DecoArt Lovebird House

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Lovebird House

Follow some simple instructions and find tools easily at A.C. Moore - then celebrate love with the beautifully accented DecoArt Lovebird House.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Using 3/4" flat brush, basecoat entire surface with two coats of Blue Harbor (Note: let all paint dry between applications).
  • 2
    If you have not done so already, download and print project template. Then trace and transfer designs using photo as a guide if needed.
  • 3
    Mix equal parts of Blue Harbor and Snow (Titanium) White. Using #4 round brush, paint tree with mix. (Save mix for later steps.) Using #4 round brush, paint
    Birds = Bleached Sand
    Leaves = Snow (Titanium) White, Bleached Sand, True Red, as well as the Blue Harbor/Snow (Titanium) White mix
    Eyes and one’ Bird's Wing = Blue Harbor
    Other Bird'’s Wing = True Red
    Beaks and Legs, Blue Harbor/Snow (Titanium) White mix
    Heart = Snow (Titanium) White
    Perch = True Red
    Hearts on Roof = Bleached Sand
    Add accent dots along roof edges alternating True Red and Snow (Titanium) White.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Snow (Titanium) White, True Red, Bleached Sand & Blue Harbo
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Wood Birdhouse of Your Choice, Tracing & Transfer Papers
  • •Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4
  • •Loew-Cornell Taklon Brush Round 4
  • •Paper Towels, Water Container,Small Bowl (for mixing Paints), Palette or Plastic Plate
Download Project Template