Friday, March 29, 2013

Garden Art

 So I have been seeing garden art everywhere on Pinterest & Etsy, and I always wanted to make one that was unique, functional & different from all the ones you see there.  My sister Sally & I had been talking about it, and one day she brought me a glass candy dish & a candle stick.  "This should be the prototype for the "Art" we want to build", she proclaimed.  I began searching for a bottom that I could use that were different than just the small bud vases.  Couple of months went by, and I had just about forgot about the "Art" when as usual when you quit looking it jumps out at you.  We were out hitting local resale shops looking for old golf clubs, when we decided to stop at a local Mom & Pop dollar store.  Low and behold I found the bottom I wanted to use on the Garden Art as soon as I walked in the door.  The tall Eiffel tower vases just about jumped off the shelf & into my arms.  I bought a couple and started creating!  These vases are not easy to find, especially the green. Here are some of the creation I have made.   Enjoy....

Frosted vase with Clear top and
Green Center & Water Bucket
on Top ~ Sold

All Clear with Red Tomato
& Red Pepper

All Clear with Green Avon
Center Piece ~ Sold

All Clear with Pink Avon
Center ~ Sold

All Clear with Aqua Blue
Bottle Center ~ Sold

All Clear with Green
Chicken ~ Sold

All Clear with Green
Avon Bottle Center

Blue Bird of Happiness
on Plate with Frosted
Bottom ~ Sold

Blue Chicken on Blue
Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Butter Dish on Blue
Bottom ~ Sold

Blue Bird of Happiness
on Clear Plate with
Light Blue Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Chicken on Frosted
Blue Bird of Happiness
on Plate with Light blue 

Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Square Top on Light
Blue Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Top on Dark Blue
Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Top on Red Hot Bottom 

Clear Top on Hot Pink
Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Square top with Green
Center on Frosted Bottom

Clear Top on Dark Blue
Bottom ~ Sold

Clear Top with Milk Bottle
Center on Frosted Bottom

Milk Candy Dish, Black
Center on Black bottom
& Clear & Red
Squirrel on Top

Clear Plate with Red Avon 
Bottle on Frosted 

Lime Green Chicken
on Clear Bottom

All Clear with Green/Blue
Center ~ Sold

Clear Top with Purple Center
on Frosted Bottom ~ Sold

Red, White & Blue

The Collection!

I have decided not to ship these pieces, as I would be so worried that they would break in transit & if I did ship them the cost would be so high.  I might reconsider at a later date.  So if you have to have one or would like to look at one I have them on display at 
West Brazos Golf Center, Brazoria, Texas
They are also available for viewing on my Facebook page @
"Like" my page while you are there!
I have also decided not to call these "Bird Feeders" anymore, so for ever more they will be known as "Garden Art".  One reason is the "Squirrel" issue!  These guys are heavy and destructive, and I do not want them to get broken.  I have played with many types of glue and nothing, I mean nothing will keep these creatures from tearing one up!  So "Art" it is, unless you want to feed the bird!!   

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