How to make a DIY Bird Feeder.
We are enjoying the beautiful days that spring brings here in southeastern North Carolina. Our azaleas are starting to bud, the grass is getting greener and I’ve been able to have my windows open for several days.
While I love all the season changes, there is something special about spring; the earth’s awakening from its winter slumber invigorates all of us, plants and animals.
And while it is cliché to reference the singing birds that accompany spring, it is no less true that spring definitely brings more chatter in the bird world. This simple Fanciful DIY Bird Feeder project is truly ‘for the birds.’
With some easily sourced items, you can create unique and a Fanciful DIY Bird Feeder for you or to give as gifts this spring.
I’m sure, like mine, your local thrift, Goodwill and Re-Store shops always have a fair inventory of pre-loved silver-plate pieces. I picked up both of these pieces for $10.00.
The tags claimed they were ‘mayonnaise bowls’. I had never heard of silver-plate mayonnaise bowls, but what do I know. I guess there are, or at least there were, folks who serve their mayonnaise in silver or silver-plate bowls. Guess that’s what makes the world go around.
After picking up these pieces, I hightailed it to my Home Depot in search of some sort of something to use as a pole to place the bowls on. I settled on copper tubes…I like the mixed-metals thing. I consulted with my friendly Home Depot employee and ended up with all the items I would need to create my fanciful DIY bird feeder.
So there you go! Once you have your materials this fanciful DIY bird feeder is so quick and easy to put together. Start to finish I think it took ½ an hour to assemble the bird feeder. In half an hour you would have a great Mother’s Day gift, birthday gift, housewarming gift or a just-because gift.
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