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People Are Turning Wire Mannequins Into Stunning Garden Accessories

Brittany Rae 2 Apr 2020

Guys, you are about to see something super cool.

Rather than throwing them out, people are using old dress forms to create garden accessories. From regular decor to turning them into planters, these dress forms honestly got an upgrade.

Check out how cool this is!

4 Seasons Painting and Landscape Design

As it turns out, this form of garden artistry was created by 4 Seasons Painting and Landscape Design! They call them their signature dress forms, and they have a ton of different styles they've created.

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This one is a Pinterest classic.

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I mean, it features succulents. Nothing is Pinterest bait like a succulent is, am I right?

I love that they did a moss bodice with succulents lining the bust line. It's just so creative!

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They actually offer eBook tutorials for how to create your own!

4 Seasons Painting and Landscape Design

There's an array of different dress form styles that they offer as tutorials. The moss one is available right here for $1.99!

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You can buy your supplies from them, too.

4 Seasons Painting and Landscape Design

They offer an array of handmade dress forms that are ideal for turning into garden accessories, thanks to their metal construction. Each one is available for $120 and comes in black or white.

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Some dress sculptures involve fake flowers...

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This one is perfect for Valentine's Day! It's chock full of red and pink flowers that you can easily pick up at Michael's, or even the dollar store. The bow is the icing on the cake.

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While others use the real thing.

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This burlap moment is available as a tutorial on their website. This is their cost-effective form.

"The use of burlap helps control the cost of how many succulents are needed to create the 'dress,'" they wrote.

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Of course, they have festive options, too.

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One of their most popular designs is the Christmas tree dress form. They have four tutorials exclusively dedicated to different kinds of Christmas trees, so you'll definitely find one you like.

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They call this one a bohemian dress form Christmas tree.

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And thanks to its minimal materials, it's incredibly easy to make! According to them, it can be done in about 60 minutes, and you don't need a lot of crafting skills to make it happen!

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This one is the "Grand Diva," which is aptly named.

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Honestly, if you have this, do you even need an actual Christmas tree? Because this is both huge and impressive. It even has string lights on it! You can get the tutorial here — but be warned, it's a pretty intense project!

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I'd be lying if I said this Halloween one isn't my favorite.

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Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday, so of course this is my favorite! I love all the different black and silver textures, the spider, and the orange and purple accents. I would have this in my house, you guys.

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You can get all their tutorials on their website.

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They have a huge array of different options with the dress forms, but they also offer different tutorials, too! One involves a succulent mohawk. Yeah, that's a real thing. You're welcome.

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Online, people have already started making this beautiful project and sharing the results.

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How beautiful is this version done with moss and roses? I love it!

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Look at how stunning everyone's work is!

How pretty would this be at an engagement party? This particular dress form was made for a trade show, and has no floral foam at all! Now that's impressive, y'all.

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Some people have gone the bridal shower route.

This floral form is absolutely perfect as decor for a bridal shower. It would be amazing in an Instagram corner-type area, where everyone can take pictures together to celebrate the special day!

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This one is next level.

Part dress form, part sculptural, and 100% art, this piece was done for a contest! The beautiful white leaves that make up the petticoat are skeleton leaves — how crazy is that?

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Can I wear this dress?

Because it's beautiful. This form was for a bridal show, so the addition of the white flowers was a must. So... can I wear this? Not joking. I am 100% prepared to do it.

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Birthday parties are also a great place for these!

This is such a good idea! Like the bridal shower, this is the perfect thing to have as an Instagram or photo spot at a party. And those trailing flowers? So cute!

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