This is just a quick video on a simple way to make homemade baby bird food, preferably for wild baby birds such as sparrows, starlings, robins, etc. This is a great starter recipe. If you've rescued an orphaned chick or taken one in as a pet, can be tricky to feed, but this si ...more
How to Make a Bird
In this two-part cake decorating tutorial, learn about the birds & the bees! Nope, not that kind - the cake kind! Learn how to make a small ladybird & bumble bee out of fondant icing to decorate a spring or outdoor-themed cake. These toppers can also be used to adorn cupcakes ...more
All North American birds are edible and therefore a good source of meat if you're trying to survive in the wild. This detailed video shows how to construct and bait an Asian bird trap snare. You'll need some 150lb test bankline, some twigs, an available young sapling and somet ...more
Why should women get all the pretty hats at Easter time? You can make a fun and seasonal Easter hat for a boy quite easily! This video shows you how to take a plain hat and turn it into a birds nest hat. You will need: a hat (a plastic party fedora will work just fine), a wide ...more
Although it's been several years since Angry Birds first came out, it's still going strong in the App Store, currently third place on the Top Free Apps chart. The new Angry Birds Star Wars is sixth place on the Top Paid Apps chart. What does this show us? Those pesky birds can ...more
An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more
Learn how to do a feathery bird inspired makeup look with Petrilude. Petrilude (aka Josh) is a guy that does makeup. You may think taking makeup tips from a guy is strange, but Petrilude is a talented makeup artist. If you are looking for party makeup looks, great for going o ...more
On Monday, ElectricPig's Mark Cooper became something of an Internet sensation when he posted a video of playable Angry Birds birthday cake he made for his son Ben's 6th birthday. Now, with a little help from this step-by-step guide by Mark himself, you can make an Angry Birds ...more
Plastic milk bottles are a fixture of most American trash cans, but they need not be. With a little effort and some simple tools you can covert an old milk bottle into a DIY bird feeder! Watch this video to learn how.
Reborning, the insanely creepy (!!) art of transforming vinyl dolls into strikingly realistic newborns, known as "living dolls" or "unliving dolls". The dolls are used for two purposes: first, simply as a collectors item for doll enthusiasts, and second (this one is a bit sca ...more
Michael is here again to show us how to create another balloon animal: the bird! This guy knows his stuff, so pay attention and you'll be making a balloon flock in no time. This particular balloon bird looks more like a parrot, so you can also sit it on your shoulder.
This video shows how to make little paper birdies that have paper clips for their feet. Trace your bird onto the paper. Then you need to cut out the birdies. Then you need to make two paper clips into ninety degree angles. After that you must attach the birdie feet to one side ...more
You don't need to be an origami magician in order to spin marvelous creatures and critters out of thin air using nothing but paper and your super dexterous fingers. In fact, lots of origami projects that you've admired (cranes, roses, swans) can easily be folded by just about ...more
Are you a big fan of origami but scared to try it out yourself for fear that your creations will turn out more like balled up pieces of paper than strong, sturdy shapes? We hear you. It's true that there's a lot of difficult origami projects out there (just the thought of mod ...more
This video from Garden Time shows how to make a bird feeder out of a simple, everyday milk jug.
So we're going to ask you one question that will change your origami folding life forever: Are you ready to move beyond cranes? So many people get stuck and attached to making origami cranes because they're easy, cute, and pretty. But if you truly want to advance into the big ...more
Learn how to make a bird feeder from an expert birdhouse builder in this free yard crafts video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make a bird feeder. Make a bird feeder - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a bird feeder - Part 3 of 12. Click ...more
Want to attract more birds into your backyard for your viewing pleasure? With a simple household objects and bird seeds, you can easily turn your backyard or outdoor balcony into a bustling destination for your neighborhood birds. Cover a toilet paper cardboard roll or a pine ...more
If you love Angry Birds, why not dress up as one for Halloween? This makeup tutorial will show you how to use makeup to look like the red bird from Angry Birds. You'll need several different colors of makeup pencils in order to get the look right. Once you apply it, your Angry ...more
Watch this video to learn from architect Michelle how to creatively reuse disposable chopsticks to make a unique and lovely eco-bird feeder.
