Refurbished Hummingbird Feeder


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Project article and photographs

by  Madeleine M Langlois,  MaddyLane Designs


From faded out to fabulous!

How to refurbish an old Hummingbird Feeder


Transform an old dull and faded out hummingbird feeder with bright colours and they will come.



Hands-on time: Under one hour.

Total time: Plus drying time.

Skill: Super easy.

Project cost: Under $20.00 for the supplies.


Materials & tools:


• An old Hummingbird feeder

• Vitrea 160 paint by Pébéo, which is waterbased, easy clean up ( I use Pepper Red 04 ) for the bottle part of the feeder

• 1 small sponge paintbrush

Ceramic glossy paint by Pébéo ( I used Cherry Red 24, and Rich yellow 21)

(for cleaning the brushes use odourless mineral spirit or white spirit and then rinse with soapy water. )

• 1 inch paintbrush to paint the base and lid

• As