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"Welcome" Cottage Birdhouse

A cute birdhouse made with Delta Ceramcoat.

At a Glance:

#4728 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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supplies

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - OJ, 2 oz. - 026490202W

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Eggshell White, 2 oz. - 025390202W

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Bittersweet Orange, 2 oz. - 020410202W

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Dark Forest Green, 2 oz. - 020960202W

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Raw Sienna, 2 oz. - 024110202W

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Mermaid Blue, 2 oz. - 02710

Number Needed: 1 $1.49 $1.10
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wood birdhouse, Alphabet stencil, Hot glue, Burlap, Buttons, Petroleum jelly, sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the birdhouse with Raw Sienna. Apply petroleum jelly to the edges and anywhere you want to distress.
  2. Basecoat the roof and base with Eggshell White. Basecoat the body of the birdhouses with OJ as shown.
  3. Sand to create a distressed look.
  4. Paint a Bittersweet Orange oval in the front of the birdhouse. Add scalloped detail around the oval with Eggshell White. Let dry.
  5. Stencil “Welcome” on oval with Raw Sienna.
  6. Stencil the vine and flowers using Dark Forest Green and Mermaid Blue. Stencil the words “Open Late” to the roof in Raw Sienna.
  7. Cut strips of burlap and paint with Bittersweet Orange. When dry, pleat and hot glue, pleat, hot glue till it creates a flower. Glue to the birdhouse and add a button center.

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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