10 Super Simple DY Bird Feeders For Spring Time!
It’s almost Summer, officially… and I always get very excited when the sun comes out! I can’t wait to hear the birds singing and I would really love to make some bird feeders but I have cats.
All my family have cats so I can’t make a bird feeder to hang anywhere! I don’t want to lure the poor critters to their death!
I hope you will pick up the torch on my behalf and make some pretty bird feeders or even butterfly feeders (that’s the bonus by the way :p).
Recycled Tin Can Bird Feeder
How fabulously simple is this bird feeder?! All you need is a tin can, some string like this stuff, yarn or pretty bakers twine like this* for stringing up, a little paint and some of this duct tape in a million different colors!*
You can see this great tutorial over at momtastic.
Vintage Tea Cups & Candle Sticks
These teacup bird feeders attached to old glassware is tres impressive!
I think I would be too afraid to use vintage glassware in case it was something valuable.
Amanda from Kaleidoscope of Color did an excellent job.
Popsicle Sticks Galore!
If you have a lot of these lolly sticks (popsicle sticks)*, you could make a bird feeder just like this Lil guy!
View via TonyaStaab’s blog.
Use Your Apples
The tutorial for this DIY is in German, but it’s easy to translate with Google Translate!
Twigs & Paint
By the very talented Johanna Rundel!
We’re all about the recycling here!
Chicken Wire Cone
In fact, virtually all of these tutorials are insanely simple.
The birds/Squirels in your area are guna be phaaaat.
If you have cheerios in your house, then this bird feeder is crazy simple!
Although, I’m not sure how good Cheerios are for birds and their digestive system.
I’m not an expert so don’t listen to me.
Cups and Saucers
Another version of the teacup bird feeder is to turn into a hanging bird feeder!
This project is from the book – Creating The Vintage Look.
Upcycled Milk Carton Craft
Are you ready to recycle all the cartons from your house?
I love this little paint job, and it’s designed perfectly to allow for more than one bird to feed at once.
Check out the tutorial over at I Dig Pinterest.
Upcycled Egg Carton Feeder
If you eat eggs, then you’re bound to have easy access to a few egg cartons. For this simple DIY bird feeder.
Feed the biiiiirds tuppence a bird! Sing it with me!
Bonus Time! Two beautiful little butterfly feeders:
How to make a very simple butterfly feeder for your backyard – check it out over at Essentials Kids.
How beautiful are these butterfly feeders?! You can see this tutorial over at e-how.
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