ISSUE 100  |  Thanksgiving Feast

A Stylish Avian Apartment

November 25, 2013 4:00 PM

BY Justine Hand

A cozy home for feathered friends, this terra cotta nest is perfect for gardeners who love their birds.

Fashioned from a classic ceramic pot with a Douglas fir front, the rustic/modern bird sNEST (No, that’s not a typo) is quite at home in any garden. Real enthusiasts could even hang several staggered along a wall, making for a very stylish avian apartment complex.

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Above: bird sNEST is available at All Lovely Stuff; $48.

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Above: Industrious types could even make their own terra cotta nest. (For more birdhouses, see “Bodega Birdhouses by Roost.”

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Above: A detail of the Douglas fir plywood front shows the grain of the natural wood. (Are your birds craving warmth? See “Cold Weather Birdhouses from Belgium.”)

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Above: Exposed to the elements outdoors, bird sNEST will soon take on a lovely patina.

N.B. Looking for more avian housing options? See “Up on the Roof: A Red Tile Birdhouse” and “A Penthouse for the Birds.”