16 Repurpose Projects with Home, Garden, Farm & Industrial Tools & Parts

September 22, 2021

Photo of a pulley wreath hanging on a gate.
I didn't paint this pulley! It was orange at the consignment/antique shop. I thought it made a great Fall Wreath.

Check out more junk repurpose ideas as decor.

Photo of a junky display tray made with a shovel handle and fluted farm tray.
One of my favorite junk projects is this Shovel Handle Tray.  I use it to hold small pots, AND

Photo of gourds and mini pumpkins in a rustic farm tray.
For fall mini pumpkins and gourds too!

Photo of a stenciled snow shovel.
My Snow Shovel Winter Decor project started out with a rusty snow shovel from a garage sale.

Photo of a shovel head stake stenciled with daisies.
I still put this Shovel Head Garden Art Stake in my front yard border every summer.  It was an easy DIY!

Photo of a garden fork with a birdhouse mounted on top.
A broken off handle from a garden fork was screwed into a birdhouse bottom in this Pitchfork Birdhouse Garden Stake project.

Photo of toadstools made from Jello molds and screwdrivers.
Old wood handled screwdrivers were glued onto painted Jello molds in this Garden Toadstools With Jello Molds & Screwdrivers repurpose.

Photo of a rusty shovel head with a chalk transfer method garden word.
No stencils needed with this Shovel Head Sign Chalk Transfer Method.

Photo of a rusty shovel head with a chalk transfer method garden word.

Photo of a succulent planter created from a garden spade & funnel.
This Funnel & Spade Succulent Planter was put together in just minutes!

Photo of a high frequency insulator repurposed as a succulent planter.
High Frequency Insulator Planter was a 2021 garden project!

Photo of an industrial fan blade repurposed as an outdoor decor flower.
This Industrial Fan Blade Flower Decoration is the result of a $2 fan blade find at a garage sale.

Photo of a grass shears shed sign.
The center Vintage Grass Shears Shed Sign was an easy project with a small metal sign, paint, stencil, E6000 and a grass shears.

Photo of a crank handle towel holder.
This was an easy junk project!  Crank Handle Towel Holder 

Photo of a stanchion hanging on a deck railing with a planter.
A stanchion fit perfectly between this section of deck railings. Dairy Stanchion Deck Decor

Photo of a large spring holding a flower bucket on the deck.
A large rusty Spring holds a Flower Bucket from a hook on the deck railing.

Photo of a junky planter with pulleys.
Pulleys and Scales from Dana's Garden. This super fun junky planter hangs from my friend Dana's pergola.

Photo of a junky planter with pulleys.
Another photo with junk flower pot holders from Dana's garden.

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