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20 Lovely DIY Bird Bath Ideas To Attract Birds To Yard

Make your garden charming and inviting by creating a diy bird bath to attract feathered friends in your backyard. It is amazingly wonderful if you think about creating a source of water for the wild birds; caring for nature is bliss. Here are some lovely and easy to build diy bird bath ideas to invite feather friends to your yard.

20 Cool DIY bird bath ideas with tutorials.

1:  Planter and DIY Bird Bath Duo

With cute color terracotta pots you can create a lovely planter and diy bird bath, however measurement would be something that you need to adjust as per your requirement. With using rebar, you can adjust the pots in slanting position and add necessary aesthetic elements. You will be catering two needs and utilizing your time effectively too.

Tutorial: homestoriesatoz.com

Planter and Bird bath Duo

2:  $20 DIY Birdbath

This is one of the simplest type of diy bird bath that would only cost you $20. Take three wood dowels and one candle plate (you can use some from your store room, in any) to make this diy bird bath. Hammer the dowels into the ground and level them. Place the Ikea plate onto the dowels. Due to its light weight, you would be able to move it to different places in your garden.

Tutorial: theartofdoingstuff.com

$20 Birdbath

3:  Salvaged Sink Birdbath

If you have any old or wall mounted sink lying in store, it’s time to play with it. It would be fun filled activity, plus your garden would be decorated in a different way. Don’t forget to follow the mentioned steps to attain the best type of cheap bird bath; fill it with shells to attract the birds around. You may also like DIY Bird Feeder.

Tutorial: hgtv.com

Salvaged Sink Birdbath

4:  Lightweight Garden Bird Bath

Take basic basin (an attractive shape and color would help) and some rods to design this breathtaking homemade bird bath and invite many bird guests to your yard. Make sure you pay special attention to its cleaning and keep pouring in fresh water time to time. Your yard would be filled with nature lovely creatures all the time.

Tutorial: littlehouseinthesuburbs.com

Lightweight garden bird bath

5:  DIY Floral Pot Bird Bath

You can choose any pots, three or four, color them as you want, glue them to form a stand and add plate at the top. If you have kids, let them color it, it would be fun activity for them. The plate at the top would be the bird water section; it is simple to make and would serve the purpose too in almost no costs.

Tutorial: inlieuofpreschool.com

Floral pot bird bathFloral pot bird bath

6:  Rocky Bird Bath Fountain

This type of DIY bird bath would enhance your yard appeal and would give much natural look; you need to fix a bucket and cover it with multiple sizes rock, on the top add a big plate and adjust the water system.

Tutorial: dailykos.com

Rocky bird bath fountain

7:  Mist DIY Bather

This plan is ideal for humming birds, since they fail to enjoy water in other types. On a colorful container, you need to add misters (three or four) and create a fountain bird bath. It looks appealing and ultimately you will be calling in lots of birdies.

Tutorial: birdsandblooms.com

Mist DIY Bather

8:  Solar Powered Incredible Birdbath

This is type of homemade bird bath can be easily made from items lying in your garage or store room. However, it may require some technicality and would consume time too. If over the weekend you are in mood of some fun experiment making bird bath, don’t forget to check this one out.

Tutorial: instructables.com

Solar powered incredible birdbath

9: Craftive Homemade Birdbath

This would be amazing DIY bird bath, as it involves your aesthetics for colors and playfulness. Pick up bowls, shallow plates and platters and make a lovely water source for birds and enjoy cheering in your yard.

Tutorial: hgtv.com

Craftive birdbath

10: Large leaf Bird Bath

Creativity in DIY plans can be experienced at best – you can use any type of big leaves for this and create a gorgeous looking bath for birds.

Tutorial: gardengatemagazine.com

Large leaf Bird Bath

11:  Leaf water platter

This type of bird bath would be serene and attract various birds, butterflies and other beautiful creatures to your yard. You need to have a big leaf which will help you making a concrete and sand based deep platter for the birds.

Tutorial: birdsandblooms.com

Leaf water platter

12: Dangling Bird Bath

This one is a different idea for making an alluring garden bird bath. For making this bird bath all you need is grapevine wreath, a big terra cotta saucer and ropes. You can attach it at a point where you get sunlight, don’t forget to decorate with fresh flowers.

Tutorial: myhouseandhome.squarespace.com

Dangling bird bath

13: Birch twigs bard bath

Find some twigs in your garden or get them from your neighborhood; insert these in the garden side and use big wooden or plastic saucer to make the top.

Tutorial: theartofdoingstuff.com

Birch twigs bard bath

14: Deformed stones bird bath

Look for large steel saucer in your kitchen, maybe you have some lying there. Place stakes one on one and make the pillar for placing the saucer. You can create two or three nearby to attract more birds.

Tutorial: ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com

 Deformed stones bird bath

15: Bling Birdbath

Get two big saucers, and three pots for this diy bird bath; assemble pots together by fixing saucers at the opposite ends. Color them neon maybe (or your choice) and decorate with accessories to make it vibrant. Birds will fall in love with it and visit often.

Tutorial: sunnyslifeinrehab.blogspot.com

Bling Birdbath

16: DIY Tile bird bath

You can get mosaic tile saucer from local garage; look for old CDS, cut them into small pieces and color them; decorate the saucer to make it vibrant. You can then use that saucer as a water source for birds.

Tutorial: meandmydiy.com

Tile bird bath

17: Tree Type Bird Bath

You need to have wooden rods that you can place in a way that it looks like a small tree. Add iron rods at adjacent sides, and place small saucers on it.

Tutorial: birdsandblooms.com

Tree type bird bath

18: Terra Cotta Birdbath

Use terra cotta pots to make the stand for the bird bath and use colorful saucer or shallow bowl to add water. Use interesting colors to make birds fall in love with it.

Tutorial: everydaydonna.blogspot.com

Terra Cotta birdbath

19: Solar Birdbath

This is ideal for the regions where it remains cold most of the time. It would help in keeping the temperature normal for birds when they land to enjoy water.

Tutorial: builditsolar.com

Solar Birdbath

20: $5 Birdbath

Ask your mom for a colorful old kitchen dish which has shallow enough to keep water. Add a plastic pole or wooden pole at its base, fix in your garden, add some water to bowl and enjoy many hours of birds watching.

 Tutorial: homejelly.com

$5 birdbath

About Farhan Ahsan

My name is Farhan Ahsan,I am web enthusiast, writer and blogger. I always strive to be passionate about my work. I started my work at the beginning of 2007 by engaging myself with detail reading and exchanging information with others. Since then things and times have changed, but one thing remains the same and that is my passion for helping and educating people, building a successful blog and delivering quality content to the readers. I always love to write about gardening, sustainable life, off grid living and homestead farming.

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  1. I love searching thro this site.
    It is one of the few that keeps me comming back for more valuable ideas.

  2. Thank you Mr. Ahsan . Itruly enjoyed the bird bath ideas.

  3. Thanks for putting this together. I was looking for ideas and this was my one-stop shop.

  4. I was going to buy a bird bath, but now I’m going to make one. Thank you!

  5. The grapevine wreath and drip pan with rope is brilliant!

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