Friday, April 4, 2014

The Upcycled Garden Volume 5: Using Recycled Salvaged Materials In Your Garden

 It's that time of year again! 
It's spring...and that means it's time for some new upcycled garden ideas.
Check out my April picks for the most creative, unique, and beautiful ways to wow your outdoor landscape and create some fun, artistic, and functional art by incorporating salvaged and repurposed materials into your yard and garden. Check it out!

Old iron headboard from a bed turned into a garden gate by A Way To Garden

Decoupage napkins onto tin cans and spray with sealant. Punch holes in sides to add a wire hanger. 
Now wouldn't these be pretty in your garden? By catshome

Old window frame graced with hanging flower pots.  via Pinterest

Add decorative corbels to wash lines. from Toves Sammensurium

These look like pillows, but they are actually concrete stepping stones! from Tuffits

VW Stone sculpture via Pinterest

Plant succulents in vintage coffee cans. from livingarragementsla

Farm tiller turned sculptural fountain from Bland Hoke

Add an old ornate window to a garden trellis. via Pinterest

Perfect for drinks on the patio, these coasters look like mini pallets.

Chicken wire stapled to old window frame = trellis. from reneegarner

Outdoor rocking bench made from an old tailgate.

Spruce up a potting or tool shed with giant letters. from vivaterra

Mini Emerald City fairy house made with green glassware from Florence Griswold Museum

Create a drying rack for your garden herbs and flowers from the back of an old chair. By Anne Parker

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Have a great week!

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