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Trick or Treat Silhouette Birdhouse

Paint a Trick or Treat Silhouette Birdhouse to give your birds a spooky place to live. Your birdhouse will be the hottest place for birds to hang out around Halloween.

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At a Glance:

#2684 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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supplies

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pueblo, 2 oz. - 2249

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Forest Moss, 2 oz. - 527

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Tangerine, 2 oz. - 627

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz. - 641

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dove Gray, 2 oz. - 708

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Glazed Carrots, 2 oz. - 741

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Taffy, 2 oz. - 902

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

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instructions

Other Supplies

Generic birdhouse (one used in picture is a 5 hole tower), ½” & 1/8” Flat brush, 1/8” Stencil brush, #4 Round brush, #1 Liner brush, Craft knife, Cardstock or very thin cardboard, Transfer paper, Stylus

Instructions

  1. Create circle template, transfer circle pattern to cardstock or board and cut out with craft knife.
  2. Paint roof and eaves of house Brilliant Blue.
  3. Paint small birdhouse side Glazed Carrots, middle side with Tangerine and rest with light orange mixture of Taffy plus Tangerine. Paint base Forest Moss.
  4. Using circle template, stencil “moon” onto roof using Glazed Carrots, shading with Pueblo and highlighting with light orange mixture.
  5. Using a very dry stencil brush and Dove Gray paint, lightly swirl clouds onto roof, building up density where desired. Using opposite end of small brush, apply light orange mixture stars to roof, dragging points from centers with liner brush.
  6. With 1/8” flat brush, paint stripes on Glazed Carrots house with watered down Pueblo to create almost a wash. . Repeat using Glazed Carrots stripes on Tangerine side, Tangerine on light orange mixture.
  7. Apply black silhouette elements with Licorice. Create posts on fence by using the opposite end of 1/2” flat brush for large dots, smaller brush for smaller dots.
  8. Brush Platinum Gems Glitter Paint on eaves, sides of roof and base. Apply small dots to stars and roof where desired with opposite end of brush.

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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.

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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