Spring Has Sprung: Birdhouses + Bird Feeders

Tweet Resto Bar Bird Feeders

This trio of simple and chic bird feeders give off a unique  modern effect. Made of acrylic glass, they’re lightweight and transparent. Attach them to the window with a silicone suction cup and cotton strings – with a plastic element that intentionally resembles red berries – and watch small birds flock in!

 

DIY Modern Birdhouse

Use leftover boards that you probably already have gathering dust to create this modern birdhouse with clean lines and pop of color.

 

Beekman Bird Feeder

This modern birdhouse has an open floor plan with a modern gabled roof, a black walnut dowel that runs all the way through (providing plenty of indoor and outdoor seating), and enough space to entertain and feed the local birds all summer long. It’s entirely suspended by a USA made nylon cord and designed to last a lifetime.

 

DIY Glass Shade Bird Feeders

Only three supplies are needed to make these modern glass shade bird feeders.

 

Vintage Camper Birdhouse

The construction of the birdhouse is fairly simple, but the details leave endless possibilities with making this kit personal to you. The finished camper should be a great home for a small bird family to start. The little windows are the right size to peek in, but still give the new hatchlings security. There’s nothing wrong with just sitting this kit up on your favorite shelf to show off your handy work, too!

 

DIY Acorn Bird Feeder

Use affordable wooden bowls, sisal rope, and a soda bottle to make this playful acorn-shaped bird feeder. When the birds have finished eating the food you can create a new birdseed mold and hang it again!

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Chip

 

Chip, designed by Olle and Ingrid Wingård, is a coat rack that’s perfect for the contemporary hallway. While your coats, scarves, and more can hang down below on a solid oak rail and hooks, the shelf-basket that sits atop can collect everything else brought in the front door.

 

 

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April Favorites

1/ Craft the Rainbow: 40 Colorful Paper Projects from The House That Lars Built
My friend Brittany created this incredible book for the color lovers of the world. Inside you’ll find 40 projects using nothing but the creative power of paper! I’m hooked.

2/ Case Study Table Top Mushroom Planter with Plinth
I love Case Study’s modern ceramic planters! This is the latest I’ve added to my collection, an interesting mushroom shape in their new mustard hue. In case you missed it we’re giving one away, too!

3/ The Simplicity Collection from Aera
This little home fragrance machine helps keep my home smelling pet-free, and their latest collection – citrus, lavender, white tea, sandalwood, cherry blossom, and vanilla – are the perfect scents for this transitional time of year.

4/ Saya Designs Taro Hair Stick
I’ve been using this gorgeous hair stick constantly in lieu of hair elastics. It helps keep my hair from breaking off and the dark, reddish rosewood paired with golden tamarind is just beautiful.

5/ Eastside Design Co. Enamel Pins
Are you an enamel pin junky, too? These little guys from a college friend’s shop are my latest additions.

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Tips + Tricks: Plants (+ a Case Study Planter Giveaway)

 

If you’re anything like me you’re home is slowly being taken over by a jungle of houseplants. I don’t have the greenest thumb, but I try to help it thrive and grow as much as possible by attempting to give them the right amount of water, feeding them occasionally, and reading up on anything that might help me out. (And when one kicks the bucket I replace it and move on.)

 

Houseplant Watering Secrets from Regular People Who Keep their Plants Alive & Happy

How Much Light to Give Your Houseplants

10 Houseplants That Will Actually Help You Sleep

10 Great Indoor Plants to Keep You Company this Winter

Happy Houseplants: 30 Lovely Varieties to Brighten Up Your Home

 

 

The RIGHT Way to Grow Your Herbs Indoors

What To Know Before Buying Plants Online (& Where to Get Them)

Do These Things Now & Be a Responsible Plant Parent in 2018

Oddly Intriguing Indoor Plants You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Yes, They’re Real: 7 Stunning House Plants That Are Actually Pink

 

 

Keeping Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Alive (Or Going Faux)

Lessons I Learned on My Path to Becoming a Plant Lady

5 Tips for Caring for Fiddle Leaf Figs

Foolproof Ways to Keep Your Succulents Alive and Thriving

7 Larger-Than-Life Plants That Make Serious Statements

 

 

I Keep Accidentally Killing My Plants, So I Asked 3 Experts For Help

5 Big (Yet Common) Plant Mistakes You’re Currently Making

How to Create an Indoor Garden Your Cat Will Love (Because She’s a Plant Lady, Too)

The Best Houseplants for Every Room in Your Home

10 Pet-Safe Houseplants

How to Propagate Plants Even If You’re a Beginner

 

 

In celebration of all things spring, green, and modern we’re giving away this insanely gorgeous Modernica Case Study table top mushroom planter with plinth in Mustard! It’s their newest color on the block and such a great neutral that sets off your (hopefully thriving) greenery oh so well. Case Study’s planters are my absolute favorite – I think I own about six – for their quality, shapes, and colors and I know you’ll love this one. See below for all 12 ways you can enter to win!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Roland Kiyola Piano

 

She’s not cheap, but maaaaaaaan is she pretty. I’m of course talking about the Roland Kiyola Piano. It’s a MoMA Design Store exclusive, handcrafted in Japan by furniture-maker Karimoku. The modern designed digital instrument is minimal all around, but with a sound reminiscent of an acoustic model. I’ve never regretted ending my piano lessons more!

 

 

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Købn Towels

 

I’ve never seen a beach towel I would happy hang on my wall, but then I met Købn. Sophie Matson’s line of towels are designed with interior trends in mind rather than beach vibes. They feature fringey edges, drop pile stripes, and the prettiest muted color palette.

 

 

 

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