How To Make A Birdseed Wreath Tutorial and Recipe

Since I have a lot of birds and trees by my patio I thought a Bird Seed Wreath would make a nice decoration and treat for the birds.

After I made it, I have to admit I liked it so much I didn’t want the birds to have it!!  So I bought them a bird feeder and hung the wreath on my patio away from the birds. It’s been a year now and it’s still on my patio!

Birdseed Wreath Recipe

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Birdseed Wreath

Easy and inexpensive birdseed wreath your birds will love and it makes a nice decoration for you patio!

30 minPrep Time

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Ingredients

  • 8 cups birdseed
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 6 of the 1/4 packets of Gelatin
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 8 tablespoons cold water

Instructions

  1. Combine the gelatin with the 8 tablespoons of cold water, stir until dissolved, then add to the boiling water. Mix well. Add in the birdseed and corn syrup. Mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into a bundt pan that has been greased with Pam or oil to prevent sticking, pat the top of the seeds to make sure it is packed in good. You can also line the bundt pan with foil. Place in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. After it has set overnight turn the bundt pan upside down and "shake" it out. I had to go around the edges with a knife to loosen it up before it came out.
  3. Tie a ribbon for hanging.
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25 Comments

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  4. This is lovely. When I was little I used to make something similar but it always ended up an a lumpy shape and was just hung up with a piece of garden string! I'll have to try this grown up version in the autumn. Thanks for sharing.
  5. I hung mine by my front door where the birds can't see it. I have a bird feeder hanging in a different area and that seems to be where they hang out. LOL Thanks for dropping by...I will visit your blog. :)
  6. This is a neat idea but how do you keep birds off of it? I get a lot of feathered friends on my porch, i'd be too afraid they would eat my wreath! Just hopping by from the "Blog Hop Til You Drop", I'm your newest follower =-)
    ~Danielle~
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