More of Wendy’s Gorgeous Garden

I had a wee bit of trouble editing all the photos of Wendy’s garden down to a small batch.  Impossible! I have saved the best for last.  If you are longing for the middle of summer again already these should cheer you up significantly! I love the surprising plant combinations, vignettes made with more of…

From Plastic Toy to Colourful Planter

We had a plastic wheelbarrow kicking around the yard from when the kids were smaller and in their super helpful stage.  A stage that went by too fast I tell you!  I seem to have lost the rest of the photos I took along the way of this simple project but you guys are smart…

Antique Ice Box Planter

More blooms and colour sprouting from an old ice box (or wash bin? I am not 100% sure what it was used for). There is a plastic self-watering pot shoved inside of it.  I used self watering pots everywhere I could this year and the flowers haven’t completely dried out on me for once. How…

Old and Sassy Antique Planter

There is something great about getting old! One day I might be a planter myself. I can see it now. Me in a rocking chair holding a pot of flowers for the entire summer.  I wouldn’t mind it! This old scale is on my front porch (a lovely present). The pastel mix Impatiens, burgundy Coleus and…

DIY: Dish Totems for the Garden

Dish Totems are a fun way to use pretty dishes that you spot at the second hand shop or a dusty back corner of your china cabinet.  They add a bit of sparkle to the garden. It’s bling for your flowers! To create them it is as simple as glueing them together with caulking that…

Dish Totems for the Garden

A big part of the mess in the shed was due to the fact that I had been collecting dishes to make totems since 2008.  I know it was 2008 because I had a page marked in a magazine from October of 2008 with the idea to make these.  Man how time flies (when you…

Fence Obsessed

Yeah, I am still thinking about Fences. One track mind! So many fantastic ideas! Old Bicycle into a new gate! {source} Upside down as a trellis! {source} Twig Garden Fence {source} Rustic Upcycled Fence – I LOVE THIS!! {source} Great use for all those old tools! I LOVE THIS JUST AS MUCH! {source}

Garden Art Pretties

So many wonderful ideas for re-using junk from around the back shed, basement, garage or other massive space to which you hoard things!   Make your yard an inspirational space.   Bird baths and bird feeders made from old lamp bases and ceiling fixtures {source} What a conversation piece! Pennies will soon be extinct. Pennies in the…