DecoArt® Birdcage Birdhouse

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Birdcage Birdhouse

Stencil on whimsical birdcages with Americana Acrylics for a high-flying birdhouse accent.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from birdhouse before beginning project. Refer to project photo for design placement.Note: Allow to dry between painting steps.
  • 2
    Use #12 flat brush to basecoat roof Dark Chocolate. (Avoid bottom edge, underneath, and top piece.) Rinse brush.
  • 3
    Use same brush with Desert Turquoise to basecoat walls and top piece.
  • 4
    Use #8 flat brush with Citron Green to paint the perch, edge of roof, and underneath of roof. Let dry completely.
  • 5
    Place stencil on birdhouse where you want it and lightly dip cosmetic sponge in Dark Chocolate. Wipe off excess paint on palette or plate before dabbing on stencil. Use light coats; repeat as needed.
  • 6
    Use handle end of #12 flat brush to dot Desert Turquoise dots on roof.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Dark Chocolate 104106680
  •  DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Citron Green 104106652
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Desert Turquoise 104106698
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Birdhouse 8-1/2 inch x 6-5/8 inch 104139306
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 8 104118910
  • The Crafter’s Workshop Template Birds of a Feather 6 inch x 6 inch 104584348
  • Paper towels
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Cosmetic sponge