Whimsical
and Functional Birdhouses

and More...


We create unique birdhouses that you can hang outside to attract birds to your
backyard or display anywhere you like as a focal piece and conversation starter! 

These birdhouses are not just whimsical and rustic, they are also
fully functional
, providing a safe and adequate environment for the birds to
nest and roost.

Visit our shop for a one-of-a-kind birdhouse that will attract birds to your yard
and keep them coming back year after year,
or keep scrolling down to learn more about us, our story, and our birdhouses.

For Birds of All Feathers

Each one of my birdhouses is carefully handcrafted following the Cornell Lab of Ornithology guidelines, as to provide a proper and safe environment for the birds. The size of the entrance hole depends on the size of the bird that the birdhouse is created for.
Most of them are designed and built with the small
backyard songbirds of the Pacific Northwest in mind, more specifically the ones we find here in WA State, but they are actually suitable for all small songbirds. The 1 1/4” diameter holes used are ideal for all small bird varieties like: 
Nuthatcheschickadees, titmouse, house wrens, juncos, warblers, finches, and more.
On occasion, I also build custom birdhouses designed for all sorts of birds.
Have a bird in mind?
Send me an email and I will work with you to build a birdhouse that is just what you need!
Some of our customers think the birdhouses are just too cool to hang them outdoor and opt to display them on the porch or even inside as decoration and conversation piece!

Our birdhouses atract birds. provide shelter. are unique. are whimsical. are functional.

Proper ventilation
& drainage

Each birdhouse includes ventilation holes to circulate fresh air and prevent it from getting too hot during those hot summer days. 

They also have drainage holes to allow  any rainwater that sweeps in to escape, preventing it to mold and keeping birds safe and dry.

Ready to display

A fixing hole is added to the back of the birdhouses so they can be placed on a tree, a fence or a wall, and each also come with the proper mounting hardware and instructions so you can hang them properly.

Easy to clean

A clean-out door is added either to the the side, back or bottom of the birdhouses depending on the model and size, for easy access and proper cleaning.

Some birds use birdhouses as roost sites during winter. 

proudly made in the pNW

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Two Birds in a Pod was born of my passion for birds, nature, art and the Pacific Northwest.

I build all the birdhouses  here at home, in my garage/shop. When you buy one or receive one in the mail, you know it’s proudly made right here in Tacoma, our little corner of the Pacific Northwest.

I use reclaimed wood, driftwood, tree branches, twigs, rocks, real moss, fungi and lichen that  are responsibly harvested and naturally preserved .

All the flowers, cattails and mushrooms as well as tree faces and creatures displayed in the birdhouses are carved by me, out of cedar branches or drift wood.


I am always striving to build visually aesthetic birdhouses with unique designs that remind the PNW.
Feel free to send me an email if you ever see room for improvement or have some amazing ideas!

 
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The Inspiration

I have always had a deep connection to nature and often find beauty in ordinary and easily ignored objects, which reflects heavily in my art and basically everything I do .

As a young boy, I was always collecting things and bringing them home – leaves, branches, twigs, rocks and bugs…anything I could find.  Fastforward to today, and here I am still collecting them, but now with a defined purpose in my birdhouses.

I  find myself inspired by these little things I stumble across, and a creative process takes place as soon as I hold them in my hands. I start working  and the whole thing takes a life of its own. Once the overall idea of  how I imagine the birdhouse is defined, I start to tweak it here and there adding the details – I am a stickler for even the smallest detail. I appreciate how every birdhouse has a personality of it’s own.

I hope you enjoy my birdhouses, and definitely hope you find a  one you love and feel connected to, and can share with your friends and family!

Our Magic Numbers

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birdhouses built
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cedar boards saved from the landfill

Bianca's Upcycled Bags

Yes It's Upcycled!

How a used coffee sack came to be something
new and totally cool!

Did you know most coffee beans are transported in burlap bags, a woven fabric made from the jute plant?
Coffee shops usually dispose of these empty bags or give them away to be recycled or reused.

The burlap fabric is soft and durable, making it a great candidate for upcycling.  Each bag is adorned with unique markings and prints used to identify the bean source. Essentially, each bag is like its own passport, and each has a unique story.
So they are not just good to earth and  biodegradable, they are also fashionably cool!

Head over to her corner of the pod to check out her new creations.

Meet the team

Doug
Dream alchemist &
Birdhouse builder

Envisions and creates  the birdhouses. From the selection of the materials, cleaning and preparation of the wood to the building and final details.
Keeps it fun, drinks lots of coffee and never ceases to amaze.

Bianca
Birdhouse assistant &
Happiness manager

Creates and sews all the UpCycled pieces Market totes, bags, pillows.
Handles orders and packing of both, birdhouses and upcycled bags, maintains website and Etsy shops.
Makes sure there’s always fresh coffee.

 

Sophia the Grey
Diva &Quality Control Officer

Choc-full of personality, she makes sure everything in the pod is up to her standards! 

She had us at meow.

 

Get in touch

For all inquiries and custom requests please email:

twobirdsinapod@gmail.com

Location

We are located in the Proctor neighborhood in Tacoma, WA 

Contact Us

Phone : (253)740-5845

Shop hours

We don’t have a storefront, I work out of my shop in my garage. If you would like to visit, please make sure you call ahead to schedule.

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