The Springtime World of Miniature Easter Gardens

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With Easter, spring is in the air  as flowers like daffodils, tulips, and crocuses start blooming from their winter slumber. So it’s only natural that we have flowers and gardens galore. This is especially the case when you’re talking about a smaller capacity when you’re talking about miniature gardens since you don’t need to keep them outdoors. Not to mention, there are plenty of Easter mini garden stuff available. Nevertheless, mini Easter gardens can come in all different kinds of varieties. One notably common variation is a Resurrection garden which is sort of a tradition in Great Britain since I’ve seen plenty of them in English churches (since the Brits are really into gardening). Now a Resurrection garden is called thus because it features an empty tomb indicating that Jesus has risen from the dead. Since the empty tomb can just involve a small flower pot with rocks at the front or a stone turned, it’s relatively easy mini garden to do. You can also do a garden in an Easter basket as well. So for your reading pleasure, I give you a snapshot into a treasury of mini Easter garden scenes.

  1. A natural Easter basket is sometimes best.

This one has a nice little spring flower scene with a nest of eggs and a bunny statue. So lovely.

2. As we see here, Jesus Christ is the Lamb of God.

Jesus’s cross contains the crown of thorns and a white sash. And the crosses are made from twigs.

3. Always go with a couple Easter eggs in a vibrant grotto.

Because that’s the only way I can tell this is an Easter garden. Though I like the statue and columns.

4. Even the fairies wish you a happy Easter.

They also even like to hang out with little bunnies in baskets. Like the flowery trees.

5. I suppose a moss covered tomb would be more appropriate.

Though I normally don’t imagine it as such since the Holy Land is more or less depicted as a desert. Then again, you have to admire the flowers.

6. How about some flowers among the gravel church path?

Helps if the church is small and in a Tudor style. Makes a quaint garden scene if you’ve ever seen one.

7. Doesn’t hurt to plant a few flowers near the empty tomb.

These empty tomb gardens can range from plain to quite elaborate. But I had to include this one with the flowers.

8. Sometimes moss and rocks are all you need.

Because an empty tomb garden doesn’t require much as far as aesthetics go. Also, you can make crosses with just about any stick you find.

9. Pink and purple flowers have a real spring touch.

Yes, it’s another empty tomb garden. But at least this one has pink and purple flowers. You’ll see a lot of these though.

10. “And they brought him to a place called Golgotha (which means the place of the skull).”

Okay, this is a rather morbid rendition with including a skull. But it’s at least accurate in etymology.

11. An empty tomb scene can always do with a few flowers.

This one has a wood chip path from the crosses to the tomb. Though you’d find a few flower patches.

12. These little lambs love to play among the flowers.

After all, lambs are innocent creatures that Moses demanded to be slaughtered so Hebrew families wouldn’t succumb to the plague of the Firstborn son. And that’s how we get Passover.

13. For Easter, you might want to let some bunnies near your caravan.

Well, Easter bunnies, anyway. Though make sure they’re not some human figures in bunny costumes.

14. “He is not here. He is risen.”

As you can see, they even have Resurrection figurines. Though I wouldn’t say they’re necessary.

15. Sometimes a garden more close to nature comes to mind.

This one appears to be set in a plot at some church. But you can see the moss and flowers nonetheless.

16. For Easter scenes, adding some Easter eggs always helps.

Because nothing says Easter like colored eggs. Also helps if you include bunnies and chicks.

17. A bare Easter tree can always use a few ornaments.

Yet, this one has bunnies instead of Easter eggs as would be the case. Like the flowers and butterfly though.

18. For an empty tomb garden, all you need is a hillside plot.

Though most usually use a flower pot and rocks for the empty tomb. But at least it includes planted flowers.

19. When in doubt, you can always try a nature scene.

This one is taken from a show on the Hallmark Channel. I know that network is famous for its saccharine programming but at least this garden is pretty.

20. Apparently, you’ll find the risen Jesus in this garden.

I don’t know about you. But I kind of like it better when resurrection gardens don’t include action figures.

21. Now this is what I call a real Easter free for all.

This one even has a lit candle, which I’d advise against. However, this is as Easter as it gets without the Christian motifs.

22. Sometimes resurrection scenes are better with peg dolls.

Though I’d advise against it. I think a tomb scene with flowers is sufficient enough.

23. An empty tomb can conveniently fit in an Easter basket.

Not sure if the plants are real. But it seems easy enough to do.

24. An Easter garden can always start small.

These are of mini Easter baskets, by the way. Yet, each has a flower and cute critter to love.

25. An Easter garden can’t go without a few spring touches.

Here you come to an assortment of spring decor that’s expensive as hell. All surrounding a glass stone lake.

26. These little chickies find a haven among flowers.

I think this might be from a basket. Though the chicks and the chocolate eggs give it an Easter touch.

27. With church gardens, you can never have enough plants.

A lot of British churches have these gardens around Easter which can get very elaborate. This one really takes the cake.

28. Spring is a time of new life and new beginnings.

Here we have a lamb and bunny watching some chicks hatch in a nest. So adorable.

29. For English gardens, flowers are all planted in neat and ordered rows.

Not sure if the flowers are real in this. But it nonetheless looks quite stunning to behold.

30. With this garden, it’s Easter eggs galore.

Of course, most of the Easter eggs should be hidden for the kids in the trees. But the ground’s just fine with me.

31. An Easter garden should remind one of an earthly paradise.

Here’s an empty tomb garden with all kinds of flowers in a church. Not sure about the figures here though.

32. A resurrection garden should always be brimming with spring flowers.

As you may see, you can customize a lot of these empty tomb gardens. Yet, the flowers on this one are simply breathtaking.

33. A resurrection garden must lead to much rejoicing.

This one is from a church. And yes, the flowers here certainly bring a smile on your face.

34. A small flower pot makes an ideal empty tomb.

Outside the empty tomb gardens, I found a lot of Easter mini gardens hard to find. So sometimes you have to go with what you can get.

35. If you think flowers are boring, you can always add animals.

Though I don’t think giraffes, tigers, and hippos are native to the Middle East. But to each his own.

36. For outdoor mini gardens, it helps to make a big impression.

This one is from outside a church. And yes, it features an empty tomb of rocks. Love it.

37. Rejoice, for He has risen!

And yet, another resurrection reenactment with peg dolls. Though I think it would be better if we didn’t include Jesus here.

38. For bunnies, Easter is a time of family togetherness.

Still, even in their anthropomorphic outfits, I’d expect there be more bunny family members. Then again, some of them might’ve been eaten already.

39. Nothing says Easter like planting flowers in eggshells.

Not sure how this arrangement can be done. But it seems possible. So pretty.

40. Even Easter bunnies head to church on Easter Sunday.

Well, when you don’t have an empty tomb, a church would do. Though I kind of wish there was a resurrection scene with bunny figures. That would be awesome.

41. Here we come to a fairy near the bunny bench.

Not sure if I’d want to do that. Because bunnies will attack when disturbed.

42. Didn’t know a bunny can live in toadstool house.

Under a toadstool maybe. But inside one, not a chance. Though it’s quite clever.

43. Here we come to 2 bunnies lounging on the patio.

Yet, they somewhat feel drawn to a basket of eggs in an ornate wheelbarrow. Simple yet sublime.

44. These little bunnies just want to enjoy the peaceful meadow.

You can tell this is an Easter garden because it features a cross along with the bunnies. Yet, it’s so adorable.

45. On Easter, I’m sure that Christ will light the way.

You may find candles in these gardens as well. Though I’d advise you to proceed with caution.

46. Perhaps you can spare a dime for a few rabbits.

Because bunnies need to make a living, too. Like the purple flowers though.

47. The Easter Bunny should find this fountain most welcoming.

Might’ve shown this garden before in other mini garden posts. But not with the Easter decorations.

48. In this Easter garden, you’ll find all kinds of eggs.

Even includes a bench with bunnies on it. Though you’d have an easy time finding these eggs in this garden.

49. Sometimes all you need are a couple of Easter bunnies.

This one just uses 2 little bunnies and moss. Adorable, yet so simple.

50. Flowers always mean that the resurrection is upon us.

Kind of makes a great contrast between the solemn Good Friday and the invigorating Easter. Love it.

51. For a resurrection garden, you might want to plant it inside the altar.

Well, that’s a clever way of doing it. The altar makes a nice backdrop. But wonder when they’ll have to clean up once Pentacost is over.

52. Not sure where I can find the tomb on this one.

Though I do admire the flowers and the moss hill of crosses. Then again, maybe we’re not suppose to see the empty tomb on this.

53. Little chicks always belong among the daffodils.

To these chickies, the daffodils almost resemble trees. So cute.

54. For a small patch, an Easter bunny can feel right at home.

You can even put in a few eggs and a bunny statue. Now that’s an Easter garden basket.

55. For Easter, you can’t ask for a more colorful scene like this.

This one includes an Easter house and an Easter egg bridge. But I’m sure the decor doesn’t come cheap.

56. Chicks always like being among the flowers.

Well, they include flowers I’d find at my grandma’s house. But the chickies are simply adorable.

57. With an Easter garden, it helps if you can go all out.

This one is from a Scottish hotel. But I love how it features an Easter egg tree.

58. A resurrection garden should always be outside for all to see.

This one may not have much color. But then again, maybe Easter came early that year.

59. Seems like we’ve come to an Easter garden party.

Perhaps in a forest with cotton candy trees. Though I’m not sure if this uses any real plants.

60. Sometimes there’s nothing like spending Easter on the farm.

This one is part of a set but at least it’s brightly colored and includes bunnies. So cute.

