Wintertime Bird Buffet
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Susan Wagner is the Special Projects Director for the Country Sampler brand of Annie's Publishing and the editor of various special decorating publications produced by Country Sampler . Susan has been involved in home decorating and publishing for the past 20 years and has seen various styles and trends shape the decorating world. She works with designers and decorating... Full bio »

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You don't have to throw away your live Christmas tree after the holidays. Repurpose it into a buffet for your backyard bird friends! Join Country Sampler special projects director Susan Wagner to create a variety of edible ornaments for the birds.

In this Creative Living episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Set up live Christmas tree outside.
  • Create a variety of ornaments for birds.
  • Pine cones
  • Nut butter
  • Birdseed
  • Twine
  • Ice cream waffle cone
  • Oat cereal
  • Oranges
  • Vegetable shortening
  • Cookie cutter
  • Flour
  • Unflavored gelatin
  • Corn syrup
  • Water
  • Drinking straw
  • Small pieces of fruit, cheese and bread
  • Wire
  • Large-eyed needle
  • Scissors