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13 Ways to Make Your Garden Sparkle

13 Ways to Make Your Garden Sparkle

1. DIY Embellished Garden Lamp via via

2. DIY Patio Bottle Star

Ursula Owens via
Ursula Owens via

3. DIY Junk Mirror

Carol C. via
Carol C. via

4. Planting Doorknobs

Robyn via
Robyn via

5. Marbles Embedded in Fencing

Jamie @C.R.A.F.T. via
Jamie @C.R.A.F.T. via

6. DIY Glowing Garden Gazing Ball

Julee S. via
Julee S. via

7. This is a bowling ball covered in pennies.

CeeJai via
CeeJai via

8. DIY Mirror Mosaic Fence

Cindy S. via
Cindy S. via

9. Sparkly Pop Tabs with Marbles via via

10. DIY Prism Garden Junk Chandelier

Melissa @Empress of Dirt via
Melissa @Empress of Dirt via

11. LED Ground Lights for Garden

Skyfuel Enterprises via
Skyfuel Enterprises via

12. DIY Garden Tea Cup Junk “Candelier” via via

13. Light Refracting and Reflecting Repurposed Glass Garden Decor

Leah R. via
Leah R. via


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2:21AM PST on Jan 27, 2014

Not sure I want a sparkly "garden" unless it's frosty.

8:22AM PDT on Jul 3, 2013

Those are way cool - specially the tea cup candelier!

1:19PM PDT on Jun 21, 2013

Some very good ideas. Thank you for sharing.

6:16AM PDT on Jun 21, 2013

I'd love to see even more garden enhancement ideas.

4:01AM PDT on Jun 21, 2013

like these ideas very much! thanks!

7:38PM PDT on Jun 18, 2013

cool ideas I saw a chandler with solar lights mounted in it looks great in place of an old gas light

3:08AM PDT on Jun 18, 2013


9:37AM PDT on Jun 17, 2013

I forgot to mention that using mirrors in the garden and yard can be dangerous for birds. They see the reflections of sky and trees and think those are open spaces rather than solid walls. Consequently many birds fly into them and break their necks. If you must use reflective surfaces do so very sparingly or put nets in front of them to prevent bird injuries.

7:31AM PDT on Jun 17, 2013

WOW! Can you say "tacky"? With the possible exceptions of #6, 8 and 11, these are all exceptionally ugly. A bottle of glue and some glass fragments does not necessarily equal art -- that takes a bit more talent and skill that I see demonstrated here. Of course, I do give credit for trying to do something original and recycling things that would otherwise go to a landfill.

4:16AM PDT on Jun 17, 2013

Nice, just a garden missing! Thanks for sharing!

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Sounds wonderful. Maybe I can find some un-flavored non-dairy yogurt and give it a try.


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