DIY Butterfly Feeder
Invite butterflies to your yard with this simple DIY feeder.
- • Plate decoration template
- • Clear plastic plate (upcycled if you can!)
- • Markers
- • Clear adhesive contact paper
- • Three clothespins
- • String
- • Optional: decorations such as ribbon or beads
Step 1: Decorate the edges of the plate with markers.
Step 2: Print and cut out the plate decoration template. Place facing down on bottom on plate.
Step 3: Stick the contact paper to the bottom of the clear plate so the design shows through to the top to protect the paper from the weather.
Step 4: Clip three clothespins to the edges of the plate at an equal distance from one another. Tie a piece of string around each of the clothespins, and decorate with beads, ribbons or anything else you’d like.
Step 5: Tie the three strings together at the top and hang it outside over a branch or post. Set small pieces of fruit on the plate, such as oranges, strawberries or peaches–the sweeter the better.
Step 6: Once it’s set up, the butterflies will come flying in!