Fun yard art ideas to add joy to your garden, porch, or yard! Easy DIY recycled homemade yard art and garden ideas. Most crafts are made with junk you already have at home!
These DIY yard art ideas are fun ways to spruce up your yard this spring and summer. From animal sculptures to colorful mosaics, there’s something for everyone. So get creative and have some fun with your garden!
26 Fun Yard Art Ideas Made From Junk
Love fun yard art? These cute DIY home decor garden ideas are perfect craft projects to make this spring for your yard, porch or anywhere around your home.
Spring is near and it’s time to think about sprucing up the yard or garden with some fun yard art ideas. A beautiful yard can take time, something most of us don’t have much of these days. Pulling weeds and keeping plants fed is a full time job.
There are so many fun ways to jazz up a yard that don’t take much time of effort. Using junk and re-purposed furniture can be a darling way to make a flower planter, or what about using vintage toys in the garden?
The yard art ideas are endless, all it takes is a little imagination!
Originally Published February 23, 2016 – Updated February 2022
Fun Yard Art CRAFTS and Garden Decor Ideas
Enjoy these inspiring DIY Yard Art and Garden Ideas that you can easily re-create at your home.
Do you have an old bike in your attic you just can’t part with? Try filling the front basket with flowers for an unusual bicycle planter. This is such a simple idea for DIY yard art for a garden. ~ image via Pinterest.
How darling are these horse planters?! They are sure to be a topic of conversation at your next barbecue. The kids will love to help with this project made with flower pots and spray paint.
Words can not describe how much fun this frog tire planter is! Made from old tires and a little paint this afternoon project is almost free. This is sure to brighten your day right when you step outside! ~ image via Pinterest.
This colorful rooster is another fun idea for recycling old tires! ~ image via Pinterest.
Golf Ball Lady Bugs would be adorable and fun for any yard!!
Everyone needs a garden angel watching over them. This angel made from an old shutter and other items you may have laying around the house or easily found at an antique market. This would be such a nice touch of DIY art to your garden or flowerbed.
Have a tree stump? Turn it into a gnome home or fairy house with a few simple garden accents! ~ image via Pinterest.
Glow in the Dark Planters
How cool are these glowing plants for a beautiful yard? Illuminated planters add some light to your yard would add such amazing ambiance! ~ image via Pinterest.
This is a must on the to do list. Don’t want to purchase new pots? Try painting them with glow in the dark paint.
Creative DIY Yard Art Planters
Have you ever wondered what to do with an old BBQ pit? How about throw a coat of paint on it and turn it into a grill planter. Now this is fun!
Do you have any old toy trucks that you just can’t part with? Keep them forever in your flower bed as a truck planter.
You may even save some tears from your kids when you clean out the toy bin! Even new toy trucks look adorable full of flowers! Try it this spring. ~ image via Pinterest.
Who says you need an actual garden to make beautiful yard art? Most of us have old furniture that we just can not part with. Well now you don’t have to!
Fill up the old drawers with pretty plants and flowers and stick it outside. What a way to make a statement.
Have fun with logs for some DIY yard art with Log Train Planters! Make your own planters from real wood logs or buy ready made log planters for a super cute garden. ~ images via Pinterest.
Make a wishing well planter from old tires! What a cute DIY yard art idea. It only takes some paint, wood and roof tiles. Pretty cute! ~ image via Pinterest.
Homemade Bird Feeders
Don’t throw away those old shoes or boots, turn them into a boot bird house! This is such a cute and creative idea by In Envy Designs.
These recycled teacup and crystal homemade bird feeders are beautiful!
How darling would this little guy be in your yard? Not only is he cute but he has a big heart too. A Tin Man made from things you probably have at home already. No time to do it yourself? We found one on Amazon here -> Tin Man Garden Statue.
Make simple Mushroom Yard Art out of old mixing bowls! Spray paint them colors, add some dots and attach to tree branches. ~ image via Pinterest.
How adorable would a toy train garden be for little ones! This would be a fun spring project with kids!
Bring the outdoors in with some beautiful rock and twig art! Find similar rock art –> here.
These owls made from tree stumps are a HOOT!
A colander flower planter is such a fantastic idea! With the holes already in it you don’t have to worry about drainage.
If you have an old one, a quick coat of paint in a bright color can bring it back to life! Adding spoons for a hanging wind chime planter is adorable too!
A DIY Hubcap Flower Garden can brighten up any yard! (found via Pinterest source unknown)
Decorate your garden with a few funny DIY Hedgehog succulent planters.