and paint with Cucumber.

5.    Outline the hearts wings and earth with Black Onyx. With Black Onyx and the end of a brush handle, add a dot for the eye.

6.    Lightly sand the edges where the candle was rubbed.

7.    Glue the birds to the painted blocks.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.