10 Great Ideas For Making Bird Feeders

Who wouldn’t like the sound of a happy bird in their garden or backyard? It’s so nice to wake up in the morning listening to their songs and cute sounds. So make them feel welcome into your garden by offering them a nice bird feeder to use. Making one is quite simple. Here are 10 wonderful ideas.

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To make this cute bird feeder you’ll need some bird seed, water, a small envelope of knox gelatin, twine or string, cookie cutters or molds and wax paper. Mix the gelatin with the water and stir until they simmer and the gelatin dissolves. Let it cool for a minute and add the birdseed. Lay the cookie cutters on wax paper and fill them half way with your mix. Push the twine down into the birdseed and let everything dry overnight. Remove the cookie cutters and let the birds enjoy the feeder.{found on eighteen25}.

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You can make a very lovely bird feeder from a plate and a bowl. You’ll have to drill a hole in the center of both and they insert the bolt. Use a washer and glue to keep everything secure. Then make a knot and hang the feeder up in a tree or on your porch. The birds will have food and an umbrella to protect them.{found on erinscreative}.

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To make these ingenious bird feeders you’ll need long fabric scraps and lace, twin spheres or pine cones, peanut butter and birdseed. String the fabric scraps and lace through the spheres and tie a knot at the end of each piece. Spread peanut butter all over the spheres and roll it in bird seed. Hang the feeder and you’re done.{found on moorea-seal}.

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This is another very simple project. To make this feeder you’ll need a soda bottle, two wooden spoons, a sharpie marker, a craft knife and floral wire. Draw a small circle on one side of the bottle about 4 inches from the bottom. Cut it out and then cut a slightly larger hole on the opposite side. Repeat this process approximately 2 inches from the bottom of the soda bottle and sue the opposite sides. Fill the bottle with birdseed and make a hanger.{found on herecomesthesunblog}.

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This bird feeder is also made from a bottle. To make the wooden frame, cut two pieces of wood and join them with screws. Then take a glass bottle and mark the board where the wire loops should go. Nail a shallow recipient under the bottle opening and hang the bird feeder.{found on espritcabane}.

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And here’s another glass bottle bird feeder. Drill one hole on each side of the bottle and then attach a plate or saucer to the bottom. Then wrap some wire around the bottle and make a hanger. It’s actually very simple.{found on thegardenroofcoop}.

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Here are three more bird feeder designs. For the first one you’ll have to drill a hole in a mason jar and into a glass plate. For the second you have to wrap copper wire around the jar to create a hanger. For the third one you need a lid which you attach to the jar. Add a couple of zip ties to the lid handle to keep it from sliding.{found on thegardenroofcoop}.

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This is a project that’s a little more complex. Start by lining up 12 popsicle sticks. Glue 2 sticks across them. Then alternate sticks around the frame once and continue around the outside until you get 6 rows. Let them dry and paint the bird feeder. Attach hemp cord to the underside and thread it underneath.{found on tonyastaab}.

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To make a cute little bird feeder like this one you’ll need a pack of lard/suet, a pack of birdseed, 4 teacups and ribbon or string. Sprinkle the seed across your chopping board and then work the lard into the seed. Cut the mixture into 4 and press it into the teacups. Tie the ribbon or thread to the handle and hang the feeder on a tree.{found on thenaturalweddingcompany}.

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These cute and colorful bird feeders are made from fruit loops and pipe cleaners. Shape the pipe cleaners into candy canes and bend the bottom ends up into a hook. Thread the cereal and make another bend. It’s all done.{found on sherisilver}.