Bug ID

Bug ID

Hi! First time poster and first time homeowner. :) Since I'm extremely new to all this, I'm not sure where to figure this out. My hubby and I just bought a house last Tuesday, and we noticed what seems like hundreds of these cocoons made out of sticks ALL over the front of the house. In all of the bushes, on the windows, hanging from the roof. I have NO idea what they are, my parents don't know, and apparently the pest guy that came by on Wednesday had no idea. So, if anyone could help identify this, it would be great! My parents did such a wonderful job cleaning out the front of the house, I don't want a swarm of bad insets coming and destroying it all. The pictures of the cocoon, and a tiny bit of the insect inside, are in my journal along with the before and after shots of the front of the house, a few of my new animal neighbors. :)
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Thank you to ANYONE that can help me!
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