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30+ Beautiful Birdhouse Designs for Feathered Friends

Birds are wonderful feathered creatures who bring joy and melody to backyard or garden. Watching them sitting and chirping is a delightful feeling. If you have affection for birds and want them around your dwelling, then you can attract them by placing a beautiful birdhouse in your garden. You can find a number of birdhouse designs over the web and can even try to make one by yourself.

Setting up a nest box in the lawn and balcony is a great way to invite sparrows, finches, swallows, bluebirds or other species of birds. Here is a round-up of some of the most impressive birdhouse designs that not only provide birds with a natural habitat to live in but also add to outdoor appeal of home.

Birdball by Michael Hilgers

Stunning yet simplistic; this ball-shaped birdhouse by Michael Hilgers is an ideal nest for small birds. The Birdball is made from recycled plastic in bright colors which seems inviting to birds. The spherical design makes it a gorgeous addition to balcony and garden. You can simply hang it over your balcony or garden’s fence.

Birdball by Michael Hilgers2

Image: Michael Hilgers

Birdball bird house by Michael Hilgers

Image: Michael Hilgers

Sunset Modern birdhouse

Sourgrassbuilt, a home décor workshop crafted this birdhouse inspired by modern architects of mid-century. The Sunset Modern is a perfect abode for small birds. Made out of bamboo, and protected with teak, glossy white and orange laminate; the bird nest looks more like a human home. Its wooden terrace and veranda seem inviting to birds.

Sunset Modern Bird House

Image: Sourgrassbuilt

birdhouses inspired by historic architecture

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Birdhouses by Artist Brain Carlisle

Brain Carlisle crafted this unique birdhouse with salvaged material. The waterproof nest box is made up of two vintage chrome kitchen canisters to prevent feathered creatures from extreme weather conditions. It provides two separate rooms, which are spacious enough for birds to perch and build their nests. You can buy this birdhouse for about $665 from Etsy, and set it up anywhere on a flat surface.

Birdhouses by Artist Brain Carlisle 2

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Birdhouses by Artist Brain Carlisle

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Liquor bottle birdhouses by Larry Keisling

The Riverside resident Larry Keisling transforms liquor bottles into elegant birdhouses to raise money for a cleft palate charity. Collecting sugar syrup, alcoholic and non-alcoholic bottles; he crafted few birdhouses to initiate recycling. He drills a large hole on glass bottles to accommodate a bird and then frames them beautifully with his art of woodworking.

Liquor bottle birdhouses by Larry Keisling

Image: Larry Keisling

Liquor bottle birdhouses by Larry

Image: Larry Keisling

Old barn wood birdhouse by Michael Campbell

Michael Campbell decked up this birdhouse with beautiful details like a wooden hobbit home. The shell is made out of old barn wood and other reclaimed materials and is further detailed with brass hinges, metal latches, and door knockers. Besides being decorative, it provides comfortable space for feathered friends to stay and enjoy outside views from a tiny window.

Michael Campbell uses old barnwood to create alluring birdhouses

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Michael Campbell uses old barnwood to create alluring birdhouses

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Orator birdhouse by Katia Tolstykh

Katia Tolstykh designed a birdhouse that disseminates sounds of chirping birds through a copper loudspeaker. This stylish bird nest has an oak wood base with enough space to grow money plant and a copper cage with a slide-out bird feeder. You can easily hang it on your balcony, garden or back porch.

Orator Birdhouse by Katia Tolstykh

Image: Katia Tolstykh

Orator Birdhouse by Katia Tolstykh

Image: Katia Tolstykh

Rustic log quartered birdhouse

Moger Mehrhof Architects built an eye-catching habitat for birds to stay warm in winters. The rustic bird box is made out of fallen oak logs and metal. The sturdy bird shed can be hung outside the window, or over the branches of trees in your yard to catch the attention of feathered pals.

Rustic log quartered birdhouse

Image: MAMO Architects

Rustic log quartered birdhouse

Image: MAMO Architects

Gute Hummingbird house

This hanging bird house is made of natural, environmentally friendly dried hibiscus grass. You can hang this unique birdhouse on tree branches, vines or fences to provide a sheltered warm place for birds. It can be bought for $24 from Amazon.

best Birdhouse designs

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Security camera birdhouse

This bird abode gives an impression of a security camera at first glance. However, it is not a functional camera but is designed to create a sense of security. Made up of strong weatherproof material; the Security Camera birdhouse functions as a great habitat for birds. This bird nest comfortably accommodates one bird at a time.

