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Table Top Birdcage and Paris Art

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Decorate any space with French design flair!
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Supplies

Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Amber, 2 oz.
Item #16020
Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ simulates the look of cathedral stained glass on glass, mirrors, styrene & more. Also perfect for creating colorful reusable window clings. Its unique, water-based formula can be applied vertically or horizontally. Dries in 8 hours. cures in 7 days. Permanent on styrene and plexiglass, but removable on glass.

$2.99

Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Black Onyx, 2 oz.
Item #16095
Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ simulates the look of cathedral stained glass on glass, mirrors, styrene & more. Also perfect for creating colorful reusable window clings. Its unique, water-based formula can be applied vertically or horizontally. Dries in 8 hours. cures in 7 days. Permanent on styrene and plexiglass, but removable on glass.

$2.99

Gallery Glass ® Redi-Lead™ Strips - 24 inch lengths
Item #17041
Longer leading strips for borders and geometric designs as it allows fewer cuts and fewer "solder" joints. Includes 36 linear feet of leading.

$11.99

Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Aqua, 2 oz.
Item #17049
Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ simulates the look of cathedral stained glass on glass, mirrors, styrene & more. Also perfect for creating colorful reusable window clings. Its unique, water-based formula can be applied vertically or horizontally. Dries in 8 hours. cures in 7 days. Permanent on styrene and plexiglass, but removable on glass.

$2.99

Mod Podge ® Paper - Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11236
Mod Podge ® Paper is an acid free formula. It is non-tacky and perfect for paper crafts. Still quick-drying for multiple coat build up, Mod Podge ® Paper dries clear and holds tight. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase.

$7.99

Other Supplies
Small frames
Birdcage or bird themed clipart
Rubbing alcohol or spray cleaner
Printed bird themed words
Scrapbook paper
Optional - Fleur-de-Lis design
Craft knife

Instructions

1.      Remove the glass from the frame and wipe clean with rubbing alcohol or spray cleaner.  Place birdcage clipart behind the glass of the frame.

 

2.      Apply Instant Lead Lines over the lines on the clipart.  Use the craft knife to trim the ends when needed. 

 

3.      Use the Black Onyx Gallery Glass Window Color to add scroll designs to the cage and to the base of the cage.  Apply directly from the bottle, squeezing the window color onto the glass.  Add a scrolled base to the cage.  Use a pin to pop any air bubbles.  Allow to dry.

 

4.      Trim a piece of scrapbook paper to fit the frame.  Collage bird themed printed words to the scrapbook paper.  Use Mod Podge Paper to secure the design.  Allow to dry.

 

5.      Replace the glass, collaged paper and backing into the frame.

 

6.      To make the Fleur-de-Lis design, repeat step one and two using Fleur-de-Lis clipart.  Fill in the design using Gallery Glass

 

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