26 Easy DIY Bird Feeders That Will Attract Birds In Your Garden

Birdfeeders and Bird Houses are a great way to bring wildlife in your garden. If in your area there are many birds then with these bird feeder ideas you can attract them right in your garden window. You may not necessarily have to go out and buy an expensive birdfeeder though.

26 diy bird feeder ideas projects

Eating out has new meaning when you’re thinking of the birds. You can easily put together a cute bird feeder for your outdoor feathered friends, and make your house one of the most popular among st birds! Check out these easy DIY bird feeder ideas.

Tin Can Flower DIY Bird Feeders


This DIY bird feeder looks so attractive with creative flower shape. Spray painted tin cans attached to the flowers go for the seed storage. Via : birdsandblooms

Plastic Egg DIY Bird Feeders


With Easter inevitably comes plastic… in the form of eggs. So. Many. Plastic. Eggs! Instead of trashing them after the holiday (or just for fun before), repurpose plastic Easter eggs into pretty fabric bird feeders. A couple simple cuts and a coat of glue will create a nice place for birds to perch for their afternoon snack, and give a pretty view from the front window.Introduce a modern decorative touch to your garden. Via : asubtlerevelry

Homemade Birdseed Wreath

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This is a wonderful craft to get the little ones involved with to treat our special feathered friends as the weather gets colder. A cute round cake pan has been used to bring the perfect wreath to life. Via: bystephanielynn

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Do you have birds in your yard? A teacup and saucer can make a beautiful birdfeeder. If you have a spare set, you can create a very unique feeder by gluing the teacup to the saucer sideways. It makes it look as if the bird food has spilled out of the cup. This is an adorable feeder and with a ribbon or string, you can hang it anywhere that you want to see pretty little birds. Note that you do need glue that has really good holding power. You are going to love this DIY Tea Cup Bird Feeder! You only need a few things and you are ready to rock and roll!Via – Mommymoment

Wine Bottle Birdfeeders

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We have already checked HERE how to recycle used wine bottles. Old wine bottles can be turned into beautiful birdfeeders. You just have to create a base and a small saucer works perfectly. Then just carefully drill holes in the sides of the bottles to allow the bird food to come through and hang. The hardest part of this DIY feeder was learning how to drill a hole in a glass bottle. But at the end its worth it, as these DIY Bird feeders look so uniquely different.
You can fill the bottles through the lid. You just have to add wire or rope to hang.
Via – Thegardenroofcoop

Mason Jar Feeders

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Mason jars has so many creative uses. They make excellent birdfeeders. You can buy metal chick feeders at any farm supply store and they are really inexpensive. You then just have to affix them to your mason jar and choose a way to hang it. With little more variations you can style it in so many other ways. Via – Thegardenroofcoop

Paint Can Feeders

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All you need is small paint cans, wooden dowels, finch food, a Hummingbird feeder and of course, bird food. Its fun to watch, how the cans hang from the trees with coordinating ribbons is amazing! Via: momendeavors

Birdfeeders from Recycled Products

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You have no idea what creative things you can make by just recycling objects lying around the house. Take an example of this DIY bird feeder. As long as you have a way to hang it or attach it to your outside wall, and it will hold bird food, you can create a birdfeeder. Even old license plates could be used to create a whimsical and really unique feeder that you will be proud to display and your birds will love the thought. It will give that rustic look to your garden without putting any holes in your pocket. Via – Junkmarketstyle.com

Egg Carton Bird Feeder

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Egg Carton Bird Feeders are a great way to recycle egg cartons while feeding the beautiful birds of the world.  With minimal supplies, you can create an eco-friendly way to invite little guests into the yard. Thread strings around holes punched in the corners and hang. Via: thecreativecubby

Milk Carton Feeder

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This project is super FUN.  You can make this adorable feeder by reusing an old milk carton. You can paint (or have the kids paint) a cardboard milk carton and then just cut a hold for the feed. You may want to put a wooden dowel or even a wooden spoon through so that the birds have somewhere to land when they want to eat. Via – Amandamedlin

Pinecone Feeders

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I think these are the easiest and quickest DIY bird feeder. Pinecone feeders are sort of traditional. You can spread them with peanut butter and then add birdseed or spread them with lard and add birdseed. Make several of them and decorate your outdoor trees with many little feeders. Keep your kids busy all day long by making many birdfeeders like this. Via – Dragonflybluecraft

Paper Plate Bird Feeder

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Kids can make this paper plate bird feeder bird feeder using a disposable paper plate and a few simple supplies that you probably already have on home. This is an inexpensive and easy project, and kids of all ages will enjoy the process. Via : happyhooligans

