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Despite my black thumb, I think having a garden would be fun purely for all the bird watching potential. My grandmother’s bird bath must have been a hip destination for local birds, because there always seemed to be a “pool party” going on in there. If you’re the industrious sort, we have a fab DIY bird bath tutorial on our site (made from a salvaged sink!), but the only problem for me is that it requires a tree. Not so with these cute teacup bird feeders/bird baths I found on Something Wonderful.

diy bird bath

They’re dainty and a perfect reuse of chipped or mismatched tea sets. Plus, you can stake them right into the ground, no trees necessary! (A boon for us city or small-space dwellers — even with a “backyard,” trees can be hard to come by.)

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  3. timothy Loy says:

    what do you use to make the bird feeder with I can not find or I do not see it

  4. Katherine says:

    Those teacup bird baths and bird feeders are so whimsical! Thanks for the inspiration. I like going out of my way to go birding wa, but those I find in my backyard are a pleasure to see, too.

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  6. Peter says:

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  9. Anna@HGTV says:

    Melody – Here's a link to a very similar styled chair offered by ZGallerie: http://www.zgallerie.com/p-9542-willow-chair.aspx Not sure what their fabric options are. Good luck!

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