Wooden birdhouse out of scraps. what kind of paint do i use to paint?

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its made out of scraps my bf gave to me for my grandson to stay busy. dont' know what kind of paint to use...thanks for any help!
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  • Rei16802249 Rei16802249 on Jun 14, 2017
    Any paint will do, but if you will hang it outdoor, use outdoor paint.

  • Treva Kirby Adams Treva Kirby Adams on Jun 14, 2017
    Buy sample size mini-cans of outdoor paint at your local WalMart, Home Depot, etc.

  • Jan Clark Jan Clark on Jun 14, 2017
    I'm having the same thoughts. Depending on what you use, make sure you prep the wood first by sanding it.

  • Claude Claude on Jun 14, 2017
    If it's outside, outdoor paint. I suggest this...get some paint samples and let your kid do it. Or you can stain it w outdoor stain.

  • Martha Martha on Jun 14, 2017
    i would use an outside paint that is low odor.

  • Castrang17 Castrang17 on Jun 14, 2017
    If it is for the birds, leave natural to weather. Mother birds are picky, if it has a turpenpine odor or strong smell, they will not nest. If for deco, paint and decorate with wood bird or animal cutouts, a good kid's project. Who knows maybe an upbeat mama bird will move in. Have fun!