Butterfly Garden Decor
by Giorgina Devereaux
garden decor, you can take what some see as annoying backyard pests and turn
them into things of beauty. All it takes is a sense of creative
are beautiful and colorful insects that have large scaly wings.
And as you
probably already know, they didn’t start out that way.
The life cycle of a butterfly is quite amazing since it starts out as an egg,
then it becomes larva (caterpillar) followed by the shedding of their final skin
to reveal a pupa.
The pupa is the resting stage where the outer skin of the pupa hardens to form a
chrysalis that protects the metamorphosis that is taking place.
Finally, it emerges as a beautiful flying adult.
There are many
different butterflies that have a spectacular array of colors.
to watch them fly because while they appear so delicate, they are good fliers.
fascination and appreciation for a butterfly’s beauty that inspires us to
incorporate them into our outdoor space.
There are many lovely butterfly garden
decorative pieces to choose from.
I will give you some ideas to help you get
Outdoor Patio Table and Chairs: What a fabulous way to welcome butterfly
garden decor to your outdoor space.
You can find a butterfly bistro set in a classic wrought iron design where the
table has a flower shaped top and an inchworm base. The chairs have an
intricate butterfly and flower design.
This set is durable and has an all weather black powder coated finish.
You can also find a
bistro set that features a butterfly in wicker. The wicker set is available in
a white color.
Garden Bench: A garden bench adds a dose of charm to the outdoors since it
is nestled close to flowers and trees.
You can find a garden bench with a butterfly design that is a finely crafted
sculpture made from a cast aluminum frame.
Not only will it make an unforgettable piece in your garden, but it will add
visual interest to the outdoor space.
The butterfly bench
is available in verdigris, black, and even with a stained glass feature
consisting of a lovely array of yellow, black, and white plastic. It is also
Garden Statue: A butterfly garden decor theme wouldn’t be complete without a
beautiful garden statue.
There are various to choose from and this is a great way to brighten your
One striking statue
in particular is a garden cherub holding a butterfly.
The details are exquisite, and the statue features a chubby cherub sitting and
delighting in how a butterfly is delicately perched on his fingertip.
This statue is cast in fiberglass resin and it is recommended that it be brought
indoors during extreme winter climates.
Fountain: A charming accent for your butterfly garden decor is a fountain
consisting of solid bronze that features a girl catching butterflies.
The attention to detail is remarkable because it captures a lovely look of
content on the girl’s face as she marvels at the butterflies.
Another idea is to
include a butterfly dripper fountain inside a birdbath or pond. The butterfly
is crafted in flamed copper with a soapstone base and it provides a steady
stream of water for birds.
A water feature is
a wonderful way to invite peace and relaxation to the outdoors.
Fireplace: An outdoor fireplace adds coziness and warmth to the outdoors
while making it an excellent conversation piece among family and friends.
There are many outdoor fireplaces to choose from. It is also available as a
chiminea with a lovely butterfly design.
chiminea is beautifully designed and showcases butterflies airborne among the
tall grass reeds.
It is a unique outdoor fireplace that is constructed from cast aluminum alloy
and requires little maintenance. It handles a full size fire log and has a
large mouth opening, which enables full view of the fire.
Also, the hinged safety door provides easy access for roasting marshmallows or
adding another fire log.
Butterfly Lighting: There is nothing more spectacular than a romantically
lit garden during the evening hours.
You can add soft colors of light to the outdoors through the use of lanterns and
solar butterfly lights.
Lanterns: You can hang a series of paper lanterns that feature decorative
butterflies over your patio umbrella, arbor, or pergola.
This adds an amazing amount of beauty to your butterfly garden decor.
Another idea is to incorporate a butterfly table lantern that requires a tea
candle onto your patio table for that added evening glow.
garden pathway through the use of solar powered butterfly garden stake lights.
There are different butterfly stake lights to choose from and it is the perfect
way to brighten your garden.
The fabulous thing is that some of these lights have a multi-color
LED display that changes from red to blue to green.
Since it is solar, it does not require electrical wiring and it can be set to
light automatically at dusk and remains lit for hours. Butterfly lovers will
become enchanted with these glowing butterflies.
You can also find
lighting in a butterfly solar light lantern that is skillfully crafted from
authentic solid brass and comes complete with a shepherd hook.
This lantern is the perfect companion for backyard butterfly garden decor. It is
weatherproofed for extra durability and it can remain illuminated for 8 to 12
hours when fully charged.
Sundial: A butterfly sundial makes an elegant addition to your
butterfly garden decor and
is among the oldest methods of telling time.
A sundial relies on the sun to tell time and because of this, it can only be
used to tell time during the daytime hours.
How it works is that the shadow of the sun points to a number on a circular disk
which reveals the time.
You can find lovely butterfly
sundials that are crafted from rust free recycled aluminum and are coated with a
weather resistant paint. It is an ancient clock that has stood the test of time
and will make a unique statement in your garden.
Outdoor Wall Plaque: Spruce up your outdoor walls with a butterfly wall
plaque or clock.
Butterfly Wall Decor
Some butterfly wall
plaques display an intricate scrolled design and a bronze patina finish.
Others showcase butterflies and are made from polyresin. They are very pretty
and will add a splash of beauty to your outdoor walls.
Other wall decor
includes telling time with a lovely butterfly clock that showcases an impressive
grand monarch butterfly.
Not only will it help you keep time, but it makes a lovely addition to your
outdoor wall. You can also accent your outdoor walls with a decorative
butterfly wall vase. This vase is made of shaped resin and hand painted in an
antique bronze finish. It holds a single rose bud or a small bouquet of fresh
smelling garden flowers.
Wind Chime: Butterfly wind chimes are not only beautiful to look at, but
are music to your ears.
The soothing sounds of chimes are very calming and relaxing.
There are many butterfly wind chimes
to choose from, such as glass, metal, and plastic, and you can even find them in
The solar butterfly wind chimes are spectacular because during the evening
hours, they explode in an incredible array of colors.
It has multi-color LED displays that feature brightly colored butterflies and
are entirely solar powered, which requires no electrical wiring.
In addition, it comes with a clip and suction cup that allows for easy
The chime is constructed from polyresin and metal while the four tubes produce
Stepping Stones: Decorative
butterfly stepping stones are a fantastic way to add interest and beauty to a
garden pathway while providing a shortcut into the garden.
You can find
stepping stones in a hand painted design that features butterflies moving from
flower to flower.
Other stepping stones are made from a combination of stained glass and mosaic.
The butterfly stone is handcrafted using stained glass and broken china pieces
consisting of purple and blue colors to create a splendid mosaic design.
These brightly colored
butterfly stepping stones are sure to be the crown jewel of your butterfly
garden decor and are also a wonderful way to welcome guests.
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