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Chicken Coop Birdhouse

Chubby little chickens turn an ordinary birdhouse into a whimsical coop.

At a Glance:

#5407 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pewter Grey, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Sunny Day, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Spiced Carrot, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lime Tree, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Key West, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Plaid ® Craft Stencils - Value Packs - Backgrounds

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Stencil brush ¼”, Flat brush ¼”, Flat brush ½”, Tape ¼”, Liner brush #1, Water basin, Paper towels, Foam plates

Instructions

  1. 1. Base coat roofs of house White, top story Sunny Day and first story of house Key West. 
  2. Paint perch Flag Red and base of house Lime Tree. 
  3. Tape off ¼” stripes on roofs and paint Pewter Gray. Remove tape and clean up any bleed under with liner brush.
  4. Stencil background pattern around first story of house as shown in Pewter Gray. 
  5. Use circle pattern from stencil and create White and Sunny Day circles as shown. 
  6. Use liner brush to paint details onto chickens. Use opposite end of brush dipped in paint to apply all dot detail. 
Project Tip: Add simple embellishments to create more detail.

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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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