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Michelle James
Michelle James
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  • Emmetsburg, IA

Fall Mason Jar Hanging Bird Feeder

7 Materials
5 Hours

I love mason jar projects. I had seen these awesome bird feeders that include a mason jar and a chicken feeder and I just loved them. So I did my version of this hanging bird feeder. I think it turned out nice.
fall mason jar hanging bird feeder
I started with a clean mason jar. I wanted to paint it so I used some Sea Glass paint in lemon.
fall mason jar hanging bird feeder
I love the sea glass paint. This was the first time had used it and I was really happy with how it came out.

I gave my mason jar two coats while it was upside down and then one more coat after turning it right side up.

Since I had painted the jar I didn't want to use wire to hang it up. I knew it would scratch. So I created a fish net hanger using three different fall colors of twine. I used brown, green and orange.

You can see in the video just how I created the fish net hanger.
When I was finished with the fish net hanger all there was left to do was to add the bird food and screw on the chicken feeder.
fall mason jar hanging bird feeder
Then I found a tree so I could try it out. I love it! What do you think?

As much as I love to watch the birds, we have several bird hunting cats at our house so I will give it to someone who can safely feed the birds and they will love it too.
fall mason jar hanging bird feeder
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