Decoy Strawberry Rocks to Deter Bird Burglars

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These painted strawberry rocks will fool pesky birds from stealing the real strawberries from your garden. The birds will be attracted to the realistically painted berries. Once the birds get fed up with the rocks, they'll leave your strawberries alone.

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Step 1: Gather Materials

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1.acrylic paints
3.paint brushes and toothpick to paint seeds

rocks (thoroughly washed and dried)
acrylic paints
paint brushes
toothpick to paint seeds
craft varnish

Step 2: Paint

First, paint your rocks red. Then paint small seeds on the rocks with the toothpick. Next, paint the green stuff at the top of your strawberries. To finish, apply 2 coats of craft varnish to protect the paint and to add some shine.

Step 3: Place Rocks in Garden

The first two pictures are the fake strawberries the last one is the real strawberry.

Place your painted strawberry rocks in the garden and fool those birds!



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