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Faucet handles and vintage spigots capture a Flea Market Gardener’s imagination and garden art is the result!
Here are four projects you can do and all the places to find your faucets. Sometimes the inspiration comes from an unexpected place…..


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Jeanne Sammons

Jeanne Sammons

Faucet handles and vintage spigots capture a Flea Market Gardener’s imagination and garden art is the result!

Here are four projects you can do and all the places to find your faucets. Sometimes the inspiration comes from an unexpected place…..

Jeanne Sammons saw this at a barn sale.

Inspiration

Inspiration

Jeanne Sammons tells us, “Half the fun of Flea Market Gardening is the ‘hunt!’

I’m always looking for old spigot handles and faucets and I saw this idea created a few years back at “Country Roads, an old barn and greenhouse filled with ‘recycled’ art. The artistic owner showed off his painting of ‘Morning Glories’ on an outbuilding. Well, it inspired me!”

The Blooms

The Blooms

These faucet handles are the ‘blooms’.

Jeanne finished the ‘Barn wood Bloom’ above with barbed wire for stems and sealed the old barn wood board with a coat of Polyuerethane…everything scavenged from Flea Marketing! See a detailed “How To” for Jeanne’s projects, here, Jeanne’s barnwood ‘blooms’

Garden Uses

Uses in the garden for vintage faucet handles:

• Tool or coat rack

• Flowers with metal rod stems

• Handles and pulls for a potting table

• Garden sign decorations

• Birdhouse perch

• Replace ‘new’ outdoor handles with vintage

Vintage faucet handles can be found at yard sales in the boxes that come out of the garage..you know the ones…

 Faucet Flower Birdhouse

Faucet Flower Birdhouse

Sandra Hogan ‎ “A reminder of warm weather to come…made from a variety of goodies from my stash. Shutters, lamp parts and faucet handles…who wouldn’t put them all together?”

Sandra Hogan’s faucet flower birdhouse

Hang It Up

Hang It Up

Janet Waddell “I use the ones I bought at Hobby Lobby on my potting bench – not old, but hard to tell!” Vintage faucet handles can be found at yard sales in the boxes that come out of the garage..you know the ones…

Project Supplies

Project Supplies

For one of the Flea Market Gardening project challenges, Tina Akers decided to do something with all the vintage faucets she has found and collected.

Tina Akers‎ project supplies, an old wood gate and faucet handles

Garden Art

Garden Art

This is an easy project,…all you need are machine screws and nuts for the back side. The fun part is laying out the design. Tina says, “My July challenge project was completed with help from my husband, Larry, who also found all the faucet handles for me.”

Tina’s finished garden faucet art.

In Place

In Place

Tina’s faucet art in the garden.

Ebay

Ebay

Where to find cool faucet handles? eBay, of course!

Or online:

Or online:

Faucet Handle Flowers, Set of 3

We found these three captivating Faucet Flowers at Gardener’s Supply