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Keep Your Big Windows — and Save Birds Too
Reduce bird strikes on windows with everything from architectural solutions to a new high-tech glass from Germany
"educe bird strikes on windows with everything from architectural solutions to a new... modern houses I often write about is that their large windows are bad for birds. Deaths... Deaths of birds striking glass buildings is in the range of 100 million to 1 billion... attention on bird strikes is given to high-rises, relative to the paths of migratory birds... single-family houses, too — particularly modern ones where glass is used generously to provide..."
In Honor of Portlandia, Put a Bird on It!
"putting birds on things pokes fun at the ubiquity of birds in décor ("what a sad little... put a bird on it!"). But, admits Carrie Brownstein, the actress who plays Lisa, "I... stuff with birds on it. It's too hard not to!" It's true. Make fun of how pervasive... can put birds on things at home. (In case you missed out on the joke last year, see... Put-a-Bird-On-It- I'm fine with birds - except the black birds - they're very ominous..."
'Mad Men' Trend: Retro Metal Wall Sculptures
Bravura metal artwork brought depth and shine to walls in the 1960s, and it's brightening homes again today
"avura metal artwork brought depth and shine to walls in the 1960s, and it's brightening... Artisan House in 1972) sculptures in all sorts of shapes, including bridges, birds... balloons, houses, bicycles, owls and ships. Their pieces and other metal sculptures with... Sculptural metal pieces like these filled a gap between midcentury-modern style and a... Artisan House and are the most well-known pieces of the style. They includes floor..."
Inspiring Materials: Metal Wire
"Metal seems to be making a more prominent appearance in home decor. This excites... of your house to showcase this humble material in your lighting, furniture and decor... these birds on a wire are actually sitting on twine. Interpreting catch phrases like... of aged metal. This kitchen island receives a utilitarian spin underneath an open-wire... of this house. Do you use the look of wire in your interior design? Next: Browse..."
Guest Picks: 20 Ways to Play Garden Host to Birds and Bees
Perch some of these houses and feeders around your garden, and watch pollinators and feathered friends flock in
"these houses and feeders around your garden, and watch pollinators and feathered... not the birds. The best things you can do for birds, bees, and other pollinators... picture of a bird house I built for my backyard. Great to see all the comments to this article... decorative bird and bee houses are an invitation to yellow jackets, who LOVE sheltered... don't feed birds in spring-summer-fall time, they have to do their job -eat mosquitoes..."
Design Details: Outdoor Decor for the Birds
"ders, Houses and Baths for Our Feathered Friends... makes bird houses and has made them super cute! In fact, he hung these two last night... get a bird house...well done! He sells them locally, but we may be able to figure... feeders and houses need to be periodically cleaned for the birds' safety. A pretty house... me this bird feeder for Mother's Day! I love how it can stick right down in a flower... low cost bird feeder. It's made by Born in Sweden and is under $20. I have one on my..."
Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
"America's housing patterns in Google Maps, particularly places for which high-resolution... suburban housing in terms of scale and form, but also that much of it is what MacLean... another bird's eye look at suburban housing see Sarah McKenzie's oil paitings at... before the housing crash and were never completed - developments are cleared, roads are... have a house or two and then several empty streets. I thought of one I spied from..."
Houzz Tour: Under a Metal Canopy in Texas
New technology, reclaimed materials and an enormous protective roof combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm
"80-foot metal roof canopy that more than doubles the amount of living space. Windows... problems with birds, bats, etc? We have a house on a river and birds like to move in on... creative house! I really love it. Just one question... Are birds and other creatures... between the metal roof and interior roof? Love this house and repurposing. The "canopy"... house. Love the mixed use of industrial metals throughout. It looks low maintenance..."
Adding Shine to Your Home with Metal & Metallics
"with metallic pieces and finishes is at an all time high. I can't tell you how many... home with metal, whether it's a large sculpture, a sunburst mirror, auntie's silver tea... glossy metallic paint. Let's see look at a variety of ways that designers are adding... BEAUTY METAL CAN ADD. I ESPECIALLY LIKE THE HUGH COPPER BOWL. AND THE GIANT FLOWERS... FOUR ,THE METALIC BATHROOM WITH THE GORGEOUS TILEWORK IS A FABULOUS COMBINATION. Brushed..."
Bird Decor Brings Spring Home
"into your house with bird decor? From lamps, to wallpaper to fabric, our feathered friends... I love birds too! http://twotulipstalking.blogspot.com/ I love adding birds to the... Chinoiserie, bird theme. Great examples of how birds can enliven interior spaces. Here's... Put. A. Bird. On. It. I love portland!... mosaic birds to a bath surround. These little birds seem to be nesting on this wall... of this house Bring a little bird to your walls with DIY felt cut-outs, vinyl decals..."
Great Design Plant: Red Bird-of-Paradise Soars With Color
Fiery bursts of red-orange flowers bring hot summer gardens to life, while this shrub's drought tolerance keeps the living easy
"of red bird-of-paradise, they literally stop in their tracks to stare at them. Orange-red... Red bird-of-paradise loves warm temperatures and lots of sun, making it perfect... small bird bath planted in the shady middle, it's truly is bird paradise! I believe... googled Bird of Paradise flower, and a true Bird of Paradise came up. If someone can... "Mexican Bird of Paradise" to prevent confusion with the Strelitzia (Hawaiian Bird of..."
How to Attract Birds to Your Garden
"place for birds to shake a tail feather throughout the seasons. Be prepared year-round... migrating birds may find your spot a repeat destination when others have gone south.... multifamily housing, consider planting a native tree or two. Birds of a feather not only... native bird species that will only make their homes in native oak trees. Birding books... local birding books can be instructive, and knowing which birds you hope to host..."
Create Your Own Shangri-la With Bird of Paradise Plants
Quintessentially tropical, this broad-leaved beauty can transform bland interiors in the batting of a frond
"known as bird of paradise, won't disappoint. While it's often incorrectly referred to... orange bird of paradise flowers; it also has a dwarf version, on which the leaves... black bird of paradise flowers; it's less likely to be sold as a houseplant, though... which bird of paradise has been used in a variety of settings, and I've added some... on the bird-of-paradise in the last photograph, a technique I use while waiting for..."
Get a Tropical Splash With a Bird's Nest Fern
Sword-shaped leaves make this fern a stunning accent — and you can even mount it on wood for a wall hanging
"Bird's nest ferns have lower humidity requirements than most ferns, grow best in... not a birds nest fern, it is birds nest anthirium. if you look closely you can see... I LOVE Birds Nest ferns! The first floral shop I worked in had a plant section and... favorite house plants. Simple plant with a beautiful shape. These and moose antler... healthy bird's nest fern. While a large bird's nest fern looks lovely on this window..."
Fly Away: Decorating with Bird Cages
"decor, the bird houses are artistic. However, many people may not know that birds live... got a bird as a gift. A really fancy bird, apparently. Seems like the weirdest gift... given a bird as a gift, so she went to this crazy used furniture/antique place, bought... Putting a bird in a cage is like putting a human alone in a closet -- for life. Thankfully... these are bird cages only for decor, but they evoke such a cruel image that perhaps should..."