Native Texan Livin': Easy DIY Bird Feeder With Diet Coke "It's Mine" Bottle

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Easy DIY Bird Feeder With Diet Coke "It's Mine" Bottle

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Easy DIY Bird Feeder made from It's Mine Diet Coke bottles


Spring is just about here & that means 2 things... the temps are quickly rising here in Houston & the birds are coming out in full force!  The girls put out a bird feeder shaped mold about a week ago & it was gone within a day or so!  Those little birds are hungry! (at least we hope it's the birds eating it!) ;-)  Then a few days ago, one bird was even trying to crash through our window! :-)


Since we were in the midst of our Spring Break, we thought it would be fun to make a bird feeder of our own.  We found this really awesome display of Diet Coke It's Mine bottles set up at Randall's & could not pass them up.  Did you know no 2 bottles are the same?!?!  We found our most favorite bottles that we felt represented Spring...or just liked the most. :-)
It's Mine Diet Coke bottles at Randall's used for Easy DIY Bird Feeder

It's Mine Diet Coke bottles at Randall's used for Easy DIY Bird Feeder


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TUTORIAL for bird feeder using
Diet Coke "It's Mine" bottles ----

1.  Clean out & dry your Diet Coke It's Mine bottle & gather your supplies:
(empty bottle, dish to hold bird seed, wire, wall plate holder, funnel, hole punch & bird seed)
Easy DIY Bird Feeder Supplies

2.  Hole punch 4 holes along the edges of the plastic dish
Easy DIY Bird Feeder Supplies

3.  Attach wire thru the holes of plastic dish, slide the plate holder onto the bottom curve of the Diet Coke It's Mine bottle & then attach the other end of wire to the plate holder (leave a small clearance between opening of bottle & the plastic dish so bird seed can flow out)
Easy DIY Bird Feeder

4.  Fill the Diet Coke It's Mine bottle with bird seed
Easy DIY Bird Feeder using Diet Coke It's Mine bottles

5.  Slide the wire frame over the bottle to the bottom curve of the bottle & hang your beautiful bird feeder in the perfect tree & feed some birds!
Easy DIY Bird Feeder using Diet Coke It's Mine bottles

Easy DIY Bird Feeder using Diet Coke It's Mine bottles

Pretty painless, right?!  And cute too!  The best part is that when it's time to refill, you can just pull the bottle up through the springs of the plate holder without having to remove any of the wires!


What fun things have you come up with for using these Diet Coke It's Mine bottles?  Happy crafting everyone!
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1 comment:

  1. What a fun idea! One of my favorite parts of living in Texas is the beautiful birds, and I love this idea for a bird feeder! ~ Client

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