16 Seriously Cool & Cute Birdhouses
These aren’t your run-of-the-mill birdhouses. Whether you’re looking to attract just a few robins or an entire flock of chickadees to your yard, here are 16 seriously cool birdhouses that certainly stand out.
Rustic Cabin Birdhouse
Log Cabin Birdhouse
If you have some old Lincoln Logs in your child’s playroom, use them to build a log cabin birdhouse. You can also design the birdhouse to have a feeding area on the side of the cabin. For a video tutorial,
Popsicle Stick Birdhouse
Scrap Wood Birdhouse
Have any pallet or scrap wood around? Try making this birdhouse. You could even use old wooden fencing. The designer used old hardware fixtures, such as a faucet spigot, to give it a unique look. Visit for photos and instructions for the project.
This project is for the birds! This birdhouse maker used an old boot, gave it a roof and carved a hole in the side and hung it from a pole. See photos at . Here’s how to put in a birdhouse post so you’ve got a spot for one of these cool birdhouses.
Different colors attract different birds, and the yellow on this little cottage birdhouse is good for attracting goldfinches, hummingbirds and warblers. The website has lot of tips for attracting different kinds of birds to your yard.
This church birdhouse is built for sparrows and has some great detailing, including windows and a steeple. You can see a video tutorial of the church birdhouse being made
Tea Kettle Birdhouse
You may already have some items around the house that you could upcycle and transform into a birdhouse. This DIYer used a tea kettle from a thrift store and turned it into a birdhouse. See a video tutorial
This two-story birdhouse sits on a stand and even features a little foot bridge and a faux tree. The extra-large stand gives birds a place to sit, or you could use it to scatter some birdseed. See more photos at .
This bird watcher purchased a birdhouse from the craft store then added some decorations to make it look like a cabin in the winter. You’ll need a birdhouse, artificial snow, a mini wreath and a hot glue gun. For instructions, visit .
Milk Carton Birdhouse
This cardboard carton birdhouse would make a great rainy day project. Grab some empty cardboard cartons from the recycling bin, rinse it out and then use it to create birdhouses. You may have to help your kids cut the cardboard with a utility knife. For instructions and photos,
These birdhouses are made from garage sale finds and then decorated with paint, scrapbook stickers and even pennies. Read about the project at .
This little camper birdhouse is made from water-repellent wool. It dries quickly in the open air and is mold resistant. The hole can be stretched slightly to allow for larger birds. Learn more at .