Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Accessorizing The Garden

Last month while I was waiting for things to grow and bloom,
I did a little accessorizing.

When ever I'm out and about shopping or junking and
see something that catches my eye
I say to myself
"how can I use that in my garden?"

I often use colorful plates, cups and saucers
to add interest to my pots.

Decorative items that are made for the home,
make wonderful garden accessories.
That is provided you catch them on sale.

I found these ornamental wooden dowels
that work great in this large pot.

Here's another one.

Oh, I love this.
I found these little Styrofoam birds at Michaels
Painted them white, added them to a wooden dowel...
instant art.

Here's a little better view.

Lastly, my old blue chair.
This is the third year I've had the chair.
I usually plant something in the seat but found this
pretty plaid bowl and decided to use it
this year.

Happy Gardening.

I'm linking this post to
Fishtail Cottage's
Flora Thursday


  1. So Cute! I need you to come and accessorize my screened porch with plants.

  2. Okay that is my kind of garden - I do the same thing. I have two blue bottles - still trying to decide what to do yet.

  3. I just love it all but I'm really going to be looking for those birds so I can copy that idea. Thank you for sharing!

  4. I enjoyed my visit to your lovely blog. Your garden is lovely and full of whimsy I love it! Hugs

  5. Love your accessories! I love adding whimsy in a garden!
    You have some very creative ideas,

  6. Well aren't you the creative one. I love it. I use dishes too and love the new ideas you have. I especially like the plaid bowl and the chair.

  7. Cute ideas. I really like the birds.

  8. So many cute adornments in your garden. Thanks so much for joining Fishtail Cottage's, Cottage Flora Thursday's! xoxo, tracie


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