If you have a bunch of kitchen items sitting in your cupboards that never get used, why not give them a new life as garden art and decor? Here’s 20 simple ideas to make your garden unique.
For more repurposed and upcycled project ideas, also see the DIY Idea Bank.
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Garden Art & Decor Ideas Made from Kitchen Stuff
Unless you’re a real minimalist, you probably have stuff lurking in your kitchen cabinets that you have not used in years. If they don’t have some special sentimental (or other) value, why not turn some of it into garden decor? And yes, donating useful items is always a good option as well.
These ideas are all simple, probably pretty obvious, and do-able in an afternoon.
Click on any image for project tutorials and details.
20+ Garden Decor Ideas from the Kitchen
Bundt Cake Pan
Bundt pans make excellent patio table planters. And muffin tins are fun for smaller succulents.
Vintage silver-plated fish windchime by NevaStarr Etsy Shop.
Garden Art Dragonfly: The fan blades make perfect wings. Many other parts of the fan can be used as well.
This one doesn’t require any DIY. Just hang it up and add orange slices.
Garden Art Chandelier: Use a mish-mash of old treasures for a shabby chic look.
Make a See-Through Garden Totem: Pick a theme and fill the containers.
Garden Art Dish Flowers: Use plates and other small dishes from the thrift store or your kitchen cabinets.
Kitchen Drawer Pull Hose Guards: protect your plants in style.
Any little cabinet with doors can convert into a little fairy or hobbit house.
How to Safely Use Mirrors in the Garden: Be safe and get artistic.
How to Grow Sweet Potato Vine from Cuttings: Great way to use mason jars.
Make a Water Feeder for Butterflies and Bees: Easy project, much-used by wild things.
How to Make Tipsy Pots: A garden art favourite.
Hang them up and you have instant wall art.
DIY Garden Art Toadstools: give the gnomes some shade.
I hope you’ve found some repurposing ideas you want to try for your garden.
~Melissa the Empress of Dirt ♛