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Bird's Nest Planter




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  • Glass cylinder, 6 inches in diameter and 2 inches high, or something similar, such as a glass cereal bowl.
  • Cooling rack and newspaper
  • Gloves
  • 10-inch circle of corrugated cardboard
  • 1 quart of 1- to 2-inch-long twigs*
  • 1 quart small white-spruce pinecones*
  • 1 pint white glue
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Coarse Glitter, Crystal


  1. Step 1

    Glue the base of the glass cylinder to the center of the cardboard circle with hot glue. Place on a cooling rack with a piece of paper underneath.

  2. Step 2

    Combine twigs and pinecones in a large bowl. Add white glue to the mixture, and stir until thoroughly coated.

  3. Step 3

    Wearing gloves, grab a handful of the mixture and shape along sides of the cylinder.

  4. Step 4

    Sprinkle crystal coarse glitter onto wet, molded mixture, and allow to dry overnight.

The Martha Stewart Show, December 2008



Reviews (4)

  • MSLO_Sara 5 Jan, 2009

    Burlap bags are available on; paper white bulbs are available at you local nursery or on

  • sandraC1 19 Dec, 2008

    Where can I buy the burlap bulb bags. Netherland bulb company don't have
    them please let me know


  • maryallen 17 Dec, 2008

    I did not write down the supplier for the bulbs as I assumed it would be listed on the website. Please let us know. The cute burlap bags also.

  • coriedowney 17 Dec, 2008

    Will you also list where you got the bulbs and the burlap bags?