10 Budget-Friendly Rusty Metal DIY Projects To Try


10 Budget-Friendly Rusty Metal DIY Projects To Try

When your shiny metal items look rusty, you can clean it. But, what will you do if your old, unused metal items turned rusty? Are you going to clean them? Well, that is not necessary. You can even use it to complete your garden or lawn decor. Rusty metal items offer rustic touch to your garden and the rustier the better. Here are some little inspirations to go with.

DIY Metal Heart Windchime

Old rustic metal chain is great to make rustic and gorgeous windchime. You can make it in any shape like heart or others. You only need the chain and the rusted metal or wood to give the frame to hand the windchime. If you want to make a nice, farmhouse style, it is good to make it in a horseshoe shape. Alternatively, you can use your little creativity to make monogram from it.

Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Metal Heart Windchime

DIY Rustic Metal Bucket Planters

Do you have a plan to throw out rusty metal buckets from your space? Don’t do that or you may regret if your neighbors find them and use them after reading this post. You can turn them into beautiful hanging bucket planters. Let the rusty and rust becomes the highlight so you do not have to repaint them. The rustier they are the higher the rustic quality. Continue by creating hangers for them on the deck or fence and then add them in your favorite plants or flowers.

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Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Rustic Metal Bucket Planters

DIY Creative Rusty Cylinder Fence

You can create gorgeous rustic fence from few pieces of pipe or rusted cylinders. Simply, stack the pipes on the top of each other and if the sizes are different, so be. This is the best way to give a charm look. It will be the focal point to your flower garden.

DIY Creative Rusty Cylinder Fence

DIY Rusty Washer Flower Plant

This flower pant looks adorable that you can make it from old rusted washers. This is a DIY project with a few washers in various sizes and then uses something for the base. Alternatively, you can check it out on Esty. The seller made it from the repurposed materials and you can buy it for less than $40. This is a nice way to highlight your lovely blooming plants with its rusted touch.

Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Rusty Washer Flower Plant

DIY Old Rusted Wheel For Garden Fence

It does not a big deal if you have no collection of old rusted wheels. Still, you can go at the flea market or thrift stores to buy some old rusted wheels for few dollars per item. Once you have them, gather the rusty wheels to make awesome border for the flower garden. This is a nice way to add a rustic touch to your outdoor.

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Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Old Rusted Wheel For Garden Fence

DIY Outdoor Chandelier In Rustic Style

With a few pieces of old rusty wire, old rusted canning basket, and old glass jars, you can make a beautiful farmhouse piece, the outdoor chandelier. The rustic materials offer the perfect rustic design and they are easy to put together.

Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Outdoor Chandelier In Rustic Style

DIY Antique Milk Can Birdbath

You can use rusted old milk as the base for this rustic birdbath. You do not have to do anything with the milk can since the rustier it is the better. What you should do is to add the top to hold water as the bath section and then sit it in the garden so that birds visit it. It is a perfect addition to complete your DIY bird feeders to make a nice little paradise in your garden.

DIY Antique Milk Can Birdbath

DIY Rusty Metal Tree From Discs

The old rusted discs can be the best way to add a centerpiece to your garden when you form it like a tree. You can make the tree from the old brakes and other circular metal items. Simply, stack them on top of each other and then weld or glue them together. It is great to use discs in various sizes to give a unique look. Start with the larger discs on the bottom and go up to smaller ones to make a Christmas tree-shaped tree.

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DIY Rusty Metal Tree From Discs

DIY Rusted Garden Animals From Old Gardening Tools

Do not throw out any old rusted tools from your home. You can transform them into adorable garden animals or sculptures to add a centerpiece to your yard. This is the best thing about DIY project that no one can stop your creativity. This garden animal can be the example when the owner made it from shovels and hammers.

Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Rusted Garden Animals From Old Gardening Tools

DIY Flowers From Metal

This is another way to add a perfect decor to your outdoors. The flowers have rustic look that will never die and wilt. Start this project from old rustic discs and then cut the sheet metal. Add the decorative doorknob that works as the flower’s center and the base will hold the entire thing. This is a gorgeous addition for the front yard and easy to make.

Tutorial or source is here.

DIY Flowers From Metal

 


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