61. You can’t celebrate Easter without including some flowers and butterflies.

This one really gets in the spring of things. Love the beautiful colors.

62. Make sure your empty tomb garden has plenty of moss.

This one doesn’t use a lot. But the stone is certainly turned as it should be.

63. Remember you don’t need crosses to make an empty tomb garden.

After all, they didn’t say Jesus was buried beneath Calvary. Though this resembles more of a hobbit hole.

64. My guess is that you’ll find nothing behind the stone.

As you probably know by now, there’s nothing inside. For Jesus has risen.

65. On some Easter gardens, it’s all about the foliage.

This one has a lot of moss and other plants. But the crosses are of solid wood.

66. For a pond scene, it helps to surround a pool with stones.

Well, at least this one has flowers and succulents. Though this empty tomb garden thing is getting old.

67. An Easter mini garden can never have too many daisies.

This one has a rather sunny disposition. Like the rabbit climbing out of a pot.

68. A large rock can serve as an appropriate tomb.

Helps if it’s hollowed through first. Though at least the rocks match.

69. A fairy garden with Easter eggs and chicks can spring into anything.

Well, this is more of a spring garden than an Easter one. But the chickies and colored eggs are here, anyway.

70. A pixie fairy garden has a pair of pastel houses.

Well, at least it includes bunny on the side. Though the one on the right should’ve had a different color.

71. Leafy plants can really make the garden come alive.

This one uses a square tomb. And the crosses seem rather level for some reason. Doesn’t use too many flowers.

72. As far as I know, this Easter garden is of the zen variety.

Not sure if zen Easter gardens even exist. If they do, this is what they’d look like.

73. I’m sure a carrot house is appropriate rabbit housing.

However, some rabbits might find it hard to resist. Nevertheless, think it’s quite clever.

74. A spring fairy garden must have its own array of flowers.

This one even has its own evergreen tree. Not sure why that’s there. Love the flowers.

75. Sometimes you can make a tomb with just a couple of rocks.

Well, that’s one way of putting it. Still, I doubt the stone is hollow for the emptiness effect.

76. A carrot house is a cozy bunny home, especially on Easter.

This is a cute little Easter garden. Like the little flowers. Think that carrot house is clever.

77. A fairy garden in the spring should be of vibrant color.

Well, this will make a fine Easter garden. Like the little house and stone work.

78. Animals flock to any fairy house.

Well, statue animals anyway. Like the gravel pond of ducks.

79. A spring garden is always meant for the birds.

This is especially if it has a moss roof. Nevertheless, the bluebirds stand out.

80. With these 3 fairy basket gardens, you can make Easter magic.

Okay, maybe they’re not exactly Easter gardens per se. But if you’re no fan of chicks or bunnies, they’ll surely do.

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The Enchanting Winter Wonderland of Ice Sculpture (Second Edition)

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Now we’re on to ice sculpture which many of you are probably more familiar with than snow sculpture. Since ice sculpture is used for a lot of things like winter celebrations and weddings. And the sculptures usually tend to be smaller at any rate and usually last longer than their snow counterparts. But if you want to make a gigantic ice palace, make sure you don’t do it in Florida because it won’t last there at all. But though this is the Christmas season, there are plenty of festivals for snow and ice sculpting in January and February. One of the biggest is in China’s International Snow and Ice festival that’s held in Harbin which show some of the most lovely pieces of winter art from all over the world. And from what you see above, this could be easily seen as the ice equivalent to Las Vegas though I think it’s much more beautiful than that. Still, I had plenty of ice sculpture pics left over after doing a post two years ago. So I plan to do one again. Thus, for your reading pleasure this winter, I give you another treasury of ice sculpture.

  1. Nudes are always a popular subject especially on ice.
Remember, parents, if a nude statue looks like this, it's probably safe for the kids. Since it's probably copied from something you see in an art museum.

Remember, parents, if a nude statue looks like this, it’s probably safe for the kids. Since it’s probably copied from something you see in an art museum.

2. There’s nothing more noble than a knight on the ice.

Doesn't hurt if he's lit up in green. Nevertheless, wonder if he's the green knight from Arthurian legend.

Doesn’t hurt if he’s lit up in green. Nevertheless, wonder if he’s the green knight from Arthurian legend.

3. A graceful peacock stands with utmost decorum on his perch.

Of course, he doesn't seem too showy about his feathers. Because he doesn't need to brag how awesome they are.

Of course, he doesn’t seem too showy about his feathers. Because he doesn’t need to brag how awesome they are.

4. Looks like we come across a fierce dragon rider battle.

Think of this scene as something you'd see from How to Train Your Dragon if it was rated R. Yeah, you'd totally see something like this in it if it was.

Think of this scene as something you’d see from How to Train Your Dragon if it was rated R. Yeah, you’d totally see something like this in it if it was.

5. A Christmas tree can always dazzle in white ice.

And this one certainly seems to be for a Christmas celebration. You have to admire the craftsmanship here.

And this one certainly seems to be for a Christmas celebration. You have to admire the craftsmanship here.

6. This ice couple surely seems to be in the Christmas spirit.

Though they kind of look Russian to me. Love the ice tree though.

Though they kind of look Russian to me. Love the ice tree though.

7. Here we come to a cougar on a ledge.

This one could easily be used for my high school reunion. Not that I would care. Nevertheless, I think it's quite lovely.

This one could easily be used for my high school reunion. Not that I would care. Nevertheless, I think it’s quite lovely.

8. An ice coach always shines quite well in a pink light.

Sure it's not quite Cinderella. But it's certainly not too bad. In fact, it's quite fancy.

Sure it’s not quite Cinderella. But it’s certainly not too bad. In fact, it’s quite fancy.

9. The light is always bright on this dancing ice princess.

Unfortunately, it's probably not Anna or Elsa from Frozen either. Still, she's beautiful nevertheless.

Unfortunately, it’s probably not Anna or Elsa from Frozen either. Still, she’s beautiful nevertheless.

10. Perhaps we can have this grasshopper just hop right in.

Yes, they do have ice sculptures for insects. Though it's not what many people would want at their weddings.

Yes, they do have ice sculptures for insects. Though it’s not what many people would want at their weddings.

11. Here you come to a peacock with his feathery display in all his glory.

Helps that he has blue and green lights shining on him. Love the detail, too.

Helps that he has blue and green lights shining on him. Love the detail, too.

12. The New York City skyline doesn’t get more glimmering than this.

Yes, it's a beautiful beacon as you can see. And here we have the Empire State Building standing out.

Yes, it’s a beautiful beacon as you can see. And here we have the Empire State Building standing out.

13. Wonder what he’ll find while looking through his telescope.

Think this is supposed to be Galileo looking through his telescope. Love how it's lit in bright colors.

Think this is supposed to be Galileo looking through his telescope. Love how it’s lit in bright colors.

14. An ice angel always flies gracefully.

Well, certainly looks great transparent anyway. Love the detail on the wings.

Well, certainly looks great transparent anyway. Love the detail on the wings.

15. A wedding ice sculpture should always look festive.

Like I said, you see a lot of these are often used in weddings. This is probably true if both bride and groom are members of the Polar Bear Club.

Like I said, you see a lot of these are often used in weddings. This is probably true if both bride and groom are members of the Polar Bear Club.

16. It’s always nice to hear a bluebird sing.

I think this one is from some Japanese folktale. But I think it's quite beautiful.

I think this one is from some Japanese folktale. But I think it’s quite beautiful.

17. Cupid is always an agent of love with his bow and arrow.

Of course, in Greek myths he looks nothing like this. But people have him depict this way just because the little baby angel motif is cute.

Of course, in Greek myths he looks nothing like this. But people have him depict this way just because the little baby angel motif is cute.

18. The great bear and St. Basil’s are always symbols of pride for Russia.

However, they're also known for hacking other countries' elections and the despotism of Vladimir Putin. It's a pretty unfortunate case.

However, they’re also known for hacking other countries’ elections and the despotism of Vladimir Putin. It’s a pretty unfortunate case.

19. Looks like this chainsaw sculpture is of a chainsaw.

Now that's kind of redundant. I mean who does a chainsaw sculpture of a chainsaw?

Now that’s kind of redundant. I mean who does a chainsaw sculpture of a chainsaw?

20. There’s nothing better on Christmas than a sleigh on ice.

Well, it's surely one to inspire Christmas cheer. But one that's not great for presents.

Well, it’s surely one to inspire Christmas cheer. But one that’s not great for presents.

21. A Native American hunter always carries a bow and arrows.

And she seems quite dangerous to some animals in the forest. Still, very stunning, I'll say.

And she seems quite dangerous to some animals in the forest. Still, very stunning, I’ll say.

22. The mighty moose is a rather humble creature.

And nothing's more iconic than a male moose with his large antlers. Hope it never crosses your path when you're driving.

And nothing’s more iconic than a male moose with his large antlers. Hope it never crosses your path when you’re driving.

23. There’s nothing more vain than an Asian dragon.

Well, Asian dragons aren't like the European ones. But this is quite remarkable to behold when it's against the light.

Well, Asian dragons aren’t like the European ones. But this is quite remarkable to behold when it’s against the light.

24. Ariel on ice is sure to bring you under the sea.

This is obviously from The Little Mermaid. Mostly because Ariel has red hair like this statue.

This is obviously from The Little Mermaid. Mostly because Ariel has red hair like this statue.

25. Fans of Frozen may enjoy this ice sculpture of Kristoff and Sven.

Well, this is the one from Frozen I actually have. And I think it's a good likeness.

Well, this is the one from Frozen I actually have. And I think it’s a good likeness.

