35 Ideas to Create the Perfect Vintage Garden

By Trista
35 Ideas to Create the Perfect Vintage Garden

Vintage items are a great deal of fun to hunt for, especially in summer with farm auctions and yard sales galore.  Many vintage things that might not immediately seem useful as garden decor can be repurposed and upcycled into stunning and unique pieces for your backyard oasis.

Vintage plates can turn a plain wooden fence into a stunning art display while various parts of sturdy galvanized metal can create floral showpieces. Even items like old ladders or damaged teacups can be useful with a little bit of elbow grease and creativity.  Read on for 35 vintage garden decór ideas to spruce up your yard!


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1. Vintage Plates

Vintage plates are a dime a dozen at many thrift stores, antique shops, and even garage sales.  Thanks to not being food-safe and taking up a fair bit of display room, decorate vintage plates have been rapidly falling out of favor over the years, leading to low prices and abundance availability.

With that in mind, now is the perfect time to upgrade your outdoor spaces with beautiful vintage plates!  They can be hung along your fence to make an absolute stunning border. Broken in half or partially buried, they can also create an incredibly elegant garden border.