A successful organic gardener should always take measures to encourage birds in the garden. Fortunately, it is easy to do so by providing them with food and a place to nest. You can build your own birdhouse using one of the great simple birdhouse plans that you will find below:
1- Leafy, Upcycled Birdhouse
With the right design, you can enhance the beauty of your garden. This decorative birdhouse can be made from items you may find lying around and will look wonderful in your outdoors space as well as being a boon for flying visitors.
2- Simple Pine Birdhouse
Sometimes, simplicity is best. This simple bird house is something anyone can built with a few basic DIY skills and basic equipment. Yes, you could buy something similar, but why buy what you can make with your own fair hands?
3- Quirky Bird House Plans
Another great DIY birdhouse, this one has a roof made from an old license plate, for a personalized and quirky look. Unique birdhouses like these will be a talking point and will also serve the little winged creatures who visit your garden.
4- An Organic Looking Stone Birdhouse
Another beautiful effect can be created by adding stones and pebbles to the exterior of a wooden birdhouse like this one.
5- DIY Birdhouse With Wood and Coffee Cans
This attractive and ingenious design shows that upcycling old items to make a birdhouse does not have to mean sacrificing looks. These free birdhouse plans show you step by step how to build another beautiful birdhouse.
6- Building a Birdhouse Can By Child’s Play
You cannot get any simpler than this! Encourage your kids to care for the creatures who share their garden by helping them turn a simple milk carton into a lovely birdhouse. As far as plans for birdhouses go, this is about as easy and cheap as they come. Even very young children could have a go.
7- Inspiration For Bluebird House Plans
Seeing bluebirds in your garden, along with other species of bird, is a real joy, especially if you know that you had a hand in encouraging them to come and stay.
8- A Little Log Cabin For The Birds
Log cabins always look so warm and cozy and I bet the birds think so too. Whether or not you are lucky enough to have a log cabin of your own, why not bring that rustic and comfortable feel to the birdhouse you build for your garden?
9- Chic, Modern Birdhouse Plans
A diy birdhouse does not have to look rustic or fussy. These free birdhouse plans show that if you have a chic, modern home and a chic, modern garden, you can have a birdhouse to match. The birds will be just as happy with a modern design that fits aesthetically in a different sort of surroundings.
10- A Chickadee House
It is important to remember, when choosing a design for your DIY birdhouse, that different designs will suit different designs. Think about which sorts of native birds you would most like to attract and then find birdhouse plans to suit those species. This chickadee-specific birdhouse is a great example.
11- Birdhouse and Flower Planter In One
If you are short on space then vertical gardening can be a great solution for your garden, patio or balcony. You may find some inspiration for space-saving in this flower planted and birdhouse in one which will allow you to have a beautiful planting space as well as somewhere for the birds.
12- Gourd Birdhouses
Some bird species will be attracted by a birdhouse fashioned from a gourd. Purple martins, bluebirds, chickadees, wrens and many more types of bird will be attracted to a well-placed gourd birdhouse. Check out the link below to find out how, for generations, people have been making birdhouses from gourds.
13- Unique Junk Store Birdhouse
You can find all sorts of odds and ends in a junk store that can be used to make a quirky and unique birdhouse for your whimsical garden.
14- A Birdhouse With Night Lights
If you want to go a step further and go all out on a DIY birdhouse for your feathered friends then how about following this idea and making solar night lights for your birds? Whether they will like it is up for debate but maybe the insects it attracts will be a food source for them.
15- Whimsical Birdhouse
When building your birdhouse, remember – as long as you cater for the needs of the birds – anything goes! This whimsical example shows that you can give your imagination free reign on this type of DIY birdhouse project.