• Garden Art ideas

    Becky’s glittering garden mannequin

    by  • May 23, 2015 • Garden Art ideas •  Comments

    Becky Norris's garden mannequin

    Mannequin madness: A brilliant concept, perfectly executed… When you’re mad about mosaic, you find project after project to do.  If you’re also a gardener, you carry your projects outdoors like Becky Norris does.  She began creating mosaics only three years ago and is self taught. Now she’s been dubbed  ‘Queen of Garden Mosaic.’ Becky...

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    Creature feature: Gardens gone wild!

    by  • January 10, 2015 • Garden Art ideas, Garden Junk •  Comments

    Flea Market creature feature

    Creative garden creatures from re-purposed materials… Every garden has living creatures if you’re lucky, and if you’re lucky you might also find one of these garden art creatures. Garden Sculptures and assemblages you make or hunt for… Repurposed Life says, “My repurposed butterfly made from antique ceiling tile! He is painted with Chalk Paint,...

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    What to do with recycled dishes and china in the garden?

    by  • November 1, 2014 • Garden Art ideas, Glass garden projects •  Comments

    Dishware and china

    Dish it in the garden… Here, see nine new ideas for DIY craft projects using china, glass plates and dishes. Birdbaths, garden art and collections all created by our Flea Market Gardeners. Kris Flanigan says, “I enjoyed making these but struggled with attaching the rods.. Thanks for the tutorial!” Note: For all of these...

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    Glossy garden art using bowling balls

    by  • September 13, 2014 • Garden Art ideas, Garden bowling balls, Garden Junk •  Comments

    Four examples by Pat Brown show how versatile they can be!

    In the Garden: Making Gazing Balls… Discarded bowling balls don’t look the same to us anymore.  All we see is their potential,…what color you like and how they’ll look with different textured materials glued on. Once created, these garden gazing balls are brilliant! Pennies, crushed glass, buttons and glass gems can all be used,...

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