5 Unique Ways to Repurpose Your Outdoor Fountain

5 Unique Ways to Repurpose Your Outdoor Fountain

, by Courtney Pederson, 3 min reading time

Our large selection of outdoor water fountains are used as decorative pieces that add elegance and a sense of tranquility to any outdoor space. They recreate the kind of waterfalls you'd only find out in the wilderness with their peaceful trickle and flowing stream sounds that effortlessly bring the perfect accent to your landscape. But we've discovered our outdoor water fountains can be used in other ways both indoors and outdoors to add even more beauty to your home or yard! Here are 5 unique repurposed outdoor water fountains that truly inspired us!

1. Create a Festive Masterpiece 

Fountain decorated with garland and ornaments to resemble a Christmas tree

Recently one of our creative customers purchased one of our 4-tiered fountains and transformed it into a festive work of art that resembles a beautiful Christmas tree! This is perfect if you're looking for an innovative way to decorate your indoor space with a unique alternative to traditional holiday decor. Check out our tiered fountains to recreate this fountain look in your home!

2. Plant a Succulent Garden 

Tiered fountain with succulents planted in every tier

If you're looking for a way to spice up your garden, this colorful assortment of succulents arranged in an outdoor fountain is the perfect solution. Liven up your landscape by growing these low maintenance plants in the tiers of a gorgeous, earth-toned fountain. Make it the centerpiece of your garden, or simply place it on your porch as a welcoming decor piece. Either way, a garden that isn't in the ground is a unique way to captivate your guests and liven up your outdoor space! Plant Care Today has excellent examples of succulent gardens planted in fountains. Need more tips about planting succulents? Check out these 7 facts you need to know about succulents. 

3. Decorate an Outdoor Wedding

Fountain decorated with pink flowers and with water running

Double your fountain's functionality on a loved one's special day by filling it with water and lovely arrangements of flowers that match their wedding theme. Paired together, the soothing sounds of the water and the beauty of the flowers give a peaceful ambiance that will match the warm aura of a wedding! Check out My Wedding and our selection of tiered fountains for more details.

4. Make Your Own Mini Pond

Small fountain with two fish and lily pad to create a mini pond

Want to experience the luxury of having your own quaint backyard pond, but don't have the space to dig one up in the ground? Use a water fountain to create a miniature pond filled with aquatic life and plants! A few small fish, lily pads, and other greens will do the trick! 

5. Get Crafty: DIY Fairy Garden

Fountain filled with rocks and trinkets to create the perfect fairy garden

Birdbath fountains are perfect for this indoor or outdoor craft because there's more open space, giving you plenty of room to create a little landscape. Using small rocks, flowers, plants, figurines, and other tiny and adorable materials, you can create a cute garden fit for a fairy in a matter of minutes. For more in-depth decorating tips, check out this "Repurposed Bird Bath" article. Can't get enough garden decor ideas? Take a look at these 7 unique DIY projects for your garden.

Now that you have discovered how outdoor water fountains can serve several decorative purposes, both indoors and outdoors, what project will you take on in the upcoming new year? Let us know via our Facebook or Twitter page, and if you have pictures of your own or other unique ideas, be sure to share those too!


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