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Colorful DIY Butterfly Birdhouse

Colorful DIY Butterfly Birdhouse
Colorful DIY Butterfly Birdhouse
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If you love nature, you'll love this DIY outdoor decor piece. Create your own Colorful DIY Butterfly Birdhouse for those colorful creatures living in your backyard. After flying around for hours and eating nectar, butterflies enjoy a place where they can relax and take a breather. This DIY butterfly house will let you observe Mother Nature's wonderful creations. If you're lucky, you may be able to snap a picture or two and even get to hold one. Have fun creating this DIY outdoor project!



 

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsPaint

Primary TechniqueHome Decor

Beginner

SeasonSummer

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Steel Gray, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pink, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Glazed Carrots, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
  • Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 8 oz.

Instructions

Follow these easy steps to create your very own butterfly house.

  1.  Basecoat birdhouse and butterfly with Wicker White, let dry. Sand lightly.

  2. Paint Butterfly as shown-body black, wings orange, let dry.

  3. Paint birdhouse with Steel Gray, let dry. Sand lightly to create distressed finish.

  4. Using wood shape as a pattern, cut papers to desired size to cover areas shown. Apply papers following general directions on Mod Podge. Let dry.
     

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