A Bird Box decorated with Handmade Paper

A Bird Box decorated with Handmade Paper

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This bird box is painted with Plus Color Acrylic paint and then decoupaged with handmade paper. It has been sanded with sandpaper to achieve a rustic look.

Guide step 1
1.
Paint the bird box with white Plus Color Acrylic paint.
Guide step 2
2.
Paint all four sides and the base using turquoise or lime according to your preference.
Guide step 3
3.
Use the front of the bird box as a template and place it onto the back of a piece of handmade paper. Draw the shape of the front onto the handmade paper, cut it out and attach it onto the bird box using decoupage lacquer.
Guide step 4
4.
When the paint is dry, sand the bird box with coarse sand paper – eg. 80 grade. This adds a rustic look to the bird box as the white primer can be seen. Sand all sides of the bird box, but gently on the decoupaged sides.
Guide step 5
5.
Apply a coat of decoupage lacquer onto the finished decorated bird box.
Guide step 6
6.
Paint the candle sticks with Plus Color Acrylic paint, very diluted with water. When the paint is dry, you may varnish the candle sticks with decoupage lacquer. This provides a more resistant surface.
Guide step 7
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