I have signed on as a “brand ambassador” (not making that up) for Lowes Creative Ideas, and I was given a monthly challenge to create something for the birds. Literally. Fun, no?
I wanted something neutral that would blend into the landscaping, so I found these three materials–a plant stand, a water tray from a large planter, and a fern.
Using my vinyl cutter, I cut out a branch with some birds on it. This way the birds will feel at home. Or they’ll panic at the thought of two of their own drowning in the water.
I adhered it to the bottom of the tray and sealed it with some polyurethane to keep it on.
Once that was dry, I used a few dabs of liquid nails (forgot a picture) and centered it on the plant stand.
It needed a little more “fluff”, so I simply placed the stand over the fern. And there you have it! A decorative, natural-looking bird bath.
You may notice that the placement of the bath is a little odd. While it was 84 degrees here last week, it turned into freezing rain when I decided to take pictures. The photographic conditions were less than ideal. Wanna see what was behind me? Only in Michigan.
I’ve been a subscriber for a long time to Lowe’s Creative Magazine, and I just love it! It’s absolutely free and chuck-full of creative ideas. If you haven’t already, you should join too!
Disclosure: Lowe’s provided me with a gift card to showcase this project this month as part of their Lowe’s Creative Ideas Bloggers’ team.