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Simple Flower Bud Wood Birdhouse

At a Glance:

#3179 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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supplies

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

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 1615

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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Grass Green, 2 oz. - 1626

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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Lemon Custard, 2 oz. - 1661

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instructions

Other Supplies

Wood Birdhouse (item #96274), #12 flat brush, #2 script liner, Container for water, Paper towels, Foam plate, Scissors, Ribbon, Metal eye screw, Fine grit sandpaper

Instructions

Surface Preparation: Sand any surface rough areas with fine grit sandpaper. Wipe with a paper towel.

Painting Instructions: 

  1. Basecoat paint the following areas: Roof – Lemon Custard Roof Edges and Perch – Pure Orange Body of the Birdhouse – Wicker White Base of Birdhouse – Grass Green
  2. Allow to dry and reapply a second coat if necessary. 
  3. Randomly paint the flower buds and leaves on the body of the birdhouse in Lemon Custard, Pure Orange and Grass Green. Refer to photos for design ideas. 
  4. Add an orange dot to the top of each bud by dipping the handle end of paint brush in Pure Orange. 
  5. Add a triangle of Pure Orange dots randomly between the flower buds as filler to the design. 
  6. Attach the small metal eye screw to the top center of the birdhouse. 
  7. Cut ribbon to desired length and thread through the eye screw and knot the ends, creating a hanger. 
  8. Don’t forget to sign your name. Enjoy!

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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