It is for the birds.
I love to add some whimsy to my table. This spring, I am playing with birds. Here are some of my favorites.
Metal bird planter. Aluminum with black finish, no drainage holes. 5.5″Wx11.25″Dx6.5″H $29.95
Eames House Bird, from the 1950’s ‘mid-century’. I love the simplicity of this famous black bird made of solid alder. H 11″ W 3.5″ D 10.75″, $250.
Case Study Bird Statue is crafted in The Bay Area by Stilnovo. It is made of resin and comes in black and white. 10.63”L x 10.88”W x 3.5H. $95.00.
Feeling more traditional? These sterling birds come in three styles. $485 per bird each just under 2” high.
Abstract and elegant Steuben Shore Bird. 3” x 8.25”. $650
Sandpipers. These ceramic shorebirds are fired in a pit which gives each of them a unique, natural and subtle coloring.
Small bird is 4″H, 6.5″W, 3.5″D. $94,
Large bird is 5.5″H, 7.5″W, 4.5″D. $156,
Pair for $230.This pair of Brass Bird Salt Cellars by Jonathan Adler each come with a brass spoon. The small bird is 2″W x 3″D x 3.5″H. The larger bird is 2.5″W x 3.5″D x 4.5″H. The pair is $98.00.
Handmade Ivory Song bird candle. About 3 ½” long by 3 1/4 tall. A dozen candles $48.
Each is made of brushed silver and is designed to look like a stylized plump little bird. Place cards fit into the beak. 1.75″W x 0.75″H. $20.66 for a set of 8.
Two white tea light birds. 2”h x 1 ¾” wide. $8.38 for one pair. $138 for 48 pairs ($2.91/pair)
These decorative little birds would make an elegant collection. Scully and Scully offers these handmade, hand-decorated bone china birds with 22k gold accents from Royal Crown Derby in England. Each has a stopper so it can be filled with sand to serve as a paperweight. Prices and sizes vary for each bird. Approximately 2” to 3” from $155 to $255.
Feeling DIY? Make your own Origami birds, or give your guests some brightly colored paper and instructions and see what they produce.
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