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Sweet Birdhouse

This adorable birdhouse can be displayed outside or in.

At a Glance:

#3860 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Magenta, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Linen, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - School Bus Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.

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

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wooden birdhouse, Sandpaper, Scrapbook paper, Wax candle, No. 4 round brush, 1" foam brush

Instructions

  1. Basecoat birdhouse Linen using 1" foam brush. Let dry.
  2. Rub wax candle over edges and areas to appear worn or distressed.
  3. Paint Wicker White over entire birdhouse.
  4. Lightly rub sandpaper on edges and front to create distressed look.
  5. Decoupage roof with scrapbook paper using Matte Mod Podge.
  6. Paint simple flowers on front. Paint Fresh Foliage leaves and stems. Paint Medium Blue flower petals and School Bus Yellow flower centers. Accent centers with Magenta dots.

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.