26. This ice leopard carries brilliant blue spots.

And what brilliant spots this leopard has indeed. Still, why blue? I would've thought orange or yellow would be better.

And what brilliant spots this leopard has indeed. Still, why blue? I would’ve thought orange or yellow would be better.

27. If you have a more biblical taste, here is an ice sculpture of Jonah and the big fish.

It's more than likely that Jonah was swallowed by a whale not a big fish. But I have to admit, this looks pretty awesome.

It’s more than likely that Jonah was swallowed by a whale not a big fish. But I have to admit, this looks pretty awesome.

28. Under the sea, a mermaid finds a mysterious pearl.

Well, this is a lovely mermaid scene. Not sure why it should be in ice though.

Well, this is a lovely mermaid scene. Not sure why it should be in ice though.

29. An ice nativity scene will make your Christmas a true holy night.

This one has all the touches as you can see. Love how the light shines upon the figures.

This one has all the touches as you can see. Love how the light shines upon the figures. Beautiful.

30. Nothing can be stunning like an ice flock of geese at your path.

Well, this is surely a sight to behold. love the detail on the geese. Lovely.

Well, this is surely a sight to behold. love the detail on the geese. Lovely.

31. A large frozen snowflake is always a beautiful sight.

Great for any winter party you might attend. Love how the light shines upon it.

Great for any winter party you might attend. Love how the light shines upon it.

32. Now this Cinderella ice sculpture seems straight from a fairy tale.

Here we have the prince presenting her with the glass slipper. As to why they remained after the ball while nothing else did, I have no idea.

Here we have the prince presenting her with the glass slipper. As to why they remained after the ball while nothing else did, I have no idea.

33. An angel at a harp is always a heavenly sight to see even in green.

Yes, you see a lot of angels in ice sculpture. Maybe it has something to do with Christmas.

Yes, you see a lot of angels in ice sculpture. Maybe it has something to do with Christmas.

34. A winged archer is ever stellar when immortalized in ice.

Now this is what Cupid, I mean Eros looks more like in Greek mythology. I know people might be pleasantly surprised.

Now this is what Cupid, I mean Eros looks more like in Greek mythology. I know people might be pleasantly surprised.

35. It’s always a lovely sight to see two seahorses bonding together.

Of course, this consists of the female seahorse leaving her eggs in the male and leaving him holding the bag. We're pretty sure it's because producing the eggs is exhausting for her.

Of course, this consists of the female seahorse leaving her eggs in the male and leaving him holding the bag. We’re pretty sure it’s because producing the eggs is exhausting for her.

36. There’s nothing better suited for ice than crystals.

After all, ice crystals also sparkle when you put a light to them. Love this.

After all, ice crystals also sparkle when you put a light to them. Love this.

37. Spider Man fans would be pleased with their favorite web slinger on ice.

And this resulted in fewer injuries than in the Broadway production. Still, this is great.

And this resulted in fewer injuries than in the Broadway production. Still, this is great.

38. Seems like the water froze from that faucet.

Well, at least they put a clever spin. But freezing water from a faucet isn't funny in real life.

Well, at least they put a clever spin. But freezing water from a faucet isn’t funny in real life.

39. How about the sight of an ice bird in a cage?

This is surely stunning. I mean you have to admire how someone could pull this off. It's amazing.

This is surely stunning. I mean you have to admire how someone could pull this off. It’s amazing.

40. Hope you’d like to climb aboard this polar express.

Yes, they have an ice train. And this one seems to resemble an old steam engine.

Yes, they have an ice train. And this one seems to resemble an old steam engine.

41. There’s nothing more graceful than a reindeer encased in ice.

Of course, I had to include a unicorn in this post. Since I didn't have one in the last ice sculpture post I did. Lovely.

Of course, I had to include a unicorn in this post. Since I didn’t have one in the last ice sculpture post I did. Lovely in the purple light.

42. There’s nothing more gallant than an ice stag.

Doesn't hurt if there's bright lights shining through it. Must be used as a Christmas decoration.

Doesn’t hurt if there’s bright lights shining through it. Must be used as a Christmas decoration.

43. A frozen butterfly is a thing of beauty.

I think it would shine brighter in a darker background. But this is good enough.

I think it would shine brighter in a darker background. But this is good enough.

44. This Star Wars ice display is squarely on the Dark Side of the Force.

Yet, it's lit with purple light for some reason. Hope Vader stops the Emperor from gaining ultimate power.

Yet, it’s lit with purple light for some reason. Hope Vader stops the Emperor from gaining ultimate power.

45. You seek Yoda ice.

Excellent likeness, it is. Last it will not.

Excellent likeness, it is. Last it will not.

46. This seashell ice sculpture has plenty of sections.

Well, it's very much like a shell but more translucent. Love it.

Well, it’s very much like a shell but more translucent. Love it.

47. This ice sculpture of an owl will surely be a hoot.

Owls are always pretty neat. Love the detail on the wings.

Owls are always pretty neat. Love the detail on the wings.

48. Nothing makes your meal like an ice Kitchen Aide mixer.

Well, you can't cook with this. But you have to admire how it looks in lights.

Well, you can’t cook with this. But you have to admire how it looks in lights.

49. For Formula 1 fans, you might like to see an ice sculpture of this.

This is an ice sculpture of a Formula 1 race car. It's a kind of auto racing that's popular in Europe, by the way.

This is an ice sculpture of a Formula 1 race car. It’s a kind of auto racing that’s popular in Europe, by the way.

50. Bet you’d never see ice that’s faster than a speeding bullet.

Of course, there's no way I could ignore an ice rendering of the Man of Steel. Yet, it might send your party crashing like in the recent movies.

Of course, there’s no way I could ignore an ice rendering of the Man of Steel. Yet, it might send your party crashing like in the recent movies.

51. A couple like this can only inspire love.

First, I think both of them are naked. Second, let's just say anyone under a certain age will find out when they're older.

First, I think both of them are naked. Second, let’s just say anyone under a certain age will find out when they’re older.

52. Fans of The Lion King will adore this ice sculpture.

Not sure if it's supposed to be Simba or Mufasa. Probably Simba since he's the main character. Not that it matters.

Not sure if it’s supposed to be Simba or Mufasa. Probably Simba since he’s the main character. Not that it matters.

53. A shuttle launch has always helped mankind reach for the stars.

Unfortunately, NASA has retired the shuttle program. However, at least space geeks could appreciate this ice statue.

Unfortunately, NASA has retired the shuttle program. However, at least space geeks could appreciate this ice statue.

54. This ice sculpture brings in the spirit of the Winter Olympics.

This was at the Alberta snow and ice festival in 2014. Vancouver had their Olympics that year.

This was at the Alberta snow and ice festival in 2014. Vancouver had their Olympics that year.

55. A lovely harp should always have a beautiful bird on top.

Well, this is surely beautiful if you ask me. The bird is incredibly stunning.

Well, this is surely beautiful if you ask me. The bird is incredibly stunning.

56. A woman would have to be brave to ride on such a ferocious beast.

Not sure what kind of creature it's supposed to be. But whatever it is, it looks awesome.

Not sure what kind of creature it’s supposed to be. But whatever it is, it looks awesome.

57. A porcupine ice sculpture has plenty of shiny quills.

You have to admire the craftsmanship on this. Because I'm sure getting those quills out isn't easy to carve.

You have to admire the craftsmanship on this. Because I’m sure getting those quills out isn’t easy to carve.

58. An ice Empire State Building never fails to impress.

Nothing says New York City like it's most iconic building. Unless you count the Statue of Liberty.

Nothing says New York City like it’s most iconic building. Unless you count the Statue of Liberty.

59. An ice maiden with her own column is simply a goddess.

Then again, she's probably a Hindu goddess from what I can tell from her features. But it's nonetheless incredible.

Then again, she’s probably a Hindu goddess from what I can tell from her features. But it’s nonetheless incredible.

60. Don’t like seahorses? How about a hippocampus?

Well, a hippocamus unicorn. It's basically a mermaid version of a horse if you get my drift.

Well, a hippocamus unicorn. It’s basically a mermaid version of a horse if you get my drift.

The Enchanting Winter Wonderland of Snow Sculpture (Second Edition)

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Moving on to snow sculpture which is another seasonal art form. Yet, unlike building a snowman, building a snow sculpture in my area is almost impossible. Unless the sculpture is quite small. But that’s nothing compared to snow sculptures in other parts of the world where they host such events during the winter months. Because western PA doesn’t have the kind of weather for this. Nevertheless, I did a snow sculpture post two years ago and have plenty of pictures left over from it. Since I found a lot of examples of elaborate snow sculpture. And this was before I started using Pinterest. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of snow sculptures that will make your snowman seem tame in comparison. Hope you enjoy it on a snowy day like I have at home.

  1. What’s better than a ship in a bottle? How about a snow ship in a snow bottle?
Not sure how much it took to make it. But it's nonetheless incredible to see.

Not sure how much it took to make it. But it’s nonetheless incredible to see.

2. With horses like these, it’s hard to think they’re not real.

Well, they certainly blend in with the landscape. At any rate, they're certainly stunning.

Well, they certainly blend in with the landscape. At any rate, they’re certainly stunning.

3. Seems like someone is clinging to a lamp post today.

Seems like the dog couldn't resist following him. What's a poor animal to do?

Seems like the dog couldn’t resist following him. What’s a poor animal to do?

4. Wouldn’t you think it strange to see a dolphin on the pavement?

I would certainly say so. But this dolphin is made from snow so it's nothing to worry about.

I would certainly say so. But this dolphin is made from snow so it’s nothing to worry about.

