Garden Whimsy

Every garden needs a bit of whimsy.

garden whimsy at

I really enjoy re’find’ing things out of used objects.  The Crafty (out)Side  showcases some of the many garden projects I’ve made and added to the garden.

rock on

Canada flag at     what's your number?    predict the weather at   The rocking village at   my brick inuksuk at

Canada flag,  what’s your number   weather forecaster   rock houses,    brick inuksuk

think outside the pot

boot planters from old duck boots planted with hens & chicks at   create a sedum planter out of an old toolbox at   basket frame6a

boot planters     toolbox planter  succulent frame


craf-tea cups & pots – craf-tea ideas

a never ending cup of tea at     create a tea cup feeder at   create a teapot totem at   create a teacup planter at

never ending tea     teacup feeders      teapot totem,   craf-tea planters

the ladder planter at     plant table for the kitchen garden at

tea thyme ladder planter     plant tables

 garden bling

all the ideas

garden bling from old cds, wire and marbles at     a key chime from old cds, wire and marbles at   gazing balls from a bowling ball and flat sided gems at   mini gazing balls from a bowling ball and flat sided gems at

danglers,  key chimes    gazing ball    mini gazing ball

glass totems at   glass totem birdbath at   create a gnome tree house at

glass totems   for the birds  who lives here? 

 single2a  spiralaa   pvctwirlershapes6a

twirlers   pvc twirler

pots aren’t just for planting in

toadhouse toadabode  winterpotccanes1   

toad abodes     winter greenery

tipsyimpatiens1a   pot stacker mini1     buckettipsy1a   turn clay pots into a lighthouse at  lightousegreen1a

tipsy potspot stacker,   tipsy buckets   clay pot lighthouse

press   bootrack01        gdntoolwheel9a

 flower press   boot storage  hosepipe wreath    garden time


   face02aa     stumpy3a   bottle tree3a

yarn bombingtree faces,  The Stumpys   bottle tree

marking the way

20120328_002   marker02   plant marker dymo1   OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

remembe’ring’ where     various plant markers     plant markers that last

kids crafts

 rockladybugk      bottlefish

ladybugs     pop bottle fish