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Dragonfly Birdhouse

A pretty accent for any outdoor space.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Wicker White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Engine Red, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Light Blue, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Licorice, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Lemon Custard, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Small - Dragonflies
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Other Supplies
Wood birdhouse
Sandpaper
1/4” Stencil brush (one for every color)
Stencil tape or stencil adhesive
1” foam applicator
Foam plate
Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Basecoat surface as follows:  Roof – Licorice; Body – Light Blue and Wicker White; Base – Engine Red; allow to dry.  Sand rough areas using sandpaper.  Reapply basecoat.

  2. When dry, position stencil; either tape in place or use stencil adhesive.

  3. Dip brush into puddle of paint; wipe on paper towel to remove excess.

  4. Begin stenciling in a circular motion by placing bristles on an uncut area of the stencil.  Move brush gradually into an opening of the stencil.

  5. Repeat until entire design has been stenciled.

  6. Clean up with mild soap and water.
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