Everything's gone to the birds
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Back at the very end of August I hung a gorgeous cubist birdhouse. Time (and, it seems, avian architectural criticism) has not faired well on said birdhaus. The edges have curled, the wood has molded, and the miniature flying dinosaurs, having stuck their beaks up at the brutal cubism, stayed away. I needed to find a hardier and more bird-friendly alternative.
Enter Second Surface Designs, also via Etsy. Second Surface takes Corian countertop remnants and makes awesome cubist pots (we have two) and, more recently, birdhouses. Perfect! The design is simple (ideal for a minimalist) as well as functional (ideal for a Modernist). Once mounted, you can easily access and clean the birdhouse by removing the interlocking face and floor from the front. Although some might balk at the cost, once you get one of these babies you realize what a deal they are. And even better, the owner allowed me to switch out the orange face for something that would match our house.
Check back for a report on durability as well as tenants.