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Farm Barn Birdhouse

Americana Decor® Specialty Products

Farm Barn Birdhouse
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Farm Barn Birdhouse

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Turn a weathered birdhouse into a whimsical barn with Wood Reclaim!

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Outdoor Living™

  • Iron Gate (ADOL01)
  • Ladybug (ADOL04)
  • Lily Pad (ADOL12)
  • Picket Fence (ADOL02)

Americana Decor® Specialty Products

  • Wood Reclaim (ADM16)

Other supplies

  • scissors
  • 2" flat brush
  • wooden birdhouse (flea market find)
  • cosmetic sponge
  • jute or hemp cord
  • #1 round brush
  • popsicle sticks (or scrap wood trim)
  • 1" angle brush
  • E6000 Glue (E6000)
  • mini wood picket fence
  • Farm Life ArtMinds Outdoor Stencil (Michaels)
  • canvas mini shape triangles (Canvas Corp)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Gather supplies. Prep birdhouse by wiping away dust and debris.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a flat brush to coat the birdhouse wood areas all with 3 coats of Wood Reclaim letting each coat dry completely.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a flat brush to base coat each section of the birdhouse with Iron Gate, Lady Bug, and Lily Pad. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a flat brush to paint scrap wood or popsicle sticks with Picket Fence. Use scissors to cut to fit then overlap and adhere with E6000.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Remove the plastic sliding windows, use a cosmetic sponge with ArtMinds Outdoor stencil on in Harvest.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use scissors to cut the fencing to fit all four sections of the house perimeter over the grass.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a round brush to paint the word farm with some cow print. Use scissors to cut jute and once dry, use E6000 to glue to the side of the barm birdhouse.
    Step 6 Example
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