Make your own pretty wire garden art

Making wire garden art

Here’s a really neat spring project you can make using recycled wire hangers. I know, you should return them to the dry cleaner.. but why when you can make pretty flowers and dragonflies to decor your garden instead? Plus, you get the added benefit of making a pretty piece of art using a bit of recycled materials, Yay You! You can make any shape you’d like, just keep in mind that bending the hanger wire is an acquired skill that takes a little patience and practice.

Making wire garden art

Recycled wire garden art

pretty wire garden art pieces

Supplies you’ll need:

Make sure the supplies you use can withstand the elements as you’ll be placing these outside.

  • Wire clothing hangers
  • Metal jewelry wire in a variety of colors
  • Glass gems
  • Wire cutters for the jewelry wire
    – Tip: to cut the hanger wire, bend back and forth until it snaps. I did not cut any hangers in these examples.

Steps for making wire garden art

How to make wire garden art:

  1. Remove any paper and straighten out your clothing wire. Don’t worry about the very end where the wire twists from manufacturing, you can incorporate this into your art design.
  2. Carefully bend wire into desired shape. A trick to quick bending is use the flattest surface of your thumb to guide the bend you’re working on. Make sure to leave a port of the wire straight as the “stick” of the garden art piece.
  3. Using jewelry wire, wrap and secure joining sections of hanger.
  4. Use jewelry wire to wrap and secure gems in desired locations and embellish with wire accents.

Flower Garden Pig

This time of year most of my neighbors have already taken a day to plant pretty little beds of flowers. I, however, have taken an hour here and an hour there to do various gardening tasks. I still have 3 backs og mulch waiting to be spread. Packets of seeds waiting to be sowed. Most importantly I now have a lovely wagon full of blooms, still waiting to be planted. It never fails… I think i’ll have time, so i run and buy a handful of flowers I can hardly wait to plant and when I get home I realize I have no time left. Lets hope that Friday will be a good weather day.

Today’s featured design is a sunny green Garden Pig. She’s a pretty little piggy inspired to help bring out the beautiful blooming in any day. She’s available on t-shirts and tanks and even a few tiles.. good for garden decor.

Garden Pig

Everything is a little more sunshiney with a pretty little piggy near by… don’t you agree?

New Spring Flower Garden Collection

jgoode designs new spring gift collection
Brand New Spring Flower Garden Collection

Great for Mother’s day, Gardeners, Spring birthdays and Every day!

Available Designs:

Each design is available on a variety of gift items, t-shirts and apparel, home and office decor and collectibles.

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