Barb Rosen
Barb Rosen
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  • Wilmington, DE

My Favorite Garden Repurpose ~ Potting Sink Fountain

$60
2 Hours
Easy

Little did I know when I made this old sink into a potting bench/fountain last summer that it would become a year-round garden accent as well! Here it is decorated for summer, fall and winter and I'm dreaming up what to do for spring now! See my blog post to get the directions!
Our 1916 cast iron sink now serving as a fountain and potting bench.
Our 1916 cast iron sink now serving as a fountain and potting bench.
Summertime ~ aprons skirt the sink and hide the recirculating pump.
Summertime ~ aprons skirt the sink and hide the recirculating pump.
Fall ~ a gourd tower made from hay, gourds and a bottle drying rack with a burlap skirt.
Fall ~ a gourd tower made from hay, gourds and a bottle drying rack with a burlap skirt.
Thanksgiving ~ dried seed heads & pods in an old galvanized watering can.
Thanksgiving ~ dried seed heads & pods in an old galvanized watering can.
Winter ~ dried hydrangeas, pine cones and a rusty star.
Winter ~ dried hydrangeas, pine cones and a rusty star.
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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

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  • Mia
    on Dec 25, 2015

    Gourgeus fountain project!Hugs from Sweden

  • Susan Rawlings
    on May 8, 2016

    Ohh, I love those old sinks. What a great backdrop.

    • Barb Rosen
      on May 8, 2016

      @Susan Rawlings ~ I was so lucky to get it! I have enjoyed "dressing" the sink for the seasons and the birds enjoy it as a water feature/birdbath in summer!

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