See how to revamp old garden tools into a showstopper of a yard fixture

If you're looking for a rustic, garden inspired project to take on - the ultimate list is right here. By repurposing, and ultimately upscaling old garden tools like shovels, rakes, and hoes, you can create everything from a trellis to a wine rack.
All you're going to need for most of these projects is some old tools, wood, nails, and a bit of elbow grease. If you're willing to put in the work, these projects from across the web are going to add a totally unique and rustic element to your home. Get browsing!
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1. DIY trellis using vintage tools
Sadie Seasongoods calls this a "harvest trellis" and we love that way of thinking about it. By repurposing old garden tools for a garden element, you're paying homage to their history while adding a unique piece to your yard.
You're only going to need some old shovels and rakes, wood, rope, and a pretty new plant to plant next to it. By the end of the season, the vines will be intertwined and create this beautiful rustic feature.
2. Saw "clock"
If you've got an old barn, shed, or just want to spruce up your back porch - this rusty and rustic clock is just what you've been looking for. By upscaling old saws, Gardening Prof explains how to create this stunning clock shaped like a flower.
This project is perfect for adding a rustic, farm element to your garden.
3. Wine rack made from old fence and rakes
If you're a wine lover who also adores some good old vintage flare, this Pinterest project was made for you. With the use of some old wood - like pallet wood for example - and a rake, you're going to create the most beautiful and vintage looking wine rack for your home.
4. Old tool garden gate
They say first impressions make all the difference. So, welcome your guests into your garden with this funky, vintage gate made of old tools by Recyclart. Besides some old garden tools like rakes, shovels, and hoes, you're going to need some wood and latches to make this door fully functional. A sizeable project - but well worth the effort for the incredibly unique finished product.
5. Garden hose wreath
Ring in spring with this easy, and totally festive wreath by Create Craft Love. If you have an old hose with holes lying around - now's the time to put it to good use. Here they've attached some gardening gloves with ribbon and flowers - but you could also add a little hand shovel too. There's plenty of room for creativity with this do-it-yourself project.
6. Rustic shovel display tray
Organized Clutter got this idea after stumbling upon a rusty old display tray - and we have to say it looks phenomenal with the end of an old shovel attached in the middle. If you can't get ahold of a similarly old rusty display tray, though - feel free to paint one or distress it yourself!
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