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Mother's Day Birdbath Gift

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Mother's Day Birdbath Gift
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Mother's Day Birdbath Gift

designed by PLA Schneider

Make a super sweet Mother's Day gift from items found at the local dollar store.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Chick (DA543)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Orange Sherbet (DA510)
  • Pink Cadillac (DA503)
  • Soft Jade (DA545)

Other supplies

  • stylus or pencil
  • E6000 glue (E6000)
  • black fine point marker
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • small brush
  • medium brush
  • rocks (dollar store)
  • feathers (dollar store)
  • glass stones (blue) (dollar store)
  • glass candleholder (dollar store)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Have more "baby birds" in your family? Customize by simply making more. Use smaller rocks to fit the whole family.

  1. Turn the candleholder upside down. Layer the blue glass stones as water and adhere with E6000 Glue as you go. Set aside and let dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a medium brush to paint a larger rock in Chick. Let dry.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Transfer the pattern. Use a small brush to mix (3) parts Cotton Ball with (1) part Chick and use to paint the face and wing. Let dry. Use a small brush to paint the beak in Orange Sherbet and the cheeks in Pink Cadillac. Let dry. Use a fine point Sharpie to draw the eyes and add details. Let dry. Use E6000 Glue to adhere a feather to the back side.
    Step 2 Example
  4. To make baby bird/birds, use smaller rock/rocks and follow the same instructions as the "Mama bird" in color of your choice. (This baby bird was created using Soft Jade.)
  5. Apply E6000 Glue to the middle of the "water" (glass stones). Let set for 3 minutes.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Place "Mama" bird and "baby" bird in the "water"
    Step 5 Example