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Birdhouse Windchime

A cute, colorful and oh-so creative way to use your birdhouses and garden tools.

At a Glance:

#4246 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Baby Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Lime Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Finishes - Outdoor Sealer - Gloss, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.29
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Birdhouses - Large

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.99
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Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

5 Eye Hooks, Foam Paintbrush, Detail Paintbrush, Paper Punches – Flower Shape, Scrapbook Paper, 4 Garden Shovels, Fishing Line, Optional Embellishments: Recycled flowers; buttons; silk flowers

Instructions

  1. Screw 4 eye hooks into each corner on the base of the birdhouse and 1 eye hook into the top center of the roof.
  2. Paint the roof Engine Red, the base of the house Lime Green and body of the house Baby Pink.
  3. Using Lime Green paint and a detail brush, paint flower stems on the front of the house. Using Mod Podge Outdoor, apply paper-punched flowers to the tops of the stems.
  4. Trim the scrapbook paper to fit around the handles of the shovels. Coat the back of the paper with Mod Podge Outdoor, wrap the paper around the handles, smooth the paper with your fingers and topcoat with a layer of Mod Podge.
  5. Topcoat the entire birdhouse and shovels with FolkArt Outdoor Sealer.
  6. Attach the shovels to the eyehooks with fishing line. Add additional embellishments to the birdhouse.

    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.

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