How to make a mosaic bird feeder

A bird feeder is one of the best ways to bring birds into your backyard. If you make your own, you'll be able to ensure it perfectly matches your style and adds to the ambiance of your deck or backyard. You can pick both the color of the feeder (if you paint it) and the color of the mosaic tiles to make a bold statement or a more muted one.
You don't have to make the bird feeder from scratch, however. It's easy to buy one and personalize it, thanks to some help from pretty tiles and a piece of rope. Watch the video and read the instructions below to learn more about this project that provides both a piece of decor and a practical item for your feathered friends.
- Bird feeder
- Small tiles
- Tile paste adhesive
- Rope
- Hot glue gun
- Scissors
- Bird food
1. Glue a row of tiles all the way along the bottom edge of the roof of the bird feeder, alternating between two colors. Use the same colors to decorate all the other edges of the roof as well to create a balanced look.
2. Switch to new colors as often as you wish, and continue gluing rows of tiles to the bird feeder roof until it's as covered as you like.
3. Cut a piece of rope and use the hot glue gun to attach it to the roof of the bird feeder along the inside edge of the mosaic pattern.
4. Repeat step 3 until all four inside edges have rope attached next to them.
5. Let the feeder dry completely before filling it with birdseed

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