My arbor and gate to Nowhere land....

Marlene KindredJuly 1, 2011

Since we'd had nothing else going on (hahaha!), DH and I decided to build this arbor out of some old porch posts and use a gate that was given to us. We junked it up with one of my swirlies that we rescued from the dump and put wrought iron piece from a GJ friend on it to finish dressing it up. The gazing ball beside it is made from an old floor lamp...I'll put another post with a close up of that on the feed too.

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tbledsaw(5)

Ooooh! I love it! Very creative :o)

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 11:34PM
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jeannespines

Looks like you're entering a secret garden! Pretty! Your swirlies are being put to good use! TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 11:57PM
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marylee_2010

I love it.

Marylee

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 12:43AM
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sunnyca_gw

Good to use your imagination & dream of what is beyond! Looks like a road & they can take you a lot of places. It really came out nice, did you cement it in? Jan

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 12:45AM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

The arbor is lovely, and I also really like the reuse of the old lamp as a gazing ball holder.
Kathy

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 7:02AM
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kirkus(5a)

You two are a wonderful team! I love this! Brings your eye to that area of your garden... WOW! Bear Hugs! Kirk

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 8:37AM
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lynnencfan(7b/8aNC)

very very creative - love it and love what you did with the floor lamp .....

Lynne

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 10:22AM
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goofy_4_gardening(5)

It's not a gate to Nowhere... it's a gate to EVERYwhere!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 2:54PM
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kylslil1(8b)

I LOOVE THIS! I love the shape of the posts and the color....I love all the attention to detail on the gazing ball holder....the beads, the swirls. Its so fun and inviting, nice, nice work!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2011 at 4:29PM
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lizzardly

I love it too. Looks great!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 6:08PM
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rafor

I agree with everyone else: it's great!!!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 7:17PM
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laurastheme(8)

I absolutely LOVE IT!! Very creative!

http://daydreamsdustbunnies.blogspot.com/

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 9:12PM
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chevy57red(3/4 MN)

Outstanding!

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 7:20AM
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nmgirl(8 S.NM)

Love it!
Makes you wonder what was there before, after all a entrance gate leads somewhere. Maybe the shrubs are hiding a magic portal....
Now I have to open the gate and go through just to see if anything happens!

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 3:03PM
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nmgirl(8 S.NM)

There's even a magic lamp beside it so you can find the right gate when you want to come back.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 3:05PM
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Purplemoon

How on earth did I miss this beautiful creation!! I love, love, love it. What a gorgeous vignette you've created.
You and DH are the 'bestest' team at creating garden art.
WOW.

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   July 8, 2011 at 2:13AM
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