7+ Upcycled Garden Decor Ideas

Now that gardening season is in full swing, you better get your ducks in a row. Did you know that you can repurpose old items and turn them into fun gardening decor projects? Yes, indeed!

Not only are you doing something good for the environment but you're beautifying your space at the same time. Here are a few cool ideas to consider.

1. Old Boots Planter

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Oh wow! I wish I knew about this awesome idea before I threw away my old Doc Martens. They would have made such great planters indeed. This is totally fun and looks really cute too.

2. Old Clock Planter


Speaking of planters, here's a whimsical idea for you. Do you have one of those old clocks that don't work anymore? Well, voilà. You can reuse it like this. I love the vintage feel of this unique planter.

3. Chandelier Planter

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Speaking of hanging planters, another cool idea is to use an old chandelier. All you need to do is to repaint it in a color that suits your garden. Then, plant some climbing plants and hang it up.

4. Tea Pot Bird Feeder


Most of us have some old china that we don't use anymore. Right? Sure, you can sell it, or you can put it to good use — like making a cute bird feeder out of it. How cool is this?

5. Utensil Wind Chime


I bet you have some old utensils that you were planning to get rid of. Now you don't have to. How cute is this colander and utensil wind chime idea? I absolutely love this. Simply amazing.

6. Colander Hanging Planter

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Oh my! I never would have thought to turn old colanders into such beautiful hanging garden planters. When you think about it, it's a totally brilliant idea since they already have holes. This is just amazing.

7. Tin Can Lanterns


I bet you've got some old tin cans that you're just going to recycle anyway. Right? Who knew you can turn them into cool and romantic lanterns like these? I certainly didn't. Now you've got instant ambiance.

8. Turn Chairs Into A Bench

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If you're looking for a great creative project you can do for your garden, look no further. Did you know you can turn two chairs into a vintage-inspired garden bench? Wow, this is insane!

9. Old Chair Planter


Another cute idea in the garden that you can use is to make a planter out of an old chair. You can get rid of the seat and use the space to hold a flower pot instead. Nice!

10. Upcycled Door Idea


If you're looking to add a little bit of a boho-chic aesthetic to your garden, I've got a brilliant idea for you. Use an old door and turn it into an artful piece just like this one.

11. Old Bed Frame Flower Bed

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How about this for a novel idea? Huh? I think this looks absolutely fantastic. Put those old, rusted bed frames to good use when you turn them into this glorious flower bed. Amazing!

12. Old Birdcage Planter

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Here's another really neat idea. If you have an old birdcage you have no longer use, this is an awesome way to upcycle it. This hanging planter comes alive here and is so cool.

13. Glass Bottle Decorative Art


Oh my goodness! Check out this decorative peacock that someone made out of old glass bottles. That's such an awesome and creative idea. I honestly, never would have thought of doing something like this. Super cute.

I had no idea there were so many cool things you can do for your garden without spending an extra cent.

All these items have been recycled in the most creative of ways. I'm really impressed by all of these projects.