Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Yard art

I love yard art. Many times, the handmade stuff can be more enchanting than the storebought stuff. In fact, I can't recall a single thing I bought at a store for my yard that was enchanting.

My daddy took a sharp pocket knife to four tires that were bald as Ben Franklin and turned them into planters that looked like tulip blossoms. I've never seen one of those at a store. 

My great grandmother made a scarecrow with a windchime from old car tags, spoons, and the lids of tin cans. It kept the crows out of her garden. 

Jilda bought a bottletree for her old bottles at the Frog Festival several years ago. It was handmade and ready for bottle foliage. 

It's beautiful all the time, but the evening sun transforms it into beautiful yard art.


10 comments:

  1. I think that homespun art is so precious. I love a bottle tree and had one years and years ago. I think I need another one when we get moved.
    Hope you and Jilda have a great night- hugs- Diana

    ReplyDelete
  2. I am a big fan of any art - which includes yard art.

    ReplyDelete
  3. My yard art is a huge bolder my husband dumped on my front lawn many years ago. It filled the back of the big dump truck and the ground shook when he dumped it on the lawn. My neighbour was in her basement and she thought we had had a small earth quake. The other yard arts are my bird feeders and a gazebo. Anything else would probably float away in the flood.

    The kind of yard art you are talking about is interesting to see but I'm not inclined to own any.
    HUgs, Julia

    ReplyDelete
  4. To be sure, I am completely agree with you, I am an amazing fan of your site, A

    real bumper post Keep making such amazing post,


    Thanks for sharing.

    Are You Looking for local or outstation rides ? Best taxi services. Book Aashi

    holidays service & enjoy your trips.


    Taxi services in Jaipur |

    Taxi in jaipur |

    Jaipur Sightseeing Taxi |



    Regards

    Sameer

    ReplyDelete
  5. I enjoy good yard creations. Some folk have a 'second sense' whenthey see something I think it tells them, 'Now wouldn't I look nice in your yard!' (I keep listening..... ???)
    I do like the bottle tree.
    Sherry and jack over in NC.

    ReplyDelete
  6. I remember the first bottle tree I ever saw. I was amazed at the ingenuity of it.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I so agree about the homemade garden art and even in the home stuff. It is eclectic and represents who you are as a person not what designers say you should be.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Yes there are some awesome pieces of yard art around

    ReplyDelete
  9. Those bottles are beautiful no matter how they are displayed.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I am completely agree with you, I am an amazing fan of your site,

    genuine guard post Keep making such stunning post,


    Thanks for sharing.


    Taxi in Jaipur

     
    and
     

    Jaipur Sightseeing Taxi


     

    Regards

    Sameer

    ReplyDelete

Please consider sharing

Email Signup Form

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required