Yesterday, we spent the afternoon in the sun assembling our bird nesting stations. We had been collecting all of the necessary scraps indoors for the past several days, and when the sun had finally warmed and dried the outside, we decided to complete our baskets for the birds.
We merrily trimmed some dried grass plumes, feathery and soft, some golden grass lengths, and several handfuls of twig pieces. Next we added what we had collected from indoors, cotton fabric scraps + thread trimmings from the recent set of cloth napkins we made, strings, dryer lint, and various ribbons + trim pieces. We nestled all of the goodies into our moss hanging baskets, and perched them out into the sun, at the end of our porch.
We came across this charming idea from 5 Orange Potatoes, here, and quickly began amassing one for ourselves since then. We are crazy for our birds here, so this project really resonated with us and hopefully does with our feathered friends.
The birds chirped as we worked in the warm light, watching on from limbs in all of our surrounding trees. All of us quietly singing songs of Spring, in shared excitement and celebration.