This cute and stylish feeder is made using an empty yoghurt carton, old sucker sticks and a chopstick.

Watch the video on how to make a designer bird feeder, then follow the step-by-step instructions below to make your own.
Materials you will need

  • Tetra Pak (such as a yoghurt carton) with a pitched top
  • Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch
  • 2x spray paint
  • Ice cream sticks or tongue depressants
  • Chopstick
  • String

Step 1

Clean the Tetra Pak inside, and then spray paint it with two coats of Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch 2x.

Step 2

Cut the ice cream sticks in half using a craft knife.

Step 3

Use the hot glue to stick the ice cream sticks to the ‘roof’ of your house.

Step 4

Draw an arched door on two opposite sides.

Step 5

Carefully cut out the doors with a craft knife.

Step 6

Use a craft knife to cut small crosses just below the arched doorways.

Step 7

Insert a chopstick through the crosses.

Step 8

Use your hole punch to make a hole in the top of the Tetra Pak, then thread the string through the hole and secure it with a double knot.

Step 9

Fill your garden friends’ new house with birdseed and hang in a tree or on the patio sheltered from the wind.

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