Potted Hanging Wind Chime

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I wanted a wind chime for my outdoor space. I also wanted to use items on hand . Most of the time you can create a piece with many items around the home. Before you know it you have the makings of a 1 of a kind craft.
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It starts with this hanging basket, that at the time the chain was a little long. I choose to shorten it for my display.
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Because I have a love for vintage keys and floral china,tying the two together was a must. Also added to this display is a terra -cotta pot.
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To do my assembly the basket way lightly sprayed with spray paint to lighten the black appearance of the hanging basket.Dry. To place my pot onto my hanging basket, I lightly painted my pot. I found this great outdoor adhesive seal that was placed on the base of 1 of my floral plates and applied to the circle section of my basket.Dry.
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On the base of the basket the same technique performed turning this plate underneath (appearing like this) flip side of the other one.
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Next, to add my pot using outdoor adhesive securing pot to plate.Dry . Now to give my basket chime, I spray painted some of the keys with paint I had on hand tying my colors of floral together.
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  • potted hanging wind chime, container gardening, crafts, gardening, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling
To attach my keys and charms, I took fishing line cut in different lengths and tied to my basket.
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Metal charms and keys
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This look is from underneath basket.
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Top view of basket,Petunias added to pot to do double duty in the garden.
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I love this look of nature along with the the soft zen sounds of the metal charms and keys in my garden.
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Ana illausky

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