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Chalk It Up To Birds!
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Chalk It Up To Birds!

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Large unfinished wood bird house
  • Package colored buttons. Buttons can be mixed colors or one color in light & dark ranges as shown on image. Select enough to use on roof to create a tile roof look and for around the bird house opening to create a door entrance feel.
  • FolkArt™ Home Decor Chalk Finish Paint
  • Chalk marker
  • Paintbrush
  • All-purpose glue or hot glue gun using medium temperature glue sticks
  • Strip of printed fabric
  • Jar of Mod Podge® (Matte or Gloss)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Remove any price stickers and wipe off unfinished bird house to remove any dust.
2. Applying two coats of chalk to the entire unfinished wood bird house and let dry according to the instructions on the label.
3. Assort buttons and layout pattern for placement before glueing in place on roof top of bird house.
4. Select and layout pattern of the size and style of button to glue around the opening on the front of the bird house before glueing into place.
5. Cut strip of fabric long enough to go around the bottom lip/base of bird house. In the case of octagon or round bird house, small slits should be cut to allow fabric to wrap and lay flat.
6. Seal entire bird house with Mode Podge with one to two coats and allow to dry in between coats if adding more than one.
7. Once completely dry, add message of choice using Chalk marker.

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Please Note: Some items are out of stock.

Products

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Large Birdhouse Hexagon Roof W/Raised Base

Item # 2170306
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$6.99 $5.24
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Favorite Findings Basic Buttons Assorted Sizes-Pink 130/pkg

Item # 5946173
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$2.29 $1.14
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FolkArt® Home Decor™ Chalk - 8 oz. - White Adirndck

Item # zprd_13358783a
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$7.99 $5.99

Variations

  • Select Color:
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    COLOR:
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Bistro Chalk Marker Fine Point - Fluorescent Green

Item # zprd_12745238a
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$3.99

Variations

  • Select Color:
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    COLOR:
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Jen Manufaturing Poly-Sponge Brush Set-3PK

Item # 2153815
Online Only
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$2.49
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Aleene's Always Ready Clear Gel "Tacky" Glue-4oz

Item # 13850862
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$3.49
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Keepsake Calico™ Cotton Fabric-Forest Owls Floral Texture

Item # 11852480
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$9.99 $4.99 /yd
Limited Availability: Every attempt to provide one cut of fabric will be made, but we may need to fill your order in multiple cuts.
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Mod Podge Matte-8 Ounce

Item # 1161546
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$6.99
Limited Availability: Every attempt to provide one cut of fabric will be made, but we may need to fill your order in multiple cuts.
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