How to Designate Your Yard as Certified Wildlife Habitat

How to Designate Your Yard as Certified Wildlife Habitat

As an animal lover and biologist (on paper), it’s  no surprise that our yard is very wildlife-friendly. Not only do I love to watch the birds and other critters, but our indoor cats do, as well. Many of my upcycling projects were made specifically for backyard habitat, including feeders, baths, and houses. I learned about designating one’s yard as Certified Wildlife Habitat many years ago, but wasn’t sure how well-known that program was.Read more ›

30+ DIY Ideas for an Upcycled Bird Bath and an Upcycled Bird Feeder

30+ DIY Ideas for an Upcycled Bird Bath and an Upcycled Bird Feeder

Ever since we moved into our house, I’ve been mildly obsessed with making our yard as bird-friendly as possible. I love having a yard full of chirping birds and I geek out when a new species is spotted. So, it’s no surprise that I love any and all bird craft ideas for an upcycled bird feeder or an upcycled bird bath.
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Hanging Bird Bath by Upcycling a Glass Lid as a Bird Bath Bowl

Hanging Bird Bath by Upcycling a Glass Lid as a Bird Bath Bowl

Once upon a time, we had a hanging bird bath that I absolutely loved. BUT, it was plastic and impossible to clean properly. Needless to say, it didn’t come with us when we moved! Replacing it has been on my upcycling to-do list for quite some time, and I finally set my mind to it. And my plan was to use a glass lid from the thrift store.Read more ›

DIY Birdbath from a Vintage Lamp

DIY Birdbath from a Vintage Lamp

I’ve wanted to try my hand at a DIY birdbath for some time now, as we love supplying food and water to the wildlife in our backyard. So, I decided to make a do-it-yourself bird bath with a vintage lamp from the thrift store as my base. 
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