The Upcycled DIY Bird Feeder

September 21, 2015Sheri Pavlović

As the weather cools down a few birds have decided to take up residence in our tall hedge and the munchkin thought it would be fabulous to create a restaurant for them to dine at when they can’t find any worms or snails, so I put on my refashionista thinking cap and raided the recycling bin!

Upcycled DIY Bird Feeder

Rinse out an empty bottle, grab your kiddo and create your own with the upcycled bird feeder tutorial!

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

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Grab a clean plastic bottle, razor knife (or scissors), single hole punch, a chopstick and length of rope or strong yarn.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

Cut out an opening from either side of the bottle in whichever shape you desire.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder)

Punch a hole under each of the openings and insert the chopstick. Hooray! You’ve created a perfect perch!

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder)

Drill (or simply poke) a hole through the center of the bottle’s cap.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

Insert your rope through the hole and knot the inside-end securely.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

Grab a load of scrappy embellishing bits from your stash.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

Decorate your groovy bird feeder!

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

Hang it up and fill with bird seed.

DIY Upcycled Bird Feeder

(and impatiently wait for the birds to show up!) 

For more funky DIYs and kiddo-friendly projects take a peek at my tutorial index and always remember to keep up your Passion for Refashion!

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