Bought plant stand at a garage sale for $1.00
Bought the decorative lamp shade at another garage sale for .50
Painted with lime green --$3.70 and had over half the can left!!

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  • Darlene Darlene on Mar 07, 2017
    Did you use paint for metal or regular outdoor paint?


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  • Miriam Illions Miriam Illions on Jun 17, 2015
    Great idea!

  • Gabrielle Falk Gabrielle Falk on May 10, 2020

    What a lovely idea - simple and easy - just plant stand, dish and paint. Think I would probably add a solar fountain, to help keep the water 'moving', so it doesn't go 'mucky', which can happen in warm/hot weather. Place in a shady area, so water doesn't evaporate (too quickly); making sure that there are no low growing shrubs and plants nearby; which bushes, predators can hide in. I already have 2 large bird baths in my front garden (Sydney, Australia). And the actual bowl of both, is shallow, because birds apparently - don't like deep water. I still need to get a solar fountain for each of them - one of them is very shallow, but at least water is available for the birds, during hot weather. Again, congratulations on a sensible, and very attractive idea. No need for tools, screws, husbands/boy-friends etc..