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Reader's favourite garden art projects of 2012
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Best Garden Art Projects —Including Free Instructions! - Empress of Dirt | Garden art projects using recycled household items with free instructions. Glass garden art flowers and totems, birdhouses, garden spheres, and more! #Top_Garden #Garden_Tips #All_Garden_Ideas #Best_of_gardening
Reader’s favourite [DIY] garden art projects of 2012 ~ Here are the 12 most popular Empress of Dirt garden art projects of 2012
DIY Garden Projects | Best Garden Art Projects Of 2012 | DIY & Craft Ideas
2012 Best Garden Art Projects. Check out the glass garden totem images!
DIY Garden Projects ! GARDEN ART!!!
Best DIY Garden Art Projects !
A circle of chicken wire over the top of a mason jar acts as a flower "frog" to support stems in a bouquet.
Beautiful Flower, Wedding Idea, Flower Display, Jar Idea, Masonjar
Mason Jars with Chicken Wire for Easy Yet Beautiful Flower Arranging + site has other frugal wedding ideas
DIY: chicken wire + mason jars with lid rings = vases for flower display or centerpieces. Great for outdoor table flower arrangements.
Ok. Still on a Ball jar kick…...chicken wire + mason jars with lid rings = vases for flower display or centerpieces
pics of diy kitchen armoires with chicken wire | DIY – Chicken Wire + Mason Jars | DIY & Craft Ideas
Mason Jars with Chicken Wire for Easy Yet Beautiful Flower Arranging #masonjars #chickenwire #flowerarranging #flowers #smart
CHICKEN WIRE Mason jar idea
Upcycle an old hamster cage into a birdcage planter.
Garden Container, Container Gardens, Creative Garden, Garden Ideas, Birdcage Garden, Birdcage Flower, Birdcage Planters, Bird Cages, Container Gardening
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24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Use bird cages as planters! Have a hanging arm screwed into the wall to hang?
24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Use bird cages as planters! - what to do with baby's old cages when they become rusted and need to be replaced.
24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Use bird cages as planters! Bird cage bottom has to be metal. Mine broke with the weight.
Container Gardening... DIY Bird cage planter (1) From: An Enchanted Cottage, please visit
Birdcage Flower Pot / Planters
A vintage birdcage garden.
Fill a clay pot with seed packets, use the saucer as a lid and tie with ribbon.
Craft Ideas Gifts, Ideas For Gifts, Gifts Ideas, Clay Pot, Cotta Can
Great gift idea-tuck a few seed packets into a pot then use the saucer as a lid. Tie on a ribbon and gift tag
What a cute gift idea! My friend just celebrated a birthday and is moving into a new house. What a cute inexpensive idea!
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... could add the <2> on the pot
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
other uses for Terra cotta pots
Flower Pot gifts - super cute!
cute idea for gift
Canning Jar Lid "pumpkin" from Simply Klassic Home
Jar Ring, Canning Lid
Old Mason jar lid rims (canning jar rings) repurposed as a pumpkin with stem added. Isabel creates one for their Halloween decorations.
Make a mason jar / canning jar lid pumpkin (tied together with string and cinnamon sticks for stalk)
ThanksSimply Klassic Home: Canning Jar Lid Junkin Pumpkin I should really make one of these! I certainly have enough mason jar rings! :-) .....just don't go to the link (sorry didn't realize til after i pinned it!)
Simply Klassic Home: Canning Jar Lid "Junkin' Pumpkin" I should really make one of these! I certainly have enough mason jar rings! :-) http://www.simplyklassichome.com/2012/09/canning-jar-lid-pumpkin.html?m=1
Mason Jar Crafts | Mason jar lid Halloween crafts: canning lid pumpkin | TheMombot.com
Mason jar lid Halloween crafts: canning lid pumpkin, distressed look, cinnamon sticks
canning jar ring pumpkin 10 Fabulous Fall Crafts
Mason Jar Ring Pumpkin - craft Idea.
A peacock in your garden with wine bottles. So cute.
Bottle Peacock, Wine Bottles, Welding Project, Peacock Bottle, Bottle Art
A bottle peacock! via Texas Tin Lizard--- Uncle Rod Aunt Denise Christmas gift? Would be great near their wine bottle tree in the yard!
A bottle peacock! via Texas Pam Christmas gift? Would be great near their wine bottle tree in the yard!
Gloriously Happy Peacock bottle tree!!! where to pin under peacock or bottles??? peacock-passion
Gloriously Happy Peacock bottle tree---at last something to do w/ the wine bottles!!!
