DIY Bird Feeder Ideas

1 Suction Cup Bird Feeder

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Suction Cup Bird Feeder (via Love Live and Garden)

2 Plate and Bowl Bird Feeder

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Plate and Bowl Bird Feeder (via Erin’s Creative Energy)

3 Wine Bottle Bird Feeder

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Wine Bottle Bird Feeder (via The Garden-roof Coop)

4 Thrifted Glass Bird Feeder

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Thrifted Glass Bird Feeder: Collect a few glass pieces from thrift stores & garage sales to make your own DIY Glass Bird Feeder. It’s easy. I promise. And I show you how! *great gift* (via day2day SuperMom)

5 DIY Teacup Bird Feeder

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DIY Teacup Bird Feeder: How To Make A Teacup Bird Feeder (via Budget Savvy Diva)

6 Seedy Bagel Ring Bird Feeder

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Seedy Bagel Ring Bird Feeder: Despite the incident we had at Granville Island a couple of months back, our little lady remains a dedicated bird lover (unlike her mama). So today we headed out into our sunshiny backyard, supplies in hand, to make a couple of simple, toddler-friendly bird feeders. Here’s what we did Seedy Bagel Rings: For this project, (via Mama.Papa.Bubba)

7 Tin Can Bird Feeder

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Tin Can Bird Feeder (via Plum Adorable)

8 Repurposed Jar Bird Feeder

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Repurposed Jar Bird Feeder: DIY bird or butterfly feeder. Repurpose glass jars into backyard bird feeders with seeds, or hanging butterfly feeders with sugar solution. (via Melissa Camara Wilkins)

9 Suet Feeders

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Suet Feeders (via The Garden-roof Coop)

10 Popsicle Sticks Bird Feeder

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Popsicle Sticks Bird Feeder: I was recently asked to host an Elmer’s X-TREME craft party at my house. My mission, should I choose to accept it, was to build bird houses using wood, and after I accepted my mission, I was advised that a mystery product also needed to be used, and I could choose glitter or buttons. Pre-party I attempted to build a bird house for the first time out of popsicle sticks and an hour later still not being finished I realized that this plan had disaster written all over it. After all, I had invited 4 and 5 year old children over…. (via Create-Celebrate-Explore)

11 PVC Pipe Homemade Bird Feeder

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PVC Pipe Homemade Bird Feeder: This large-capacity homemade bird feeder can be made from spare PVC pipe cluttering up the garage, or buy a new piece and have it cut at the hardware store. (via Birds & Blooms)

12 Egg Carton Bird Feeder

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Egg Carton Bird Feeder (via The Creative Cubby)

13 Acorn Bird Feeder

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Acorn Bird Feeder: Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more (via Design Sponge)

14 Plastic Jar Bird Feeder

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Plastic Jar Bird Feeder: Among the easiest of DIY projects, almost any container material can be upcycled into colorful, eye-catching bird feeders. (via Sustainablog)

15 Upcycled Bird Feeders with Found Objects

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Upcycled Bird Feeders with Found Objects (via Junk Market Style)

16 Recycled Milk Carton Bird Feeder

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Recycled Milk Carton Bird Feeder: Since our biodegradable bird feeders are no more, I thought it was time for another bird feeder project. I took some empty milk cartons and with a box cutter, I cut an square opening on two sides opposite of each other. Then it was time for the kids to decorate them with paint. Buddy’s didn’t (via Always, Amanda)

17 Window Bird Feeder

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Window Bird Feeder: Free plans to help anyone build simple, stylish furniture at large discounts from retail furniture. All woodworking plans are step by step, and include table plans, bed plans, desk plans and bookshelf plans. Thousands of readers are saving by building their own home furnishings. (via Ana White)

18 Toilet Roll Bird Feeder

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Toilet Roll Bird Feeder: Today we bring you these two creative uses of toilet paper tubes for a summer project. Peanut Butter Bird Feeder and Binoculars to Keep an eye on the birds once they’re snacking in your backyard!All… (via Play from Scratch)