This video is about how to create a "tropical bird" eye makeup look. Add your powder foundation and concealer. For a base use Two Faced Shadow Insurance. Pat on a yellow color to the entire lid. Now take MACs mixing medium and primary yellow pigment and mix them using a small ...more
The famous origami crane is an impressive design, but it's even more impressive when you can bring it to life and make it flap its wings. Surprisingly enough the origami flapping bird is actually slightly easier to make than the crane, involving fewer folds. Even beginners sho ...more
Watch this step by step tutorial to learn how to make a paper bird. Fold your paper in half so that it forms a long rectangle. Ensure you really fold down the crease--run your finger or a pencil along the top of the crease. Unfold the paper, turn it 90 degrees and repeat the f ...more
Learn a simple way to create dramatic lighting with a sense of humor! You will need a bird cage, a lamp cord with bulb socket, a lightbulb, silk flowers, fake birds, wire, wire ship, some chain, and white electrical tape. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions of this ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an edible bird house with your kids. You will need: bird seed, 1/2 c flour, 2 tbsp corn meal, scissors, twine, paper plate, ice cream cones, 1 pint milk, raisins, peanut butter, nuts, and graham crackers. Now, poke three holes into your p ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a tropical bird with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own tropical bird from a sheet of folded paper. For more informatio ...more
This is a super easy project that uses all natural products - starting with a birch log! You will also need a drill to make the holes in the log, as well as some wire to hang it from a tree with.
Have your ever wanted to build a bird feeder? Do you want to know what types of birds live in your neighborhood? If the answer to one of these questions is yes, then this video is for you. Bre Pettis will teach you how to make two different types of bird feeders and then how t ...more
Do you know how to fold an origami flapping crane? If you do, then great, because that's the only origami project you need to know how to fold in order to complete this origami bird. A variation of the crane, this bird has larger wings and you can make them flap by pulling on ...more
This adorable bird pendant on a gold chain is a common sight at fashion forward indie stores like Urban outfitters, where similiar pendant necklaces sell for upwards of $30. While this necklace may look difficult to make, the materials are actually extremely easy to assemble ( ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a mini milk carton bird house. You will need a mini milk carton dye for this. Use the template to fold the paper. There will be score lines to help you with the folding. Once this is done, fold in the paper and take a punch to c ...more
The tiny hummingbird is the only bird that can fly upside down and backwards. Attract these expert fliers to your feeder with this simple nectar recipe. Learn how to make hummingbird food with this how to video. You Will Need * A saucepan * Water * Granulated sugar * And a b ...more
Is it your pet parakeet's birthday? Here are some tips and techniques on how to make a hand stamped birthday card using Stampin' Up!'s Pun Fun stamp set. You can make up your own puns, or alter this card to suit other pets and other holidays. Make greeting cards for all occasi ...more
Here you can learn how to make a cute little bird house out of a dried gourd.
In this instructional video we can easily learn how to apply a mysterious bird lady makeup look for Halloween. The ingredients: Make up set, Mirror, Golden yellow color, Green color, Black color, Brown color, Long brush and Small brush. General process: Take a make-up set an ...more
Learn how to make a spun glass bird bath in this lampworking video.
Catching sight of a hummingbird floating from flower to flower is one of those rare gifts from nature. In this quick and easy guide, use a little bit of science and learn how to make a hummingbird feeder that will attract all the birds in the yard. Hummingbirds are wonderful ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a folded-paper bird with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own cranes from a sheet of folded paper. For more information, ...more
The Twitter bird, along with the Tux the Linux Penguin, is among the most popular of online animal logos. Not happy with the version that Twitter uses? Create your own twitty bird! This two-part video will show you how to draw the Twitter bird in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Now you c ...more
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Christmas ornaments for the birds are pine cones wrapped with wire, lathered with peanut butter and sprinkled with birdseed. Create a bird-friendly Christmas ornament to hang outside with instructions from an experienced craftswoman ...more
While the red Angry Bird is normally a fan favorite, some folks still have a place in their heart for the black Angry Bird. This makeup tutorial will show you how to make a black Angry Bird costume for Halloween this year.
