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Buttons and Birdie Frame

At a Glance:

#3556 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Forest Moss, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Barnyard Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Satin, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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Other Supplies

Rectangle wood picture frame, Wood bird cut-out, Script liner brush, Sponge brush, Clean damp cloth, 2 coordinating patterned papers, Assorted buttons and embellishments, White craft glue, Craft knife, Ruler, Pencil, Wax candle, Fine grit sandpaper


  1. Lightly sand the frame. Apply a Barnyard Red wash to the frame with the sponge brush. Wait 30 seconds, then wipe with the clean damp cloth. Apply a second coat. Let dry.
  2. Add water to the Forest Moss paint until it is an inky consistency. Use the script liner to paint random scrolls and swirls as shown. Cut eight 1 ½” squares out of patterned paper. Cut eight 1” squares out of another coordinating paper. Apply paper squares to frame using Mod Podge, layer swuares beginning with the 1 1/2" square followed by the 1" square. Let dry.
  3. Apply two coats of Mod Podge to the entire frame; allow to dry completely between coats.
  4. Paint the bird wood cut-out Barnyard Red. Let dry.
  5. Rub candle wax on the edges of the bird and on the front in a few places.
  6. Repaint the bird Forest Moss. Let dry and sand lightly.
  7. Cut wing and tail feathers out of patterned paper. Use Mod Podge to secure to bird as shown. Apply two coats of Mod Podge on the bird; allow to dry completely between coats.
  8. Glue buttons, embellishments, and bird to frame using white craft glue. Refer to photo as reference.

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