• Garden Art ideas

    Angels in the Flea Market garden

    by  • January 3, 2014 • Garden Art ideas •  Comments

    Angels i the garden-featured

    15 Gorgeous garden angels! Garden angels are one of the most charming pieces of garden art you can add to your garden.  Choose an angel statue that you find at a Flea Market or tag sale, or make your own!  You’ll find Angels, Guardian Angels, Fairy angels and more, beautifully depicted in the stunning...

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    Warm and welcoming Flea Market holiday wreaths

    by  • December 7, 2013 • Christmas, Garden Art ideas •  Comments

    Christmas wreaths

     Festive wreaths are classic and nearly essential,…and so easy to make!  Nothing is more welcoming than a holiday wreath to welcome guests or just please yourself!  Many of  these are handmade from recycled or found objects in the Flea Market Gardening style. Wrapped around itself, Red-ribboned Evergreen, fragrant of winter forests, Adorned with berries,...

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    Barbara’s hand-crafted garden

    by  • June 30, 2013 • Garden Art ideas, Garden Tours! •  Comments

    Barbara's garden

    A Flea Market Virtual Garden Tour.. …to California! Barbara Fruehe and her husband, Tim, live and garden in the Central California mountains near Yosemite National Park.  Recently, they renovated their garden, Tim handling the hardscape and irrigation as well as the planting and Barbara in charge of the placement and planting of containers, and...

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    Way cool in the garden: Creating garden ‘people’

    by  • June 4, 2013 • Garden Art ideas, Garden Inspiration and ideas •  Comments

    Beth Nogle's garden lady

    Creating a creative scarecrow for the Flea Market garden ‘Garden people’ start with scarecrows, and then go wild, literally giving your garden personality!  Take a look here, at all the possibilities, when you create a garden person.  You may get the feeling that you’re being watched! Scarecrows in the shape of a human which...

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    Design Wizards: Garden Spheres, Orbs, and Gazing Balls

    by  • January 26, 2013 • Garden Art ideas, Garden bowling balls •  Comments


    Recycling bowling balls to make garden art! Whether you’re a master glass artist, or just starting out with seashells, pebbles, pennies, or marbles, flea market bowling balls make sturdy bases for garden mosaics. Gather your glue and patience, and take a look at some of these inspirational designs for mosaics for all levels of...

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    Do you know what Whimsies are?

    by  • January 24, 2013 • Garden Art ideas, Garden Tours! •  Comments

    Garden Whimsies  featured

    Mary Mirabal’s marvelous whimsies What are whimsies? They are truly art pieces and, in a sense, jewelry  for your garden. A true Flea Market gardener, Mary searches the shops for cast off dishes, teapots and other attractive ceramics and combines them with her own bit of magic. Mary lives and gardens in Tampa, Florida...

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    Christmas, All the year!

    by  • December 16, 2012 • Christmas, Garden Art ideas •  Comments


    Christmas comes but once a year, unless you are a little bit mad-cap in love with the holiday … … surrounding yourself with reminders of Christmas year round … For some of us who are Christmas-smitten, sparkling ornaments have a sneaky way of showing up in our decorating, no matter the season. Above left,...

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