A peacock in your garden with wine bottles upcycling/up cycling - Garden Craft Ideas
Great wine bottle peacock! Might be my first welding project!
A peacock in your garden with wine bottles. arts-and-crafts
Glass bottle Peacock..love it
Wine bottle crafts
DIY Wall Decor
Wall Art, Leaf Painting, Diy Crafts, Diycraft, Leaf Art
DIY Leaf Painting | Spray Paint Art Work | Art Project | Wall Art | Do it yourself Art | How to Art |
Awesome! 1. paint a thick piece of paper desired color. 2. place leaf (of another shape) on the painted paper. 3. spray paint the paper (with the leaf on it) in desired color. (white, silver, or gold look best) 4. once dry peel leaf off and TADA!!!!!! homemade wall art!
Fun Leaf Art Project~ Paint canvas a color you want your leaves to be, then lay your leaves down, paint over in another color, take off leaves and you have art!
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Dishfunctional Designs: DIY Stenciled Nature Wall Art on Canvas. #diy #crafts #wallart
DIY Stenciled Nature Wall Art on Canvas | Also probably good with silver spray paint.
DIY CRAFTS/ Leaf Art Project
Spray Painted Leaf Prints
Great support with twigs
Grapevine Ideas, Garden Ideas, Gardening Ideas, Trellis Idea, Peony Grapevine, Peonies Natural, Garden Plants, Peony Support
When I get grapevines, this is what I'm building with the trimmings! #peony #grapevine #supports
they would support the peonies beautifully! #garden #plant_support
Great support with twigs. // Great Gardens Ideas //
Flower support, pretty cool. #garden #plant_support
I must make some of these! #garden #plant_support
Flower Workshop: Peony Peony Support * Support
for peonies .. natural looking!
painted wood slices
Painted Wood, Wood Slices, Diy Project, Green House, Embroidery Hoops
latest trends in home decor - Google Search(bloggers.com)-You could make this a DIY project, using fabric, paint, fern leaves and embroidery hoops!
Fern Painted Wood Slices- bringing the spring forest into your home #OcadoSpringHome
No directions, but easy enough to DIY- ferns printed onto painted wood slices
Blue Velvet Chair: painted wood slices...what a great gift idea for Gma Jane!
Check out Suzanne Aspreas Painted Wood Slices As Wall Art Decalz @Lockerz
painted wood slices...I like the various shades of green.
Painted wood slices with botanical prints...how fresh
green house decor - Bing Images
garden art from old spoons
Spoons Fork, Silverware Flower, Welding Project, Spoon Flower, Silverware Craft
Silverware Art – Learn How to Make a Spoon Ring - Find Fun Art Projects to Do at Home and Arts and Crafts Ideas | Find Fun Art Projects to Do at Home and Arts and Crafts Ideas
Welding project for the hubby! Dishfunctional Designs: Silverware Upcycled & Repurposed: Crafts With Spoons & Forks
Dishfunctional Designs: Silverware Upcycled & Repurposed: Crafts With Spoons & Forks..Love these..would look so pretty in a flower garden!!
garden flowers made out of old dishes | Silverware Upcycled & Repurposed: Crafts With Spoons & Forks
garden flowers made out of old dishes | Silverware Upcycled & Repurposed: Crafts With Spoons & Forks I would only paint these with rustoleum
Silverware Craft Projects | Silverware Upcycled & Repurposed: Crafts With Spoons & Forks
Garden art silverware flowers. #flowers #garden #DIY #upcycle
Garden Idea; Silverware Flowers~ Cute~
Spoon flowers..garden art
Funnel + old coffee can = birdhouse.
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Coffee can birdhouse, whimsical birdhouse, funnel roof, red, vintage, recycled via Etsy Lots of other cute houses too!
Unique Garden Birdhouse coffee can, funnel w/ cork, wire twisted around for hanger.
Birdhouses...an entire page with unique birdhouse ideas.
Coffee can birdhouse, whimsical birdhouse
Ideas, Plans Tables, Outdoor Checkers Table, End Tables, Diy Project, Inside Tables, Game Tables, Outdoor Projects
Checker table - DIY project for the patio or inside tables?
Checker table - DIY project for the patio?
Checker table - for coffee house
End table? Checker table
Checker table -
Easy Mod Podge French pots
French Clay Pots, French Flower, Flower Pot, Image Transfer, Craft Ideas, Diy Pots
Best tutorial I've seen on this ModgePodge technique. Very Cool French Flower Pots you can make yourself!!!
