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Pink house shaped bird feeder in an apple tree.

Repainting a Metal Bird Feeder?This is a page about repainting a metal bird feeder. Over time metal bird feeders can rust. With proper prep and a final clear coat, you can give the feeder a new look and it will last for many more years.


Milk Jug Birdfeeder

Milk Jug Bird FeederThis is a page about making a milk jug bird feeder. Recycle your gallon milk jugs into useful, fun, bird feeders.


Cereal Birdie Treats - repeat with the third one

Making Cereal Treats for Backyard BirdsYou can easily make treats for the birds that visit your garden. String ring style cereal on cord or pipe cleaners and hang. Dye, sugar, and salt free varieties are a good choice. If you want to feed wild birds regularly, keep this type of treat down to once or twice a week and offer seed or suet the rest of the time.


A bird biscuit made from birdseed in the shape of a heart.

Earth Day Bird BiscuitHere's a great kid's craft idea to help them celebrate Earth Day, which is April 22.


Tea Cup Bird Feeder/Bird Bath - finished

Tea Cup Bird Feeder/Bird BathThis little piece will fit in perfectly with the glass sculpture flowers I made earlier this summer.


Easy Bird Feeder - hanging feeder

Easy Bird FeederThere are lots of ways to make a bird feeder, but I think this is one of the easiest and most fun to make. It is an excellent craft for children to do because the end product looks good with only a minimal amount of skill needed.



Soda Bottle Bird Feeder - finished bottle with more decorative painting and ready to hang

How to Make a Soda Bottle Bird FeederStart with a 2 liter soda bottle and some paint and you too can make a cute feeder for your yard. This is a page about how to make a soda bottle bird feeder.


Homemade Bird Feeders

Homemade Bird FeedersThis is a page about homemade bird feeders. You can easily and relatively inexpensively attract birds to your garden by making your own bird feeders.


pine cone hanging in a tree

Peanut Butter Pinecone For Wild BirdsWhy not treat the birds this Christmas. A pinecone with peanut butter to hang outside on tree.


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Can I Use a Plastic Coffee Container for a Birdhouse?Could an empty 2 pound plastic coffee container be used to make a bird house? How could I do it?


License Plate Bird House

License Plate Bird HouseI had never made a bird house before but I got the inspiration one day, this is the result. I had some wood scraps I had laying around and some old license plates and some left over paint.


Birch log with two red candles in drilled holes.

Birch Bird Feeder Or Candle HolderThis is not only a good gift idea for bird lovers (like me), but also for homebound/seniors that enjoy watching the birds.


Recycled Frisbee Bird Feeder feeder made from plastic container and two Frisbees

Recycled Frisbee Bird FeederBird feeder made from mainly recycled materials.


Cereal Birdie Treats - three loop cereal bird feeder

Cereal Birdie TreatsOne of my father's favourite things to do is feed the animals that visit him in his garden daily. Unfortunately, buying seed and food for them all the time is costly and not so convenient. Many kitchen scraps are perfectly suitable to feed the birds with. Sugar-free cereal, even the stale ones, work perfectly to supplement their diets.


A hanging bird bath made with a grapevine.

Grapevine Hanging Bird BathThis is a cute way to make a bird bath or bird feeder using a grapevine wreath. Get a grapevine wreath and a shallow planter bottom that you put under the planter to hold water in.


Bird Feeders Part 2 - hanging feeders

Bird Feeders Part 2Today I hung out styles 1-3 of my handmade feeders. I think you will find them easy. One is safer for the kids as there are no sharp or hot things needed.


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Decoupaged Pop Bottle Bird Feeders?I am a 4-H leader and would like to do this as a Mother's Day gift, but don't know how to decoupage. Can someone please tell me how to do the bird feeders? Thanks.


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Gluing Bird Seed to a Styrofoam Ornament?I am trying to glue birdseed to Styrofoam balls, but regular old school glue is not working. The seeds keep falling off. Does anyone know of a tackier glue that would work? I sealed the Styrofoam with Mod Podge.


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Making a Cup and Saucer Bird Feeder?I have tried several glues to stick a cup to its saucer. All of them are supposedly suitable for sticking ceramic, but none seem to work. Any suggestions?


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