Summertime Birdhouse
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Summertime Birdhouse

Hot summer shades of reds, blues, and greens highlight this birdhouse home accent. Designed by Donna Bush, DecoArt Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Craft Smart Paints® Hot Pink
  • Craft Smart Paints® Orange
  • Craft Smart Paints® Light Green
  • Craft Smart Paints® Holiday Green
  • Craft Smart Paints® Ocean Breeze
  • Craft Smart Paints® Aqua
  • Wooden Birdhouse
  • Sponge Brush
  • Round Brush, #2
  • Flat Brush, #10
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Tracing and Transfer Paper
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Use sponge brush to basecoat roof, Light Green; sides and perch, Aqua; and base, Hot Pink.


Step: 2

Trace and transfer pattern.


Step: 3

Use flat brush to paint flower petals Hot Pink and leaves Ocean Breeze.


Step: 4

Use #2 round brush to outline flower petals with Ocean Breeze and leaves with Light Green.


Step: 5

Use flat brush to paint smaller Orange petals inside Hot Pink petals.


Step: 6

Use stylus or brush handle end to dot around outside flower petals with Light Green, Orange petals with Orange, and leaves with Holiday Green.


Step: 7

Add Holiday Green line on each leaf center with round brush. Seal as desired.


Tips

Let dry after each step.