If it's rusty or rustic, weathered treasures gleaned from thrift stores and garage sales, or hand made crafts from natural materials in the hedgerows and roadsides; these are things that appeal to me - find out what happens next...
Country Store Signs are typically bright, colorful, and pricey; rustic tin signs advertise pop, soap and other products in eyecatching splendor...
Antique Glass Bottles; vintage and collectible add sparkle to shady dark corners in your garden, brightening and reflecting the sunshine...
Rustic Paint Techniques to age and weather your rustic crafts for a weatherbeaten appearance
Paint your Rustic Garden Signs with funny quotes and whimsical sayings to embellish your rustic garden...
Find your favorite Rustic Craft; salvaged, recycled and unique trash to treasure garden art; using twigs, driftwood and other natural materials for benches, twig furniture
Here are some of my Favorite Thrift Store Finds - I love that feeling of glee when you spot something in the recycle center, knowing you can make it into a treasure...
This Faux Wood Hypertufa Pot sounds classier than it is; in reality it's just one more fun project, using some simple supplies...
Use some broken pots to make a Terracotta Fairy Garden; it's not such a disaster after all, when you drop a clay pot - you can use them to create some fun...
Pergola Designs; get ideas; combine with twigs and rustic; create. Your perfect pergola awaits; build it with twigs, add some rustic flavor, charm and character
Have you been Junk Gardening long? Or just started? You'll be astonished at what kinds of things you can use to decorate your garden whimsically and cheaply...
Rain Chains make a statement about your garden; show you care about every aspect of your landscape by beautifying your rainwater harvesting system too...
Make your own Patio Blocks out of soil cement using this innovative method; create a unique garden focal point to add character to your landscape
Here's where you can find Garden Sign Sayings for your rustic garden signs; contribute your own to the growing list...
Collectible Antique Glass Insulators have been around for ages; they grow in value every year
Verdigris is the lovely pale green or blue color that copper and brass turn; age and weathering of copper roofs, brass statues and other metals gives them a valuable patina
Annealing Copper Wire is a really important skill; without it, copper wire doesn't bend to your will
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I've been making some trellises for my garden, but I'm having problems with the twigs splitting when I try to nail them. What am I doing wrong? I'm using
Can you tell me about collecting and using roots? I am originally from Vancouver and am now living in Montreal I would like to create an art show with
Ask the Artisan any questions about your rustic crafts
Mandala Designs use simple patterns repeated over again to make a complicated kaleidescope picture; use these for embroidery, coloring or for meditation
See the Vintage Wood Stove in all her glory - it's amazing how many of my vignettes all mesh and combine; this one is all about the old wood cookstove...
Fruit Wood Twigs are one of those things that just keeps on giving; apple, pear and peach trees need pruning every year; take those twigs and make them into crafts
Decorate your garden with a Hypertufa Orb or two, or a whole cluster like a nest of dinosaur eggs; humor can be all around and yet still be subtle
Create a Hypertufa Wall Pocket; an ideal little hanging weed pot for succulents; unique focal point to display beside a door or gate, filled with tiny hardy succulents
Create a Hypertufa Birdbath, and attract birds to your garden; a rustic water feature is always good, and one made out of hypertufa is the crowning glory
Build Twig Balls from twigs that you prune from garden plants like willow shrubs, glean from orchard prunings or wildcrafting expeditions
Make your own Twig Walking Stick from twigs or branches right from your own garden, salvaged from tree pruning crews, or even wildcrafting expeditions; your very own customized cane
Diamond Willow is not just another twig; it's got some unique properties, and is sought after for a craft supply all over North America and other parts of the world
Learn the most important things about Harvesting Twigs for Crafts; the how to primer for collecting twigs efficiently and safely
Fruit Wood Tool Handles; a gift from my forebears, and a link to my past; rustic crafts, wood carving and carpentry are melded together into a unique and interesting creative life
Storing Twigs for Crafts is one of the most important skills; if you don't know how to store them properly, they could rot or be unusable when you go to make your rustic craft
Grapevines have been used for rustic crafts for centuries; when you have a vinyard where the grapes need to be pruned every year, you get a lot of natural supplies to make into baskets
Salix Twigs have been used for centuries for making willow fencing, garden beds, archways and baskets; easy to grow and use, this is the prima donna of all craft twigs
Learn about some easy Wire Techniques for Crafts; find out the basics for attaching pieces together, the best kinds of wire to use and how to actually do it...
Surround your garden with a Twig Picket Fence; be a pioneer and create a classic design with a rustic twist for something totally unique
Create a Twig Palisade Fence for a vertical accent in your garden; these are a great way to add depth and height to a smaller garden, and the result is the feeling of being in a forest
Rustic Twig Fences add so much charm and character to your garden; create yours out of branches and twigs...
Choose the perfect Rustic Garden Fence Designs to protect and beautify your garden; whether it's a classic style, reinvented in twigs, or more in the country style, there are many to choose from
Create a Twig Firewood Tote for carrying firewood from the woodshed; if your lifestyle is rustic, you need one of these.
This unique and different Spiral Plant Support offers your vines and scrambling plants a way to reach for the sky; using only a few twigs and simple tools, this is a great rustic project
Here are my 9 Favorite Hypertufa Projects; some are tiny and quick to do, others are more detailed and finicky. All have succeeded beyond my wildest dreams...
Every garden needs a Rustic Garden Chair or two; seating areas to overlook a pond or in a quiet corner for reading, or just to listen to the wind in the trees, windchimes, birds singing; how blissful!
Make a Willow Rod Obelisk for training vines around to help them reach for the sky; sweet peas, morning glories and canary bird vine are perfect candidates.
Garden tuteurs are a common way to add height to your garden; graced with vines scrambling up them, they are classic; why not give your garden a Twig Tuteur instead, for a rustic twist?
Window Crafts; recycling, repurposing and reusing Vintage Windows
Earth Day is coming up; what will you do to help Mother Earth? How about making some garden art out of junk and trash?