Use a stair spindle (5.00 Menards)...two square wood plaques (Michaels 5.00), spray paint black (2.00) 12.00 bucks and can be up to 3-4 feet tall! Otherwise use a wooden candlestick or GoodWill find and paint black and do a smaller version.
Fresh for summer, our distinctive collection of plant stands (or bird baths). Each is unique, made of vintage porch posts or spindles and enamel basins. Like other Weston Custom Primitives, you can check out these painted ladies at Copper Rabbit, 414 Main Street, Weston, Missouri.
I used porch spindles to make these outdoor snowmen. Use a 3/8" 6" long metal rod to anchor in the ground. (Drill the hole on the bottom a little larger so that you can easily remove snowman even though rod is frozen in the ground.) A special touch is to add a name plate with the family name.
sometimes need sprucing up a little.Our Garden Angels are made from salvaged house parts.Old spindles and tin ceiling torn down long ago from their homes and reworked into little works of art. Hang them in your garden,on a back porch,a...