I love finding pretty teapots and teacup and saucer sets when I go thrift store shopping. You can find some great sets for as little as $2.00 or a pretty pot for $5.00. I always wanted to make a teacup bird feeder and I finally got around to doing it. It’s the perfect project for spring. Oh… and it’s SUPER easy!
I also have to say, the birds in our area LOVE these! They’ve been constantly munching and my little family loves looking out the window and seeing them. Here is what you need.
- Teacup and Saucer
- Pliers (2)
- Duct Tape (for teapot)
- E6000 (for teacup and saucer)
These are the teacups and saucers I found while thrift shopping. Love the white and gold. I think we may have had similar ones when I was little.
Simply glue the teacups to the saucer with the handle facing up and the teacup on its side. I weaved twine into the chain to make it sturdier.
I also added charms with some pliers to the chain.
I thought it was a nice touch… hopefully the birds think so too.
Here are the teacup bird feeders. I made two.
For the teapot, simply add a piece of duct tape inside the pot to close the hole to the spout. Fill it with bird seed, then hang it on its side. Here are a couple photos.
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