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Scrolled Metallic Birdhouse with Dragonfly

This elegant bird house can be added to any table in your home.

At a Glance:

#4431 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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  • FolkArt  Logo
  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Metallics - Ice Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Linen, 2 oz.

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

FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Copper, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Peridot, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unpainted Layered Shapes...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

2 story birdhouse, ¾” flat brush, Liner brush, Four gold gems, Hot glue, Fine sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the birdhouse with Linen. Allow it to dry and then sand it with fine sandpaper.
     
  2. Paint the roofs with Antique Copper. Paint over the Linen with the Ice Blue. Allow it to dry.
     
  3. Using the ¾” flat brush, starting at the bottom, dry brush the Antique Copper. Repeat for the top portion, starting from under the roofs, dry brush with Peridot. Allow to dry.
     
  4. Using the liner brush and the Antique Copper, add the swirls.
     
  5. Paint the dragonfly with Peridot and Ice Blue. Add detail with Antique Copper and the liner brush. Once the dragonfly dries, glue the gems to the wings of the dragonfly. Glue the dragonfly to house.

Tip:Using the sandpaper, make a rough spot where the dragonfly is to be glued. This will hold the adhesion better.

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.