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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

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #1610
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Engine Red, 2 oz.
Item #1614
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
Item #1625
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Light Blue, 2 oz.
Item #1633
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #1640
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Brush On - Lemon Custard, 2 oz.
Item #1661
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Small - Dragonflies
Item #30621
These intricate, laser-cut designs are perfect for backgrounds, borders, focal points and so much more! Durable and reusable, these stencils even come with project ideas, how-tos and a supply list.

$2.99

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.
Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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