DecoArt Birdhouse with Swirls

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Birdhouse with Swirls

Create a romantic look on a birdhouse home accent.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the varnish. Refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 2
    Use 3/4 inch flat brush to paint roof, Neutral Grey; sides, Spa Blue; base and perch, Hauser Light Green.
  • 3
    Position swirl stencil of your choice on front. Use stencil brush or cosmetic sponge to lightly dab Snow (Titanium) White in open stencil areas. Re-position stencil and repeat as desired.
  • 4
    Use brush handle end and Hauser Light Green to add dots randomly inside swirls.
  • 5
    Mix small amount of water with Snow (Titanium) White. Brush mix over birdhouse roof. Immediately wipe back with paper towel or soft cloth.
  • 6
    When birdhouse is dry, apply several coats of varnish. Allow to dry between coats.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Neutral Grey 104106694
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Spa Blue 104549561
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Hauser Light Green 104106597
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Varnish Satin 104387409 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Unfinished Birdhouse of Your Choice
  • Swirl Stencil
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Loew-Cornell Foam Stencil Brush 104447081
  • Water Container
  • Plastic Plate or Palette
  • Paper Towels or Soft Cloth