Just withoit the top.How to make a stone birdhouse (or fairy house) for a garden outdoors. Has link to free instructions. Great tips on sealer, glue, roofing choices, etc. One pinner suggested using PVC pipe for the house, and a funnel for the roof.
Caltagirone, Sicily - Each year, during the La Scala Flower Festival, about potted plants and flowers of different shades and colors are arranged on the historic Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte to create one grand design.
Wouldn't this be great for a runner down the wedding aisle or cute indoor outdoor carpet? Take a plastic lace tablecloth and spray paint it on lengths of colored fabric or burlap. Repeat for the length of the runner.