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

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Using 3/4 inch flat brush, basecoat entire surface with two coats of Blue Harbor.
  • 3
    Download and print project template. Then trace and transfer designs. The birds, tree and heart go on the front of the birdhouse, while the hearts go on the roof.
  • 4
    Mix equal parts of Blue Harbor and Snow White. Using #4 round brush, paint tree with mix. (Save mix for later steps.)
  • 5
    Using #4 round brush, paint birds Bleached Sand.
  • 6
    Using #4 round brush, paint leaves with Snow White, Bleached Sand, True Red, and Blue Harbor/Snow White mix.
  • 7
    Using #4 round brush, paint birds’ eyes and one’s wing, Blue Harbor; other one’s wing, True Red; beaks and legs, Blue Harbor/Snow White mix; heart, Snow White; and perch, True Red.
  • 8
    Using #4 round brush, paint hearts on roof Bleached Sand. Add accent dots along roof edges alternating True Red and Snow White.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Red 104106594
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bleached Sand 104521675  DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Blue Harbor 104521659 (2)
  • Wooden Birdhouse of Your Choice
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Loew-Cornell Taklon Brush Round 4 104548600
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container
  • Small Bowl (for mixing Paints)
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
Download Project Template