5. Don’t mind the farmer. He’s just milking his cow.

And it has the dogs look on. Don't worry, he'll get to them soon enough. Though he won't milk them.

And it has the dogs look on. Don’t worry, he’ll get to them soon enough. Though he won’t milk them.

6. The Caped Crusader never abandons Gotham City, especially during the winter.

This Batman snow sculpture certainly looks huge. Then again, he does have an imposing presence.

This Batman snow sculpture certainly looks huge. Then again, he does have an imposing presence. At least he’s not battling a shark.

7. Can’t imagine to see a polar bear at a pipe organ.

Now that looks incredibly strange. But quite fitting if it pertains to snow and winter.

Now that looks incredibly strange. But quite fitting if it pertains to snow and winter.

8. With one piece of snow, one can carve a block of roses.

So far as they know their way around with a snow blower. At any rate, this is amazing.

So far as they know their way around with a snow blower. At any rate, this is amazing.

9. Didn’t think a sphnix would go for a hat like that.

Of course, you'd find no such thing on a Sphnix in Egypt. So it's more of a unique artistic expression here.

Of course, you’d find no such thing on a Sphinx in Egypt. So it’s more of a unique artistic expression here.

10. Even in the cold, you can find so many animals at the zoo.

This is a zoo snow sculpture by the way. Yet, all the animals are in rich detail. So see for yourself.

This is a zoo snow sculpture by the way. Yet, all the animals are in rich detail. So see for yourself.

11. “Well, I ain’t scared of no grizzly bear.”

That's a good example of famous last words as far as this scene is concerned. Please tell me this is a tribute to Hugo Glass from the Revenant.

That’s a good example of famous last words as far as this scene is concerned. Please tell me this is a tribute to Hugo Glass from the Revenant.

12. A wolf always stands on all legs to howl.

Well, this wolf is in a more geometric carving design. But it's still quite a sight to be seen.

Well, this wolf is in a more geometric carving design. But it’s still quite a sight to be seen.

13. Bet you never saw a puffer fish like this before.

Yes, puffer fish might look adorable to look at. But don't frighten them since they're all covered in spikes.

Yes, puffer fish might look adorable to look at. But don’t frighten them since they’re all covered in spikes.

14. My guess this is a scene from Moby Dick.

Because it seems to involve harpooning a whale in a book. Still, Captain Ahab is a guy you wouldn't want to work for at all.

Because it seems to involve harpooning a whale in a book. Still, Captain Ahab is a guy you wouldn’t want to work for at all.

15. Can you take a look at these giant snow shoes?

Well, tennis shoes aren't great for snowy weather. But these certainly take the cake in sculpture.

Well, tennis shoes aren’t great for snowy weather. But these certainly take the cake in sculpture.

16. This seems to be a fitting tribute to any ice queen.

Well, an ice sculpture would be more like it. But a snow sculpture is good enough.

Well, an ice sculpture would be more like it. But a snow sculpture is good enough.

17. How could the lights be on in this snow car?

My guess is that they built a snow car around the car. At any rate, it's quite creative.

My guess is that they built a snow car around the car. At any rate, it’s quite creative.

18. This little snow piggie is almost impossible to resist.

You have to admire its cute little eyes and snout. Still, pigs can be quite nasty creatures if they're in a bad mood.

You have to admire its cute little eyes and snout. Still, pigs can be quite nasty creatures if they’re in a bad mood.

19. Here we go to Snoopy relaxing in the snow.

Though he usually rests on top of his dog house. But this is quite a snow sculpture I had to put on this post.

Though he usually rests on top of his dog house. But this is quite a snow sculpture I had to put on this post.

20. Nothing seems to have grandeur during the winter like a dragon.

Yes, this is quite the magnificent dragon to behold. Just have to admire the wings. Stunning.

Yes, this is quite the magnificent dragon to behold. Just have to admire the wings. Stunning.

21. Seems like someone left behind their canoe.

Then again, it seems to resemble a kayak. And it appears Indian made in the US.

Then again, it seems to resemble a kayak. And it appears Indian made in the US.

22. Hope you find yourself at a nice warm fire at this cozy cabin.

Okay, it's made out of snow and won't make you warm or cozy. But it has a lot of great artistic detail.

Okay, it’s made out of snow and won’t make you warm or cozy. But it has a lot of great artistic detail.

23. This shrine brings in the glory of the Olympic Games.

Since it's said to be from the Harbin festival, my guess is it's from 2008. When China hosted the games in Beijing that's famous for it's high rate of air pollution.

Since it’s said to be from the Harbin festival, my guess is it’s from 2008. When China hosted the games in Beijing that’s famous for it’s high rate of air pollution.

24. A unicorn always looks magical in the winter.

This one was made in someone's yard. And it's topped with an ice horn for good measure.

This one was made in someone’s yard. And it’s topped with an ice horn for good measure.

25. Take what you may but you have to admire Lady Liberty’s sense of humor.

Well, she can be quite the tease. Still, this is a rather amusing snow sculpture if you ask me.

Well, she can be quite the tease. Still, this is a rather amusing snow sculpture if you ask me.

26. An snow sculpture like this shows the glory of China.

I showed part of this sculpture in a post 2 years ago just for the winged horses. But yes, this is certainly for China.

I showed part of this sculpture in a post 2 years ago just for the winged horses. But yes, this is certainly for China.

27. Fat Buddha sits proudly on his snow throne.

Or is it Budai who's often mistaken for Buddha? At any rate, you can tell it's from an Asian nation.

Or is it Budai who’s often mistaken for Buddha? At any rate, you can tell it’s from an Asian nation.

28. A Japanese pagoda snow castle always shines in the night through light.

Well, it's certainly a stunning sight to see. But yes, this is a Japanese castle.

Well, it’s certainly a stunning sight to see. But yes, this is a Japanese castle.

29. Never thought I’d ever see a large lobster like that in the winter.

Another sculpture done in someone's yard. Now this is just insane from how I see it. This is especially since it's red.

Another sculpture done in someone’s yard. Now this is just insane from how I see it. This is especially since it’s red.

30. This headless angel is surely a sight to behold.

Well, this is a rendition of a Nike sculpture. And by that I mean the Greek goddess, not the shoe. Not sure what happened to her head.

Well, this is a rendition of a Nike sculpture. And by that I mean the Greek goddess, not the shoe. Not sure what happened to her head.

31. This sailor seems oddly calm just above a shark.

I hope this isn't a tribute to Jaws. Because I have an idea what will happen to that guy if it is.

I hope this isn’t a tribute to Jaws. Because I have an idea what will happen to that guy if it is.

32. A Chinese dragon looks no more magical than in the snow.

Yes, the Chinese surely have elaborate dragons in their artwork and celebrations. This one is no exception.

Yes, the Chinese surely have elaborate dragons in their artwork and celebrations. This one is no exception.

33. Think of this is Jurassic Park on ice.

Well, in snow sculpture form anyway. Chances are, T-Rex messed with the wrong triceratops.

Well, in snow sculpture form anyway. Chances are, T-Rex messed with the wrong triceratops.

34. Not sure where her skin ends or where her dress begins.

It's as if she rises from the snow almost organically. That can't be right since she's obviously carved from a block on a pavement.

It’s as if she rises from the snow almost organically. That can’t be right since she’s obviously carved from a block on a pavement.

35. Nobody could ever resist this little snow bear.

Almost seems like a polar Winnie the Pooh. Still, it's so cute you just want to give it a hug.

Almost seems like a polar Winnie the Pooh. Still, it’s so cute you just want to give it a hug.

36. Someone must’ve messed with the wrong shark.

Yeah, chances are you'll never see that swimmer again. Wonder why I see so many snow sharks.

Yeah, chances are you’ll never see that swimmer again. Wonder why I see so many snow sharks.

37. A horse can get you through a lot of rough places.

But spook the one you're riding and you're as good as dead. Still, not sure what the horse is doing here.

But spook the one you’re riding and you’re as good as dead. Still, not sure what the horse is doing here.

38. Santa Claus always loves to see the little children.

Well, I had to include Santa here somehow since it's the middle of December. But not sure what to make from this one.

Well, I had to include Santa here somehow since it’s the middle of December. But not sure what to make from this one.

39. This snow frontiersman explores the West.

The American ones always seem to have a certain folk style about them. Not exactly sure why.

The American ones always seem to have a certain folk style about them. Not exactly sure why.

40. Here we come to a castle tower sitting above talking trees.

Well, that's a bit strange. Then again, maybe it's an artistic rendition of Isengard. That might explain a lot.

Well, that’s a bit strange. Then again, maybe it’s an artistic rendition of Isengard. That might explain a lot.

41. A snow swirl seems rather abstract.

For me such snow sculpture pieces are only of decorative value. But it's quite interesting to see nevertheless.

For me such snow sculpture pieces are only of decorative value. But it’s quite interesting to see nevertheless.

42. Never saw a rose window tower by itself before.

This is another abstract piece. But it's a beautiful one to see if you get my drift.

This is another abstract piece. But it’s a beautiful one to see if you get my drift.

43. This little bear wants to take your picture.

Well, I'm sure cuteness factors in to this bear with a camera set up. But I know many of my viewers would enjoy looking at it.

Well, I’m sure cuteness factors in to this bear with a camera set up. But I know many of my viewers would enjoy looking at it.

44. A barge hauler’s work is hard as the day is long.

This is called "Barge Haulers on the Volga" and it's certainly made by a Russian artist. Not sure if this is from a painting or what.

This is called “Barge Haulers on the Volga” and it’s certainly made by a Russian artist. Not sure if this is from a painting or what.

