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Make Easy Bird Feeders from Recycled Coffee Cans

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Spring is here and the birds have returned from their winter homes. Make them up some cute feeders from coffee cans. Add in the right kind of food and you could be listening to the beautiful song birds in no time.
Time: 1 Hours Difficulty: Easy
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
Only use actual metal cans. The cardboard ones will not hold up in the weather.
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
Remove the bottom with a can opener and take off the label.
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
Paint your can up and seal with a water proof sealant.
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
Cut the top of the can in half and hot glue each half onto each of the ends of the can.
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
Add two tiny nail holes to the top. String through twine and tie in a knot.
  • make easy bird feeders from recycled coffee cans, crafts, repurposing upcycling
Fill with food, hang in a tree, and watch the birdies come to eat.

To see more: http://www.thethriftinessmiss.com/2013/01/easy-coffee-can-bird-feeders.html

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  • Deborah Phillips
    Deborah Phillips Browns Summit, NC

    This is the perfect project for my 6-year old granddaughter and me to work on ASAP! We love to feed the birds! AND THE SQUIRRELS!!! I was wondering why I was saving those coffee tins!!! thank you! xoxoxo

  • Carla M. Carew
    Carla M. Carew Merritt Island, FL

    I have made two of these. They birds love them! Thank You

  • Lostnlbk

    Really cute! Love the look; birds will flock to this little gem!

  • Toni Johnson
    Toni Johnson Bethel, MN

    Very cute idea and love your painted design. Thank you for sharing

  • Crystal gene nicholas

    Fatballs! These are ready made balls of lard with lashings of birdseed in them, contained in a net which can be hung from twigs. Available at animal food shops in Italy. I put 2 of them out each morning, and my garden is full of various birds

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