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DIY Tea Cup Birdfeeder

I feel certain that many of you might just be bird-lovers, birdwatchers, perhaps even photographers of specialized bird species.Well, personally I enjoy watching a variety of birds that soar, nest and tweet in our backyard. From the majestic beauty of the red tail hawk as he sits on the branch of an oak tree or the brilliant crimson red of the cardinal flying from limb to limb. So when we were given the challenge of what to do with a Tea Cup I knew immediately that I wanted to use my tea cup to enhance the quality of life for my bird friends.

  • diy tea cup birdfeeder, outdoor living

So, today six of us tea cup friends and our lovely organizer Links to all will be included at the end of this post.

  • diy tea cup birdfeeder, outdoor living

Once this idea popped into my head, I was so anxious to get it made and get it hung on a Tree branch.I almost felt like the birds were just waiting for me to hurry up and get it made.The great thing about this project is it is FAST and easy too, so your bird friends won't have to wait long either.
It has been recommended by several readers that epoxy glue or E6000 glue be used for this project rather than crazy glue to insure the project stays secure.

  • diy tea cup birdfeeder, outdoor living

Directions for Diy Tea Cup

 1. Crazy glue, epoxy glue or e6000 glue tea cup to saucer.
2. Crazy glue, epoxy glue or e6000 tea cup to heart grapevine wreath.
3. Decorate wreath with jute.
4. Tie handle of tea cup to grapevine wreath.
5 Leave enough extra jute at top of wreath to tie bird feeder on to a tree branch.
6 Hang your
7. Fill with bird seed.

  • diy tea cup birdfeeder, outdoor living

Thank you for joining me today!
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Materials I used for this project:

  • Tea Cup and Saucer   (TJMAXX)
  • Jute   (Hobby Lobby)
  • Crazy Glue, epoxy glue, e6000 glue   (Walmart)
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To see more: http://www.athomewithjemma.com/2017/02/diytea-cup-birdfeeder.html

  • Joy Sheffield
    Joy Sheffield Muncie, IN
    on Feb 28, 2017

    My pups just bark at the birds if they perch on anything in their view. I was thinking of doing this and putting hens and chicks in it. It's just so cute. I think I'd even hang it from a short Shepard's hook. ❤

    • Jemma
      Jemma Southlake, TX
      on Mar 1, 2017

      I think that is a marvelous idea! How darling would that be:)

  • Kathy Garrett Stafford
    Kathy Garrett Stafford San Pedro, CA
    on Mar 6, 2017

    What do you do about all the seeds they drop..they sprout!

    • Jemma
      Jemma Southlake, TX
      on Mar 10, 2017

      My feeder is in the backyard so the sprouting seeds don't interfere with the Bermuda grass.

  • Sarah
    Sarah Streetsboro, OH
    on Mar 7, 2017

    I've thought about doing like this for a while only not to feed the birds, wouldn't last long with my piggy birds! I was thinking along the lines of a small water fountain for my pond. I have a tea pot planter why not some cups?

  • Janice
    Janice Acushnet, MA
    on Mar 12, 2017

    .Great idea
    . I would love a row of them along the fence squirrels or not. I feed along ll he critters. And start something nice people it doesn't hurt.

    • Jemma
      Jemma Southlake, TX
      on Mar 13, 2017

      Thank you Janice! Yes, I am like you. I just feed all of the little critters!

  • Mojgankabgani
    on Mar 18, 2017


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