Martha Stewart Crafts™ Double Hanging Birdhouse Plaque
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Martha Stewart Crafts™ Double Hanging Birdhouse Plaque

Bring Spring indoors with this unconventional birdhouse design.

Designed by Chris Williams, courtesy of the Plaid Creative Team.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Multi-Surface Acrylic Craft Paint, Satin – Green Curry, Granny Smith, Surf and Wedding Cake
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Basic Brush Set
  • Birdhouse Plaque, Double Hanging
  • Sandpaper, Fine Grit
  • Brush Basin (or Water Container)
  • Paper Towels
  • Foam Plate
 

Project Instructions

Large Birdhouse

Base coat the rooftop of the large birdhouse Green Curry. Base coat the roof edge and eaves of the large birdhouse Wedding Cake. Base coat the body Granny Smith, the base Green Curry and Surf, and the perch Surf.

Allow paint to dry thoroughly. Sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper. Reapply base coat colors.


Small Birdhouse

Base coat the rooftop and eaves with Granny Smith. Base coat the roof edge Surf, the body Wedding Cake and the base Green Curry.

Allow paint to dry thoroughly. Sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper. Reapply base coat colors.

Paint Granny Smith polka dots on body of birdhouse using smallest foam pouncer.


Birds

Base coat birds Surf; let dry. Reapply base color.

Add a touch of Granny Smith to bird's belly, and Wedding Cake to head, wing and tail feathers.

Paint tiny Wedding Cake dot for bird’s eye.

Tips

Add polka dots to the large birdhouse for an extra pop of color.