Thursday, September 8, 2016

‘Bottle Trees’ for Good Fences

Isn’t it funny how you used to be upset when your subject was behind a big ugly fence?

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But now you go…YES!!! Good fences!!!

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I have to admit to sticking my camera between the gaps in the gate to get a few pics though!

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Maybe just once more! lol

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But then, I just stand back and take more ‘good fences’!

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We’ve driven by these bottle trees lots of times but never stopped to really look.

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And we sure got a kick out of them!

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Something you don’t see every day!

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One more…

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well maybe just one more…

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Okay we’ve got to RIDE!

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I’m joining Tex for Good Fences with some ugly fences (but beautiful bottles)!

52 comments:

Arlene Grimm said...

Diane, several of our neighbors have bottle trees in their back yards. They are interesting.

Tanya Breese said...

what a neat place!

ann said...

Pretty cool stuff. I can see why it is behind a fence.

Breathtaking said...

Hello Diane!:) I was thinking of Bottle Brush, when I read your title and was so surprised to see these trees, with hanging glass bottles. This is something I have never seen before, so many thanks for sharing such an unusual fence post.

Breathtaking said...

Hello again, after taking anther look,... they are not hanging are they!:) I also forgot to say that they are very decorative. Have a great day!:)

Lea said...

Wow!
I've never seen such a large collection of bottle trees before!

Diane said...

How cool! I've never seen a botte tree in person. Like that ant too-- what is he made from? Bowling balls?

Stacey said...

Neat!! My mom has one. :)

Debby Ray said...

WOW...this is amazing, Diane! So many bottles...wonder how long it too to collect that many?? Great way to feature a good fence! Enjoy the rest of your week :)

Betsy Adams said...

Cute way to 'fancy-up' an old ugly chain-linked fence area.... Quite Creative..

I have a program that will help me ZAP OUT things I don't want to see in pictures (such as telephone wires/poles, etc. BUT nobody can zap out an entire fence like that... ha ha

Hugs,
Betsy

Susie said...

Diane, That is one unusual property. Even the bike things are cute. Hope you are getting better weather . It's going to be raining here for a few days. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

Ariadne said...

Really great bottle recycling projects!AriadnefromGreece!

Christine said...

This is SO COOL! My hubby would love it as he's into bicycles but the bottle trees are awesome too! Great photos Diane!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

I guess someone calls that art ;O)

Inger said...

I vote these for the best behind fences I have seen in a long time.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, what a neat sight to see. I like the bottles trees, cool artwork. They must be big wine drinkers, lol.

Happy Thursday, enjoy your day!

Cloudia said...

What sunny funny wonderful posts!

Ida said...

Okay the fences were just chain link but thank goodness because you were able to see and photograph those awesome bottle trees through them. What a super fun post this was.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I see bottle trees now and then, but not a forest of them. Is it someone's house? I love all the fun creations and art!! Hugs to you Sis.

Linda

podso said...

Pretty amazing array of bottle trees and so colorful!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Diane....these are AMAZING photos. And I loved, really enjoyed, your conversation right along with it all.

Great stuff!!!

Betty from My Irish Cottage Home said...

WOW. I have seen bottle tress before, but nothing like those.

Denise inVA said...

Now that's a great post for Good Fences and I liked the bottle trees and bicycle art. Colorful and fun! Thanks Diane :)

Lynn said...

Wow, that first bike is really cool:@)

Tom said...

A very cleaver person did there sculptures. I have seen bottle trees, but nothing like this...thanks for sharing.

TexWisGirl said...

holy smokes, that's some serious bottle tree action! and serious blue bottle collecting to go with it!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

I had never heard of bottle trees until a couple of bloggers showed that they had made one. Neat idea and I really like the cobalt blue bottles.

Grantham Lynn said...

Very cool. I've seen the trees but not the fences.
Thanks for sharing!

happywonderer.com said...

Wow! You found the motherlode of bottle trees for sure! Nice post.

Carola Bartz said...

What a great post! I enjoyed all these blue bottles. Wonderful photos.

Lynne said...

What a fun Good Fence Bottle Trees post . . .
Here in Michigan, north of us, there is even a Bottle House . . .
Creativity every where in every way!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wow, they are supposed to bring good luck I think -- this place should have all kinds of it. Nice bottle trees and good (well maybe) fences! You are right though -- I sure do look for fences now.

pattisjarrett said...

Even ugly fences can be good fences. ;) I've never seen so many bottle trees. I like the creative ones with bikes, too.

BeachGypsy said...

Goodness sakes alive!!----what IS THAT PLACE?? LOL love it! Love the cobalt blue bottles. There are quite a few bottle trees here..mostly blue and once in awhile I see a ruby red one which I love. But I've never seen a place such as this----how cool!

Maggie said...

Well, that's something you don't see every day! Love your bottle tree garden and it's surrounding fence.

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

very cool...and bottleful

Jedidja said...

I love BLUE. So your blue bottle trees are my favorite! Thanks you for sharing this. You ake me smiling, here.

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Wow, so interesting! Is that a private residence or a business? Barbed wire and all! Great share. :)

Debbie said...

oh how fun and yes, i know exactly what you mean, i think we all do!!!

i made a bottle tree last year, only one. it was super fun as i collected different bottles while we were on trips!!!

Art @ Home said...

Wow! It's a bottle tree forrest! I love this post...it has made me smile! :)

Nancy's Notes said...

Diane, your pictures are fantastic! I've not seen bottle trees ever, they are neat!
Hope all is well, I've missed you and your blog!
Happy weekend,
Nancy

Susan said...

Quite the collection of bottle trees!

Mildred said...

So glad you shared these. I know of one bottle tree near here that I just love to drive by. These are really fun!
Have a lovely weekend.

Brenda @ Its A Beautiful Life said...

Diane, What a fun bottle tree collection. Love the blue trees. Great photos.

Wishing you a beautiful weekend. So glad you enjoyed the cake post -- to find out the coincidence of you having some on hand and enjoying Mme Ratmotswe's cake comments ... well that's just so special!

Brenda xox

Felicia said...

totally cool bottle trees.

Vee said...

I have a bottle garden if two bottles counts. I like the look of those bottle trees!

September Violets said...

I'm glad you stopped this time. What a great exhibit!
Wendy

EL RINCON DE CHELO said...

Pero que decoración más original!!!!

Boopnut said...

A girls gotta do what a girls gotta do to get a good pic! Love those bottle trees too! I also noticed the bowling ball caterpillar.
Deb

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Oh my goodness - did they drink all that??? What a fun yard!!!!!! You see the best things.

NatureFootstep said...

the funniest things I have seen for along time. But, I think I have seen this once. Or a similar single tree. They ahve arranged a very nice garden here :) Thanks for sharing. :)

Sam I Am...... said...

What business is that? Someone's been drinking a lot! LOL! You must have the most interesting people living around you. It's beautiful really.