DecoArt® Button Flower Birdhouse

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DecoArt® Button Flower Birdhouse

Add color and texture to a wooden birdhouse for a look that is anything but buttoned up. A.C. Moore has a wide range of Americana Acrylic paints, mediums and finishes so you can create a great project every time.

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.
  • 2
    Use3/4 inch flat brush to basecoat roof, Light Cinnamon; house, Bahama Blue; and base, Foliage Green, rinsing brush in between colors. Let dry completely.
  • 3
    Use sandpaper to distress roof and base slightly.
  • 4
    Use pencil to trace and transfer pattern onto front of birdhouse.
  • 5
    Use #6 flat brush with Snow to basecoat flower petals. Rinse brush.
  • 6
    Use same brush with Foliage Green to fill in stems and leaves. Rinse brush.
  • 7
    Use same brush to fill in flowers using Cadmium Yellow, Carousel Pink, Coral Blush, and Wild Orchid. Rinse brush in between colors.
  • 8
    Use same brush on its side with Snow White to add detail to leaves.
  • 9
    Use Sharpie® marker to loosely outline flowers, stems, and leaves.
  • 10
    Use glue gun to attach random buttons to flower centers.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Birdhouse Round 8-1/4 inch 104139288
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Light Cinnamon 104106590
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Foliage Green 104521653
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wild Orchid 104106650
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bahama Blue 104521661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Carousel Pink 104521681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Coral Blush 104549549
  • Loew-Cornell® Soft Comfort Flat Brush 3/4 inch 104548676
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Synthetic Brush #6 Flat 104464405
  • Sharpie® Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128524
  • Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pcs. 104548578
  • Blumenthal-Lansing Favorite Findings™ Big Bag of Buttons Carnival 3.5 oz. 104544169
  • Nicole™ Crafts Low Temp Designer Glue Gun Kit 104735724
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Pencil
  • Sandpaper
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