Garden arts & crafts
We practice the three R's - reduce, reuse, recycle!
Reader's favourite garden art projects of 2012
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Reader's favourite garden art projects of 2012 - Empress of Dirt blog -creative and frugal home and garden ideas - lots of them!!!
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A circle of chicken wire over the top of a mason jar acts as a flower "frog" to support stems in a bouquet.
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Chicken wire on top of a Mason jar helps make flower arranging easier!
DIY: chicken wire + mason jars with lid rings = vases for flower display or centerpieces. Great for outdoor table flower arrangements.
mason jars with chicken wire for easy yet beautiful flower arranging
Ok. Still on a Ball jar kick…...chicken wire + mason jars with lid rings = vases for flower display or centerpieces
Chicken wire and mason jars for fresh flowers.
Wedding Reuse-Repurpose-Recycle from Always Nesting. Lemon wedges and flowers will fill these large Ball jars. Isn't chicken wire just amazing? Centerpieces will be repurposed as storage jars in the couple's kitchen.
Upcycle an old hamster cage into a birdcage planter.
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Old birdcage makes a good bird feeder. Keeps the big birds and squirrels out. Just remove the door, and maybe some of the side rods.
DIY Bird cage planter (10 From: An Enchanted Cottage, please visit
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Fill a clay pot with seed packets, use the saucer as a lid and tie with ribbon.
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Self-Wrap Gift "For a present that virtually wraps itself, tuck a few seed packets into a pot. Use the saucer as a lid, and top the whole thing with a ribbon and a handwritten gift tag. (Organic seed packets, by Martha Stewart Living, homedepot.com.)" ~Martha Stewart
Wrap the seeds in a terra cotta pot
Garden party gifts in a terra-cotta pot is self-wrapping. From MSL.
Fill a clay pot with seed packets, use the saucer as a lid and tie with ribbon. Makes a nice housewarming or birthday gift for a gardening friend...
What a cute gift idea! My friend just celebrated a birthday and is moving into a new house. What a cute inexpensive idea!
Canning Jar Lid "pumpkin" from Simply Klassic Home
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Mason Jar Lid Pumpkin - Very Clever!! DIY Vintage Chic
Canning Jar Lid Pumpkins, Finally, something to do with all those mason jar lids!
Pumpkin from Mason Jar lids - what a great craft idea!
Canning Jar Lid Pumpkin- simple & lovely fall decor!
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A peacock in your garden with wine bottles. So cute.
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A peacock in your garden with wine bottles. The only "bottle art" I've ever seen that I like, and it's awesome!! I know someone who really needs this ahem, @ Liz Stevens
Wine bottle Peacock doubles as a garden suncatcher. Interesting take on the Gullah Bottle Trees.
wine bottle peacock photo inspiration. cute idea for the garden.
Wine bottle Peacock doubles as a garden suncatcher. What a fun craft to do!
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Oh Debbie, I thought you'd want 6!!! Wine bottle Peacock doubles as a garden suncatcher. Yard art!!!!!
DIY Wall Decor
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DIY wall painting easy -cool idea!
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DIY Wall Decor GREAT craft idea for me, kids and Grandma!
Beautiful DIY Art project for anyone!!
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Great support with twigs
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for peonies - so much more attractive than tomato cages... can use wild grape vine...
Garden plant support
Peony supports. Make out of grape vines at end of season ?
This looks like it was made from grape vines, it would be great in the flower garden
I must make some of these, they would support the peonies beautifully! #garden #plant_support
painted wood slices
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painted wood slice wall art ferns
ferns + shades of green //
Ferns: Bring the outdoors in with some lovely ferns. This underrated plant serves as a great wall decoration thanks to Two's Company's intricate silhouettes, painted on slabs of mango wood. ($45 each for small and $60 each for large; 800-896-7266)
I love me some ferns! Love the wall hanging idea too...
Ferns- maybe for large embroidery hoop?
<3 Ferns & green! I suppose this belongs in crafts but I'm on a fern kick in my science pins right now :D
garden art from old spoons
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Yard Art products - hmmmm, Cutlery = flowers, garden art
Garden art: Flowers made from spoons and forks.
RECYCLE YOUR OLD SILVERWARE INTO BEAUTIFUL GARDEN ART, ADD A COUPLE TO YOUR INDOOR FLOWER POTS......:)
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Funnel + old coffee can = birdhouse.
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Up-cycled Birdhouse (coffe can, funnel & old spoon)
old tin birdhouse
Coffee can funnel birdhouse.
So adorable...a coffee can turned into a bird house.
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Easy Mod Podge French pots
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Easy Mod Podge French pots - Very Cool French Flower Pots you can make yourself!!!
French style flower pots
Old grungy clay pots to French Flower Pots
great diy garden pots
Easy Mod Podge French pots with a great technique for easy image transfer
Mason Jar Oil Lamp
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oil lamps out of mason jars; use citronella oil to keep the mosquitoes away!
mason jar oil lamp-- you can use olive oil to do this. Bet you could also use citronella oil as well....
