With all due respect to the rest of the wild kingdom, birds are kind of hot right now. In fact, there’s even a Portlandia skit called “Put a Bird On It” that lampoons the emerging trend of festooning everything from pillows and lampshades to dresses and headbands with aviary accents. Still, let’s be honest: birds are beautiful, and we like all the things they stand for — flight… freedom… reaching great heights with total abandon.
So today, we’ve pulled together a series of home accents that, indeed, put a bird on it and make us want to snap them up and adorn our houses and apartments with them.
First, there’s the handmade pillow emblazoned with a bird on a cherry blossom branch from a little shop called Joom on Etsy, above. And Thomas Paul lends an aviary air of calm to any space with the robin rug shown above, available in yellow and grey or cream and, fittingly enough, robin’s egg blue:
You can literally have a bird on a wire — or, in this case, lots of them — inside your own home, sans cleanup, thanks to this vinyl wall art series from Everything Wall Decals: