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Project by crooked posted 122 days ago 2835 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently built a birdhouse for the spring and had my daughter add her talents as a leather sculptor to construct a face and eyes to the front with the hole as the mouth to give it a bit of character. Hopefully it won’t freak out the birds!!
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-- al, colorado, www.crookedbirdhouse.com



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crooked

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Greenthumb

2287 posts in 2395 days

posted 120 days ago

how cool is that. I like it.

i can imagine it used near a garden, where warm temperatures embrace the soul, and the song of the summer bird, sings again

-- just one more rock, and the garden is done ; )

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PrettyPanda101

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posted 120 days ago

wow! what are the eyes made of? love the idea!

-- PrettyPanda101

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crooked

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posted 120 days ago

My daughter makes the eyes herself. Just glass, I guess.

-- al, colorado, www.crookedbirdhouse.com

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Greenthumb

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posted 118 days ago

some body had some fun

-- just one more rock, and the garden is done ; )

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Greenthumb

2287 posts in 2395 days

posted 118 days ago

if there is one thing that warms my soul, is the inherent right, to borrow a plant that enriches a life, and when I see wood, I see life with all its smiles, and the wonderment that it brings with it : )

-- just one more rock, and the garden is done ; )

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Iris43

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posted 116 days ago

I hope some cute little birdies make a home in your cute b/house.

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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jroot

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posted 107 days ago

Cool! Very creative. Nice for us to look at. I wonder if the birds will be fearful though because of the “eye”. Will it think it is entering a bird of prey’s mouth? Only time will tell. I have created several bird houses here, but only a few of them have had residents. Most become ornaments. Ah well, they were fun in the making.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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crooked

5 posts in 863 days
hardiness zone 4a

posted 107 days ago

You are right jroot,
The birds are generally scared of the birdhouse, too much going on. It took 3 years before birds finally used the one in the image I attached! I don’t really build them for the birds, I just like to look at them! https://s3.amazonaws.com/gardentenders.com/n42nty5.jpg!

-- al, colorado, www.crookedbirdhouse.com

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