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Garden Tools

Posted by mjowest 5 (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 13, 11 at 20:01

I have a bunch of old tools- lots of shovels, spades, a hay rake...
I'd like to decorate them up to either gift or resell or keep... you know how that goes.

I don't want to paint them. I searched, and saw an old post on mosaic -ing a shovel, and will consider that!

any other ideas? I'm thinking 'something' with grapevine???


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RE: Garden Tools

My friend bought a cute birdhouse that was put on the top of an old shovel. The shovel got stuck in the ground to act as a pole. It was adorable. Here's a picture of them at the fleamarket we went to with JT a couple of years ago.

JT shows Bob my GFs birdhouse

RE: Garden Tools

Those are very cute! too low to the ground if you have kitty cats. I haven't answered because other than mosaic, I am stumped. People have made cool fences out of tools.

then i remembered this...

Shovel head woman, an interesting variation of the mosaic shovel

Here is a link that might be useful: shovel head babe

RE: Garden Tools

The shovel head lady is to cute! I too would like some ideas on old tool pieces. I have mostly the tool part, ya know....the kind missing the handle. Hoe, shovel, rake etc.

RE: Garden Tools

This was an old cultivator & some insulators that I attached to an old barn board to make a "rack" for hanging garden tools or jacket/hat/etc....I sold it at Farmer's Mrkt.

Cultivator/Insulator Tool Holder

I've seen birdhouses attached to old rakes (flimsy kind) turning the rake upside down so the handle can be stuck in the ground or attached to a post or gate or something.

Have fun! Jeanne S.

RE: Garden Tools

I liked this old rake head idea

Shelf from old Rake by junkermidge

And Luna, I think the birdhouse shovels are really neat.
hugs, Karen

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