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This page contains thrifty garden and yard craft projects.
Yard Art (8)
Bird Feeders (7)
Plant Markers (3)
Using Flower Pot Saucers for Stepping Stones
The clear plastic flower pot saucers are perfect to use as a mold for making stepping stones. Their flexibility makes it easy to remove your finished stone. This is a guide about using flower pot saucers for stepping stones.
Old Deck Railing Used For Garden Tool Storage
We had to replace our deck and railings. There were a couple of sections that were still in good shape. We had the idea to use a section of the railing for storage and place it on the back of my shed cottage.
Making Concrete Stepping Stones
Making your own stepping stones is a fun project and a way to create unique stones for your garden. This is a guide about making concrete stepping stones.
Making Flower Pot People
This is a guide about making flower pot people. Terra cotta pots can be used to make cute flower pot people for your garden.
This is a guide about painting rocks. Their unique shape, size, and texture make rocks an excellent canvas for the artist, child or adult, to create beautiful and delightful bugs, scenery, or just colored rocks.
Flower Pot Bird Bath
Using a few inexpensive terra cotta flower pots you can make a beautiful bird bath for your garden. This is a guide about making a flower pot bird bath.
Recycling Plastic Planters as Hypertufa...
Hypertufa planters are easy to make and by using old planters as molds, makes them inexpensive to make. Check out how by watching this short video.
Hypertufa Stepping Stones
Make your own stepping stones! This is a great project to do with the family.
Tardis Solar Garden Lights
For all the Doctor Who fans out there, you need these awesome tardis solar lights in you garden. Check out this video and learn how easy they are to make.
Clay Pot Lighthouse
Make a cute terra cotta pot lighthouse for you garden. Check out this video and learn how easy they are to make!
This little garden built for a gnome is a fun garden accent, perfect for the front porch. Lean how we made ours in this short video.
Making A Solar Outdoor Chandelier
I found this great shabby chic chandelier at Goodwill. I have been on a search for one for a while. I love the look, and it will go well with my outdoor space. With a little paint and and solar lights this will become a functional and decorative piece for my outdoor garden.
Painted Rocks in the Garden
My son had to make painted rocks for a project in his high school art class this year. He chose to do a design that incorporated 3 rocks. I am in love with these cherry blossom rocks and am so glad that he let me display them in the yard!
How to Make a Hose Wreath
Old hoses can be recycled in a variety of creative ways. This page shows you how to make a hose wreath.
Thrift Store Garden Chair Planter
While on a thrift store trip, I came upon this lovely metal chair that has the most awesome scroll work and curves! This powder room chair would make a great outdoor accessory for my garden. I love bringing the indoors out.
Painted Rock Plant Markers
My daughter made me these strawberry markers for Mother's Day. She painted them with acrylic paints, then sprayed them with clear coat so that they could go outside. I absolutely love them and hope to make more for other plants in the garden.
Rubber Boot Planter
My son is now on his 4th set of ladybug boots. They are his favorites and a good friend of ours always comments that she wants to steal them from him. So when he outgrew his last pair we decided to make planters out of them and give her one. She absolutely loved it!
Flower Pot Bird Bath
I love the purple bird bath made with flower pots! Where did you get the large saucer for the top? What is it made of?
Creating and Selling Plywood Yard Art
Years ago I made a Charlie Brown Christmas plywood scene and I had a lot of fun doing it. Well times are getting tougher as I am getting older and supplementing our income is getting to be an important issue. Is anyone out there doing this type of work and is it remotely lucrative?
Instructions for Easy to Make Stepping Stones
Is there any easy way to make stepping stones? I am looking for a easy craft to do with the older grandchildren. What supplies would I need, what type of concrete, would I need a finishing spray and also how thick should the form be for the stones?
Painting Hypertufa Crafts
Are the projects made with the hypertufa paintable? Or is it possible to add a colorant to the mix?
Finding Patterns for Making PVC Birds
Where can I find patterns for PVC birds?
Problems with Homemade Stepping Stones
I am trying to troubleshoot my first attempt at making your stepping stones. Can you tell me what you think the problem might be if the stone crumbled away? I made a large one and a smaller one and it was the smaller one that has simply crumbled away, 5 days after making it.
Making a Terra Cotta Lighthouse
Making PVC Birds for the Garden
Homemade Stepping Stones
Making Tire Planters
Homemade Garden Decorations
Making Hypertufa Planters
Building a Garden Arbor
Making a Gazing Ball
Recycled Jeans Planters
Making a Chair Planter
Scrap Wood Birdhouses
Making Recycled Garden Art
Homemade Plant Hanger Ideas
How to Make a Simple Pumpkin Planter
Making a Living Air Plant Wreath
How to Make a Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
How to Make a Bamboo Trellis
Making A Bamboo Wind Chime
Metal Head and Footboard for Your Garden
Paint a Village of Rocks
Recycled Moroccan Windchime
Toy Wheelbarrow as Flower Planter
Make a Wind Chime with Old Beads and Jewelry
Making a Thriftstore Glass Garden Tower
How to Make Glass Bottle Wind Chimes
Making a Driftwood Door Handle
Making a Mosaic Stepping Stone
Making a Plastic Bottle Animal Planter
Making a Concrete Bench
Painting Light Bulbs
Making Cake Pan Stepping Stones
Giving a Sign a Vintage Look
Garden Sphere Out Of Hanging Baskets
Plastic Letters for Imprinting Concrete
Making a Plastic Soda Bottle Hanging Planter
Recycled Plastic Bottle Herb Planters
Making a Gnome Garden in a Planter
Fixing Misspelling in Cement Garden Stone
Using a Mailbox for Storing Garden Tools
Repairing Stepping Stones
Making Soda Can Plant Labels
Making Tardis Solar Garden Lights
Garden Hose Basket
Recovering Patio Umbrellas
Making a Simple Weather Vane
Outdoor Fall Decorations
Bubbles on Surface of Homemade Stepping Stones
Making a Garden Bench
Making a Squirrel Feeder
Making Garden Flags
Making Hypertufa Stepping Stones
Sand Dollar Plant Markers
Making Garden Stakes
Making Concrete Patio Blocks
Making a Clay Pot Frog
Homemade Chia Pet Ideas
Homemade Bird Feeders
Clay Pot Wind Chimes
Milk Jug Bird Feeder
Making a Garden Trellis
Making a Wheelbarrow Planter
Inexpensive Stepping Stones
Craft Project: Recycled Angel Windchimes
Recycled Garden Reflectors
Craft: Paint A Stone "Building"
Garden: Pelican Yard Ornament
Peanut Butter Pinecone For Wild Birds
Making A Bird House from a Shoe
Ladybug Bowling Ball
Garden Tool People
Craft Project: Earth Day Bird Biscuit
Can I Use a Plastic Coffee Container for a Birdhouse?
Bottle Cap Sun
Patriotic Garden Ball
Homemade Bases for Kickball or Baseball
Gourd Plant Holder & Hanger
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