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Chicken Coop Birdhouse

Paint your birdhouse to look like a whimsical chicken coop using Apple Barrel acrylic paint and stencils. The birds in your yard will love making their nest in this colorful abode.

At a Glance:

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

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supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1
$0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pewter Grey, 2 oz. - 20580

Number Needed: 1
$0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Sunny Day, 2 oz. - 21384

Number Needed: 1
$0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz. - 21469

Number Needed: 1
$0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Spiced Carrot, 2 oz. - 21471

Number Needed: 1
$0.99 $0.85
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lime Tree, 2 oz. - 21476

Number Needed: 1
$0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Key West, 2 oz. - 21481

Number Needed: 1
$0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Stencil Value Packs - Backgrounds, 7" x 10" - 31062E

Number Needed: 1
$3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
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.

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.

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