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By Janette

Garden Art 2

Made with old cds ,dowling,little balls and a bird on top created by me on a rainy day

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well thats a cool idea to do with cd's. i think i should try this we have alot of cd's just laying about.

17 Feb, 2008


Thank-you thats recycling, its good at catching the light as well

17 Feb, 2008


this is pretty but doesnt it scare off the birds?

17 Feb, 2008


Hi Jacque no the birds seem to like it untill it sways about in the wind

17 Feb, 2008


well i still like it any way :D but il just have2look@yours as iwouldnt want2scare off my little birdys lol ; )

17 Feb, 2008


I've made windspinners with CDs in the past - meant to be birdscarers in the veggies, but didn't work. I hung them from a tree instead, and when the sunlight caught them, it made revolving rainbow-coloured "disco lights" on the lawn Children and pets have great fun chasing them, lol!
Great bit of recycling/re-use, Janette.

19 Feb, 2008


Hi Janette. Just been looking at your Cd garden pole. I think this looks fantastic. It's ideal for the sensory garden I am coordinating at my daughters school. Can I ask you was it difficult to do? Could children carry out or be helped with? I would to like know how you threaded the balls onto the dowling rod. Did you cut crosses into them? I would love to copy your idea if you don't mind? If you have any tips it would be gratefully received and good for the children to learn about recycling! The way you discribed how the light dances really appeals.

11 Aug, 2009


Fantasic photo!

11 Aug, 2009


Hi Beeky it was very easy to make ,but an adult would have to put the holes in the little balls I did this by routing out the holes with a craft knife and then pushing them through the dowling ,then adding a cd I put two on each space ,that way the light catches under side as well ,then another little ball and another cd and on untill you have got as many as the length of dowling .its very time consuming ,but fun to do ,the little bird is a cane topper ,you can buy these at most GC if that any help.

12 Aug, 2009


Creative I like it.

17 Sep, 2011


I tried a CD fence but I couldn't work out how to suspend CDs for a mobile., Thanks for this!

25 Jul, 2014

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