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Floral Gazebo Birdhouse

Entertaining outdoors is so popular these days. Why not create this adorable stenciled birdhouse using FolkArt Outdoor paint to enjoy on your patio? It is so bright and cheery as well as easy to create!

At a Glance:

#4422 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 1610

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 1615

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Cobalt, 2 oz. - 1631

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 1640

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Lemon Custard, 2 oz. - 1661

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Yellow Citron, 2 oz. - 2471

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - 3" Floral Icons

Number Needed: 1 $5.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wooden gazebo birdhouse, Brush Basin or contain for water, Paper towels, Foam plate for palette, Fine grit sandpaper, Stencil tape, Stencil brushes or Daubers, Sea sponge, ¾” Flat brush, No. 1 Liner brush

Instructions

Preparation Instructions

  1. Basecoat the body of the birdhouse Wicker White. Allow to dry, sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper and reapply Wicker White. Allow to dry.
     
  2. Basecoat the roof using a slip slap application of paint in Wicker White plus Cobalt. Allow the roof to look mottled or softly blended.
     
  3. Lightly sponge Yellow Citron at the base of the birdhouse creating the look of green grass. Paint the base Lime Green too.

Painting Instructions

  1. Select six different floral stencils and stencil the each side a different flower and color combination.
     
  2. If desired, add the bird stencil towards the front of the birdhouse.
     
  3. Stencil the Lemon Custard sun and Wicker White cloud on the roof.
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  5. When all stenciling is dry, accent each flower, leave, sun and cloud with Licorice paint using a liner brush. Add dots and dashes to embellish.
     
  6. Paint Licorice feet and a Licorice checkerboard along the base of the birdhouse. Allow to dry.

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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