45. Try roasting marshmallows over this open fire.

Okay, it would probably not go anywhere. But still, a snow fire is quite awesome.

Okay, it would probably not go anywhere. But still, a snow fire is quite awesome.

46. In case you couldn’t find a more snowy tribute to man’s best friend.

Yes, it almost looks like a giant bull dog. Still, let's hope the artist isn't one of those obsessive pet owners.

Yes, it almost looks like a giant bull dog. Still, let’s hope the artist isn’t one of those obsessive pet owners.

47. It takes two hands to make a heart.

This one uses two giant hands made out of snow. But it's guaranteed to warm your heart.

This one uses two giant hands made out of snow. But it’s guaranteed to warm your heart.

48. Ever thought about climbing aboard a giant turtle?

Well, you can surely climb aboard this large snow turtle. You read that right. Nevertheless, it's incredible.

Well, you can surely climb aboard this large snow turtle. You read that right. Nevertheless, it’s incredible.

49. We all should know how Rapunzel lets down her hair.

Well, she does have a very long strand that she keeps in a braid so it won't get tangled. Though she must be lonely in that tower.

Well, she does have a very long strand that she keeps in a braid so it won’t get tangled. Though she must be lonely in that tower.

50. There’s nothing as magnificent as a glorious owl carved from snow.

Now that's a beautiful owl as I can see. Love the detail on the wings.

Now that’s a beautiful owl as I can see. Love the detail on the wings.

51. Can there ever be anything more graceful than two eagles in flight?

Not exactly sure what these eagles are doing (though I bet it's some mating ritual). Still, this is such a magnificent work of art.

Not exactly sure what these eagles are doing (though I bet it’s some mating ritual). Still, this is such a magnificent work of art.

52. Here we have penguins all in a row.

I don't think that's a penguin parent and chicks. Because as far as I know they only have one a year in Antarctica. A puffin family makes a bit more sense.

I don’t think that’s a penguin parent and chicks. Because as far as I know they only have one a year in Antarctica. A puffin family makes a bit more sense.

53. Wonder what that moose is looking for.

Let me guess, food, a mate, or somewhere to avoid a bear. Yet, he also drinks from a mug.

Let me guess, food, a mate, or somewhere to avoid a bear. Yet, he also drinks from a mug.

54. Wonder what’s cooking in this witch’s brew.

Not sure what it is. But my best guess is nothing you see from Harry Potter.

Not sure what it is. But my best guess is nothing you see from Harry Potter.

55. A Shinto shrine is always simple but elegant.

Well, it certainly resembles a Shinto shrine as far as I'm concerned. But it does have a dash of simplicity to it.

Well, it certainly resembles a Shinto shrine as far as I’m concerned. But it does have a dash of simplicity to it.

56. When there’s trouble, it’s Buzz Lightyear to the rescue.

Like how he has an ice helmet. Still, this is gigantic from what I see here.

Like how he has an ice helmet. Still, this is gigantic from what I see here.

57. An elephant always protects her calves.

Well, her calves and her family calves as well. Nevertheless, while female elephants are relatively calm, don't mess with them.

Well, her calves and her family calves as well. Nevertheless, while female elephants are relatively calm, don’t mess with them.

58. A snow angel stands out with flowers any day.

Well, this snow angel does. Though flowers are an odd choice for a winter motif.

Well, this snow angel does. Though flowers are an odd choice for a winter motif.

59. This Russian snow sculpture shows two glorious birds.

One of these has to be the firebird. Not exactly sure which one. Love the castle though.

One of these has to be the firebird. Not exactly sure which one. Love the castle though.

60. Snow totem poles always look spectacular.

And I can't argue with that. Still, love what's surrounding these snow poles. Stunning.

And I can’t argue with that. Still, love what’s surrounding these snow poles. Stunning.

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends (Second Edition)

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Since snow has now come to my area with freezing temperatures, I thought it wouldn’t be more appropriate than to do some second edition posts on snowy creations. After all, though it might be the holiday season, the snow and ice will be with us for awhile. And next month, the US will say goodbye to President Barack Obama and make way for a series of unfortunate events. Besides, winter stuff is kind of expected in December since it’s the Christmas season. Anyway, though it might not be appropriate weather to build a snowman where I live, that’s not to mean they don’t pose a significance during the winter. After all, seeing one at a lawn will put a smile on your face. But as I know from two years ago, there are plenty of people who build snowmen with their own unique spin. And for your reading pleasure today, I give you another treasure trove of Frosty’s friends guaranteed to melt your heart. Because there are some things worth melting for as Olaf would say in Frozen.

  1. Funny how I found this one up a tree.
What's he hiding from? What's he doing up there? And when will he get down?

What’s he hiding from? What’s he doing up there? And when will he get down?

2. This guy seems like a real square when you see him.

Since he's made from snow blocks. But over time he'll get a bit round around the edges before eventually melting into a puddle.

Since he’s made from snow blocks. But over time he’ll get a bit round around the edges before eventually melting into a puddle.

3. This snowman just wants to enjoy a day at the park with the kid.

You have to like how they put the snow kid in the little swing seat. That's so adorable.

You have to like how they put the snow kid in the little swing seat. That’s so adorable.

4. This woman decided to build a snowman to honor her special friend.

Unfortunately, her special four legged friend doesn't seem too amused by her snow dog creation. Still, it's a work of genius.

Unfortunately, her special four legged friend doesn’t seem too amused by her snow dog creation. Still, it’s a work of genius.

5. You can never pile enough snowballs to make a snowman.

This is supposed to be the Cat in the Hat from Dr. Seuss. However, I tend to think otherwise despite the goofy Seuss hat.

This is supposed to be the Cat in the Hat from Dr. Seuss. However, I tend to think otherwise despite the goofy Seuss hat.

6. Seems like this snow sheik has taken to some destructive habit.

Yes, he's taken to hookah all right, which is a kind of tobacco smoking. And yes, it's bad for you. But stereotypes aside, this is hilarious.

Yes, he’s taken to hookah all right, which is a kind of tobacco smoking. And yes, it’s bad for you. But stereotypes aside, this is hilarious.

7. This snow couple knows how to get the job done.

This may be seen as a cute snow couple. But I like how the snow lady wears her dress and carries a rolling pin. And how the snowman wears a pot for on his head.

This may be seen as a cute snow couple. But I like how the snow lady wears her dress and carries a rolling pin. And how the snowman wears a pot for on his head.

8. This military snowman knows how to lock and load.

If this guy wasn't dressed as a soldier, I'd feel very uncomfortable. Because I don't see assault rifles as a civilian weapon at all.

If this guy wasn’t dressed as a soldier, I’d feel very uncomfortable. Because I don’t see assault rifles as a civilian weapon at all.

9. This cowpoke doesn’t mind being snowed in.

In fact, he kind of prefers it in the pasture. Still, love how he has cowboy boots. This is great.

In fact, he kind of prefers it in the pasture. Still, love how he has cowboy boots. This is great.

10. What you mean a snowman can’t breathe fire?

Now that is something I need to see. Because we all know what happens to snowmen near flames.

Now that is something I need to see. Because we all know what happens to snowmen near flames.

11. Who wants to ride in a wheelbarrow?

Sure it might require stuff from your garden shed like a wheelbarrow. But I have to admit this is adorable.

Sure it might require stuff from your garden shed like a wheelbarrow. But I have to admit this is adorable.

12. The Mexican bandito snowman has come from south of the border.

I know this may offend some people like the "stinkin' badges" part of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. But c'mon, you can't blame him from getting out of a place with winters above freezing.

I know this may offend some people like the “stinkin’ badges” part of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. But c’mon, you can’t blame him from getting out of a place with winters above freezing.

13. Nothing beats a day at the patio.

Okay, they're drinking under an umbrella and the woman's wearing a bra. Still, I think it's quite amusing if you ask me.

Okay, they’re drinking under an umbrella and the woman’s wearing a bra. Still, I think it’s quite amusing if you ask me.

14. This snowman would like to know what life is from the inside.

Unfortunately, he wouldn't be able to experience it. Since he'd melt as soon as he came in.

Unfortunately, he wouldn’t be able to experience it. Since he’d melt as soon as he came in.

15. Guess this snowman doesn’t like what he sees from the window.

Yeah, I think it's sometimes unwise to pry into people's privacy. This guy learned the hard way.

Yeah, I think it’s sometimes unwise to pry into people’s privacy. This guy learned the hard way.

16. This punk snowman is just chillin.’

Not sure what he's listening to. But I'm sure he doesn't have the new iPhone that doesn't have a headphone jack. This is clever.

Not sure what he’s listening to. But I’m sure he doesn’t have the new iPhone that doesn’t have a headphone jack. This is clever.

17. “Four snows and seven years ago…”

However, don't expect snow Lincoln to emancipate you from any snowstorms this year. Still, this is a great likeness.

However, don’t expect snow Lincoln to emancipate you from any snowstorms this year. Still, this is a great likeness.

18. Seems like this guy’s going through a brain freeze.

Then again, he probably has other worries like wondering about the melting point. Still, like how he sits on the bench.

Then again, he probably has other worries like wondering about the melting point. Still, like how he sits on the bench.

19. Oddly, Homer seems to enjoy the winter.

Actually this is a snowman Homer Simpson so it's no wonder. But it really resembles him.

Actually this is a snowman Homer Simpson so it’s no wonder. But it really resembles him.

20. Looks like Halo is waiting to take action in his winter of his discontent.

This is from a popular video game series which I'm not familiar with. But I'm sure readers would enjoy this.

This is from a popular video game series which I’m not familiar with. But I’m sure readers would enjoy this.

