Homemade Garden Decorations

Dress up your garden with elegant or whimsical homemade garden decorations. This is a guide about homemade garden decorations.
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February 23, 2012 Flag
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Looks like someone has been busy decorating in the "Path Garden" again. Hubby found these last Saturday. He hung two of the bird houses in trees, put the smallest on a pole back in the garden, and placed the shells back where they were left. He also found one flat painted rock with glitter near the chair and bench. Some little one signed the guest book, "Thank you for making My Secret Garden, I love it." Don't you just love it? I do.

By Great Granny Vi from Moorpark, CA

Children's Garden Gifts (The Path Garden)

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February 24, 20120 found this helpful

I have seen this garden. It is so beautiful. Very peaceful. Thank you for your love and time spent doing this for others. Roberta

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February 25, 20120 found this helpful

How pretty! When children are taught about gardens and nature and such, it is a gift for a lifetime.

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February 27, 20120 found this helpful

Very Sweet. Any friend of Deeli's is a friend of mine.

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May 6, 2010 Flag
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I bought this stained glass lamp shade at a garage sale, and the table base at a different sale. I bought a solar rope light and coiled it around a clear glass vase, and put it under the lamp shade. (Note the solar collector at the left base of the stand.) I tied the shade to the base with green twine, so that it wouldn't blow off.
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May 7, 20100 found this helpful

I logged in just to tell you--SO NICE, joanie

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May 11, 20100 found this helpful

I love it!

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July 18, 20100 found this helpful

Wow, I'm so making this!

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September 7, 2006 Flag
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A fun craft and garden decor idea is to take old light bulbs and paint them. Glass paint is the best option, but you can use spray paint as well.

decorated light bulb

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January 11, 2007 Flag
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Seasonally Decorated Garden Wagon. This is my garden wagon. I had seen a similar one near a hardware store that was used to advertise the hardware store; it was smaller and used with seasonal items to advertisement purposes.

Wooden wagon with large red bow on wheel.

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January 26, 2010 Flag
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I love to use old primitive looking things that I find in my garden. This was found on the side of the road and I thought it looked like a flower, so I added it to my garden and throughout the summer, I started placing little flowers around it.

Recycled Metal Garden Decorations

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July 2, 2009 Flag

Garden picks to stick in your plants and flowers that are planted in pots. Watch them seem to fly when the wind blows.

Approximate Time: 15 minutes per each one

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I bought a subscription of Birds and Blooms magazine and got a hummingbird on a wire pick to stick in a potted plant as a free gift. It was so cute. When I found some cute butterflies and birds in the dollar store, I decided to make a few.

  1. Using some straight wire to use as picks. Take a pair of needle nose pliers and bend the end and put a small loop on the very end.

  2. Make some little "o" rings with some 22 gauge wire.

  3. Take some more wire (22 gauge) and stick it thru the foam bodies and make a small loop on the bottom of the birds and butterflies so the wire will not slip back thru the hole.

  4. Put some glue in the hole on the top and the bottom of the objects to prevent the wire from moving around and enlarging the hole in the body.

  5. Cut the wire about 2 feet long and put another loop at the top of this wire. I then put the "o" ring on this loop and attach to the loop at the end of the pick. The "o" ring allows the bird and butterfly to move and seem like they are flying when the wind blows.

By Little Suzy from OH

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June 15, 20150 found this helpful

Oh how wonderful and cute. This idea is a keeper.

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March 15, 2010 Flag
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My husband and I thought we would make gardening more fun by having a Wizard of Oz theme. Our favorite is the tin man, made with various "junk" from around the house like an old teakettle, trash can and funnel. This year we are planning an Alice in Wonderland Theme.

Homemade garden character decorations.

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August 16, 2007 Flag
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Make a mushroom cap out of concrete poured into a small plastic bowl, dried and cover it will broken plate "tiles" and grout! Pour concrete into a plastic ice tea cup and make the stem. Let dry, remove plastic cup, seal with glue and water, cover with tiles.

Garden Mushroom Cap

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June 16, 2009 Flag

Make a great addition to your patio or front porch with this decorated planting pot! I used a regular black color plastic pot, attached a variety of buttons around the top with a hot glue-gun for a neat way to add color to the pot.

decorated black plastic flower pot

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May 12, 2006 Flag
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I am doing my patio with red, white, and blue. I am making a stencil from cardboard out of stars and spray painting my stepping stones in the appropriate colors. I think it adds a little bit of America to my back yard.

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June 17, 2005 Flag
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In the dollar store there are foot high thin wrought iron plant holders, (to lean plants on) some have wire flowers on them, instead of putting them in a flower pot, I made small fences in my garden with them.

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October 4, 2005 Flag
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Remember those garden decorations from a few years ago of a lady bending over, showing lacy bloomers? I'm looking for a free pattern or at least a picture of one.

Thanks

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October 14, 20050 found this helpful

This is not the Lacy Bloomers Sign that you are looking for, but a lady's backside in a flowered dress. If you go to http://www.thewinfieldcollection.com/ and type in the search window "Backside Lady", you will find the lady I have described above.

Harlean from Arkansas

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