So many of you have raved about FolkArt Extreme Glitter – it’s one of my favorite products too. I’m super pleased to announce that we now have *NEW* Extreme Glitter Neons! They are bright, cheery and fun - and made a great addition to your crafting projects. To celebrate the new release, Plaid designer Julie Lewis made this glittery birdhouse project. It’s a gift box that doubles as a cute spring display! Wondering how it’s made? Here’s the full tutorial.
Gather These Supplies
- FolkArt Acrylic Paint – Neon Green, Neon Pink, Neon Orange, Neon Yellow, Wicker White, Patina, Pure Gold
- FolkArt Extreme Glitter –Neon Pink, Neon Orange, Neon Green, Hologram, Gold
- 1” wood doll heads (2)
- 4.5” round paper mach box
- 5” x 3” round wood birdhouse
- 1” aqua/white polka dot grosgrain ribbon
- Old key
- Fine/ultra fine point black marker
- #1 Liner brush
- ¼”, ½” flat brush
- Craft knife
- Wire cutter/needle nose pliers
Remove wood perch from the birdhouse using the pliers. Basecoat the roof and body with Wicker White.
Paint roof of birdhouse Neon Pink, body Neon Orange and then apply corresponding Extreme Glitter color over the top. Apply two coats of each and allow to dry.
Paint body of box Neon Yellow, then paint Neon Yellow Extreme Glitter over the top. Give two coats and allow to dry.
Paint wood doll heads Patina and allow to dry. Give each two coats of Hologram Glitter and allow to dry. Paint beak with Neon Orange, then draw eyes and wings with marker.
Glue key into perch opening. Allow to dry.
Mark placement for bird legs on lid, poke small hole with craft knife.
Glue and tie ribbon around base of box. Cut off the ends of the ribbon.
We hope you like our “bling-y” Extreme Glitter project! What could you do with Neon Extreme Glitter?