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Gilded Cage and Ombre Bird Home Décor

Extreme Sheen™

Gilded Cage and Ombre Bird Home Décor
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Gilded Cage and Ombre Bird Home Décor

designed by Jessica Alea

Add a sophisticated flair to home décor with this cage and bird painted with Extreme Sheen™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Refreshing (ADC13)

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • 24K Gold (DPM04)
  • Champagne Gold (DPM02)
  • Pearl (DPM01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • raffia (or straw: optional)
  • birdcage
  • paintbrushes
  • bird (ceramic or wood, small enough to fit in cage)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Paint the birdcage in Refreshing. Allow to dry and apply a second coat.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the bird in Pearl. Allow to dry and apply another coat. Let dry and paint the bird's head, wings, and tail with Champagne Gold.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Dry-brush 24K Gold onto the embellished areas of the cage.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Optional: Have the bird sit in a nest made of raffia or straw.
    Step 3 Example