19 Road Map Birdhouses

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Road Map Birdhouses: When I go to the flea market during the warm months, I’m always looking for old maps to use in craft projects and home decor projects. Last fall I picked up a few state road maps, but each time I tried to use them in a project they just weren’t the right fit. However,Read More (via Crafts by Amanda)

20 Pine Cone Bird Feeder

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Pine Cone Bird Feeder: We are having more fun with the birdies this week, with yet MORE Bird Feeders the kids can make. They got really excited about the Cheerio Bird Feeders we made a few days ago and wanted to make MORE. Ever looking for new ideas and things to try out, we thought we would give these (via Red Ted Art)

21 Ice Cream Cone Feeder

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Ice Cream Cone Feeder (via Dereila Nature Inn)

22 Stale Bread Birdfeeders

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Stale Bread Birdfeeders: Use up old bits of bread and feed the birds with this cute activity. (via CBC Parents)

23 Gourd Bird Feeder

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Gourd Bird Feeder: Welcome to the Outdoor Play Party. I am so excited to show you what we made this week. For a couple of years now I have been wanting to make a bird feeder out of a gourd. My best friend gave me a large gourd bird feeder for my birthday a few years ago. Ever since (via Kitchen Counter Chronicle)

24 Teacup Bird Feeder

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Teacup Bird Feeder: This little teacup bird feeder has made my garden so much cheerier! My friend, Annie, put together this DIY for a mother & daughter tea party at our church. (I have more pictures since she thre… (via Dear Lizzy)

25 Vintage Sugar Bowl Bird Feeder

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Vintage Sugar Bowl Bird Feeder: I came across this sweet, little sugar bowl for $2 at a yard sale. It had a great shape with a lip that turned in a little. It was a little too grungy to use for any real food purposes any more…. (via Jennifer Rizzo)

26 Bug-Shaped Birdfeeder

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Bug-Shaped Birdfeeder: Create a buzz with these bumblebee and ladybug bird feeders made from repurposed paint cans. (via Lowes)

27 Flower Pot Bird Feeder

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Flower Pot Bird Feeder: This cute bird feeder from a flower pot is easy and oh-so-cute! Perfect for your feathered friends and looks great in your garden! (via All Things Heart & Home)

28 Sisal Rope Bird Feeder

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Sisal Rope Bird Feeder: Sisal Rope Bird Feeder – Our time at the beach this summer finally came to an end this past weekend. Sadly we packed up and went back home but not before I had a chance to make this cute little bi… (via Dabbles & Babbles)

29 Fruit & Grain Bird Feeders

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Fruit & Grain Bird Feeders: Work on motor skills, learn about nature AND enjoy a snack–all in one easy activity! (via CBC Parents)

30 Rainbow Ice Bird Feeders

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Rainbow Ice Bird Feeders (via Twig and Toadstool)

31 Edible Ice Wreath Bird Feeder

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Edible Ice Wreath Bird Feeder: Gorgeous ice wreath made from edible goodies from the pantry to make a bird feeder craft that kids can put together. Treat the birds all winter long. (via Hands on as We Grow)

32 Juice Carton Owl Bird Feeder

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Juice Carton Owl Bird Feeder: Firstly, I need to apologize on this craft post for you I forgot to take some photos as we went along! Argh. So we have, uhm a beginning photo and an end photo of this juice carton craft. to be honest, I think the bird feeder is pretty self explanatory and the additional information, (via Red Ted Art)

33 Upcycled Bird Feeder

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Upcycled Bird Feeder (via Embracing Life’s Journey)

34 Citrus Cup Bird Feeder

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Citrus Cup Bird Feeder: I swear, I’m not a hoarder. In fact, with something like 49 moves under my belt in my 31 years, its quite the opposite. Id much rather toss/recycle/give something away than have to lug it to a new location. Buuuuuuut, the other day after juicing a bunch of citrus fruit, I couldn’t help but think (via Mama.Papa.Bubba)

35 Painted Can Bird Feeder

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Painted Can Bird Feeder (via Mom Endeavors)


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