Very Cool French Flower Pots you can make yourself - #Flowerpots #DIY #Crafts pb≈
Very Cool French Flower Pots you can make yourself!!! So sweet. Love them
Very cool French flower pots- instructions. Want to do this!!
French Flower Pots--Mod Podge Transfer Method
Image transfer flower pots
faux vintage DIY pots
tres french clay pots
Mason Jar Oil Lamp
Olive Oil, Diy Oil Lamp, Mason Jar Oil Lamp, Mason Jar Candle, Gardening Outdoor, Jar Idea, Masonjar
Another must do. | "DIY: Mason Jar Oil Lamp Tutorial. | #DIY #crafts #oil #lamp #masonjar #jar #glass #bottle
fill with citronella oil and use outside - antimoustique - éclairage extérieur - jardin - terrasse - pergola - garden - outdoor lighting
Mason jar oil lamp...canola oil and citronella oil-this is a great site devoted to mason jars! #DIY #CRAFTS #MASONJARS #HAWA
Mason jar oil lamp..how to MATERIALS NEEDED: * 1 mason jar with metal lid. * 1 nail, drill, or just something to puncture the top of the lid to create a small hole for the wick. * 1 bottle of olive oil or indoor non-toxic burning oil. * 1 strip of 100% cotton material to be used as a wick (an old sock, perhaps). fiber glass wicks last longer.
Mason Jar Oil Lamp... you can use olive oil to do this?!? Very interesting!
Love old canning jars just got one of these wicks off of eBay.
fill with citronella oil and use outside - best Mason jar idea
Mason Jar Candle | Mason Jar Crafts Blog
DIY Oil Lamps
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
Surgical Glove, Garden Craft, Cement Hand, Hypertufa Hand
Garden ideas. Hand shaped flower pot. Hypertufa hands made by filling plastic glove and placing them palm up in a terra cotta pot to achieve cupped hand position that can be planted!
old work glove + cement = hand planter. . . . . . Hand planters! Fill old work gloves with cement, let harden and cut away gloves.
Concrete Hand Planters - fill old work glove with cement, or could use surgical gloves and hypertufa
Hypertufa hand planter ~ made with surgical gloves and your favorite hypertufa or soil cement mix.
Cement Hand planters! Fill old work gloves with cement, let harden and cut away gloves. Very cool!
Hypertufa hands planter made from surgical gloves... tutorial link here.
Hypertufa hand, succulent planter, so cute! easy to make yourself<3
Concrete Hand Planter formed from surgical gloves
Hypertufa Hands - DIY Concrete Hand Planters
Grow enchanted glass toadstools for the garden using a vase & bowl ~ Use E-6000 glue found at your craft store. paint red
Punchbowl, Crystal Mushroom, Thrift Store
Crystal mushrooms made from cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures. Maybe punchbowls with a stand and some glow sticks or lights
***30 second craft idea!! I Have one on my hall table! Old Vase + Old bowl = Crystal mushrooms! Come-on dig em out and display your mushrooms!
What a great use for these seemingly worthless glass bowls and vases you see at every thrift store and yard sale around! Where will your new sparkly garden be? - ooooh I need a crystal mushroom garden.
Crystal mushrooms made from cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures. Have to go to the thrift store to get me some like this.....
I am going to make this my first project at my new place. Hope the back yard is a cozy place. Crystal mushrooms for a lovely garden. Cheap florist vases, punch bowls and light fixtures and waterproof liquid silicone as a glue makes crystal mushrooms for your garden.
Crystal mushrooms made from cheap florist vases, bowls and light fixtures. (That's what I call a beautiful Whimsical Thrift store Garden idea) My girls love everything that has to do with fairies... I figure if I can pick up a few bowls/vases/plates from thrift stores or yard sales and E6000 glue ( $ 2.50 at Wal-mart in the craft section) we could create a few and incorporate them with the fairy houses the kids and I make and put them all into our garden.
Crystal mushrooms made from glass bowls and vases. Time to hit the thrift stores!
Cute glass "mushrooms" made from dollar/thrift store punch bowls and vases
Garden mushrooms made from thrift store bought vase's and punch bowls :)
Tin-can flower....use it for an outdoor candle holder, bird feeder....anything you want!
Tin Can Flowers, Garden Art, Yard Art, Bird Feeders, Tin Cans
I do not like these colors but creative garden art idea. Make your own tin can flower....use it for an outdoor candle holder, bird feeder....anything you want!
cup holders beside a chair -----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...cup holder .anything you want!
DIY: Tin Can Flower. Great as an outdoor candle holder, bird feeder or cup holder! Spring is here!
