From Used Parts to Year Round Garden

4 Materials
$15
4 Hours
Easy
Here's a fun way to recycle scrap material to add some color to your garden. To start with you need to find used hub caps and 12 oz pop or beer cans. Wash them up and start painting the hub caps
First you paint the hub caps then you cut and paint the pop or beer cans
Then paint the cans and start cutting different designs
go to Lowes or Home Depoe and pick up different lengths of floral green post and attach them to a shed, a fence or what ever is your choice. then attached the large hubcaps to the top of the green post. and add green foliage to the green post
notice the sweet pea foliage that's being replaced.  now add the little cans flowers to the foliage to make smaller flowers.  You will then have your year round flower garden and a dressed up shed.    
I added little birds and butterflies to top it off, bird house and painted a tree branch for it to sit on.  Added the sun/moon to top of shed
Look how lovely it looks! Hope you like it!
Suggested materials:
  • Hub caps   (side of roads and auto junk yard)
  • Pop cans and/or beer cans   (grocery store)
  • Assorted paints   (Wal Mart and I had lots on hand)
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  • KimH KimH on Nov 06, 2017
    THis is so cute! we are going to put in a new shed soon; this has inspired me to do something like this on it for decoration; where did you get the birds and butterflies?

  • Bak31731830 Bak31731830 on Nov 18, 2017
    Love it! Can't wait to try it. How did you make the sun?

  • Sheri Farley Sheri Farley on Jul 28, 2018

    do you have a picture or more details how you cut the cans to make the small flowers? I would love to try this. I think it’s very pretty!! And creative thanks for sharing!!

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