Great DIY ideas: build a scarecrow yourself and drive away greedy birds

Great DIY ideas: build a scarecrow yourself and drive away greedy birds

It is quite possible that some of you might wonder what exactly a scarecrow is and what it should serve. These questions are typical of all city children, but those people who have ever lived in the countryside know these strange characters from their childhood. The scarecrows were formerly set up on fields and achern to protect seed and crop from voracious birds. Today they also have the task of driving birds out of the garden or at least keeping them away. In addition, a scarecrow now has a more decorative function and peps up the exterior of many houses, especially in late summer and fall. She is part of garden decoration and gives the backyard a rural look. In this article, we give a great DIY idea and show with a short guide how you can build a scarecrow itself. Stay tuned and be inspired!

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This cute fellow does not scare, but is a real eye-catcher outside.


  • Build a scarecrow yourself - that's how it goes step by step!

Before you get started and realize your DIY project, you have to estimate how big your scarecrow must be. Also determine in advance the place where it should stand after production. Now to the required materials! Their quantity depends again on the size of your DIY project.

Two scarecrows as a couple! Great design idea for the backyard, right?

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In principle, you will need the following material and tools, but most things you already have at home:

-2 wooden slats, approx. 2 m long (available at the hardware store)

- burlap

- nails, saw, hammer

- straw to stuff

- tie, scissors, pencil

- old clothes that you no longer need and a worn hat.

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To build a scarecrow yourself you do not need much material and tools.

First, build a framework from the two wooden slats. You must then hammer it into the ground, about 30 cm deep, so that it is firmly secured. Then you start to form the scarecrow. First you shape your head, then you shape the body based on the old clothes. If desired, you can also paint a face. Finally, put the hat on. The next video shows how you can make a scarecrow in small format and decorate the garden. This is also a great DIY idea that you can realize with your children and teach you the little skill.

  • Modern and quite unusual versions of the traditional scarecrow

The human imagination knows no limits! Therefore, put your creativity into play and think of something funny as a scarecrow. For example, you can paint a funny face out of burlap and then decorate it with straw and fabric scraps! Voila, your scarecrow is ready!

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Paint a funny face and decorate it with straw and scraps - your scarecrow is ready in seconds.

At the beginning of autumn, you can do great Gartendeko make your own, paint pumpkins and draw funny faces on pots or glasses. Then decorate your creation with straw and ripe fruits and do not be afraid that the birds will eat them! Scroll down now and let yourself be inspired by the great pictures! Have fun, the Trendomat editors wish you!

The children like to join in if you make a scarecrow with them

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Autumn decoration with pumpkins and a fancy scarecrow

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From flowerpots, a little straw and hemp remains you can also master a small scarecrow

Another similar DIY idea for scarecrow

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For the autumn decoration inside a scarecrow in small format with ripe fruits from the garden belongs necessarily

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Another DIY idea for autumn decoration with scarecrow

Hang a self-made scarecrow on the door and keep away uninvited guests

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Matching Halloween deco scarecrow made of disposable glass

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