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The Upcycled Garden 2012: Using Recycled Salvaged Materials In Your Garden


I love an old-fashioned, cottage garden! What better way to showcase those worn and imperfect antiques and flea market finds than to incorporate them into your garden landscape? This is the perfect way to personalize your outdoor haven and add character to your garden! Take a look at these charming examples of ways you can add architectural salvage and vintage finds - recycled and repurposed - to your garden! 


This old screen door serves as a charming trellis

This old frosted glass light fixture makes a beautiful new bird feeder or birdbath

This pretty trellis was made from an old baby crib!


Create a plate wall display on your garden shed (above and below)


Here, old window frames with well placed chandelier crystals form a unique garden divider

An old window hung from a tree adds interest and shape to your garden

(*Click here for tons of ideas for decorating with old windows)