DIY license plate birdhouse

I stumbled upon several old license plates from a neighbor’s yard sale and I immediately grabbed several of them. For a few weeks, I contemplated on what to do with my garden – something rustic, cute, and charming. Seeing the pile of old license plates, inspiration hit me: I am going to build a birdhouse out of them!

You know what they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

DIY license plate birdhouse

I enjoy watching birds fluttering about in my garden and I wanted to provide them a home so they can stay for as long as they want. So I built them several license plate birdhouses – and oh boy, my feathered friends loved them!

A DIY license plate birdhouse doesn’t really cost that much. Plus, it’s a quick and easy project to make, even with your kids. Trust me, this simple and functional project will be a great addition to your garden or backyard.

You can easily learn how to make this DIY license plate birdhouse. Here goes.

You’ll need these materials:

  • Standard steel license plate
  • Nails
  • Hex headed screws for securing license plate
  • Stain or paint (color of choice)
  • Sides: 10-5/8″ L x 5-12″ W
  • Ends: 8-3/4″ L x 5-1/2″ W
  • Floor: 10-5/8″ L x 4″ W
  • 1 1/8” drill bit
  • 1/4” drill bit

And these tools:

  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Measuring tape or ruler
  • Saw (If your wood is not precut)
  • Clamps
  • Safety glasses

Looking for more inspiration? Check out these other amazing designs you can use…

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Build this DIY license plate birdhouse by using the step-by-step instructions from Felt Magnet

 

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