Security Camera Birdhouse

Image: Walmart

Security Camera Birdhouse 1

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Key hider birdhouse by Looker Inc

Key hider birdhouse is not only a birds nest but also an ultimate key hiding solution. Looker Inc beautifully crafted it using cedar wood, with a key hiding feature underneath. You can hang this good-looking bird box in the balcony or near your window to attract chickadees and sparrows, while also keeping your keys inside the bird box safely.

Key hider birdhouse by Looker Inc 2

Image: Amazon

Key hider birdhouse by Looker Inc

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Handcrafted bird house trailer

This wooden birdhouse features a weathered metal top that is caulked and hand-nailed for a weather-tight seal. It is painted with metal exterior primer coat and then again painted with the color. Its edges and sides are lightly hand sanded for a distressed look. This decorative birdhouse is a perfect for camping lovers. Bird lovers can buy it from Etsy for $45.

best Birdhouse designs

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best Birdhouse designs

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Vintage copper kettle teapot and clock birdhouse

Crafted from a vintage copper teapot and clock, this bird nest offers cozy space for a bird family. The spout functions as a feeder hole for the birds, while the kettle provides a safe habitat for small sparrows.

Bird home crafted from vintage copper kettle teapot and clock

Image: Etsy/GadgetSponge

Bird home crafted from vintage copper kettle

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Hanging driftwood birdhouse

Creatively crafted from natural driftwood, this one-of-a-kind hanging birdhouse offers a comfortable living space for birds. Its ecstatic, hut-shaped look attracts various species of birds and adds a rustic accent to backyards and balconies. This tropical island-inspired birdhouse will add an exotic vibe to any place. It can be purchased for $25 from Etsy.

best Birdhouse designs

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best Birdhouse designs

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Coconut birdhouse

This DIY bird house can be built easily with a coconut shell using a circular drill, hemp twine, and flat-head screwdriver at home. The coconut birdhouse can be a cozy nest for small birds around your home. They would love relaxing in this small cave with their family. It’ll look amazing when hung on the most beautiful tree in your yard.

Coconut birdhouse

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Build a Coconut birdhouse

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Airstream Birdhouse

Chrome Dome Studio designed a unique bird nest inspired by Airstream trailer. Airstream Birdhouse is one modern bird dwelling on wheels that can be positioned in garden or veranda. Your bird friends will fancy exploring this shiny metal nest.

Airstream Birdhouse

Image: Etsy/Chrome Dome Studio

airstream birdhouse

Image: Etsy/Chrome Dome Studio

Log cabin birdhouse by Machoturtle

The log bird cabin is a little treasure for your bird tenants. This DIY bird box can be made at home using cedar wood logs, adhesive and red paint. Anybody with good DIY understanding and a stable hand in woodcrafting can make this birdhouse. Birds around your home will definitely find it a welcoming shelter.

Log Cabin Bird House by machoturtle

Image: Instructables

Log Cabin Bird House

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Space jet teapot birdhouse

Space jet teapot birdhouse is constructed using a teapot, washer, nuts, found objects and copper jewelry by QueenBeeAndMrMan. It looks like a small spaceship when hung on the garden tree or balcony. This bird dwelling is most suited for small birds like sparrows and hummingbirds.

Space jet teapot birdhouse

Image: Etsy/QueenBeeAndMrMan

Space jet teapot birdhouse

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Woven bamboo birdhouse

Invite colorful songbirds to take up shelter in this teardrop-shaped birdhouse made from natural bamboo. It boasts a natural design that seems inviting for woodpecker and sparrows.

Woven Bamboo Birdhouse

Image: Gardeners Supply Company

Woven Bamboo Birdhouse

Image: Gardeners Supply Company

Corchito birdhouse

Help birds live in a natural habitat with Corchito birdhouse by Brenda Osorio. Composed of seven natural cork pieces, it is an eco-friendly idea of providing houses for birds. Assemble it like a 3D puzzle and place it near the focal point of your garden to enhance the overall appeal of outdoors.

corchito birdhouse

Image: Brenda Osorio

Death Star birdhouse

This spherical bird nest is inspired by the moon-sized space station Death Star from the Star Wars movie series. This tiny ceramic ball with a single entrance hole can be hung on trees to become comfortable accommodation for small bird species. It is available for about $28 from Etsy.

best Birdhouse designs

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Birdhouse S.P.H.E.R.E

This mirrored birdhouse is a cool creation from Superkül Inc. It reflects its surroundings with the mirrored surface. This shiny bird home was intended to showcase in Part of the Toronto Botanical Garden exhibition. Unfortunately, it is not available for purchase.

