Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Recycle a milk carton to create a colorful bird feeder! Most birds are naturally attracted to the color red, so you may need to refill your feeder often!

Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.

Paint a large milk carton with Simply Spray® Project Paint Red all until it is completely and evenly covered.


Step 3.

Cut out rectangles from every side of the milk carton with the following measurements:

1 ½” from the bottom

1” from the top

½” from both sides


Step 4.

Paint 20 craft sticks blue.


Step 5.

Hot glue 10 craft sticks to each side of the top of the milk carton to create a roof, as shown.

Tip: Push the spout down so it no longer sticks out.


Step 6.

Hole punch a hole 1” from the bottom on two sides across from each other. On the two remaining sides, hole punch holes ½” from the bottom of the carton.

Insert round dowels through the holes, as shown.


Step 7.

Thread a 12” piece of black cording under one side of craft sticks and tie in a knot.