12 Easy DIY Garden Art and Craft Ideas

Don’t waste your money on expensive garden decorations when you can make your own from items you already have in your house. Handmade garden decorations that reuse and recycle useless and old items are not just eco friendly, but original and very interesting. Below are 12 awesome garden craft ideas to make your outdoor living spaces more personal and inviting.

1. Flower Pot out of a Recycled Rubber Boot

Make a Flower Pot out of a Recycled Rubber Boot

Add a little whimsy to your garden with this recycled boot flower pot. (Tutorial via FeltMagnet)

2. Arrow Garden Markers

Arrow Garden Markers

Create some cute garden markers from sticks to keep things in check. (Tutorial via Alisa Burke)

3. Lovely Lamp Birdbath

Lovely Lamp Birdbath

Recycle an old lamp and a lazy susan to create this chic and exotic birdbath. (Tutorial via Second Chance to Dream)

4. Bottle Cap Flower

Bottle Cap Flower

To make this lovely garden decoration you’ll need drink tops, a tin can lid and an old chopstick! (Tutorial via The Experimental Crafter)

5. Mini Terra Cotta Pot Wreath

Mini Terra Cotta Pot Wreath

Brighten up your garden with this fun and colorful terra cotta pot wreath. (Tutorial via Dazzle While Frazzled)

6. Hubcap Flowers

Hubcap Flowers

If you can find some old hubcaps, turn them into these fabulous Garden Art Flowers! (Tutorial via The Weathered Door)

7. Teacup Bird Feeder

Teacup Bird Feeder

Make your own teacup bird feeder to attract more birds to your yard. All you need is a teacup, a saucer, glue, and twine for hanging! (Tutorial via Practically Functional)

8. Chain of Hearts Garden Mobile

Chain of Hearts Garden Mobile

All you need to make a chain of hearts garden mobile is an old lamp shade (you only need the frame), aluminium tape, card stock, fishing gut and scissors. (Tutorial via A Crafty Mix)

9. Crystal Butterfly Plant Stakes

Butterfly Plant Stake

Dress up a potted plant or a vase of flowers with these fun, easy to make butterfly plant stakes! (Tutorial via A Perfect Day to Dream)

10. Vintage Cocktail Fork Flowers

Vintage Cocktail Fork Flowers

To make these sweet little fork flowers you will need some cocktail forks, 3 washers, some Marine GOOP adhesive, and a few decorative bits for embellishment. (Tutorial via Thrifty Rebel Vintage)

11. Bowling Ball Garden Art Ladybug

Bowling Ball Garden Art Ladybug

Make your own over-sized ladybugs from bowling balls to decorate your garden. You can typically get free bowling balls just by calling up your local bowling alley and asking if they have any broken or damaged balls. (Tutorial via Birds and Blooms)

12. Garden Art Mushrooms

Garden Art Mushrooms

These decorative mushrooms made from dead logs and painted steel bowls will impress your guests and make you smile every time you walk into your yard. (Tutorial via My Paper Inclination)

What do you think about these ideas? Do you think you’ll give any of them a try? Let us know in the comments section below, and as always, feel free to share this post with others!

12 Easy DIY Garden Art and Craft Ideas

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