My newest hobby!  A new twist to once old loved vintage glass.  Old memories, again new to be displayed and loved, and admired once again.  Bringing forth the past, out of the cupboards to be displayed amongst the beauty of today.  A remembrance and dedication to my very own past, my grandparents!!!

My newest hobby! A new twist to once old loved vintage glass. Old memories, again new to be displayed and loved, and admired once again. Bringing forth the past, out of the cupboards to be displayed amongst the beauty of today. A remembrance and dedic

How to repurpose inexpensive thrift store plates and dishes into beautiful garden plate flowers.

How to Make A Garden Art Dish Flower

How to repurpose inexpensive thrift store plates and dishes into beautiful garden plate flowers. How to repurpose inexpensive

...Plus 5 ways to attach them to the ‘stems!’ Our Flea Market Gardening experts show how to make dish flowers, how to attach the 'stems' and how to put on

Plus 5 ways to attach them to the ‘stems!’ Our Flea Market Gardening experts show how to make dish flowers, how to attach the 'stems' and how to put on (Bottle Garden Art)

Incredible glass flowers designed and constructed using antique glass (vases, cups, saucers) by Mike Urban

Incredible glass flowers designed and constructed using antique glass (vases, cups, saucers) by Mike Urban (very talented friends I knew fr.

Mike Urban's glass flowers; make your own with different pieces of glass glued together.

Made from old glass plates, vases, etc. -- Mike Urban's glass flowers for the garden

Next step was to drill the holes...we had decided to use drawer pulls for the centers, so we drilled our holes the appropriate size to fit their screws....We did break a few glass dishes so practice with a spare.  :)  What we learned was to make a "guide" hole with a smaller drill bit and then re-drill with the larger one. ...Also there is a fine line between to much pressure and not enough.  Oh yes a little water in the bottom of the dish also helps!

The more permanent, but labor and equipment intensive method to make glass flowers (drilling). Spittin Toad: Garden Art from Up-cycled Dishes

Genius...... for when making glass flowers! Also click on her link for the glass flowers

How to make a glass garden flower this is the backing piece (bell hanger frm plumbing dept) that you attach to the plate with outdoor clear GE silicone.

Glass Totem Towers 2 - Dave Borchers creates 6-7 foot tall mixed media sculpture that combine found art-glass from the 1920's-1970's,

Glass Totem Towers 2 - Dave Borchers creates foot tall mixed media sculpture that combine found art-glass from the - Fresh Yard Ideas

Nothing beats day dreaming about spring when it is ZERO degrees outside! So here is a fun project to start planning for - THE PERFECT FLO...

Has glue recommendation. Nothing beats day dreaming about spring when it is ZERO degrees outside! So here is a fun project to start planning for - THE PERFECT FLO.

A great way to attach a glass garden flower to a stem. This item I found in Home Depot in the irrigation supplies. Attached using Silicone II. Use a piece of rebar for stem, then slide a piece of painted pvc pipe over the rebar and slide the flower on. Voila!

Found in Home Depot irrigation supplies Aisle Glue on with GE Silicone II, cure 24 hours. For flower stem use rebar, paint and cut pvc pipe to slide over rebar. Slide garden flower onto the stem!

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