Wooden Butterfly House

This hand-shingled house makes a whimsical garden ornament and attractive dwelling for butterflies.

$72.00

created by

Lynda and Jerry Glass

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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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Made in Mississippi

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.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
copper, cypress wood, non-toxic paint
Measurements
8.5" L X 6" W X 12.75" H. Comes with 30" Mounting Stake.
Ingredients
Care
Removable panel on the back for cleaning out the butterfly house.
Notes
Butterfly houses are meant to be used as garden decoration and are not guaranteed to attract butterflies to your yard. The cypress wood house and mounting stake are impervious to decay from rotting or insects. The stake is very simply threaded onto a female fitting on the house itself. No tools required!
Item ID
20887

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UncommonGoodsWooden Butterfly House
 
4.8

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Easy to secure (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (13)
  • At home (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (8), High-end shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (13), No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful Butterfly Home

Last year for Christmas I got my parents the butterfly puddler so when I saw the house I was really excited. It just arrived today and it's beautifully crafted and looks really well put...Read complete review

Last year for Christmas I got my parents the butterfly puddler so when I saw the house I was really excited. It just arrived today and it's beautifully crafted and looks really well put together. The only reason I say it's 4 stars instead of 5 and that the con is it was inaccurate is because all the tiles of the roof are the same light wood color. I understand all of these houses are made by hand and I expected there to be some variation in colors and placement but I didn't expect them to be all the same color. It just doesn't have the same whimsical look as it does in the photo shown.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Beautiful, but...

Absolutely beautiful, but had to glue house to post due to screw unlatching inside the house. It did work, thankfully. Eyecatching, wonder if butterflies really use it?

Absolutely beautiful, but had to glue house to post due to screw unlatching inside the house. It did work, thankfully. Eyecatching, wonder if butterflies really use it?

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5.0

Butterfly House

By 

from Chesterton, Indiana

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Secure
  • Visible At A Distance
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Front Yard
    • Garden

    Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

    Love the house. Anxious to have butterflies again this summer.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Bought as a gift, but would buy again for myself!

    By 

    from Newton, NJ

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Beautiful details
    • Easy To Secure
    • Weather Resistant
    • Well-made

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Yard
      • Front Yard
      • Garden

      Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

      Love the design of the butterfly house - haven't had a chance to use it yet (especially since it's the winter here in the northeast!), but look forward to seeing if the butterflies like it as much as we do. Thoughtfully comes with a mounting post.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It is beautiful, perfect!

      By 

      from Ft Worth, Tx

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Secure
      • Too new, so unknown if it is weather resistant
      • Visible At A Distance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Back Yard
        • Garden

        Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

        This was a gift, and my daughter was very happy with it. It is highly attractive, and it looks perfect among her lantanas

        Service and delivery comments:

        Service was prompt

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great house for rent

        By 

        from Houston, TX

        About Me High-end Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden near plants that attract butterflies

          Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

          Really great gift idea, mom loved it. If you want tenants, try planting some Black Knights or Butterfly weed in the area.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivered on time as advertised. No damage.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Perfect Gift!

          By 

          from Chicago, Il and Harbor Country, MI

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Secure
          • Visible At A Distance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

            The butterfly house now stands in the middle of a newly developed butterfly garden waiting for its first guests. We are happy to help change the world ... One butterfly at a time. A beautiful and hopefully an effective addition to the flower bed!

             
            5.0

            Just as expected!

            By 

            from Bergen County NJ

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

            The butterfly house is just as is pictured on the site. It's solidly built and the color is lovely. We have just installed it in our backyard, with the stake provided, so now we're waiting to see if butterflies we be attracted to it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Beautiful, but...

            By 

            from Nj

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful color, design

            Cons

            • Had to glue house to post

            Best Uses

            • Garden decoration

            Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

            Absolutely beautiful, but had to glue house to post due to screw unlatching inside the house. It did work, thankfully. Eyecatching, wonder if butterflies really use it?

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great girt

            By 

            from Denver, CO

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

            This was a gift for my mom, she loves bird houses and this was a great addition to her garden.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            So well crafted

            By 

            from Deerfield Beach, fl

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful
            • Brest Quality
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Great Quality

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

            What a great addition to my butterfly garden. It's well crafted and the color matches my house. It is bigger than I thought which was nice.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Butterfly house was a gift!

            By 

            from Shreveport, LA

            About Me High-end Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden

              Comments about UncommonGoods Wooden Butterfly House:

              Since this was a gift I can't say how it was used, but I can sure say it was very beautiful and very strong!

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivery was early and prompt

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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