We have been staying home a lot lately and I've been looking for ways to decorate my garden with things I have at home.
Vintage Tin Garden Mushrooms
This adorable garden project began in the workshop, but even before that it started many years ago in someone's kitchen.
I searched the basement and came up with a whole bunch of vintage measuring cups and tins that once, years ago, were found in someone's kitchen.
Some of the tins had handles so I cut them off with a wire cutter. I painted the tins red with craft paint. I gave them 2 coats.
When the red paint dried I painted white spots all over the tins.
The next step was to gather a bunch of driftwood sticks I've been hanging onto.
I made a large puddle of hot glue in the bottom of each tin then held a driftwood stick into the glue until it started to cool.
I sprayed the mushrooms with a coat of satin sealer for protection from the elements.
A little while later they were planted in my garden. These cute little mushrooms were so easy to make and the driftwood stems made them even better.
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