21. This snowman really has it on the ball this time.

Now I'm no fan of golf and I'm sure this guy was made for a country club. But I do find this display amusing.

Now I’m no fan of golf and I’m sure this guy was made for a country club. But I do find this display amusing.

22. Bet she can stuff her bra with snowball enhancements.

Yes, I know many might not think it's appropriate. Still, I hear she's quite popular with the Polar Bear club.

Yes, I know many might not think it’s appropriate. Still, I hear she’s quite popular with the Polar Bear Club.

23. “Did anyone call for a pizza?”

I'm sure the pizza was used just for the photo as far as I'm concerned. Still, would you take pizza from a snowman?

I’m sure the pizza was used just for the photo as far as I’m concerned. Still, would you take pizza from a snowman?

24. This man always is always fir for the slopes.

Wonder if he's from Colorado. Then again, I shouldn't stereotype by his hair and how he likes to ski.

Wonder if he’s from Colorado. Then again, I shouldn’t stereotype by his hair and how he likes to ski.

25. Nothing beats an afternoon on the porch.

Another snow couple in swimsuits. The guy seems to recline with a drink in hand.

Another snow couple in swimsuits. The guy seems to recline with a drink in hand.

26. These two snowmen are ready to rock on with their guitars.

Guess they're really rocking for a blizzard if you know what I mean. Still, this is quite creative.

Guess they’re really rocking for a blizzard if you know what I mean. Still, this is quite creative.

27. “Help! Help! I’m sinking!”

Well, perhaps snowmen know what it feels to be snowed in. Like how one waves his stick arms in panic.

Well, perhaps snowmen know what it feels to be snowed in. Like how one waves his stick arms in panic.

28. Hold on tight for it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

A snowman has to hitch a ride somehow. Because he can't be in where there's seatbelts or he'd melt.

A snowman has to hitch a ride somehow. Because he can’t be in where there’s seatbelts or he’d melt.

29. Don’t worry, this snow lady will feed the chickens.

And here she is with her bucket in tow. Have to love her pink outfit as well. So cute.

And here she is with her bucket in tow. Have to love her pink outfit as well. So cute.

30. “Can someone take me to the North Pole?”

Unfortunately, the North Pole hasn't been doing well recently due to climate change. And it has taken a great toll on the polar bears.

Unfortunately, the North Pole hasn’t been doing well recently due to climate change. And it has taken a great toll on the polar bears.

31. Oh, no, there’s been a hit and run!

Well, I did a hit and run snowman scene before. Still, this is kind of crazy but funny.

Well, I did a hit and run snowman scene before. Still, this is kind of crazy but funny.

32. Introducing you to Sister Frostina.

Well, she's created by a group of nuns and in a nun's habit. Who says nuns don't have their fun?

Well, she’s created by a group of nuns and in a nun’s habit. Who says nuns don’t have their fun?

33. This snowman loves to go on a bowhunting excursion.

Yes, bowhunting is a thing. Just ask my neighbors. Still, I don't think there's a lot of hunting during the winter other than for critters.

Yes, bowhunting is a thing. Just ask my neighbors. Still, I don’t think there’s a lot of hunting during the winter other than for critters.

34. Even snowmen can engage in the occasional frat boy hijinks.

Drinking out of a keg? Yes, plenty party guys do it. But it's stupid and might cause you to black out drunk.

Drinking out of a keg? Yes, plenty party guys do it. But it’s stupid and might cause you to black out drunk.

35. Of course, some snowmen are kinkier than others.

Given the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, I couldn't resist this one. But a BDSM snowman might lead to many calls from parents.

Given the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, I couldn’t resist this one. But a BDSM snowman might lead to many calls from parents.

36. These snowmen shall not be moved.

You'd think these snowmen would be protesting climate change. Because they'd certainly be affected by it.

You’d think these snowmen would be protesting climate change. Because they’d certainly be affected by it.

37. This snowman always loves to raid ships on the high seas.

Well, the high polar seas, anyway. Because he'd surely melt if he's closer to the Equator.

Well, the high polar seas, anyway. Because he’d surely melt if he’s closer to the Equator.

38. Oh, my God, they’re coming for us!

Remind me not to buy a home where there's an Indian burial mound on top of it. Still, this is so creative.

Remind me not to buy a home where there’s an Indian burial mound on top of it. Still, this is so creative.

39. Did that thing just eat a kid?

Yes, there are people who do demented snowmen like this. A sure sign that a neighbor has watched too many horror movies.

Yes, there are people who do demented snowmen like this. A sure sign that a neighbor has watched too many horror movies.

40. With this snowman, it’s to infinity and beyond.

Now that's a really good Buzz Lightyear. Hope he knows that he's a toy snowman and not something else.

Now that’s a really good Buzz Lightyear. Hope he knows that he’s a toy snowman and not something else.

41. Don’t mind him, he’s just going places.

Here he's in with a bike jacket and helmet. Wonder how he puts the pedal to the metal with his snow legs.

Here he’s in with a bike jacket and helmet. Wonder how he puts the pedal to the metal with his snow legs.

42. These guys are just taking a break from a long day.

Funny how they're made from the snow that covers the chairs. Doesn't seem to take much work to do.

Funny how they’re made from the snow that covers the chairs. Doesn’t seem to take much work to do.

43. Someone must’ve had a few too many.

Look, a drunken snowman may be funny. But a drunk person passed out like that isn't. If your see someone like this, you might want to consider calling 911.

Look, a drunken snowman may be funny. But a drunk person passed out like that isn’t. If your see someone like this, you might want to consider calling 911.

44. Seems like that tree really got in his way.

I know this is a sick and twisted way to build a snowman. But somehow it works by having a tree grow out of him.

I know this is a sick and twisted way to build a snowman. But somehow it works by having a tree grow out of him.

45. These snow people always stick to the good old ways of their ancestors.

Yes, this is an Amish snow family. Yes, they're quite plain. But you should see them do a snow barn raising.

Yes, this is an Amish snow family. Yes, they’re quite plain. But you should see them do a snow barn raising.

46. Seems like this snowman should hit the shade on late night.

Conan O'Brien would be proud of this. Like how they did the flaming red hair.

Conan O’Brien would be proud of this. Like how they did the flaming red hair.

47. This snow woman always wants to do the hula.

However, she wouldn't be able to don the grass skirt in Hawaii. Because it doesn't have snow compatible weather.

However, she wouldn’t be able to don the grass skirt in Hawaii. Because it doesn’t have snow compatible weather.

48. Looks like someone crashed in the wrong place.

This was just made from a mound of snow. Still, he seems to have no worries.

This was just made from a mound of snow. Still, he seems to have no worries.

49. “Can you help me get to Florida?”

Uh, I'm not even sure if this guy should even go there. Unless he wants a death wish since Florida isn't known for snow.

Uh, I’m not even sure if this guy should even go there. Unless he wants a death wish since Florida isn’t known for snow.

50. Not sure if doing a handstand on a Jeep is a good idea.

Well, I have to admit, it's a pretty interesting concept. Like the earmuffs and boots.

Well, I have to admit, it’s a pretty interesting concept. Like the earmuffs and boots.

51. This guy’s just chilling with the morning paper.

Not sure if it's a great time to read the paper in snowy weather. But to each his own.

Not sure if it’s a great time to read the paper in snowy weather. But to each his own.

52. Guess this one is “Always Look on the Bright Side of Light.”

Because from the sign, this snowman isn't long for this world. But doesn't seem to care.

Because from the sign, this snowman isn’t long for this world. But doesn’t seem to care.

53. I don’t know about you but do snowmen ever get constipated?

This one seems to be from the looks of it. Not sure if I'd like to see it.

This one seems to be from the looks of it. Not sure if I’d like to see it.

54. This snowman is guaranteed to pump you up.

Sadly for him, he'll probably be busted for performance enhancing drugs. You know how body builders are.

Sadly for him, he’ll probably be busted for performance enhancing drugs. You know how body builders are.

55. So is this how a Renaissance artist would build a snowman?

Okay, to be fair, not all of them lived in Italy. But imagine the great Renaissance snow masterpieces that we've missed since photography wasn't invented then.

Okay, to be fair, not all of them lived in Italy. But imagine the great Renaissance snow masterpieces that we’ve missed since photography wasn’t invented then.

56. “Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, snowman under limbo stick.”

Getting under a limbo stick is tricky. But it's especially difficult if you're made of snow.

Getting under a limbo stick is tricky. But it’s especially difficult if you’re made of snow.

57. Not sure what these snow people are thinking about right now.

For interpretation is in the eye of the beholder. Still, love the little ones surrounding them.

For interpretation is in the eye of the beholder. Still, love the little ones surrounding them.

58. What’s this poor soul to do in the winter weather?

Seems like he's a homeless snowman sleeping on a bench. And he has some booze with him.

Seems like he’s a homeless snowman sleeping on a bench. And he has some booze with him.

59. Even snowmen love to have some winter fun to themselves.

And look, they're playing snow angels. As if they're frolicking in their own flesh.

And look, they’re playing snow angels. As if they’re frolicking in their own flesh.

60. There’s nothing like a walk with the dog.

Maybe so. But this dog has evergreen branch ears and tail. I know many will love this.

Maybe so. But this dog has evergreen branch ears and tail. I know many will love this.