Mason Jar Candle: fill with citronella oil and use outside
mason jar oil lamp. Could fill with citronella oil and use like tiki torches.
make your own hand container for your succulents = fill old work glove with cement mixture, all it time to set up,,,cut off and the rest is planting history
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Hypertufa Hands... made from surgical gloves and your favorite hypertufa or soil cement mix. I love this idea!
diy Hand planters! Fill old work gloves with cement, let harden and cut away gloves. Pretty cute! This is beautiful idea!!!
Fun succulent planter: fill old work glove with prepared cement, allow it time to set up, then remove glove and plant! Cute idea.
Fill old work glove with prepared cement. Allow it time to set up. Remove glove and plant. Fun :) #DIY #garden #planter
Grow enchanted glass toadstools for the garden using a vase & bowl ~ Use E-6000 glue found at your craft store. paint red
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Funky and unusual yard art: cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures and waterproof liquid silicone as a glue makes crystal mushrooms for your garden.
Crystal mushrooms for your garden -Cake stands or punch bowl sets. Awesome idea for girls craft night!
Crystal mushrooms made from bowls and vases. (Time to hit the thrift stores.) @Becky Beaver Yard sale finds: cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures and waterproof liquid silicone as a glue makes crystal mushrooms for your garden.
Yard sale finds: cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures and waterproof liquid silicone as a glue makes crystal mushrooms for your garden. Best garden idea yet -- love it!
Yard sale finds: cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures and waterproof liquid silicone as a glue makes crystal mushrooms for your garden. wonder if I could find some mini ones.. lol yes for a fairy garden.
Tin-can flower....use it for an outdoor candle holder, bird feeder....anything you want!
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Make your own tin can flower, use it for an outdoor candle holder, bird feeder, anything you want!
Make your own tin can flower....use it for an outdoor candle holder, bird feeder, etc. Would be a fun craft for the kids!
Lace Planters- Great project for some Mod Podge and our Cotton Laces!
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Home Made Lace Plant Pots. Great idea for the 'New Home' :) http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2012/06/pretty-lace-flower-pots.html
DIY Lace Flowerpots
Pretty Lace Flower Pots.... cute for storage pots too,
clay pots wrapped in doilies - for the cactus garden
DIY flower pots. A great touch to your garden.
lace on terracotta pots!
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cacti and succulents in gorgeous little pots
"Tailgating" bench for dads. Clever, clever!
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Happy Fathers Day to gardening dads! Sit back and enjoy!#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#
tail gate bench.... Daniel has all the parts now he needs to put it together.
Garden bench from chevy tailgate
truck tailgate bench on Gardening Dads
Pallet, paint and old scuffed baseballs = Americana flag. Cute!
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old pallet and baseball drawer pulls. 4th of July party
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Wooden pallet flag w/ baseball stars...super cute ..this would look great a little boys room!
worn wood flag for the porch on the 4th or for a little boys room soooo cute
cute for a boy's room or baseball room
Cheerios bird feeders...this would be fun!
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Cheerio birdfeeder- good for fine motor skill practice
Cheerios bird feeders! Easy and cute. Good for fine motor skills too.
Bird feeders made from pipe cleaners and cheerios. Fun activity to develop fine motor skills. -I have some stale Cheerios, so we'll be making these for Earth Day.
Cool the kids off with this homemade sprinkler. Take a 2 liter soda bottle, and poke holes in it. Hook your hose up to it, toss over a tree branch and turn on the water!
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Cool the kids off with a homemade sprinkler or make an outdoor shower. Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose via a male to male adapter that cost less than $5 at Lowes. Toss over a tree branch and let hang. You can adjust how the water sprinkles by adjusting the water flow. When the bottle gets beat up, just replace it, no additional cost!
homemade sprinkler! Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it, atach to a garden hose via a male to male adapter that cost less than $5 at Lowes. Toss over a tree branch and let hang. You can adjust how the water sprinkles by adjusting the water flow. Cheap summer fun for kids!!
Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose. Toss over a tree branch and let hang for kids water fun -Great water sprinkler for flowers too. Summer fun!
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moss fairy house. This is like my dream tree house!
Get creative with your outdoor fairy gardens! We love this tree stump turned fairy home idea!
tree stump fairy house ideas | Miniature vs. Fairy Gardens | In the Woods near Skyline Drive
A fairy house!! crafted out of natural materials for the fae- see the movie Fairy Tale: A True Story about the Cottingley faries. #Home
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moss garden chair project. my next obsession after the sod couch, the moss chair...
moss garden chair project - A GREEN ROOF FOR YOUR BUTT
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Vintage Chairs Get Up-cycled so awesome!
(via Moss Art) moss chair
moss garden chair project The next old chairs we see on the curb!!!
old tub 'hanging basket'... cool