DIY Garden Art

I wanted to add some new elements to my back garden this year.I wanted something that sparkled and stood out among the plants as they start to grow and bloom.And, because you know me, and my lack of patience, it had to be easy. I grabbed an empty jar, some flat sided marbles and some good glue and went to work.
I grabbed an empty jar, some flat sided marbles and some good glue
I glued the marbles all over the jar in a random pattern.
I then took a solar light from the Dollar Tree and took the long pole off. I dropped the light part, solar cell at the bottom, into the jar
I spray painted a leftover wooden stake a dark blue and screwed the cap of the jar lid into the pole.
And then screwed the jar onto the lid. Not only does it shimmer in the sunlight, it gives off a soft blue glistening glow at night thanks to the solar light inside. Should the light quit working, I can simple untwist it and replace the battery in the light.

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  • Joyce Brians Greenwalt
    Joyce Brians Greenwalt
    on May 13, 2016

    If it's the same thing I'm thinking about it takes about 24 hours to become clear. I just used some when remodeling the bathroom. I was concerned also and went back to the hardware store and they explained it to me but I still put a test strip under the pedistal sink before using it all over

  • User
    on Jun 27, 2018

    Love it!

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