18 responses

  1. kim
    January 21, 2014

    Too cute – I’m going to do this!!!

    • Felicia
      January 23, 2014

      Thanks! Let me know how they turn out!

  2. Therese Z
    January 22, 2014

    Any chance these could be mounted to keep squirrels off of them?

    • Felicia
      January 23, 2014

      That’s a great question! I have no idea how it could be done. I have trouble keeping the squirrels out of my regular bird feeder. Maybe if you put it on a “weaker” branch the squirrel wouldn’t venture out.

  3. Janet Ferguson
    February 15, 2014

    I have heard that peanut butter can choke chickadees — however there is a “butter” that is sold by Wild Birds Unlimited (franchises) that you can spread on trees, so I guess you could use it on these TP feeders.

    • mary
      March 10, 2015

      I googled “Chickadees and peanut butter”. The top 3 hits are from top bird organizations and pb is a favorite food of chickadees. It is okay. I smeared pb on a tree trunk during the ice storms and the birds attacked it. HOWEVER, I did note that the starlings had difficulty, sitting on branches afterwards and rubbing their beaks on the bark to try to get the pb out or off. They all lived. More research is needed. Maybe mix pb with veg oil and flour.

  4. Nicola Prybell
    February 23, 2015

    We love this tutorial – it’s so clever! We’ve featured it over on CraftPaperScissors.com :)

    http://www.craftpaperscissors.com/toilet-paper-roll-crafts/

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