Diana's Designs Austin - Intentional Designs for Inspirational Landscapes
Diana Kirby creates landscaping that brings vision to your garden, beautifies your outdoor living space & helps connect you with nature in Austin and the hill country.
Making Gourd Birdhouses
Making Gourd Birdhouses: Birdhouses made from gourds are a fun wintertime craft and make a great project to do with kids. There are several varieties of gourd which make great birdhouses -- You can sometimes buy them at your local farmers' market, or if you're…
Hummingbird with Wisteria Flowers Gourd Birdhouse - Hand Painted Gourd
On a dipper gourd I have painted a hummingbird with wisteria flowers. It is 16" tall and 17" around and has 3 drainage holes. Hangs from a black nylon cord and sealed with satin varnish. Signed and dated by me. Thank you for looking at my work.
Gourd Butterfly House
Attract beautiful butterflies to your garden with this handcrafted butterfly house. It is a full 15 inches tall and 8 inches wide with 4 seperate slits for the butterflies to enter. I handpainted 4 different butterlies on the outside, each with their own unique colors. It comes with a wire hanger to hang in your favorite spot in the garden and also has 2 coats of outdoor sealer to protect it from the elements. Helpful hint....Slip an orange peel inside to attract the butterflies, they are…