Window Birdfeeder

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Looking for a way to bring birds to your home? If you love looking at birds in the winter but simply don’t want to go outside to do it, you can bring them right up to your window. You just need a few scraps of wood and a glass-safe hanger. With this DIY project just create a little bird house and then attach to any window. You can then sit inside your warm and comfy house and while sipping your coffe watch the birds eat all day long. Via – Ana White

Leather Stringed Bird Feeder

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This one is little different. A mason jar loaded with bird food lies horizontally on a wooden dowel to make a place to sit for the birds. A piece of leather wrapped around the jar hangs to a branch with a leather punch. Via : lilluna

Clay Feeder

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If your kids love playing with clay and love birds, why not make a DIY clay birdfeeder? You can create a beautiful clay bowl that is perfect for feeding your favorite birds. This is a perfect weekend DIY Kids project. Remember to add rope or something for hanging and if you want, paint the feeder before you hang it up. Via – Henryhappened.com

Cardboard Tube Bird Feeder

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Bird seeds stick to a cardboard tube with a delicious coat of peanut butter. Thread a bright-colored ribbon through the tube, tying the ends together and hanging on a branch.  Via: momtastic

Monogramed Jar Feeder

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Mason jars give a charming and classic look to any home, so why not extend that charm to your backyard? Feed the birds in style with this pretty monogrammed bird feeder made out of a Mason jar! Just decorate the jar as per your wish. This is a great project for gift-giving so if you know someone who really loves birdfeeders, consider this for their holiday gift. Via – Allparenting

Flower Pot Birdfeeder

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An old flower pot will make a beautiful bird feeder. Dont you think its a great idea to give nice personal touch to your garden. You will need to drill holes in the pot so that the birdseed will come out. Also you will need a plastic bottle with the top cut of. Let your creativity flow when you are drilling the holes and make a pattern so that they are functional and decorative.
Via – Allthingsheartandhome

Birdfeeder From Glass Shades

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Do you believe, This gorgeous bird feeders hanging round glass shades horizontally are just a deal of 10 minutes to get it all done? The important part is to tie and glue some rope around the globe! Via : theartofdoingstuff

Open Bar Feeder

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With a few planks of wood and an old bottle, you can make your birds a lovely bar that dispenses birdseed around the clock. City and country sparrows alike can have their own simply and sleekly designed “open bar”. All the ingredients you need are some spare wood, a hook, some wire and a glass bottle with a screw cap. Via – Espritcabane

Sisal Rope Feeder

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An old tin can and some sisal rope can be combined to make a beautiful feeder for your birds. Just wrap the rope around the can (be sure to use a clean can) and bend the lid in half so that the birds can get to the food.

This sweet little bird feeder isn’t meant for any specific birds but there really is a huge variety of birds that live near the beach that would love this feeder.  This is a simple project that kids could easily help make. It only took about 20 minutes to make the entire thing. You may want to put something for a ledge so the birds have something to stand on when eating.
Via – Dabblesandbabbles

Repurposed Jar Feeder

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Mason jars come to yet another do-it-yourself project, letting you craft an adorable bird feeder,To make a feeder, wrap wire around a jar and twist a loop on either side.Tie a length of yarn through the loops.Hang the jar by the yarn.  Via : melissacamarawilkins

Cookie Cutter Feeders

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Have you ever imaged to make use of cookie cutter to make homemade bird feeder?  If you have cookie cutters, you can mix gelatin and water to create a base and then add birdseed and mold it in the cookie cutters. Once the mold sets, you can hang these little feeders anywhere with string. I am sure kids will love this DIY bird feeder project and if you don’t have a lot of cookie cutters on hand, then you can buy it online HEREVia – Eighteen25

Plastic Bottle Bird Feeder

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These Pop Bottle Bird Feeders are super cute and super fun to make!  The color possibilities are endless and it is such fun to see what the creative ideas can come up. Via creativecraftnights

Orange Cup Birdfeeders

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One of the easiest bird feeders you can make requires only a large orange, some heavy string or twine, a thin wooden dowel and your bird food! Just fill half orange with birdseed and hang. You can poke holes in the orange and tie twine for hanging. These are really cute feeders and so easy to make. Plus, you can make two feeders from each orange and they smell wonderful.
Via – Sheknows

How To Make A Bird Feeder

We hope you liked this great list of DIY birdfeeders that will instantly beautify your porch or make the perfect gift. They are easy to make and are great for getting those birds to your property so that you can enjoy them.

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