Last Updated on October 31, 2021 by Phil
Creative DIY garden art ideas make wonderful additions to any yard. They allow you to add a personalized touch without spending much money.
And, in many cases, they allow you to either use your creativity or repurpose something that was destined for the junk yard.
So, it’s a win-win situation.
Here are some amazing DIY art pieces you can gather inspiration from when getting started.
Creative DIY Garden Art Ideas
Rock Painted Garden Snails
Want to add bright, beautiful colors to your garden? Here’s an amazing way to do it!
These rock painted snails are made up of different colors spirals following the same pattern curling inwards.
They key is keeping things straight and using different colors.
DIY Glass Sculptures on Sticks
If you prefer creating crafts instead of painting, here’s something you can do.
This makes use of different colors glass circles. Of course, you can use any other shapes.
By arranging them like you would skewers, you can easily create colorful glass art for your garden.
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DIY Colorful Painted Cinderblock Benches
This is as simple as you can get. They consist of painted cinder blocks that are arranged in such that they look like they’re randomly placed on a platform.
While they’re meant to be benches where you can sit on, they design is a great way to add color and creativity to your yard.
Inverted Flower Pot Chain
I love this design because it is simple and amazingly creative. By attaching mini flower pots together upside down like bells, you can create something wonderfully colorful.
Using bright colors also makes them stand out more.
DIY Colorful Garden Globe
Here’s one you’ve probably never thought of. I was amazed the first time I saw it as well.
But, if you look closely, it is simple to create. You just need a lot of glue and colorful marbles.
This is a very unique art piece that will surely make guests notice.
Decorative Plant Stakes
If you have a little bit of metal skills, you can create these lovely stakes.
They’re simply spirals at the end of the bar. And, by curling them up, you’re able to create something lovely.
Making a few pieces and setting them together is a great way to make them stand out.
Glass Marbles on Fence
This is another gorgeous creation made using marbles. But this time, you’ll be sticking them into your wooden fence or gate.
I love this DIY garden art idea because it uses natural light to make the marbles shine. And, people will instantly just notice it without you having to point it out to them.
Colored Handprint Designs
One of the things I enjoy most is spending time with the kids in the garden. And, there’s nothing more fun than allowing them to make their own mark in the yard.
This is one way they can have fun and feel that they’re being a part of something. And, it literally lets them leave their mark on the art piece.
Painted Flower Pot Art
If you want to add something whimsy, here’s something worth considering. You can create a cute creature from pots.
In this case, it is a purple sitting cat. But, you can let your imagination run wils as well.
Glass Bead Fence
Besides wooden fences, you can likewise use glass to spruce up your wire fence as well.
In this case, you’ll be using hanging glass beads instead of marbles. Frankly, they’re just easier to hang because of their shape.
Once the light hits the beads, you’ll see a myriad of lovely colors.
Got some old hubcaps stored away in the garage? You can use them to create this wonderful DIY garden art idea.
By painting the hubcaps and using them as part of the design to create flowers, you can repurpose them into something useful.
Stained Glass Wire Screen
In case you’re looking for a way to create a sectional or divider that does not completely block out one side from the other, here’s a lovely idea.
This screen uses stain glass pieces of different colors hanging down from a wires. They allow you to separate different areas without completely blocking them out.