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Mason Jar Bird Feeders ~

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The perfect storm! A box full of old pot lids a bunch of mason jars & a buy one get one free sale on poultry bases at the local farm store…I may have got just a little carried away making bird feeders :)
Difficulty: Easy
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Gathered my supplies...
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Screwed the jars on to the poultry feeder bases ~ the red are plastic the metal are galvanized I did end up painting a few of these no real reason I just wanted to mix things up :)
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I attached the lids using E6000 glue while this works great it smells awful! Make sure to only use in a well ventilated area!
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Drilled holes in the bases to aid with drainage ~
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Filled and ready for visitors! The small one has a water base attached I’m hoping the little birds will drink from it…
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  • mason jar bird feeder, how to, mason jars, outdoor living, pets animals, repurposing upcycling
Cheap metal shower curtain hook/rings are awesome for hanging the feeders (work great for hanging plants & solar lights as well) I bought a package of a dozen at the dollar store for you guessed it $1!
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  • mason jar bird feeder, how to, mason jars, outdoor living, pets animals, repurposing upcycling
Like I said I got a little carried away making these…
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  • Elsa
    Elsa San Juan Capistrano, CA

    I will definitely try these! Love your ideas!

  • Angie
    Angie Sherman, TX

    Cute idea!

  • SC
    SC Spring Hill, FL

    Thanks for sharing!!! It's cool idea. I've all materials that you used. I will try to make one soon.

  • Ardale
    Ardale Poplar Bluff, MO

    Such a cute, inexpensive and simple idea! These would also be cute with hens and chickens planted in them. Just a thought!

  • Kristil Albof
    Kristil Albof Temperance, MI

    Adorable! My grandma taught me to " birdwatch/ feed the birds when I was very little and have enjoyed them all my life. I make sure I never run out of bird seed ! I was looking at the chicken feeders at my local hardware store last week ! There's

    • Diana Wearing
      Diana Wearing Oregon, WI

      Thank you! I'm waiting for spring to dive into projects too!

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