DIY Garden Decor | DIY Challenge

2 Materials
1 Hour


Today, I am sharing how I took fairy solar lights and a garden pail to make something cute for our flower garden.

I had Mr. Tip take my metal pitcher and drill two holes, one in the bottom and one in the bottom of the spout.

I unraveled my strand of lights measuring 36″ per section.

Carefully bending the strand, measuring another 36″ creating two 36″ strands. I repeated this step until I came to the controller wire.

To add the pail to the Shepard’s hook

  • I took a zip tip threading it into the inside bottom drilled hole
  • wrapped it around the hook
  • back into the drilled hole
  • zipping it tight.

I added the lights to the spout I did the same thing with the zip tie as I did with the hook, but threading it from the outside in.

  • using the end without the controller
  • thread the zip tie through the drilled hole
  • wrapping it around the strand of lights
  • back through the drilled hole
  • zipping it tight
  • cut off the excess tie.

Untangle the fairy lights.

Arrange the fairy lights on your plant of choice.

I made sure I place the solar charger where it can get plenty of sunshine. I covered up the exposed wire with mulch.

Doesn’t it look like the water flowing from the watering can?

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  • Emma Emma on Jul 06, 2021

    curious about the plant shown , it appears to be wax flower, i'm curious what zone you're in. i'm an old florist (25 yrs) i've been successful growing crepe mytle at my south facing brick house, with heavy leaf mulching in winter. would love to grow wax flower or the plant you used for your lovely project . thanks & please send name of plant. keep creating a beautiful world. emma

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