Full instructions and supply list: www.empressofdirt.net It’s easy to make garden art glassware flowers from old plates and dishes. You can attach the different pieces of glass together with a good silicone adhesive or drill holes in them like I’ve done here to permanently wire them together. To drill through a glass plate, you will need a diamond drill bit. I use 5/16″ size to make a hole large enough to thread 16 gauge wire through. For complete list of supplies and free instructions, visit my blog at www.empressofdirt.net There are also dozens of other free garden art projects at Empress of Dirt: Creative and Frugal Garden Ideas www.empressofdirt.net

Metal Urges — A Patio Swing Makeover (Part One)

In this outdoor furniture repair kit tutorial, The Handy Goddess shows how to paint old furniture rustic looking by showing how to paint faux metal finishes on a patio swing to look like blackened bronze. She demonstrates exactly how paint a faux finish on plastic to look like metal using easy to find materials and simple painting techniques. Learn more faux painting furniture finshes on her furniture fun dvd. www.fauxfun.com Barbara’s fine art and decorative painting website wurden.com Barbara’s faux painting instructional video website http