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    • Danae McDonnell

      3. Informal Art I call this art “your imagination gone wild”. Everyday objects are placed in the garden to create art that is fun, whimsical, and even campy. I‘ve seen all kinds of items used as garden décor like: old rubber boots planted with flowers, a nostalgic wire bedroom headboard , an antique window frame, an old-fashioned bathtub, a dressmaker’s dummy, and fancy china plates. Remember that the type of art you choose should be in keeping with the feel of your backyard but it should also be an expression of you. The most important thing is that you should feel some emotional attachment to your garden art.

    • Tracy Sanders

      Boot planters and old ladder plant stand, recycled garden craft idea. I love this. I was looking for some old boot crafts...I also read recently that you could set a table legs down inside the boots to create a western look...OR add a medium vase or old tin can inside and turn it into a pencil/pen holder or for your kitchen utensils. Just some thoughts.

    • Heather Womack

      old ladder, old shoes + flowers... and my daughter was making fun of me this weekend wanting to use old shoes for planters!!!

    • Doris Leidich

      Fun backyard garden idea- always wondered what to do with old shoes.

    • Delane Duncan

      I have several old ladders and I plant flowers in old boots every yr. Now I just need to combine the 2. :)

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