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Faux Birds Nest

In a Terracotta Pot

Birds will build their nest anywhere - even in a terracotta pot discarded from the potting bench.  So why not copy that for an ultra cute bit of rustic garden art?

Faux Birds Nest in a Terracotta Pot
Faux Birds Nest in a Terracotta Pot

The base of the nest is wire -  you can see the method I use to make them here.

This one is a bit bigger than my usual kind, and ends up being about four to five inches across.  Then it's lined with spanish moss, and tucked into the terracotta pot. A few branches with lichen make it look even more rustic.

The eggs in this case, unlike the wooden beads on my usual ones, are complete little wooden eggs.  These have to be glued in place, using a hot glue gun.

I very carefully smashed the cracked pot to make the hole bigger, and then it can be displayed on a shelf or in a corner.  Your porch would be a perfect place to show it off.

Faux Birds Nest in a Terracotta Pot

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