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Bath Time: DIY Mosaic Bird Bath

By Picardy Project on Jun 08, 2012

The birdies can take baths because the bird bath pedestal sink mosaic is done! :) This little flower garden area in our backyard was longing for the pedestal

And Wednesday Chris finished the grout for me because my poor fingers are still suffering (although now I've got some good scabs forming)

And yesterday morning before work I hauled it over to the flower garden and filled it with water

I haven't seen any birdies yet, but it certainly looks pretty

I love the pop of turquoise/teal that peeks out underneath the sink

And it just looks so festive with Charlie the Cherry Blossom

Which, if I may remind you looked like this when we got and planted him (hello ugly back of the house)

Pretty amazing for just about 3 years of growing.

But happy Charlie and our new, festive, wonderful bird bath pedestal sink have me yearning for a happier flower garden. While the lavender is very joyous

Grass has now invaded the ratty bacopa

And the birds of paradise just look depressing

Chris and I both aren't really fans of this plant and inherited them when we got the house. I find them pretty unattractive except for the 4 days the flower is blooming, then it just gets not so pretty. I think I'm jonesing to give this flower bed an overhaul actually. I may have caught the gardening bug.

Maybe I'll have a happier garden than this... the near future. I smell another trip to Annie's :)

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