How to Upcycle a Tide Bottle Into a DIY Bird Feeder: (1) Rinse bottles thoroughly. (2) Cut out and drill holes in front and back of bottle. Drill hole in top center of lid. (3) Prime bottle. (4) Spray paint bottle. (5) Cut CD into pieces and hot glue to bottle. (6) Add sealant spray. (7) Attach rope by knotting at one end and pulling through bottle. Place wooden dowel through drill holes.