DIY Ideas to Decorate the Garden

DIY Ideas to Decorate the Garden

Looking for some DIY ideas to decorate the garden? Try some of these creatively lovely pieces.

Buying garden décor can be expensive. And, they’re often unnecessary unless you’re remodeling.

So, a good way to add new looks or upgrade the design of your garden to create some DIY décor or repurpose old, unused items to do so.

Here are some amazing creations you don’t want to miss.

 

DIY Ideas to Decorate the Garden

Aluminum Pail Planter

Aluminum Pail Planter

This simple design makes use of old aluminum containers and a few large gardening tools. By arranging them in a unique way, you’ll be able to decorate a small blank section of your garden.

Unlike some of the other garden decorating ideas, this one is not meant to be eye-catching. Instead, it is used to fill in some gaps that might look bare otherwise.

 

Decorative Flower Ladder

Decorative Flower Ladder

This is a lovely floral pot stand that looks like a ladder. But, it does not use an actual ladder. Instead a decorative one. You certainly won’t be able to get up on this ladder even one step as it will break.

This also means that you should not add overly large or heavy plants as it ladder won’t be able to support it.

That said, it looks wonderful. And, the colors of the containers and the flowers are a perfect match for the backdrop.

 

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Bicycle Wheel Garden Décor

Bicycle Wheel Garden Décor

This DIY idea to decorate the garden makes use of old bicycle wheels places in thin colorful poles. This makes for lovely repurposed garden art that you can place anywhere in the garden to add some vertical design to it.

 

Shoe Holder Vertical Garden

Shoe Holder Vertical Garden

Simple, practical and lovely to look at.

If you want to grow an herb garden but don’t have the spaces to put all the herbs you want on the ground or in pots, here’s an idea.

Using an old shoe holder, you can use the pockets as growing spaces for different herbs. To organize them, keep the same herbs side by side to make it easy to find them.

 

Repurposed Fence Plant Holder

Repurposed Fence Plant Holder

Old fences often go down when you replace them. If you have an old picket fence, you can use the individual pickets for different things. They’re just pieces of wood with one sharp edge. So, do be careful.

This lovely planter is one way to repurpose old pickets.

In this cane you can place the pickets around a container to hide the pot. Then tie them around with a piece of rope.

This instantly gives you pot a new look.

 

Doll Potted Plants

Doll Potted Plants

Here’s a fun way to enjoy arts & crafts in the backyard.

Using a few ceramic pots, you can put them together much like your do Legos to create these lovely toy planters.

This is a great garden project that the kids will enjoy as they’ll be able to create their own characters and paint them after as well.

 

Ladder Pot Stand

Ladder Pot Stand

This is a more traditional take on a DIY ladder pot holder.

To get the most out of the ladder, it is a good idea to modify it a bit. It is best to leave the ladder open to get the most space.

You can then fill in the spaces for each step from the front to the back of the ladder so that you can use that entire level for placing plants.

This will let you keep many different small containers within this ladder décor.

 

Repurposed Drawers

Repurposed Drawers

This lovely DIY garden décor idea makes use f an old wooden platform and some old drawers.

You can turn the wooden platform up vertically to provide the backdrop for the drawers planters. It if doesn’t stand up by itself, you can lean it against the wall to better balance.

Once you have the background up, you can place some old drawers against it such that the storage section is facing forward. This gives you an area to place small plants.

You can organize the drawers in any way you see fit.

 

Bed Spoke Birdhouses

Bed Spoke Birdhouses

Nobody ever reuses old bed spokes. Here’s one way to incorporate them into the garden as decorations.

By placing a pointed wooden roof on top of the bed spokes, you’ll be able to turn them into lovely mini-birdhouses.

 

Repurposed Bicycle

Repurposed Bicycle

Have an old bicycle you don’t use anymore?

Why not add some plants to it and use its unique shape for decorating your backyard.

Bicycles are a lovely decorative piece because its frame has a beautiful design. This also means it easy to hang and place plants around it.

 

Decorative Bird Feeder

Decorative Bird Feeder

If you have an old pipe sticking out of the ground, you can prettify it by placing a container or bow on top to act as a bird feeder.

This will attract some pollinators to your garden and turn the weird looking pipe into a decorative piece.

 

Repurposed Pallet Garden

Repurposed Pallet Garden

I love pallet because you can use them for many different things. In the garden, they work very well as vertical planters because they can stand on their own and it is easy to grow small plants within the holes of the pallet.

 

Wheelbarrow Fairy Garden

Wheelbarrow Fairy Garden

Old wheelbarrows are great to repurpose because of the space they have on top. This lets you use them for placing almost anything to decorate a given place.

And, you can easily move that decorative piece anywhere just by pushing thew wheelbarrow.

In this case, the space is used for creating a lovely fairy garden. You can likewise grow small plants in it.

 

Used Tire Planter

Used Tire Planter

Old tires are perfect for repurposed planters because of their shape and size. But, they are not pretty to look at.

Thus, it is a good idea to paint the tire before using it in your yard.

You can use all sorts of colors, patters or designs you want for this DIY garden décor idea.

When done, place it where you feel it looks best. Then use the middle hole of the tire to plant flowers or other plants.

 

Potted Plant Stand

Potted Plant Stand

This makes use of any old metal stand you may have. If it had a few shelf holders, that will make it easier to use. But, you can create those yourself. So, it isn’t a problem.

From here, you can place pieces of wood or plywood to use as shelves. This will allow you to fill them with containers.

 

Sources

  • Aluminum Pail Planter – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/655344183275333109/
  • Bicycle Wheel Garden Decor – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/31806741102833999/
  • Shoe Holder Vertical Garden – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/6755468180397427/
  • Repurposed Fence Plant Holder – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/563018692563831/
  • Doll Potted Plants – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/225672631317013539/
  • Ladder Pot Stand – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/232920611968263935/
  • Repurposed Drawers – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/158963061828073485/
  • Bed Spokes Birdhouses – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/70437483594806/
  • Decorative Bird Feeder – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/792141021956861886/
  • Repurposed Pallet Garden – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/914862412165907/
  • Wheelbarrow Fairy Garden – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/69946600451516126/
  • Potted Plant Stand – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/25543922874184982/

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