The Holly and Ivy World of Miniature Christmas Gardens

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Though the holiday season may be upon us, tis usually not the season for gardening. At least if you live where I do when it’s more likely that your garden will usually have dead stuff that you had to clean out in the fall. I mean winter gardens are usually not much to look at unless you live in the tropics. Then it doesn’t really look right since winter is a time for snow. And snow usually happens at cold temperatures which plants don’t do well in. Anyway, since miniature gardens are usually in containers, this isn’t a problem for people who are into them. In fact, it’s not uncommon for people to decorate their own mini gardens with a holiday touch or make Christmas mini gardens of their own. If you don’t believe me, you can find a lot of places selling miniature garden stuff online. And yes, many of these use fake snow for a more wintry atmosphere. So for your reading pleasure, I give you an assortment of Christmas miniature garden to bring you holiday cheer this season.

  1. The star must always go on top of the tree.
And I see the tree here is resplendently decorated. Love the red bow. The horse wreath is nice, too.

And I see the tree here is resplendently decorated. Love the red bow. The horse wreath is nice, too.

2. A nativity scene in your miniature garden keeps the spirit of the season.

It's even better if you have a dirt ground and a twig stable. Still, this is lovely.

It’s even better if you have a dirt ground and a twig stable. Still, this is lovely.

3. Mini gardens with multiple layers should always look festive.

Love how this garden has angels and a richly decorated archway. Very much in the Christmas spirit of things.

Love how this garden has angels and a richly decorated archway. Very much in the Christmas spirit of things.

4. Evergreen trees and snow always make a great Christmas landscape.

The tree on this one only has a red star. But you have to like the snowman and the sleigh full of gifts.

The tree on this one only has a red star. But you have to like the snowman and the sleigh full of gifts.

5. Sometimes a few holiday decorations is all you need.

This one just includes presents in an urn, a snowman, and a wreath. All in all, it's holiday simplicity.

This one just includes presents in an urn, a snowman, and a wreath. All in all, it’s holiday simplicity.

6. You don’t have a Christmas mini garden unless you have lights.

The tree in this garden has red lights all over it. And there's even a tree in the house.

The tree in this garden has red lights all over it. And there’s even a tree in the house.

7. It’s always great to have stockings and presents at the tree.

This one has stockings hung at the tree as well as gifts on a sled nearby. There is even a deer in the snow.

This one has stockings hung at the tree as well as gifts on a sled nearby. There is even a deer in the snow.

8. Tis the season to deck the halls inside and out.

This one has lights on the house as well as candy canes and a sled on a frozen pond. Like the wreath on the table.

This one has lights on the house as well as candy canes and a sled on a frozen pond. Like the wreath on the table.

9. A mirror always makes a great frozen pond.

This one also includes snow covered church as well as a wreath. All in all, lovely.

This one also includes snow covered church as well as a wreath. All in all, lovely.

10. Make sure your mini garden tree is richly decorated for the season.

Helps if the bush has red bows, too. Not to mention, the gifts near the tree bring an extra holiday touch.

Helps if the bush has red bows, too. Not to mention, the gifts near the tree bring an extra holiday touch.

11. In a miniature garden, you can still have a snowman without the snow.

But it would still resemble a lawn decoration. Still, love the wreath on the chair.

But it would still resemble a lawn decoration. Still, love the wreath on the chair.

12. You can always have a birdbath near a decorated tree.

This one looks quaint. Normally, you couldn't do this outdoors. But in mini gardens, go right ahead.

This one looks quaint. Normally, you couldn’t do this outdoors. But in mini gardens, go right ahead.

13. Sometimes all it takes are a few shiny red baubles.

Yet, in this case the baubles have to be small to be near the church. So do the snow covered evergreen trees.

Yet, in this case the baubles have to be small to be near the church. So do the snow covered evergreen trees.

14. To bring in the spirit of the season, just add a few small baubles.

Yes, a few shiny baubles are all you need. These ones have gold decoration on them, too.

Yes, a few shiny baubles are all you need. These ones have gold decoration on them, too.

15. Even Santa has to stop by to admire the gnome’s decorations.

There's even some semblance of a gingerbread house, too. Like the lights on the trees and the tire swing though.

There’s even some semblance of a gingerbread house, too. Like the lights on the trees and the tire swing though.

16. Snowmen can make any place seem like a home.

This one even includes a tree with a present. And it's mostly covered with snow (which is fake naturally).

This one even includes a tree with a present. And it’s mostly covered with snow (which is fake naturally).

17. For a holiday mini garden, just add decorations.

Yes, a lot of this seems to be out of proportion. But that's how mini gardens are sometimes. Love the wreaths.

Yes, a lot of this seems to be out of proportion. But that’s how mini gardens are sometimes. Love the wreaths.

18. Sometimes all you just have to do is decorate the tree.

Well, this one isn't as nice as the others I've shown. But it's pretty enough.

Well, this one isn’t as nice as the others I’ve shown. But it’s pretty enough.

19. Outdoor decorations should always be in the spirit of the season.

This one uses a Christmas wreath and other holiday touches. So simple yet so quaint.

This one uses a Christmas wreath and other holiday touches. So simple yet so quaint.

20. When in doubt, go with a peppermint candy trail.

Well, it gives it a sweet charm. Though the tree doesn't look real.

Well, it gives it a sweet charm. Though the tree doesn’t look real.

21. A miniature Christmas garden should always have a fence with candy canes.

A tree decked in baubles also helps as well. So does having it covered in snow.

A tree decked in baubles also helps as well. So does having it covered in snow.

22. Sometimes a few decorations can make a winter wonderland.

This one just has a star on the tree and a red archway with a snowflake. So it didn't take much.

This one just has a star on the tree and a red archway with a snowflake. So it didn’t take much.

23. To bring the Christmas spirit, sometimes you just have to deck the arch way.

Well, there's a snow covered tree here, too. But you have to love the wreaths and the garland.

Well, there’s a snow covered tree here, too. But you have to love the wreaths and the garland.

24. A tree and angel should always be at the center.

Well, the angel here has a wreath around its head. The tree is snow covered but looks fake.

Well, the angel here has a wreath around its head. The tree is snow covered but looks fake.

25. During the Christmas season nothing beats a gingerbread house.

Also helps if it includes a peppermint candy patio. Love the tree and lights though.

Also helps if it includes a peppermint candy patio. Love the tree and lights though.

26. Having green plants in the background gives an evergreen atmosphere for the holiday season.

This one uses decor that's in a similar style. Yet, Santa seems bigger than this house.

This one uses decor that’s in a similar style. Yet, Santa seems bigger than this house.

27. Sometimes all you need are a couple of Santa hats.

And this is all what this garden has for Christmas decorations. Well, there's still cotton snow though.

And this is all what this garden has for Christmas decorations. Well, there’s still cotton snow though.

28. You can always have lights and presents on a Christmas tree.

You can even have a wreath on the tool shed. Still, it must be beautiful when it's lit up at night.

You can even have a wreath on the tool shed. Still, it must be beautiful when it’s lit up at night.

29. Sometimes a small tree can do just as well.

But you might not use as many decorations though. Still, like the red ribbons.

But you might not use as many decorations though. Still, like the red ribbons.

30. This tree mini garden takes the blue ribbon.

This one even has stars surrounding it. All it needs is snow in my opinion.

This one even has stars surrounding it. All it needs is snow in my opinion.

31. Of course, some miniature Christmas gardens can go all out on a whole wagon.

This one has a whole village with a train below and lighted garland roof. Not to mention, you have to love the lighted star.

This one has a whole village with a train below and lighted garland roof. Not to mention, you have to love the lighted star.

32. Sometimes gravel is all you need to create a winter wonderland.

This one has a snowman as well as a bench with gifts. all in all, it's adorable.

This one has a snowman as well as a bench with gifts. all in all, it’s adorable.

33. A few red decorations can always make the season bright.

Not sure what I think about the tree. But I do think the shiny holly berries make a nice touch.

Not sure what I think about the tree. But I do think the shiny holly berries make a nice touch.

34. You can be festive for the holidays even within a small space.

This is of the tea cup garden variety which is small. Still, like the candy cane lamp post.

This is of the tea cup garden variety which is small. Still, like the candy cane lamp post.

35. The more greenery in your miniature Christmas garden the better.

This one has a tower decorated with a wreath and garlands. Also like the tree.

This one has a tower decorated with a wreath and garlands. Also like the tree.

36. How about a little Santa hat in the shrubs?

This one also has a pile of snowballs and red ribbons on the archway. Simple but lovely.

This one also has a pile of snowballs and red ribbons on the archway. Simple but lovely.

37. Fans of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will adore this miniature garden.

However, the Christmas special is a lot weirder than you know. It's kind of like Lord of the Rings made for kids on acid.

However, the Christmas special is a lot weirder than you know. It’s kind of like Lord of the Rings made for kids on acid.

38. Beads and lights really bring out the beauty in a tree.

Both tree and shrub seem to have a lot of beads on it. The lights also look pretty.

Both tree and shrub seem to have a lot of beads on it. The lights also look pretty.

39. A holiday house should always have some seasonal trimmings.

This one doesn't use a lot of decorations. But you have to admire the snow on the roof.

This one doesn’t use a lot of decorations. But you have to admire the snow on the roof.

40. A lighted tree is great next to a quaint Christmas cottage.

Well, the house is certainly in the Christmas spirit. Love the lighted tree.

Well, the house is certainly in the Christmas spirit. Love the lighted tree.

41. A gingerbread house should be between two lit trees.

This one has trees side by side that have lights in each of them. For all I can say, this is beautiful.

This one has trees side by side that have lights in each of them. For all I can say, this is beautiful.

42. A gingerbread house in a miniature garden is surely sweet.

This one is surrounded by candy canes and holly berries. Like the gingerbread man.

This one is surrounded by candy canes and holly berries. Like the gingerbread man.

