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Sunday, November 30, 2014

garden advent nov 30th~















treats for your friends~

3/4 cup flour

1/2 cup water
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
3 tbsp. corn syrup
4 cups birdseed
molds (muffin tin, cookie cutters, etc.)
nonstick spray
drinking straw
waxed paper
ribbon/twin

1: Combine the flour, water, gelatin and corn syrup in a large mixing bowl. Stir until well-combined.

2: Add the birdseed to the mixture, stir until well coated.

3: Spray your mold(s) with cooking spray, and spoon birdseed mixture into each mold. Use the bottom of a measuring cup to pack it down, and make the top smooth.

Poke a hole through top of each birdseed mold using a drinking straw, making sure it goes all the way through.

4: Leave the birdseed mixture in the molds for two to three hours. Then, remove the straws and lay out a sheet of waxed paper. Gently remove the hardened ornaments from the mold, and place them on the wax paper upside down. Allow them to dry for at least two to three more hours, or overnight.

5 comments:

Mary said...

Oh I am SO behind, full of turkey and with fishing gear still to be put away! Love these adorable treats! I pulled out my adorable advent calendar I hope I can get in a little fun inspired and gifted by you ♥

Sonia said...

What a lovely idea...I could see these hanging on our cedar trees behind our home. Beautiful!
Miss Bloomers

Marisa said...

I love this idea. Where did you get the cat graphic?

Rattlebridge Farm said...

This will be the perfect winter project--my mother will love this.

cippy said...

What wonderful treats you've prepared for your garden friends. I love feeding the birds in winter. This post has given me some beautiful inspiration.