Posts Tagged ‘birds’

Picture of Birdhouse

Birdhouses come in all shapes and sizes, designed to suit different types of birds. Discover how they can provide much-needed shelter, explore how we can help our yards to become more bird friendly, and lift the flaps to find out more about your favorite feathered friends.

 

Picture of Bug Hotel

Lift the flaps to find out facts about your favorite creepy crawlies! Then learn how to create your own sustainable environment for garden insects.
These are two wonderful books that are educational and entertaining. In a board book style, they are designed for older kiddos ages five and up. Both books introduce early learners to six birds/six bugs with facts, flaps, and fabulous illustrations. The last page is a guide to creating your own sustainable environment. Kane Miller books are books kids love to read.

Order online at Kane Miller Publishing shopping site Usborne Books & More

Kane Miller EDC Publishing provided these books to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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I think skiing is so much fun. And so is the upcycling style of this SKI Birdhouse! This wildlife shelter says Cool. Eco. Adventurous. And while here in the South we don’t have any blizzards, this unique design will be a welcome retreat from heavy rains, gusty thunderstorms, and oppressive heat waves. 

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made from unused, unwanted, destined-for-the-landfill skis and snowboards

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I’ve mounted this upcycled birdhouse along the Portofino Audubon Trail for passers-by to enjoy.

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About Ted, owner and designer of upCycled Designs:

I am an architect and have always had an interest in complete building environments, including furniture and other often unappreciated elements.

Making furniture and artwork gives me the opportunity to experiment with textures, colors and material compositions that are mostly overlooked in our culture.

Visit his Etsy store, upCycled Designs, for more upcycled homeware. 

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As a skier, do YOU like the idea of a Ski Birdhouse? (Please feel free to leave a comment) Or do parts of skis on a tree make you think that maybe something went wrong??!!

Notes From Dawn received the upcycled Ski Birdhouse from upCycled Designs in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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