wooden butterfly houseby Lynda and Jerry Glass $68.00
- the story
Home on the Fly
Painted and shingled by hand, this whimsical butterfly house welcomes stunning delicate insects into your garden. Enjoy its retro shape and wavy vents for butterflies to sneak in and out of. The house's quality cypress construction will make it an attractive garden accent and warm invitation to butterflies for years to come. Handmade in Mississippi.
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- Item ID
- Made from
- copper, cypress wood
- 8.5" L X 6" W X 12.75" H. Comes with 30" Mounting Stake.
- Please note: Butterfly houses are meant to be used as garden decoration and are not guaranteed to attract butterflies to your yard. The cypress wood mounting stake is impervious to decay from rotting or insects, it is very simply threaded onto a female fitting on the house itself. No tools required!
- the maker
Lynda and Jerry Glass
Lynda and Jerry Glass began their careers doing custom home construction in Mississippi. In 1992, they began making bird houses and selling them on Saturday mornings at small local craft shows. After a few years of small-scale success, they ended their human-oriented business, joined up with Jerry's brother Larry, and began focusing entirely on exquisite, imaginative bird, butterfly and ladybug dwellings.
Lynda and Jerry's team is as talented as they are eclectic. Jerry is primarily responsible for both structural and aesthetic design. James, a woodworker with many years of experience, cuts the precise, tiny boards and other shapes needed, using only select grade yellow cypress harvested following Forest Stewardship Council guidelines and upcycled from local furniture manufacturing leftovers. Bobby Gene hand-applies each unique, stone-washed shingle cut by the special machinery designed in-house for that purpose.
The Heartwood crew create their own boxes from post-consumer fiber reclaimed from local factories. They ship tens of thousands of wooden houses a year, all made without cutting a single tree. collection
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