Ordinary grapevine wreath can give an interesting organic twist to a variety of garden elements, including a birdbath. Here, grapevine is twisted around a shallow ceramic bowl. Loops of copper wire suspend the birdbath from a branch. Twigs tucked in here and there add to the natural look.
I am taking alder trees down this week and I will try to construct garden art along these lines in order to re-purpose the wood....better than buying lumber...might alsw be able to rethink the use of grapevines also!
12" Natural Brown Grapevine Twig Star $3.99 Item# MC3618S Natural Brown Grapevine Twig Star. Grapevine twig star is perfect for use in Americana, country primitive, or holiday home decor. Use the Grapevine Star as is or add lights, pip berries or other craft items
Soak grapevines wreaths for 24 hours to let them absorb enough water to be pliable. Then stretch them out to dry securing each end to something sturdy. Use in garlands or around a tree. Let It Shine: Christmas Living Room Projects 2009