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Special Blend Bird Seed
This month’s Lowe’s Creative Ideas blogger challenge was all about the birds! And, with spring most definitely here, it was a fitting challenge. As always, the toughest part was just figuring out what to do. We decided that we liked the idea of a bird feeder better than a bird house–
So, here’s what they came up with:
Can you tell what they’re made from? They were easy to do–even something the kiddos can help with! And, I love the pop of color we have outside now.
Cozy Den Bird House
Here’s the bird challenge supplies picked up at Lowe’s:
- 3 small paint cans, a 3/16″ wooden dowel, finch food, a Hummingbird feeder & Hummingbird food! Now, of course, the hummingbird stuff wasn’t part of our DIY project. But, since we were thinking of our little feathered friends, we had to get something for our beautiful desert hummingbirds–like this guy:Hopefully they’ll come around even more often now that we have a new feeder filled with that super sugary red liquid!
Ok, now back to our project.… Cut part of the dowel into 4 inch pieces (one for each paint can). Then work on sprucing up the paint cans.
paint the three cans and the dowel pieces.
Classic Series Arts and Crafts Bird House
Once those had a good while to dry, put a little bead of hot glue on the inside grove of the top of each paint can (where the lid would snap into) and stick a dowel piece in. Then, you will need something to hang them.
Quick & easy project and provides such a cute look out by the garden. And, here’s the best part…our fine feathered friends have already taken notice! Here’s what we saw when we came downstairs this morning:
Build it and they will come!”"
Covered Bridge Bird Feeder in Victorian White