Bird House S.P.H.E.R.E

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NeighBirds birdhouse

NeighBirds is an award-winning creation by designer Andreu Carulla. Made up of quality wood, this hexagonal nesting box looks simple but is able to invite loads of birds. It can be hung in your front yard, porch, balcony, deck or backyard to creating eco-friendly living spaces for birds.

Wooden birdhouse design in hexagon shape

Image: Andreu Carulla

Wooden birdhouse design in hexagon shape

Image: Andreu Carulla

Birdhouse by CPOPP Workshop

This freestanding birdhouse from CPOPP Workshop consists of two parts: an egg-shaped dwelling and a three-legged steel stand. The egg is crafted either from solid walnut or teak giving it structural strength.

Birdhouse by CPopp Workshop

Image: CPOPP Workshop

Birdhouse by CPopp Workshop

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Tree-ring birdhouse by Jarrod Lim

Jarrod Lim designed this wooden birdhouse for Singapore-based brand Hinika. Built from natural teak wood, it is intended to make small birds feel safe and comfortable. Its layered design drains away rainwater to keep interior space livable for birds in all seasons. Its ideally-sized entrance hole lets in small birds, but keep unwanted guests at bay.

Tree Ring Birdhouse by Jarrod Lim

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Tree Ring Birdhouse by Jarrod Lim

Image: Jarrod Lim Design

Google Maps-inspired birdhouse

We all are familiar with red icons from Google Maps. Inspired by these location markers, designer Shuchun Hsiao has created a birdhouse. Just like Google Maps helps us to find our intended destination, this tiny red-colored nest helps birds to find their home.

Google Maps Inspired Birdhouse

Image: Shu Chun Hsiao

Google Maps Inspired Birdhouse

Image: Shu Chun Hsiao

Birdhouse by L.E.FT

L.E.FT designed a birdhouse from 2500 empty stray brass bullets that were collected from different hunting regions in Lebanon. This out-of-the-box, bird nest reflects the uncertainty of life during the tough times that war brings. Also, it looks visually stunning and functions as a comfortable waterproof dwelling for feathered creatures.

Bird House by L.E.FT

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Birdhouse roof tiles

Birdhouse roof tile is a great way to provide birds with a small comfortable abode at the top of your home. If your house has a shingled roof, and you love being surrounded by birds; then affix this roof tile to create an affixed birdhouse on your rooftop. It offers great ventilation and protection to small species of birds.

Birdhouse Roof Tile

Image: Klaas Kuiken

Birdhouse Roof Tiles

Image: Klaas Kuiken

Birdhouse by Paul Clark

With an aim to utilize household waste items, Paul Clark has designed an alluring birdhouse using unused plant pots. The idea is simple but can be effective to help the environment by reducing household waste and providing shelter for birds as well.

Birdhouse by Paul Clark

Image: Paul Clark

Birdhouse by Paul Clark

Image: Paul Clark

Affinity birdhouse by Ryan Bruxvoort

Affinity is a curved wooden birdhouse by Ryan Bruxvoort. It is designed specifically for sparrows. Its aerodynamic body featuring sweeping curves is made from maple wood and metal fixings. There’s a wire to suspend it to the ceiling or a tree. This creative nest box will be a great inviting space for birds around you.

The affinity birdhouse for sparrows by Ryan Bruxvoort2

Image: Ryan Bruxvoort

The affinity birdhouse by Ryan Bruxvoort2

Image: Ryan Bruxvoort

Alphabetic birdhouse by Artist Nishant Jethi

Spell out your name or write your favorite quote on outdoors walls or backyard trees with letter-shaped birdhouses. Designer Nishant Jethi has created aviary alphabet-shaped like birdhouses that bring style to your home and convenience to feathered friends.

Alphabetic birdhouse by Artist Nishant Jethi

Image: Nishant Jethi

Alphabetic birdhouse by Artist Nishant Jethi

Image: Nishant Jethi

LEGO birdhouse

If you want birds around your residence, then build a colorful birdhouse with LEGO bricks. As LEGO building is a simple craft, you can easily build a dwelling of any shape and size. Make sure to add a bit of glue to keep all LEGO bricks bound together for a longer. By the way, composing a bird nesting box with LEGO is also a great fun play activity for kids.

LEGO birdhouse

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