There are a lot of different things you can do to decorate your home’s garden. However, one of the best involves antiques. There’s just something about the way that old pieces, whether they belong in a garden or not, interact with growing plants that instantly appeals to people’s sense of style and refinement. Maybe it has to do with how the spirit of revitalization is present in both gardening and antiquing. Whatever the case, gardens and antiques belong together!
If you don’t know what kinds of antique pieces you should be looking for when attempting to decorate a garden, though, then you might be at a loss. That’s why we decided to collect 16 absolutely amazing ideas for using antiques in your garden.
In the examples that follow, you’ll see how all manner of antiques, from old pianos and chandeliers to birdcages, can be used to decorate a garden in the most charming way possible. Each of these examples is totally inspirational, and just might give you all the creative juice you need to select the right pieces for your own garden the next time you’re out antique shopping. Enjoy!
1. Pressing On
Unique antique pieces, like this old printing press, can be easily blended into most any home garden.
Leaving antique gardening tools around the garden can also be a great touch, adding a sense of whimsy to the outdoor space.
3. Baskets and Buckets
Old metal baskets and buckets are the perfect accompaniment to almost any garden design you can think of!