Garden handicrafts from old things: 15 original ideas

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Perhaps, everyone will find old things to throw out. And it is not necessary! Some old things can be turned into a garden handicrafts and elements of decoration. Even the most useless object – such as a paint can or a blown light bulb turns into an exquisite decorative element in skilful hands ! You don’t believe it? See for yourself!

Garden handicrafts: Unusual containers for garden plants

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Buckets and jars, paint cans can be easily adapted as containers for flowers. Don’t mind the leaks of paint on them.¬† They will make an ornament!

In general, a container for garden plants can be made from almost any object. For example, an ordinary old ball may well serve as the basis for a hanging cachepot:

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Car tires, for some reason many people like this idea. Perhaps, just because no one has tried to disguise the tire here and transform it to the point of total unrecognizability:

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The old chandelier‘s gone bad? What if you can adapt it for planting curly plants? Like this:

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On the contrary – did you need an original chandelier or candlesticks for your garden party? I don’t know about you, but I really liked this idea – a garden light made of empty glass bottles:

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By the way, such an idea may come in handy if one day you think about celebrating New Year in your garden. Of course, the flowers in this case will have to be replaced by spruce or pine branches or other winter decor.

Garden handicrafts from an old inventory

In autumn or early spring, household farmers clean up the sheds, looking through the gardening equipment. And sometimes something will come into disrepair. Don’t hurry to send rusty rakes and shovels to the dump – look what masterpieces¬† can be created of them with a little effort and fantasy:

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And here are some more ideas for a wicket door made of old garden tools:

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Well, and for the big fans of everything unusual – a variant of garden sculpture, made of … shovels!

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Not for the purpose

And if your child has grown out of a children’s inflatable pool, try to use an unnecessary item as the basis for an unusual garden handicrafts. And for a garden party, it could be useful…

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Which idea do you find most useful? Which of them seemed to you the most original and beautiful? Maybe you also used old things to decorate your summer house? Share your ideas and photos in your comments!

If the idea of such a decor is not to your taste, and you prefer to get rid of old things in a different way, share your opinion in our discussion: Old things: store, throw away, redo? What do you do?