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Sourgrassbuilt builds birdhouses inspired by historic architecture

Douglas Barnhard of Sourgrassbuilt, a California-based home décor workshop, has been crafting attractive furniture, birdhouses, and bread boxes with his family for years. Their designs are inspired by modern architects of mid-century and skate/surf culture in Santa Cruz. They use high quality repurposed materials purchased from the US to craft handcraft birdhouses that look more amazing than most of our houses.

Here we have organized some unique architectural birdhouses made by Sourgrassbuilt that you can use at your homes to attract different species of birds. According to their specifications, you can select the right one for you and add a magical mood to your home decor.

Pitched Birdhouse

It is the latest design made by Doug that features unique pitched open air roof just like mid-century homes. Constructed out of bamboo and outfitted with plywood face and roof, this unique birdhouse is covered in the dark gray laminate to reflect Kauai and modern style. It is great for decorating modern homes with compact birdhouse, with 8×6.5×12.5-inches dimensions.

Buy: $199.99

Sourgrassbuilt builds birdhouses inspired from historic architecture

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Tea Birdhouse

This tiny birdhouse is inspired from Japanese tea garden inside Golden Gate Park in San Francisco California. It is made from bamboo and furnished with three walnut racks. It will attract itself the singing birds to stay a while in this little zen house. With dimensions 10x7x5-inches, these birdhouses are pretty cool for using at small homes.

Buy: 169.99

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Sunset Modern Birdhouse

As name suggest this birdhouse has been made exclusively for Sunset magazine and they also featured it. It is an Eichler-inspired shelter for birds that is made out of bamboo and protected with teak and glossy white and orange laminate. The movable planters perched on the roof and in front of birdhouse make it more captivating and alluring place for a bird. It has a floor-to-ceiling viewing area and roof for succulents. This modern birdhouse measures 14.5×9.5×7-inches.

Buy: 349.99

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Kauai House

This birdhouse is inspired from Kauai and Hawaiian architecture. Made from bamboo and teak, it features two tiny handmade surfboard sculptures. There is enough space around the birdhouse and the gaps in the walls looks great for tiny birds to hop inside easily. It has 16x16x9-inches dimensions and also portrays Hawaiian lifestyle.

Buy: 329.99

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Eichleresque Atrium birdhouse

This Birdhouse is also influenced from Eichler’s design conceptions for homes across the bay area and his atrium style homes.  It is consists two houses featuring sliding roofs and floor-to-ceiling windows made of aluminum. The color combination of white and gray along with high-end laminate makes it a great accessory any modern deck or patio. In between two sections of birdhouse, there is also a bamboo-made planter box that can be used for keeping bird seeds or succulents. Measuring 22.5×11.5×8.5-inches, the birdhouse in wood and metal combination looks amazing in any garden. You can easily place it over a tree or fence to provide birds a well-ventilated shelter.

Buy: 399.99

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SIXTIES MOD birdhouse

Made from solid mahogany, it features a flat roof and entry holes on two sides. You can position it around your property so that birds start staying in this tiny home. It is simple and safe birdhouse to attract different species of birds at the backyard of your home. It comes with handy dimensions 10.5×10.5×6-inches.

Buy: 169.99

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There are also other birdhouse designs by Doug which can be purchased or viewed on his official website or Etsy.

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