If you’ve been dreaming of creating a beautiful outdoor garden, don’t be discouraged by a limited budget. There are multiple DIY garden decor projects you can create using recycled materials. Eye-catching and eco-friendly, they’ll transform your garden into a space that you’ll be proud to show your family and friends.
Upcycle an old tire into a large planter with this easy DIY project. Head over to Addicted 2 DIY for the instructions.
Tin Can Planters
Spray paint large tin cans, then nail them to a wooden fence to create a small vertical garden. This would be perfect for growing fresh herbs to use in your cooking. Photo courtesy of Love This Pic.
Spoon Plant Markers
Use a metal stamping set to turn old spoons into sturdy plant markers for your flowers, herbs, and produce. My Salvaged Treasures shows you how.
Turn empty soda charms into adorable garden charms with this easy DIY project from Empress of Dirt. Visit the eBay blog for details.
Upcycled Garden Edging
Use colorful glass bottles to make flower borders or walkways. Get more garden edging ideas on Homedit.
Grab colorful glass bottles from your recycle bin to make this beautiful art for your garden. Shermanator’s Guns & Gardens explains how.
Stained Glass Garden Spinner
Add color to your garden with this eye-catching spinner made from an old bike wheel. Flea Market Gardening shows you how.
Glass garden flowers are a stylish way to add visual appeal to your garden. Learn more about this DIY project at Empress of Dirt.
Paint old bricks to look like your favorite books for literary inspired garden art. Head over to Punk Projects for the details.
Spindle Wind Chimes
This vintage-inspired garden wind chime was made from assorted spindles and a cast-off bird statue. Learn more at Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer.
Watering Can Sculpture
Give an old watering can a new look by adding a cascade of crystals. Head over to Crafts by Amanda to learn more about this project.
Pallet Word Art
Upcycle wooden pallets by painting them with a favorite inspirational phrase or quote. Photo courtesy of The Space Between.
Garden Stepping Stones
Even broken plates and bowls can be transformed into something useful with this DIY stepping stone project. Visit Intimate Weddings to learn more.
Candle Holder Bird Feeder
This upcycling project takes no time at at to complete: simply fill old candle holders with bird seed. Photo courtesy of Charter House Interiors.
Join together a large glass vase and oversized platter to make an elegant looking garden birdbath. Visit At Home by the Baye to learn more.
Tic Tac Toe Table
Make your garden a place for relaxing and entertaining guests with this adorable tic tac toe table featuring a tree trunk base and painted stones for the game pieces. Learn more at Hometalk.