Kathleen, This can be used to paint birdhouses, but it is not formulated to stand up to outside elements by itself. You will need to apply a water-based varnish or polyurethane sealer over it to protect it from weather. -DecoArt Paint Guru
The paint will have the rough glitter texture when dry.
Hi Vicks, it looks like that this craft is not the suited for your needs. Home Depot offers a wide variety of paint options, often including glitter. It is best to visit or call your local store for in store availability. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!