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Copper and Blue Bust and Cage

Americana Decor® Metallics™

Copper and Blue Bust and Cage
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Copper and Blue Bust and Cage

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

A simple cage and bust transform into an elegant décor accent piece with Americana Decor® Metallics™.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Serene (ADC18)

Americana Decor® Metallics™

  • Copper (ADMTL10)
  • Pewter (ADMTL12)

Americana® Acrylics

  • Persimmon (DA293)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • birdcage
  • paintbrushes (including 1" chip brush)
  • bust


NOTES: Wipe all surfaces with rubbing alcohol before painting. Some steps may require several coats. Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the entire birdcage in Serene.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 1" chip brush, dry-brush Pewter onto the wide band of the birdcage and the foot. Paint the top knob of the birdcage in Pewter.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the bust in Persimmon.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the bust in Copper.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Place the bust in the birdcage.
    Step 4 Example