Homemade Bird Feeder

Linda B
by Linda B
I've been thinking about making bird feeders and bird feeder stations and have many ideas. Here is one of them, made with 2 plastic water bottles, a broken frame, and a suet feeder from Walmart.
I spray painted the little frame
I had a broken frame which I fixed, sprayed white, and used as the basis for the bird feeders.
I wired the suet feeder on. First I put staples in the back so that I would have something to attach the wires to.
Here it is in my sister's garden and her little garden house.
Linda B
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  • Marge Marge on May 26, 2018

    Very cute. Are you still able to refill the basket with the suet when it is hung like that?

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  • Ardale Ardale on Mar 28, 2017
    How cute is this! I'm going to do this with an old window frame and hang it on our pergola so it will look like a window hanging in mid air. Very nice decorative way to reuse a broken picture frame and the added detail on the frame looks so pretty. May also staple in one corner a small silk flower arrangement for added visual punch. The white paint makes it look like it would fit in with any country décor or painted gold would fit well in with Victorian décor.

  • Carollynda Carollynda on Aug 08, 2022

    I looked at suet feeder at Valu when I got suet cake on sale for $.99 . It was$5.99! So I got a wire basket at Dollar Tree and it looks like yours. I am planning to attach to wall with bottom of basket facing out with small nail at top, and tapped over, and another at bottom tapped partway over, so I can turn it and refill. Not sure if it will work, but hope so!!🐤🐦️🐥🕊️