These colorful, flower-inspired mosaic birdhouses are attractive in all meanings of the word. The rainbow of hues attracts the eye and proves that flowers need not be the only way to add color to a garden. Their functional aspects provide nesting spots for a variety of colorful birds, which makes your yard even more attractive.
You may be so inspired by making outdoor mosaic bird mansions that you'll be tempted to try your hand at creating colorful ones to decorate your home's interior, too.
- Black marking pen
- Tiles, marbles, dishware
- Tile nippers or hammer
- Thin-set mortar (for outdoor birdhouse), or tile mastic (for indoor birdhouse)
- Safety goggles
- Latex surgical gloves
- Crafts stick or plastic knife
- Sanded grout (in a color to complement tiles)
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