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Bluebird Boxes

What convinces Bluebirds to choose one particular nesting site or box from another?

  1. Safe, Private Shelter – A clean nest box placed away from feeding stations.

  2. Boxes should face open spaces, the edge of woods is ok.

  3. Abundant Food – Please do not use pesticides and deprive Bluebirds of their natural food source-insects. You can provide mealworms (live or freeze-dried) are an extra enticement.

  4. Fresh Water – A clean, unfrozen and consistent water source.

How high should a bluebird nesting box be?

Height: Bluebirds nest within a wide range of heights, from two to 50 feet. Mounting at eye level provides easy checking; however, if cats or other predators are problems, hang nest boxes at least six to eight feet from the ground.


When to put up a bluebird nesting box?

Have your bluebird boxes in place by early spring when the bluebirds are looking for nesting sites. Boxes may also be put up later in the nesting season. In areas where bluebirds are present year round, they may use nest boxes for roosting on cold nights.


Best Bluebird nesting box locations?

 Bluebirds prefer large expanses of short grass with a clear flight path, ideally facing a field. Try not to place the house too close to feeders.


How to Attract Bluebirds

  1. Install a Bluebird Nesting Box in your back yard. ...

  2. Place the box in an open area five to six feet off the ground. ...

  3. Provide food such as meal worms, suet balls or seed consisting all or in part of sunflower chips.

  4. Water in the form of a small pond or bird bath.


Can you put a jewelry box in the bathroom?

Jewelry should be stored in a dry location with low humidity. Damp conditions tarnish silver and can also cause certain types of gold to corrode. This means jewelry storage in the bathroom is a no-no.

Jewelry Boxes

Keepsake Boxes

What is the purpose of a keepsake box?

A keepsake box or memory box, typically made from wood, is used for storing mementos of a special time, event or person.

What keepsakes should you keep?

Your memorabilia box might include:

  • Your children's (or grandchildren's) artwork or schoolwork.

  • Family keepsakes that have been handed down through generations.

  • Ticket stubs, trip itineraries, or other evidence of your travels over the years.

  • Letters from loved ones.

  • Anything that has special significance to you.

Where can I hang an ornament other then a tree?

  • Use them in lieu of place cards. ...

  • Hang on office door handle

  • Use as the focal point in a wreath

  • Hang ornaments up in a window

  • Hang from a chandelier

  • Hang on refrigerator 

  • Hang on rearview mirror of car

  • Hang on door


Can I put these birdhouses outside?

Yes, I have my birdhouses in my yard and had bluebirds in my bluebird nesting box this past summer.

What direction should a birdhouse face?

A birdhouse and its entrance hole should face away from prevailing winds. In the United States, it's very common for a birdhouse to face east, which is often faced away from the prevailing wind and the strong afternoon sun.

Should you clean out your birdhouse?

Birdhouses should be thoroughly cleaned after the nesting season ends and the last young birds have left the nest. Depending on the types of birds that have used the house, it may be ready for cleaning as early as late summer. Mid to late fall is the ideal time to be sure all bird houses are cleaned.

Should you put anything in a new birdhouse?

Adding nesting material to birdhouses is not usually a good idea, and the birds that want to use the house may simply remove any well-meaning additions before they begin nest construction. In the end, this makes more work for the birds and makes a birdhouse with included nesting material less attractive overall.

When is the best time to put up a new birdhouse?

The best time to put up a new birdhouse is in the fall or winter so that birds will have plenty of time to locate them before the breeding season. What type of bird you want to attract will determine where you place a birdhouse.

Where should you not put a new birdhouse?

Avoid placing birdhouses in close proximity to bird feeders and birdbaths. This is because smaller songbirds may feel threatened from larger predators. Birds tend to use birdhouses in places they feel comfortable. Therefore, if birds are not using your birdhouse, it might be time to try a new location.

Should birdhouses be in sun or shade?

According to a press release from Lund University, Andreasson also recommends setting up birdhouses in a slightly more shady place.

How high should a birdhouse be from the ground?

Pick the perfect height: Your birdhouse must be at least 5 feet above ground. This protects vulnerable birds from most ground-roaming predators. There's no need to go above 12 feet high: birds don't want to live in the penthouse!

What is the best location for a birdhouse?

Place Bird Houses Away From Activity. And being placed away from human activity doesn't hurt either! Bluebirds, however, like to nest in quiet, open areas. Trees, poles and spaces under eaves can work well.

What do birds want in a birdhouse?

Birds want a cozy space. Think of a hollow tree; that pocket is snug and deep. Cavity-nesting birds like their houses that way, too; 5 by 5 inches at the bottom is an ideal dimension for most species, with a depth of 5 to 6 inches below the entry.

Do birdhouses actually help birds?

Birdhouses are often called nesting boxes because they provide a safe place for birds to build their nests, protected from the elements and predators. In the winter months, they give visiting birds a place to snuggle together for warmth away from the cold air.

Local Pickup

Can you pick up locally?

Absolutely! Local pick up for purchased items is at Aixa Maria's Gift Baskets in Kernersville, NC. Once I receive your order give me a day or two for processing. When your item is ready for pickup I will email you. Please do not go to Aixa's until you have confirmation that your purchase is at Aixa's and ready for pick. Click on the link below to get current store hours.



Pickup address is:

Golden Antiques And Treasures

4537 US Highway 220 North

Summerfield, NC 27358


Standard shipping for all items. Including orders over $100 that qualify for free shipping. If you need it quicker, please message me and I will try my best to work with you!


  • Processing Time: I will ship your product within 1 to 3 days after purchase. If you need it quicker, please message me and I will try my best to work with you!

  • Shipping Time: Depending on the shipping method chosen, transit time will be approximately 2 to 9 business days. Rockness Momster produces and ships at an over 99% on-time rate. But we cannot control the shipping services. If your items tracking shows “Shipped - In Transit” please contact the carrier.​

Can I return my purchase?

Returns and exchanges within 30 days of purchase

Yes, but I'd love to make it right. Message me and let's talk. If you still want to make the return: Buyer is responsible for return shipping costs and any loss in value if an item isn't returned in original condition.


* Custom orders are not returnable.

Returns and Exchanges

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Custom Jewelry Boxes and Keepsake Boxes

Do you have an old jewelry box? Let's talk about bringing it back to life. The possibilities are endless. To customize keepsake boxes I can put any phrase on it along with the theme you want. My keepsake box's sweetest feature is they are like our loved ones - just as beautiful on the inside as the outside.  

Custom Birdhouses and Bluebird Boxes

I can customize any birdhouse or bluebird box. Some of Rockness Momster's best creations came from custom order requests. Two of my favorite hanging wood birdhouses were an "I Love Lucy" birdhouse and a "Grinch" birdhouse. How fun! Reach out to me and we'll create what you can dream.

Custom Ornaments, 

Magnets and More

If you don't see an ornament or magnet for you needs talk to me. I will happily make an ornament or magnet with your theme of choice. I can also personalize the ornament or magnet of your choice. Put your loved ones name on one or a wedding, or birth date. Reach out and I'll create what you need!

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Custom Jewelry Box, Rockness Momster
Custom Magnets, Rockness Momster
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