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
Lace Flower Pots via a beautiful mess (I love these girls!) GoodRecipesOnline.com from abeautifulmess.com
Image detail for -Pretty Lace Flower Pots - A Beautiful Mess
pretty lace flower pots from a beautiful mess
Lace+planter | Easy DIY craft lace plant pot
Doilies round terracotta pots; succulents
DIY Lace Flowerpots
"Tailgating" bench for dads. Clever, clever!
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"Tailgating" bench for dads. Clever, clever! Check out car junkyards for tailgates...
"Tailgating" bench for dads. Clever, clever! @Christine Gerhartz !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tailgating Ideas | tailgate bench | crafty ideas Def. gonna make this for my man!
Tailgating Ideas | tailgate bench | crafty ideas For the front yard flower bed !
"Tailgating" bench for dads. ...... Clever, clever!
truck tailgate bench on Gardening Dads
Garden bench from chevy tailgate
Pallet, paint and old scuffed baseballs = Americana flag. Cute!
Wood Flag, American Flag, Boy Rooms, Baseball Flag, Boys Room, Pallet Flag
Wooden pallet flag w/ baseball stars...super cute ..this would look great a little boys room!
Thinking when carter is ready for a big boy room it will be rustic sports/american flag combo
Embellishments Kids: 12 Great Baseball Decor Ideas and DIY's for Boy's Rooms and Nurseries
you know those pallets you see laying all over the place? craft idea for them
Worn wood flag with baseball stars! Would do this is a baby boy room... Love
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Baseball flag from pallet~so cute! // L's big boy room!
worn wood flag pallet project - Google Search
Nice patriotic pallet idea
Cheerios bird feeders...this would be fun!
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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.
cheerio bird feeders...Earth Day project http://media-cache4.pinterest.com/upload/267964246548624829_gF89kXBz_f.jpg stefflynn81 straight to the classroom-- Fine motor skills
Flavored Cheerios will attract bees, as well as the birds..Super easy bird feeder for Cub Scouts to make.
Caring for animals: Bird feeders made from pipe cleaners and cheerios. Fun activity to develop fine motor skills. This would be a great FHE activity for a lesson about animals
Spring-taking care of our wild life Easy diy bird feeder for our feathered friends in winter (and great fine motor skill work for the littles): pipe cleaner strung with Cheerios!
Bird feeders made from pipe cleaners and cheerios. Fun activity to develop fine motor skills. -Repinned by Totetude.com
Bird feeders made from pipe cleaners and cheerios. Fun activity to develop fine motor skills. (Might be good for a Daddy Project Night. :) @Zack Sheppard Sheppard Heuring
Bird feeders made from pipe cleaners and cheerios. Fun activity for the girl scouts?
Cheerio birdfeeder- good for fine motor skill practice
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. 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.- random but fun...maybe even for a diy outdoor shower?
Great idea!!! Can't wait for summer. Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose. Toss over a tree branch and let hang for a kids outdoor shower/sprinkler.
Cool the kids off with a homemade sprinkler. Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose via a male to male adapter 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!!!
Summer idea! Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose. Toss over a tree branch and let hang for a kids water sprinkler. GENIUS!!!
Summer Fun! Cool the kids off with a homemade sprinkler. 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 stupid, just switch it out with another bottle, no additional cost!
Cheap summer fun!! homemade sprinkler: 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes, attach to a garden hose via a male to male adapter (<$5 at Lowes). toss over a tree branch.
fantastic summer activitie for the kids!
Fairy House, Treehouse, Fairy Garden, Fairy Home
moss fairy house - old tree stump #FairyGarden #SecretGarden #MiniatureGarden #GardenDecor #Fairies #DIY
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COOL garden project - Repurpose an old tree stump into a FAIRY HOUSE - great idea for a hidden part of your garden - kids will love it and me too:)
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
tree stump gardening ideas | Fairy garden magic | Flea Market Gardening
Tree stump fairy houses on Pinterest | Tree Stumps, Fairy Houses ...
treehouse fairy house | Fairy house out of an old tree stump
Mossy Chair, Garden Chairs, Garden Art, Green Chairs, Moss Garden
Moss garden chair - would work great with the grass couch I wanted to do from Readymade years ago :)
Moss covered garden chair..Don't know that I'd want to sit in it...kinda weird. But it's really cool to look at. :)
Moss chair for the garden #gardening #art #design #couch #chair #seat #garden #jardin
moss garden chair project. my next obsession after the sod couch, the moss chair...
Moss covered garden chair..
GREEN CHAIR: Moss chair
a living chair
old tub 'hanging basket'... cool