Tag Archives: Outdoor Decor

Toadstool Bird Feeder

Welcome the birds back to your home with a cute bird feeder that looks like a mushroom!

After what I refer to as “Birdpocalypse 2016” took place, I’ve needed a new bird feeder. I filled my Terra Cotta Bird Feeder with peanuts and every Stellar’s Jay in Oregon came to my house. This alerted the squirrels that there was something tasty hanging in that bowl. Before I knew it, I saw tiny little hands grabbing at twine from my roof, trying to pull the bowl up to them. The bowl went toppling out of the hanger and the clay broke off the bowl. It could have been salvaged, had I not feared for my life if I had gone to retrieve the bowl. Then I pushed the whole ordeal out of my mind and the bowl was rendered too disgusting even for birds when I finally got around to picking the mess up.

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Faux Concrete House Numbers

Make a cool and natural looking house number plaque in no time with a fun tutorial on Think Crafts.

I live in a duplex without house numbers on the doors, which can be very frustrating for people delivering packages. It turns out that I have very expensive taste in numbers and couldn’t bring myself to spend over $50 on numbers for a house that isn’t permanent. I finally came up with a relatively inexpensive and fun DIY idea and I love the result!

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DIY Wind Chimes

By Home Decor Contributor Alyssa

DIY Wind Chimes with Scrap Fabric

I’ve been finding myself at Anthropologie a lot these days because I like their mugs and they’re about all I can afford at that place. Recently, while hunting for another mug to add to my displayed collection, I happened upon a very pretty and simple wind chime, made of pieces of fabric and old, hammered metal bells. I checked the price tag and not surprisingly, the hanging scrap fabric and bells were over $30.

Here is a DIY for a very similar wind chime, with a few tweaks to make it a bit more unique.

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