Category Archives: Birds

Soar to New Decorating Heights with Tropical Bird Sculptures and Parrot Wall Art

With exotic plumage, a keen intelligence, and the uncanny ability to mimic human speech, what’s not to love about parrots? Whether you’re a doting fid owner yourself or just like to admire from afar, find a tropical bird sculpture or tropical bird wall decor that captures all of your favorite aspects, from their kaleidoscopic feathers to their cheeky dispositions.

Consider this cute parrot statue; it’s the perfect addition to a teak coffee table or even a foyer cabinet. If you’re a proud scarlet macaw mom (or dad), it’s also an eye-catching way to proclaim your love for your companion bird. Greet guests in the entryway with this parrot sculpture, and hang a mirror overhead wreathed in tree branches. Hints of red can then be worked into a striped woven rug at your feet to help tie the room together.

Parrot Gathering Red Macaw Table Sculpture

If your walls are looking a bit on the drab side, you’d be hard-pressed to find decor bursting with more vitality and cheer than parrot wall art. This original from Joanne Ferrara mixes metal and fruitwood to stunning effect; hang it in a living room flush with greenery and a palm leaf ceiling fan for an exotic rainforest vibe.

Rosellas Tropical Bird Wall Sculpture

Are canvases more your speed? Mix your love of art with all-out adoration for perhaps the most iconic parrots of all: scarlet and “B&G” macaws! Perched upon lush branches, a blue macaw relaxes close to his scarlet companion. A third parrot completes the trio, creating an interesting alternation of blue and red on your wall. Hang this parrot canvas in a cozy nook with a swing chair—or perhaps even alongside your own macaw’s cage on a nearby wall. With but a glance, it’ll be plain to see just who rules the roost in your home!

Parrots in Paradise Tropical Canvas Wall Art

Cockatoos aren’t often the first bird that comes to mind when people think of “parrots,” but avian lovers can attest that these creatures are in fact part of the same order. This cockatoo statue offers a softer color scheme. He would look positively lovely amidst white sheer curtains or a chair upholstered in coral fabric. Whether bold and whimsical or pale and plumed, parrot decor will enliven your surroundings almost as much as the real deal!

Perching Paradise Cockatoo Parrot Table Sculpture

Venture beyond parrots into the wilds of the rainforest with the ever-alluring toucan. Handpainted in glossy hues of red, gold, black, and white, this toucan statue will make herself right at home on a window ledge or even your bedroom dresser. To top it all off, evoke the cool shadows of the understory with a black bamboo-patterned rug flanking your bedside.

Tropical Friends Toucan Table Sculpture
If quixotic colors and big personalities set your heart aflutter, introduce a few tropical bird statues into your decor. Paired with palm leaves or a few modern-eclectic accents, your new sculpture will be a striking presence.

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Pet Safety Tip: Use LED Flameless Candles!

To your pet, there are just so many interesting sights and smells in your home to explore—but that candle burning atop your table shouldn’t be one of them. Some rowdy playing nearby or a swish of that furry feline tail, and (oops!) you could have a real mess and dangerous situation on your hands.

Opt for flameless candles instead! Most battery-powered LED flameless candles provide a warm, flickering glow but are not hot to the touch. You don’t have to worry that if the candle is tipped over, the flame will start a fire. You don’t have to be concerned that your curious pet will get burned from the flame or the hot, dripping wax. And finally, you won’t be exposing your pet to potentially harmful fumes (some flameless candles are scented, so you may want to opt for unscented varieties).

Stock up on LED candles for a safer environment in your home. Flameless candles can be used in mantel displays, centerpiece arrangements, lanterns, wall sconces, and even seasonal decorations.

LED Flameless Candles

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Tropical Parrot-Themed Dining Accessories

All you exotic bird lovers will be flapping your wings over these adorable parrot-themed dining accessories. These serving accents will bring color and tropical flair to your table while you season your food or pour your favorite beverage.

Designed by ©Suzanne Nicoll, these earthenware accessories resemble a green parrot with blue accents. Each cute parrot is handpainted with a gloss finish.

Click here to view the Tropics Parrot Salt and Pepper Shaker Set.
Click here to view the Tropics Parrot Beverage Pitcher.

Tropics Parrot Salt and Pepper Shakers Green Set of Two
Tropics Parrot Beverage Pitcher Green

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February: National Bird Feeding Month

Who says the perfect pet has to be confined to the couch or bound by a leash? Backyard birds may be free to come and go as they please, but the relationship they share with bird watchers is still one of content companionship. The watcher offers succulent seeds and a quick bath, safely elevated from neighborhood cats. The bird offers song and his delightful presence as he flits from perch to perch. It’s a quiet relationship, warm and evenly reciprocated.

February is National Bird Feeding Month and, coincidentally, also a peak period for bird migration. The National Bird Feeding Society says that Congressman John Porter, in establishing the tradition in 1994, called February “one of the most difficult months in the United States for wild birds.” No doubt, the journey home for spring is a tedious one. Why not simplify the move and make a few feathered friends in the process? Besides, February affords many opportunities to see migratory birds not native to your area.

Here are some tips from the National Bird Feeding Society to help you get started:

  1. Black-oil sunflower seed is quite popular with most birds. The NBFS suggests placing these in a tubular feeder; sit back and watch the birds come in droves!
  2. Different seeds attract different species; play with combinations and see who turns up.
  3. Make your yard inviting and safe. In addition to feeders, provide birdhouses and baths. Attach a bell to your cat’s collar to warn birds, and always keep feeders clean.

Make sure your feeders are visible from the house–then sit back and enjoy the feathered congregation gathering right outside your window.

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