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Shiny Birdhouses

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FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Value Pack
Item #1059
Specifically designed to work with the One Stroke painting technique, this brush features specialized bristles that produce accurate and beautiful results. Contains: #2, #1 Script Liners; #2, #6, #8, #10, #12, 3/4 Flats, Small Scruffy, Scruffy

FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint - Lemon Custard, 2 oz.
Item #2706
Paint a high gloss sheen on multiple surfaces. FolkArt acrylic paints have been the choice of decorative painters for more than two decades. These easy-to-use colors boast a rich, creamy consistency with heavy pigmentation. They have the versatility and blending capability of oil paints with exceptional coverage. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral, and come in easy-to-squeeze bottles.

Simply ® Stencils - Value Packs - Floral
Item #27930
We've assembled the most popular Simply designs into value priced packs. Chock full of inspiration, you'll go back to these packs time and again for your favorite projects.

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Stencil Tape
Item #34002
Holds stencil securely in place; will not damage background paint or stencil's delicate features.

Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 3/8"
Item #34038
A Stencil Decor ® tradition, high quality, white China bristle brushes feature solid wood handles and seamless aluminum ferrules for maximum paint hold and professional results every time.

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #4001
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Detail Painters
Item #4156
Small format tools makes painting small stencil details easy and provide even and smooth coverage. Painters are perfect for use with adhesive stencils, minimizing paint bleeding under stencils. Set includes two 5/8" and three 1/4".

Other Supplies
FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint - Maple Syrup 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint - Calypso Sky 2 oz
1 Round and 1 square unfinished wood birdhouses


Round Birdhouse:

  1. Basecoat birdhouse Wicker White.
  2. Basecoat roof, perch, and base Calypso Sky.
  3. Tape a wedge shape that starts at the peak of roof and ends at the base of the roof. Paint Maple Syrup. Remove tape and let dry.
  4. Use the small detail painter to dot Lemon Custard around the birdhouse.
  5. Use Liner Brush to paint a brown circle around each yellow dot. Paint inside of hole Maple Syrup.

Square Birdhouse:

  1. Basecoat birdhouse Lemon Custard. Paint roof Maple Syrup and base Calypso Sky.
  2. Stencil flower design on roof with Lemon Custard.
  3. Tape a horizontal 1/2” stripe around birdhouse and paint Wicker White. Use liner brush to paint Maple Syrup stripes above and below the Wicker White stripe.
  4. Using the handle of the brush, paint a Calypso Sky dot border inside Wicker White stripe and along the edge of the roof.
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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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