By using your imagination you can easily transform old household materials into stunning garden art items. Adding decorative objects to your garden is an easy way of sprucing up the outdoor area of your house. What follows is a collection of interesting DIY garden décor ideas made by recycling salvaged items.
Here Are 10 Amazing Garden Art Items With Recycled Household Materials:
Bird House Chandelier
Have an old vintage chandelier that you are not using any more? Remove the lamps, install a small bird house, add some dried moss, and you will get a beautiful bird’s house for your garden. Hang the bird house chandelier from a tree branch so that the birds can use them to build their nests.
Cups And Saucers With Painted Tires
Add a small slice of fairy land to your yard by creating colorful oversized cups and saucers with old tires. Paint the old tires and attach the handle and you will get an impressive art work for your garden.
Garden Rock Caterpillar
Here is a fun idea for decorating your garden. To create the garden rock caterpillar you will need seven large rocks and twelve pebbles. Color the rocks and pebbles with outdoor paint. Assemble the rocks to create the body of the caterpillar and the pebbles to form the feet. Draw the face of the caterpillar on the front rock and with waterproof glue attach two painted sticks to the top of the face to form the caterpillar’s antennae.
Decorative Garden Balls With Old Bowling Ball
You can easily turn an old bowling ball into a decorative garden ball. There are several options for embellishing an old bowling ball. With waterproof glue you can stick coins, wine bottle corks, colored pebbles, mosaic tiles and flat marbles on the ball.
Toadstool With Wooden Bowl
Decorate your yard with colorful toadstools made with painted wooden bowls. Color the bowl in bright vibrant color and paint polka dots on it. Screw the bowl into a stump, and you will get a cute toadstool for your garden.
Bowling Ball Lady Bug
You can transform an old bowling ball into an oversized lady bug. This is an easy project that only requires painting the ball in red with black stripes and circles. Make the bug’s antennae by attaching two beads to copper wires. Now you have a giant lady bug for decorating your yard.
Garden Chandelier With Mason Jars
Build an inexpensive chandelier for your garden with mason jars. Put votives or tea lights into the mason jars and arrange the jars on a wire basket. With metal chains, hang the metal basket carrying the Mason jar lamps from a tree branch or a hanger in the patio.
Blossoms With Plastic Bottles
Here is an interesting idea of crafting flowers with discarded plastic bottles. This is a super easy DIY garden décor project. You will only need the bottom portions of plastic soda bottles for the craft. As the bottoms of the plastic bottles are shaped like flowers, all you have to do is cut the bottles and thread the bottom pieces to form a plastic floral décor.
Plastic Cap Garden Art
Plastic bottle caps are widely used in DIY craft projects. They can be easily repurposed and turned into different types of outdoor decorative items. The only things you need for the project are basic craft items and some imagination. Paint the caps in varied colors and draw different patterns. Arrange the caps in different ways to create cap flowers, butterflies, ladybugs and more.
Wind Chimes With Old Silverware
Wondering what to do with the old silverware and stone and beads jewelries gathering dust in the drawers? You can make attractive wind chimes with these old items.