t2t birdhouse

sistersunnieJuly 3, 2007

Not fancy, but finished!

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I like it, rustic and charming. I'll post it on my site it that's OK with you.

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    Bookmark   July 3, 2007 at 10:52PM
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That's a really neat bird house.I like the rustic look.Great Job!!! WeeBug

    Bookmark   July 4, 2007 at 4:26PM
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Of course, I'd be honored. It really isnt all that much, I just loved the wood. I built it on a post and drove it in behind a potted bean plant for Mr. Bean to climb and cover. This plant is one of those beans in a can, daughter got it in her Christmas stocking. We planted it in a small pot in the window and it took off. It had reached the point where I feared I would wake up with bean stalk wrapped around my body! Anyway Mr. Bean is happily twining his way around my almost red birdhouse!

    Bookmark   July 5, 2007 at 12:24PM
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No, no, no, don't paint it red, it's pretty just as it is Sistersunnie. Is that moss growing on the roof of it? If so, how did you get it to grow there? I have a garden birdhouse on a spindle that'd love to have moss growing on.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2007 at 6:18AM
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I have read that you can grow moss on items by mixing a bit of moss with buttermilk or plain yogurt in a blender and apply to the item. It needs to be in a shady, damp area and protected from rain so the mixture doesn't wash away before the moss begins to grow. I intend to try this method on some hypertufa planters soon.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2007 at 8:52AM
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No the wood used to be red and weathered and theres a little red paint left on it. Thats what I really liked. That isnt moss, just another weathered effects. The lumber was outside exposed for years, think it was originally barn siding.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2007 at 10:28AM
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very nice!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2007 at 7:36PM
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