DIY Birdseed Ornaments


This craft really is for the birds! These sweet hanging DIY birdseed ornaments are the perfect backyard craft and are so simple to make. Hang them for fall decorations for your backyard feathered friends to enjoy!


What you will need:

3/4 cup birdseed

One packet of gelatin

1/4 cup water

Cookie cutters


Small saucepan

Waxed paper


Step 1: Combine the gelatin and the water in the saucepan and bring to a simmer while stirring. Keep stirring until the gelatin is dissolved.

Step 2: Remove from heat and allow to cool for one minute

Step 3: Stir in the birdseed, adding extra as needed until all the liquid is absorbed.


Step 4: Spread waxed paper and place cookie cutters on top. Fill halfway with birdseed mixture.


Step 5: Lay in twine (one length for each ornament) in the cookie cutters.


Step 6: Fill cookie cutters to the top with remaining birdseed mixture and allow to dry overnight.


Step 7: Press ornaments out of the cookie cutters and hang somewhere for your bird friends to enjoy!


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