Work along with Laura and her friends in this how-to video as they make a beautiful bluebird ornament! Just follow Laura's step by step instructions and you'll have your very own ornament in no time. They're the perfect holiday gift! Watch this video activity tutorial and lear ...more
With Google Maps, we can fly from Los Angeles to Tokyo to Paris and New York—all in a matter of seconds. We can zoom in with relative ease and flock around the city of our choice, checking out restaurants, historical landmarks, traffic and scuba divers. Easily the most recogni ...more
Fall is the best time to start a bird-feeding program that will last until spring. As the temperature begins to drop, the natural food supply dwindles, forcing birds to look for alternative sources to get them through the cold winter months. A feeder put out in the fall is sur ...more
Corynne from The Crafts Channel teaches how to make a stylish bird motif in minutes. You'll need: Colored/printed papers, scissors and glue. Get a colored paper. Draw a whatever bird image You like at the back. Cut with scissors. Get another colored paper of different color an ...more
Make your own birdbath and spend hours enjoying the antics of birds in your yard. You Will Need * 12-, 10-, and 8-inch diameter clay flowerpots * A saucer * Acrylic paints * Brushes * Construction glue * Brushes, stencils, or stamps (optional) Step 1: Decorate Paint the outsi ...more
This origami video tutorial will show you how to make an origami paper bird and tree. First, fold the square piece of paper in half diagonally. Then fold the paper in half again. Now, fold it in half and open the last fold back up. The flap that is unfolded now is the one that ...more
Your bird will dive right into this layered goodness with this salad. Yes birds love seeds, but they also love salad. Follow along in this cooking or birds how-to video to learn how to prepare this layered salad. The layers 1. Chopped greens, which are varied each week. Optio ...more
There are so many beautiful birds that fly around. This video shows you how to draw those birds to your yard by making a pinecone birdfeeder. You will need: A large pinecone Lard Bird seed mixture Strong wire Attach a piece of wire to the pinecone so that you can hang it ...more
A lot of people rely on the date on the packaging to tell them when food has gone bad, even with eggs, but the sell-by dates are often somewhat arbitrary and are not expiration dates. If you've been tossing your eggs based on the dates on your carton—you could be wasting perfe ...more
Normally, you'd have to jailbreak your iPad or iPhone to play any games that aren't available in the iOS App Store, like the now-extinct Flappy Bird game. But this isn't the case if you want to play some of your favorite old school Nintendo classics. There's a web app called ...more
Are you searching for a homemade cat repellent solution? This article will cover natural indoor and outdoor deterrents for every scenario where cats are causing trouble. The first part will cover home remedies for training cats to stay away from furniture and other restricted ...more
Okay, so that headline definitely got your attention, but what the hell do cats have to do with Android Nougat? Well, apparently, Google's on a far-out trip reminiscent of the post-India Beatles era, because this is actually a thing. Previous Android versions have included an ...more
As people continue to upgrade their PCs to Microsoft Windows 8, more and more developers are adding content to the Windows Store. While the offerings are not as vast as Google Play or the iTunes App Store, it does have some solid apps for both productive users and those lookin ...more
How To : 12 More Totally Kickass Emblem Designs for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (And How to Make Them)
Yes—we're back with another roundup of totally kickass emblem designs. Why? Because there's so many of them, thanks to Treyarch's revamped emblem editor in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. There's more layers and brighter colors, which means more badass designs. If you missed the fi ...more
There's an ongoing debate about whether or not it's safe or even desirable to rinse meat before you cook it. Many fall into the anti-rinsing camp, saying that it's not effective at dislodging bacteria, especially on poultry, as we've discussed before. Meanwhile, some argue tha ...more
Every year, Halloween seems to get a little less scary and a little more slutty. But hey, I'm not complaining. Neither are the other 3.5 billion males on the planet. Only it does get a little boring when you see the same ol' sexy costumes over and over again. So, it's nice to ...more
Apple definitely wasn't first to the widget game, but any iPhone running iOS 8 or higher can add widgets to their Today View found via a swipe down from the top of the screen when on the home screen or in any app. There's even access to widgets on the lock screen via the same ...more
You've probably noticed how we like to stress the importance of a strong password. After all, there are still people out there who continue to use passwords like 123456 and even just "password". But passwords aren't the only barriers that protect your information. According t ...more
I love making stock. It's thrifty because you get extra use out of poultry bones and vegetable peelings, plus having homemade stock on hand makes so many things taste better, from soup to stews to pasta sauces. If you deglaze a pan, homemade turkey stock, booze of some kind, a ...more