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This page contains thrifty garden and yard craft projects.
Yard Art (8)
Bird Feeders (7)
Plant Markers (3)
93 Total Articles
Homemade Stepping Stones
Making a Terra Cotta Lighthouse
Making PVC Birds for the Garden
Making Flower Pot People
Flower Pot Bird Bath
Garden Tool People
Homemade Plant Hanger Ideas
Making a Thriftstore Glass Garden Tower
Making Soda Can Plant Labels
How to Make a Simple Pumpkin Planter
Making a Living Air Plant Wreath
How to Make a Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Using Flower Pot Saucers for Stepping Stones
How to Make a Bamboo Trellis
Old Deck Railing Used For Garden Tool Storage
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
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 Hypertufa Planters
Making Concrete Stepping Stones
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 Tardis Solar Garden Lights
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 Tire Planters
Making Hypertufa Stepping Stones
Sand Dollar Plant Markers
Making Garden Stakes
Making a Gazing Ball
Making Concrete Patio Blocks
Making a Clay Pot Frog
Homemade Chia Pet Ideas
Making Recycled Garden Art
Homemade Bird Feeders
Clay Pot Wind Chimes
Milk Jug Bird Feeder
Building a Garden Arbor
Recycled Jeans Planters
Scrap Wood Birdhouses
Homemade Garden Decorations
Making a Garden Trellis
Making a Wheelbarrow Planter
Making a Chair Planter
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
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
Inexpensive Stepping Stones
This is a guide about making inexpensive stepping stones. Making stepping stones doesn't have to be expensive. Stepping stones are a fun activity to do with your kids and are a great way to decorate your garden. They make wonderful gifts too!
Making Fun Yard Signs
At my area craft store I found some metal signs that would be great for making fun signs for my outdoor space. These signs can also be recreated on wood as well. These are perfect because they have their own hooks for hanging.
Making a Light Bulb Terrarium
A hollowed out incandescent light bulb can be used to make a neat miniature terrarium. This is a guide about making a light bulb terrarium.
Recycled Garden Hose Basket
Use an old retired garden hose and some zip ties to make a useful garden basket. It could even be used as a planter. This is a guide about making a recycled garden hose basket.
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.
Making a Self Watering Basil Planter
Basil likes to be watered regularly. Make this a little easier by planting in a self watering container. Making a self watering basil planter is easy and will keep your basil heathy and ready for any recipe.
Thriftstore Glass Garden Tower
Take recycled glassware to create this unique garden decoration. This glass tower will sparkle in the sun. Learn how to make it in 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.
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.
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 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!
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.
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?
Gluing Glass To Glass
I want to make a glass birdbath from clear and colored glassware. These pieces may be heavy and I want to know what glue would be heavy duty enough to hold them together?
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?
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.
Finding Patterns for Making PVC Birds
Where can I find patterns for PVC birds?
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