Winter Garden Birdhouse

Winter Garden Birdhouse

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 1st 2017

Winterize a house for your feathered friends with Americana® Acrylics.


    • paper towels
    • small wooden birdhouse
    • 1" foam brush
    • Epsom salts


    1. Paint the surface of the birdhouse with Slate Grey. Let dry. Paint a second coat, if needed.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Mix Snow White with water 1:1.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Whitewash the roof of the birdhouse.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use Cocoa to paint the bird perch and distress lines in various places on the birdhouse. Wipe the excess off with a paper towel. Paint the birdhouse edges for a distressed look.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Apply a generous amount of Satin Decou-Page to the roof of the birdhouse.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Sprinkle Epsom salts on the roof, covering the entire roof surface. Let dry. Apply Decou-Page to the bottom edges and corners of the birdhouse. Apply more Epsom salts and allow to dry.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Attach the birdhouse to a wooden base or display as is.
    14. Instruction #7