Make your yard stand out with this adorable rustic bird bath. And the best part – it’s perfect for beginning crafters.
DIY Rustic Birdbath
You have all the ingredients for your next amazingggggg recipe, but at the last minute, you realize that you just don’t feel that those ingredients are suited for say… the chicken parmesan you had originally planned. They are actually telling you that you need to make a dessert instead.
Well, this is exactly what happened to me as I started this particular DIY project.
There I was in my studio getting ready to head on out to the wild outdoors (aka. my backyard–which actually does in fact house a few of the neighborhood bears, copperheads plus a few other random predators) to pick out some beautiful spring flowers for a spring wreath when it struck me.
The idea, that is. Not the copperhead hiding in the tree line.
Remind me to tell you about my neighbor that’s been bitten by a few in the last two years we’ve lived here. Yea… you could say I’m a little paranoid.
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This is when I realized that I did not want to use my wreath as a wreath.
You see, recently I’ve been on this crazy kick to turn the porch of my studio into this elvish-flower-garden-oasis of sorts. Do you remember the other day (when I showed you my DIY Flower Planter Dresser), and I mentioned how I might have sort of gone a little crazy with buying and planting a lot of plants and seeds?!
It all makes sense now, doesn’t it?
Ok, ok. Maybe a little obsessed. There. I said it. Happy?!
In fact, when Mike and I were in the designing phase of building my studio I wanted a winding staircase like you see in the elvish kingdom.
But OF COURSE, Mr. Party Pooper Pants (aka. Super Talented Hubby) said no.
Can you believe it?!
I’m not even sure what he said, but it was something along the lines about it being too complicated and would cost nearly as much as the building.
I know, I know.
He just doesn’t get it! HAH! :)
Since I can’t have my winding staircase made out of vines, flowers, and carved tree trunks I just figured I’d bring the plants and animals to me.
So far, I’ve attracted bees, wasps, flies, a centipede, and occasionally a few butterflies if I’m reallyyyyy lucky!
Now, hopefully, I can convince the birds to take a sip during this upcoming hot time of the year.
This super easy DIY rustic birdbath might even turn into a bird feeder in a few weeks.
You just never know with me.
I love me some change!