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"Noel" Bird Christmas Wall Decoration

Dazzling Metallics®

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"Noel" Bird Christmas Wall Decoration

designed by PLA Schneider

Make a festive mini wall decoration with a special "noel bird" embellishment.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Festive Green (DA261)
  • Festive Red (DA262)
  • White Pearl (DA117)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • E6000 glue (E6000)
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • cardstock (white)
  • wooden stars (7 - little, various sizes)
  • mini shadow frame (Joanns)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Using a pencil, trace the letters on the backing of the shadow frame. Using a #8 round brush paint the N and L, White Pearl and the O and E, Festive Green.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the shadow frame with White Pearl.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a #8 round brush, carefully paint Lamp Black around the letters. Fill in the rest (larger areas) with a 3/4" flat brush. Using a #8 round brush, spatter Snow White on the painted backing of the shadow frame. Adhere the frame and backing together with E6000.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a pencil, trace the bird pattern on white cardstock. Using a #8 round brush, paint the bird Festive Green; the hat and beak, Festive Red; and the wing and hat fur, White Pearl.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a #8 round brush, paint the wooden stars in Festive Red. Use E6000 to adhere them in place. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    Step 4 Example