Need a new garden project? Build your feathered friends a cute place to nest and dine. These birdhouse ideas are easy and adorable! Whether you’re looking for a complete DIY project or a fun way to dress up pre-made birdhouses, you’ll find lots of inspiration here.
Birdhouse Ideas for the Garden
Wouldn’t this birdhouse chandelier look amazing in your garden? It’s a great way to revamp a chandelier body that no longer fits with your interior decor.
Build the perfect nest for your backyard birdies by building them a living roof birdhouse. Isn’t that a neat idea?
Convert an old clock into a DIY birdhouse. This is a great project for a thrift-store find.
Make a pre-made birdhouse a little more special with a pretty penny roof.
Or use a premade birdhouse as your base for creating a gorgeous stone birdhouse. You can also cover old canisters with stone and add quirky tops if you’d rather do a total DIY version.
Make some boot birdhouses with the kids! What a fun way to repurpose their rainboots after they’ve outgrown them.
Paint a premade birdhouse using stencils to create fun designs. This stenciled birdhouse is gorgeous and easy!
This easy DIY birdhouse is another fun craft for the kids. It’s made out of a milk carton, so you may want to hang it on the porch instead of directly in the elements.
Use chalkboard paint and chalk markers to make a fun, colorful birdhouse. You’ll want to use a spray sealer if you plan to hang your birdhouse outside.
Make an upcycled birdhouse using your kids’ old wooden logs. I think I’ll try this one… we have loads of Lincoln logs that our son no longer uses!
These gourd birdhouses are amazing! Did you know you could use gourds like this? Just let them dry out for a few months until the shell becomes hard and the insides dry out completely.
Yes, you can put fabric-covered birdhouses outside. The secret? Outdoor mod podge!
How about an Angry Birds birdhouse? Won’t that be fun for Angry Birds fans?
For something a little more on the practical side, build some bluebird birdhouses. They’re not frilly or fussy, but they serve their purpose well!
Make some road map birdhouses that represent your favorite places! Make sure you use a proper sealant if you’re putting them outdoors.
This easy birdhouse is made without nails or glue — how amazing is that? It’s the perfect project for people who shy away from complicated DIYs.
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