We live in a backyard full of trees with perfect spots for bird feeders. I love the chance to feed birds and decorate out in the woods but buying new feeders to put in all the perfect spots cost way too much money. That’s why I love finding easy ideas to create new birdfeeders and transform everyday items into something amazing. Whether you are ready to tackle a quick DIY project or repurpose something common, here are some ideas to provide houses our feathery friends.
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DIY Birdhouses & Birdfeeders
If you love taking care of your flying guests, then take a few hours this weekend to create a DIY birdhouse. The Audubon Birdhouse Book makes it easy to build houses for many of North America’s favorite birds. This book not only shows you how to build the best house for each variety of birds but also is a great resource for learning how to monitor birds nesting boxes, which native plants attract specific native birds, and how birders can help birds.
If DIY is not in your plans, then head out to your local store and buy a prebuilt house along with some seed so you can start feeding the birds in your backyard.
If you have an orange and sunflower seeds or pick up a plain wooden birdhouse from a dollar store, here are some great ideas from other bloggers showing ways to transform basic bird houses and feeders into something amazing.
Pro tip: Buy a birdseed scoop to make it easier to fill the feeders!
- Mason Jar Bird Feeder
- Simple Garden Bird Feeder out of a coffee can
- How to make a Birdbath Planter
- Simple Bird Feeder
- Toilet Paper Roll Feeder
Do you enjoy bird feeders and little houses to feed the birds in your backyard? I’d love to see what you do to welcome these feathery friends into your world!