14 Creatures And Characters To Add To Your Garden
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
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
Feeling adventurous? Try your hand at a painted snail rock like this one!
3. Flower Pot People
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
And speaking of flower pot people, check out these life-size versions! They look so perfect sitting on that bench.
5. Mini Garden Gnomes
These mini DIY gnomes would be oh so cute placed among your plants in the garden.
6. Silverware Dragonfly
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
My kids would go wild over these DIY minion planters made from old tires. Find the directions here.
8. Rain Barrel People
These painted rain barrel people immediately put a smile on my face! Find more ideas here.
9. Golf Ball Bugs
These golf ball bugs would look delightful scattered among your plants! Click here for the simple tutorial.
10. DIY Tin Man
Some old tin cans and a little bit of creativity will get you a beloved DIY tin man!
11. Garden Angel
An old shutter, some miscellaneous wood, and a vintage china plate can help you create a DIY garden angel. So lovely!
12. Log Bunny
These DIY log bunnies are surprisingly really easy to make! Find the step-by-step tutorial here.
13. Garden Maiden
I absolutely love this whimsical garden maiden – a much more chic version of a scarecrow! Click here for the tutorial.
14. Rustic Log Deer
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!