14 Creatures And Characters To Add To Your Garden

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We could all use a little bit more fun in our lives, right? Well, that’s my opinion, anyways. So for this reason, I decided to compile a list of 14 fun creatures and characters you can DIY and add to your garden and outdoor spaces. They will definitely put a smile on your face – I promise!

1. Painted Ladybug Rocks

source: Crafts by Amanda

You don’t need to have much artistic talent to make these adorable ladybug rocks! They would add such a cute element to any garden.

2. Painted Snail Rock

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Feeling adventurous? Try your hand at a painted snail rock like this one!

3. Flower Pot People

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What a darling idea! Flower pot people would be a super cute addition to anyone’s garden. Click here for the tutorial.

4. Life-Size Flower Pot People

source: The Micro Gardener

And speaking of flower pot people, check out these life-size versions! They look so perfect sitting on that bench.

5. Mini Garden Gnomes

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These mini DIY gnomes would be oh so cute placed among your plants in the garden.

6. Silverware Dragonfly

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Keep your eye out for old silverware at antique stores or flea markets. It can be upcycled into these simplistic yet beautiful dragonflies that would look incredible attached to a fence or shed.

7. Minion Tire Planters

source: Sweet Things

My kids would go wild over these DIY minion planters made from old tires. Find the directions here.

8. Rain Barrel People

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These painted rain barrel people immediately put a smile on my face! Find more ideas here.

9. Golf Ball Bugs

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These golf ball bugs would look delightful scattered among your plants! Click here for the simple tutorial.

10. DIY Tin Man

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Some old tin cans and a little bit of creativity will get you a beloved DIY tin man!

11. Garden Angel

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An old shutter, some miscellaneous wood, and a vintage china plate can help you create a DIY garden angel. So lovely!

12. Log Bunny

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These DIY log bunnies are surprisingly really easy to make! Find the step-by-step tutorial here.

13. Garden Maiden

source: Our Fairfield Home & Garden

I absolutely love this whimsical garden maiden – a much more chic version of a scarecrow! Click here for the tutorial.

14. Rustic Log Deer

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These rustic-inspired deer made from different sizes of logs would look great in your yard through all four seasons. Find the tutorial here.

I hope these fun and whimsical ideas have given you some DIY inspiration that you can apply to your own garden and yard. Enjoy!