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Icy Pastel Birdhouse Christmas Village

Who says birdhouses have to be just for birds? Turn a basic wooden birdhouse into an icy decor piece for your mantel. These houses are sure to tie your entire pastel Christmas theme together as a focal point in your holiday decor.

At a Glance:

Project #16328 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Glitterific Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Birdhouse, 2 Story - 12741

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Birdhouses - Large - 97874

Number Needed: 1 $7.39
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 16 Color Set - Pastels - PROMOMSP16

Number Needed: 1 $29.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Glitterific™ Acrylic Paint - Clear Hologram, 2 oz. - 5874

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Pencil

instructions

  1. Basecoat the 2-story birdhouse in Baby Pink using a flat brush. Paint the roofs with Wicker White. Let dry.
  2. Basecoat the 1-story birdhouse with Light Blue and paint the roof with Wicker White. Let dry.
  3. Using a pencil, lghtly draw window and door shapes onto the houses. Using small brushes, paint these details with Baby Pink, Patina, Light Blue and Wicker White. Let dry.
  4. Using a small rounf brush, paint scalloped shapes on the roofs using Treasure Gold to mimic shingles. Let dry.
  5. Using a large flat brush, apply Hologram Glitterific to the roofs of the birshouses.
  6. Using a small detail brush, paint icicles with Wicker White under the roofs. Let dry. 

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.
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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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