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Friday, February 4, 2011

Yard Art

I went to this local artist show the other day and saw something so cute. I felt kind of bad not purchasing it from the artist, but I'm all about borrowing great ideas from other people and claiming them for my own :-)

Here are the supplies.
Helpful tip: Chick-Fil-A always makes projects more fun!

I went to the local thrift store to find the molds and pie pan. I had the knob from a previous project and the rest came from Lowes. It was really fun searching around for pieces that could work as flower parts!

I spray painted the mold and knob. Drilled holes in the plate and mold and used the knob to attach it to the post.

Next up was the leaves. For this I bought some metal siding and just cut out a couple leaves, painted them and just attached them with screws.

This was such a fun project and fairly simple. I did spray it with poly to help protect it a little.

Won't it add some fun character to a flower bed or something?

* I link my projects to the following amazing blogs whose links you can find on my side bar
- Todays creative Blog
- Someday Crafts
- Somewhat simple


  1. it would be so cute in MY flower beds!

  2. This is so creative and cute! It makes me ready for spring. :-)

    I would love to have you link this to my Fix It Up Friday link party.

  3. How did you cut the metal leaves?

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