Welcome Back the Birds


We know the birds have been back a few weeks now, but isn’t it just wonderful when they begin to grace your backyard again. We love to hear all their chirping, singing and fluttering about near our windows. We even have a goose we’ve nicknamed “Gazer” (short for Stargazer) that tends to visit our office weekly.

If you are looking for more ways to attract birds to your backyard, we have some solutions for you! Check out these birding products from Willard & May, including this dual sided feeder we did a mini photo shoot with:

(1. Bird Feeder with Umbrella 2. Ceramic Bird Bath 3. Cast Iron Bell with Birds 4. Maple Leaf Bird Bath 5. Blue Aged Ceramic Bird Bath 6. Decorative Bird Bath and Feeder on Stand 7. Woodpecker Bird Knocker)

These also make great gifts for Mother’s Day – which isn’t too far away!

Pin Love: Bright Pops of Color

Outdoor Decor, Pin Inspiration, Store

So it seems spring may officially be here – the robins are chirping, flowers and plants are breaking the surface and the snow is melted away! In honor of spring gracing our backyards, we came across this pin and had to share! We love the bright and bold pops of color that liven up this space.

bright colors outdoor decor
(Source: Better Homes & Garden)

What ways can you add pops of color to your outdoor living space? Here are a few quick items from Willard & May that might just inspire you…

bright colored pottery, tote, planter, bird bath, decor
(1. Cluster Pot 2. Decorative Mushroom 3. Green Bird Bath 4. Foot Planter 5. Red Conical Pot 6. Garden Tote 7. Fish Planter)

Weekend DIY: Bird Feeder

Birds, Weekend DIY

Do you have a special place in your heart for the birds that visit your backyard? Many other animals that enter your backyard can quickly become pests. Like squirrels stealing your freshly planted bulbs, rabbits and deer that eat your hostas and trample through your garden – but birds, there’s not much that is pest-y about them, besides a little bird poop here and there.

If you are into feeding the birds, check out this great rainy-day or snowy-day do-it-yourself project. This easy to make Acorn Bird Feeder comes from DesignSponge, a super great blog for tons of DIY stuff and decorating ideas. Using just a few common objects – seeds, soda bottle, wooden bowl, gelatin and a couple other – you can make this great feeder that birds will love hanging from your tree or near your window.

(Source: DesignSponge)

We also found a few other bird-related projects on Pinterest for you to try out – a garden roof to a birdhouse, cookie cutter bird feeders, and a birdhouse chandelier. And if you are into creating a habitat for the birds in your backyard, check out Willard & May’s great selection of bird baths.

(1. Garden Therapy 2. Eighteen25 3. Pinterest)

Happy weekend and have fun with the birds!