A Butterfly Feeder Jar

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Make a butterfly feeder jar just in time for spring. Use an old jar or jug with a tight fitting lid. Embellish the jar with glass paints and stencils. Make a hole in the jar lid with a drill or nail and thread strings, a piece of fabric or sponge through the hole. Fill the jar with sugar water, add the lid and hang upside down. Butterflies will soon be stopping by for a sip of nectar. #Easter #Spring #SpringDecor #OutdoorProjects #PowerofPaint #Bestof2013 #ThinkSpring
  • Paint an old jar or jug with glass paints.
  • Create a hanger with string
  • Use string, fabric or a piece of sponge inserted into the lid through a small hole.
  • Fill with sugar water and hang upside down.

To see more: http://carolynshomework.blogspot.com/2013/03/celebrations-spring-fling.html

  • Carolyn ~ homework
    Carolyn ~ homework Los Angeles, CA
    Thank you What Meegan Makes :)
  • Holly Kelly
    Holly Kelly Appling, GA
    not sure why you have to hang it upside down...the string acts like a wick, just make sure it is long enough to reach the bottom of the glass container, and then hangs out a few inches or so.
  • Suz
    Suz Oklahoma City, OK
    ...have view many "feeder" ideals and this one is perfect! thanks for sharing!!
  • Anna Gregg
    Anna Gregg Oakdale, CA
    Anyone know how to keep the wasps away, they'd love this butterfly feeder! They are such pests!
  • GrannyB384
    GrannyB384 Greeneville, TN
    Butterflies are not attracted to just sweet nectar/sugar water. I have noticed them drinking from moist areas in bare soil around our property here in northeast TN. They are seeking the minerals in the soil that are released when it rains. Strangely
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