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Haunted Birdhouse

At a Glance:

#3364 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Value Pack

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $15.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Black, 5 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Buttercup, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Bean, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 4 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Linear brush, 1" foam brush, Old book pages, Plastic knife, Moss, Hot glue gun, 1 black plastic spider, Scissors

Instructions

  1. Using a foam brush, paint the entire birdhouse Pure Black paint. Paint the front of the house with 2 coats of Black Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry.
  2. Tear pages from an old book to fit the sides and perch of the house. Cut small squares from the pages to create windows. Using Mod Podge, apply the torn pages to the sides and perch of the house. Apply the squares to the front of the house. Place the squares slightly crooked to create a haunted style.
  3. Paint the base of the house and the inside of the holes Buttercup.
  4. Apply the White Texture Paint to the roof with a plastic knife like icing on a cake. When dry, paint textured roof Pure Orange. Allow to dry.
  5. Once dry, using a liner brush and Coffee Bean, add shingles to the roof by painting a checkered pattern.
  6. Hot glue moss to the birdhouse.
  7. Apply Black Extreme Glitter to the spider. Once dry, hot glue to the roof.

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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