Garden Dish Flowers





Garden Glass Flowers

Have your seen garden dish flowers in yards, shops and craft fairs? This DIY tutorial will show you how to make them yourself. This project is extremely easy to do.

To make garden dish art collect inexpensive dishes from yard sales, flea markets, thrift shops or search your own cupboards to see if you have any unused items. Then, it is time to begin making the flowers.

Watch this video and read on to learn how to recycle dishes and glassware into flowers for the yard.



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SUPPLIES I USED

Glassware
E6000 Glue
PVC Drop Elbow
Copper Pipe

A list of other supplies, that can be used for stems and to attached the stems to a glass flower, is at the end of this article.

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1:
After collecting the dishes and glassware, wash them in hot soapy water. Allow them to dry completely.



Garden Glass Flowers

STEP 2:
Gather the other supplies needed for the project. For this project, I used a PVC drop elbow and a copper pipe.



Garden Glass Flowers

STEP 3:
Arrange two to more dishes to make an attractive flower and glue the dishes together with E6000 glue. Allow the flower to dry for 24 hours.



Garden Glass Flowers

STEP 4:
Put E6000 glue on the back of the PVC drop elbow and attach to the back of the dish flower. Allow to dry for 24 hours.



Garden Glass Flowers

STEP 5:
After completely dry, attached the copper pipe to the drop elbow.



Garden Glass Flowers

STEP 6:
Voila! The dish flower art is complete and can be placed in the garden.



Garden Glass Flowers

This is a way to add some fun, whimsical art to your garden.









OTHER SUGGESTIONS FOR STEMS AND TO ATTACH STEM TO FLOWER:

FOR STEMS:
Aluminum pipe
Metal rod
PVC pipe
Copper pipe
Rebar rods
Garden stakes
Wooden dowels

WAYS TO ATTACH STEM:
Salt or pepper shaker with flat sides
Small bottle or vase with flat sides
PVC elbow
PVC drop elbow
Coupling nut
Old tablespoon or fork – bent and flattened



ANOTHER FLOWER I MADE WITH DIFFERENT SUPPLIES



Garden Glass Flowers

For this flower I used a coupling nut and coupling nut rod.



Are you interesting in some other DIY garden craft projects? Here are some book recommendations. Purchase copies of the books and the E6000 glue needed for the garden dish art project from the affiliate links below:



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Color Concrete Garden Projects

Make Your Own Planters, Furniture, and Fire Pits Using Creative Techniques and Vibrant Finishes by Nathan Smith, Michael Snyder - Paperback - Published 2015 Affiliate Link to Amazon

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E6000 Glue

Bonds to glass, wood, plastics, tin, metal, ceramic, cement, rubber, vinyl, leather, fabric and much more. Dries clear, paintable. Affiliate Link to Amazon

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Garden Crafts

The perfect do-it-yourself guide for outdoor living accessories. Learn how to make 30 practical and decorative projects for use in the garden, courtyard, patio, deck, or porch. by Elizabeth Letcavage - Paperback Affiliate Link to Amazon

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Super Simple Backyard Projects

Presents facts about the backyard habitat and provides instructions for seven backyard-related crafts. by Carolyn Bernhardt - Paperback - Published 2017 Affiliate Link to Amazon

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Upcycling Outdoors

20 Creative Garden Projects Made from Reclaimed Materials by Max McMurdo - Hardcover - Published 2018 Affiliate Link to Amazon

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