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« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2007 10:56:35 AM »

That is so pretty! Smiley

I think it is a bit close to the ground for birds to take to it.  You might also try putting some twigs, leaves, bits of cotton, etc. inside so that the feathered ones get the idea.
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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2008 07:06:11 PM »

Congrats on being a best of 2007 Craftster!!!!
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« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2008 06:36:17 PM »

It's beautiful. I had a ton of those laying around and just threw them away. God, I'm dumb!

It is way too close to the ground for most birds to be comfortable using it.

But it's still a great idea and congrats on making a BEST OF project.
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« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2008 11:42:55 PM »

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« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2008 04:26:45 AM »

foldingj - hey, did you ever get any inhabitants in your house?  I wonder every now and again - as I look outside and I have some inhabitants in my wooden ones that my dad made me but I keep thinking of this one - it was so pretty!
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« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2008 08:43:39 AM »

Hey there, I work at a store where we sell all kinds of backyard birding stuff and your house is a really awesome project, but I don't think you'll be getting any birds living in it. The size overall isn't right for the smaller birds, they are very specific and like larger or smaller openings to get in the house based on species. However, I think the main thing is the plastic, birds won't nest in there if they feel the temperature isn't right.
But I think using it as a mini green house is an great idea if you want a functional use for it, but just using it as a piece of yard art on its own would still be great. Awesome colors and awesome job. 
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« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2008 06:59:36 PM »

foldingj - hey, did you ever get any inhabitants in your house? 

Unfortunately NO. During a storm, the house was blown over and seemed to explode on impact. I haven't made another one as of yet, but I haven't rid myself of the materials yet either. I'm sure I can come up with some other crafty ideas for those parts (for I have many). Thanks again to all for looking. J
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« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2008 04:00:14 PM »

Ooooh, that is so cool, great idea! Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: June 25, 2008 12:57:49 PM »

Perfection -as is, but if you want some plastic beads to "pimp it out"......... Grin
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« Reply #19 on: June 29, 2008 11:48:57 AM »

I really like this idea. I could see doing this as an anti curtain too. Make some sort of window hanging. Very cool idea. I might just have to test this out with some that I have lying around.
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