How to Make a Hanging Teacup Bird Feeder is a collaborative post with Bosik. These DIY Teacup Bird Feeders are super cute and so easy to make. They are a brilliant way to use teacups and saucers that I keep collecting from charity shops. Nothing beats watching birds in your backyard and this hanging Teacup Bird Feeder DIY is super easy to make. It’s guaranteed to please your feathered friends and will ensure that they visit regularly! In a world where recycling has become so important, this project also reuses your old crockery. Plus you can use any that might have a crack or a chip.
The best part about this project is that you don’t need any special skills. You can make it in vintage or contemporary styling Anything goes.
How To Make A Teacup Bird Feeder
Here’s what you need to make your own teacup bird feeder: (affiliate links below to products I use and recommend)
- An old teacup and saucer
- Bostik All purpose glue
- Lard or peanut butter
How to Make a Hanging Teacup Bird Feeder
Place the teacup on to the saucer and decide where you want the cup to be placed. Where the teacup goes on the saucer totally depends on the shape of the teacup and how it fits onto the saucer. Add glue to your teacup and place on to the saucer.
Use masking tape to hold the teacup in place, making sure that the handle is sticking straight up. This helps it stay in place while the glue cures. I usually allow 24 hours.
Depending on the position and size of your cup you might just want to place your bird seed on it, or like we have you can mix the birdseed with lard or peanut butter and fill your cup.
I hang ours from S hooks or vintage necklaces picked up from the charity shop.
The nice thing about this style of teacup bird feeder is that if you use a teacup with a beautiful interior it becomes visible as the birds eat the seeds.
These make a fabulous gift and look wonderful in the garden.