Birdhouse of Many Colors

Give me my colored house, my amazing colored house!

Products Used

  • MB-1290 8" Birdhouse
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-53 Purple Haze
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • NT-CLR Clear One Dipping Clear Glaze
Decorating Accessories
  • RB-100 #100 Detail Liner
  • RB-144 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
Project Info


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Make sure and remove the stopper in the bottom of the Birdhouse.
  3. Using a RB-144  #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the bottom, the bottom and the top knot of the birdhouse
  4. Using a RB-144  #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 - 3 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the beams on the roof and the opening hole.
  5. Each section of the roof is painted with one color of Stroke & Coat.  Pick one color and work your way around.
  6. Using a RB-144  #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 - 3 coats of the Stroke & Coat per section.
  7. Using a RB-144 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-6 Sunkissed to the body of the birdhouse.
  8. Using the back end of the paint brush dot on SC-16 Cotton tail over the black on the top knot and the bottom rim.
  9. Using a RB-100 #10 Detailed Liner, apply tick marks on the white beams and opening.
  10. Using the back of a brush dot on a different color on each section for example SC-54 Purple Haze on the SC-74 Hot Tamale section, SC-74 Hot Tamale on the SC-75 Orange-A-Peel section, SC-11 Blue Yonder on the SC-53 Purple Haze section, SC-27 Sour Apple on the SC-11 Blue Yonder section and SC-6 Sunkissed on the SC-27 Sour Apple section.
  11. Allow to dry.
  12. Dip with NT-CLR Clear One Dipping.  Allow to dry,
  13. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.
  14. Replace the stopper.

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