On Pinterest I saw a lot of DIY birdbath ideas that looked fairly simple to make. So this evening I decided to make one.
My goal was to take photos of each step but once you are in a flow you sometimes forget to pause to take a pic of the progress.
What I used:
- 4 plastic flower pots
- PVC pipe about 2 1/2 feet (left from a past project).
- Metal serving tray
- Spray paint (left from a past project)
- Gorilla glue
- Gravel & a few stone for a fish tank
I think if you bought all the items you would spend approximately $20.00/$25.00. The gravel and stone choices will vary the price a bit.
I spent a total of $11.00 for this project. Most of the stuff I already had left over from other projects.
I drilled a 1 inch hole in the bottom of the pots then I painted them.
While I waited for them to dry I put the PVC in the ground about 6 inches.
Now that the pots have dried I put them over the PVC and glued them together.
Once I was satisfied with that, I put the serving tray on top and glued to the top of the flower pot.
Now it is time to add the gravel, stone, and water.
Tomorrow I will add some touchup paint to cover where the glue dripped and take a picture from the top so you can see the gravel and stone I used.
I will be putting mulch and edging around it to make it stand out a bit more.
Thanks for visiting!