43. It always looks a lot like Christmas when you stick a few candy canes in the ground.

Like how the house is made to resemble a fairy abode with a petal roof. Of course, it has candy cane decoration as well.

Like how the house is made to resemble a fairy abode with a petal roof. Of course, it has candy cane decoration as well.

44. Seems like Santa has made a stop here.

Well, there aren't a lot of reindeer here but that can be forgiven. Also, not a lot of snow either.

Well, there aren’t a lot of reindeer here but that can be forgiven. Also, not a lot of snow either.

45. Of course, you can always spend Christmas at the beach.

This one has Santa's hat and boots near a chair. It's as if Santa has been here.

This one has Santa’s hat and boots near a chair. It’s as if Santa has been here.

46. Sometimes a from the archway is all you need.

Well, this one uses a few non-traditional Christmas motifs like a mistletoe lantern and sled. Either way it gives a rustic impression.

Well, this one uses a few non-traditional Christmas motifs like a mistletoe lantern and sled. Either way it gives a rustic impression.

47. The presents will be at the wreathed lantern.

This one includes 2 deer which I know wouldn't be used for Santa's sleigh. It also has a snowman.

This one includes 2 deer which I know wouldn’t be used for Santa’s sleigh. It also has a snowman.

48. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in this fairy village.

You just have to look closer just to get my drift. But it certainly resembles a fairy tale forest.

You just have to look closer just to get my drift. But it certainly resembles a fairy tale forest.

49. All this miniature garden needs is a few candy canes and lights.

The lights on this one seem to be rather small. Makes me wonder about what bulbs they get if any of them go out.

The lights on this one seem to be rather small. Makes me wonder about what bulbs they get if any of them go out.

50. A well decorated Christmas tree always makes the season bright.

This one even has a wooden reindeer. Still, really love the bows and lights.

This one even has a wooden reindeer. Still, really love the bows and lights.

51. A richly decorated Christmas tree should always have presents below it.

Well, this is just a lonely tree near a road. Still, you can't hate how it's decorated or the presents.

Well, this is just a lonely tree near a road. Still, you can’t hate how it’s decorated or the presents.

52. In a miniature garden, a Christmas tree really has to light up.

And yes, it certainly shines bright at night as you see here. Still, got to love the decorations.

And yes, it certainly shines bright at night as you see here. Still, got to love the decorations.

53. A bonsai can easily make a Christmas tree as any evergreen.

This bonsai tree even has a bow and beads around it. And it goes nicely with the red chair.

This bonsai tree even has a bow and beads around it. And it goes nicely with the red chair.

54. Sometimes all it takes is a Christmas tree with colorful lights.

This one has presents, a tree, Santa, and baubles on a pot. Like the white bench and table though.

This one has presents, a tree, Santa, and baubles on a pot. Like the white bench and table though.

55. Sometimes cotton is sufficient for a blanket of snow.

After all, it's fluffy. Yet, in this garden, it doesn't seem to cover everything in sight.

After all, it’s fluffy. Yet, in this garden, it doesn’t seem to cover everything in sight.

56. A gingerbread house must always have a Christmas tree with candy canes nearby.

And it's an especially colorful gingerbread house, too. The candy cane bench is perfect.

And it’s an especially colorful gingerbread house, too. The candy cane bench is perfect.

57. Seems like this small garden has a few trees in order.

This one has Santa, two presents, and a candy cane chair. Doesn't seem like much, but it'll do.

This one has Santa, two presents, and a candy cane chair. Doesn’t seem like much, but it’ll do.

58. A plain stone house should always have some light decorations.

This one even has a gingerbread house as well as fairies in the snow. So lovely.

This one even has a gingerbread house as well as fairies in the snow. So lovely.

59. For a Christmas mini garden you can always go with a single candy cane.

This one also has a few decorations on it as well. But the lone candy cane stands out.

This one also has a few decorations on it as well. But the lone candy cane stands out.

60. Seems like the snow isn’t long for this garden.

Guess they didn't have a lot of cotton. But you have to admire the snowman on this one. Like the plaid house.

Guess they didn’t have a lot of cotton. But you have to admire the snowman on this one. Like the plaid house.

61. Sometimes you can use normal baubles for a Christmas mini garden.

You can also see a Christmas tree with green beads. Love the owl which I think is a hoot.

You can also see a Christmas tree with green beads. Love the owl which I think is a hoot.

62. Christmas decorations always look lovely on brass furniture.

The arch and bench are covered in tinsel and bows. The arch even has lights.

The arch and bench are covered in tinsel and bows. The arch even has lights.

63. Orange and blue look good on a Christmas tree.

Yet, there seems to be presents all around as well. Seems like an idyllic scene for the holiday season.

Yet, there seems to be presents all around as well. Seems like an idyllic scene for the holiday season.

64. For those who opt for a blue Christmas, this is the miniature garden for you.

This one also has blue star signs like the last one. But this garden includes snow and a lawn chair.

This one also has blue star signs like the last one. But this garden includes snow and a lawn chair.

65. Looks like Santa is taking his gig outdoors this time.

Yes, this one has a girl on Santa's lap. And she's not wearing a coat in the snow at all.

Yes, this one has a girl on Santa’s lap. And she’s not wearing a coat in the snow at all.

66. A layered pot tends to have Santa on a ledge.

And Santa seems to be bigger than that house. And so does the North Pole.

And Santa seems to be bigger than that house. And so does the North Pole.

67. A Christmas fairy village should always have lights.

And the lights seem to be along the fence. Yet, you can see the decorations if you look more closely.

And the lights seem to be along the fence. Yet, you can see the decorations if you look more closely.

68. A skinny light Christmas tree is always better than none.

Well, it seems to take a form of an overgrown bush. Like the bow at the top.

Well, it seems to take a form of an overgrown bush. Like the bow at the top.

69. It’s always nice to relax around a peppermint patio.

There's not much snow. But the peppermint bench, table, and stools surely bring in the holiday spirit.

There’s not much snow. But the peppermint bench, table, and stools surely bring in the holiday spirit.

70. Fairies always seem to frolic near a frozen pond.

This one uses poinsettias that make an ideal Christmas garden addition. And not just miniature ones either.

This one uses poinsettias that make an ideal Christmas garden addition. And not just miniature ones either.

71. There’s nothing like an angel that shows peace on earth, good will toward men.

This one even has a nice little golden church on a hill. Still, it's quite lovely with the snowflakes.

This one even has a nice little golden church on a hill. Still, it’s quite lovely with the snowflakes.

72. I call this one, “Snowmen on the Rocks.”

Because the snowmen don't seem to be near any snow. Yet, they seem to exist.

Because the snowmen don’t seem to be near any snow. Yet, they seem to exist.

73. A holiday miniature garden like this comes with all the trimmings.

This one seems to have a lot in it. Yet, it seems to become its own winter wonderland.

This one seems to have a lot in it. Yet, it seems to become its own winter wonderland.

74. How about including a poinsettia to kick off the Christmas spirit?

And yes, a pointsettia is included. Whether it's real or fake, I can't decide.

And yes, a pointsettia is included. Whether it’s real or fake, I can’t decide.

75. Of course if a pink Christmas suits your fancy, this miniature garden is for you.

It even has a pink trail as well as purple baubles. Certainly to brighten your season with cheer.

It even has a pink trail as well as purple baubles. Certainly to brighten your season with cheer.

76. Of course, you can always go with a white Christmas tree.

Yet, there doesn't seem to be a lot of snow in this one. But it has a lot of Christmas decorations that there should be.

Yet, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of snow in this one. But it has a lot of Christmas decorations that there should be.

77. A Christmas miniature garden like this is a perfect winter wonderland.

Now this is a garden with all the Christmas trimmings. All it needs is a decorated tree and it's all set.

Now this is a garden with all the Christmas trimmings. All it needs is a decorated tree and it’s all set.

78. In a winter wonderland like this, you’ll find a tree of gold somewhere.

And here it is within a tower. Bet it's to protect it from the snowy weather. Love it.

And here it is within a tower. Bet it’s to protect it from the snowy weather. Love it.

79. You can decorate a miniature Christmas tree with whatever you have at home.

And this one seems to be decorated this way. Nice that it has Santa's sack and presents.

And this one seems to be decorated this way. Nice that it has Santa’s sack and presents.

80. A Christmas miniature garden like this should have a big bushy tree with all the trimmings.

Yeah, it looks similar to some of the previous ones I've shown in this post. Yet, it seems more like something you'd put on a Christmas card.

Yeah, it looks similar to some of the previous ones I’ve shown in this post. Yet, it seems more like something you’d put on a Christmas card.

The Little Nightmare World of Miniature Halloween Gardens

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When it comes to Halloween and other holidays, there are some post ideas I reuse on an annual basis since I like them and have proven popular. Then there are posts of ideas I want to try out on my own since I think I should come up with a few original concepts during the holidays. This is a combination of two. As I’ve seen on Pinterest, my post on miniature gardens has proven quite popular since I created and published it last year. And there are plenty of miniature garden decorations available for each holiday season. Halloween is one of these times since it’s a highly popular holiday and pretty much the last holiday before retail outlets everywhere get into their Christmas decorations as if Thanksgiving didn’t really exist in between. Well, at least in the United States as far as I’m concerned. Anyway, it’s not unusual to find mini gardens decorated for Halloween. You might find some presented as tiny graveyards or haunted lawns. Some even have it in autumn fashion with pumpkins. But however these gardens are made, I bring some of them to you.

  1. Sometimes for your Halloween garden, all you need are pumpkins and orange fencing.
Helps if it has vines growing from a bird bath. Really brings out some of the creepiness.

Helps if it has vines growing from a bird bath. Really brings out some of the creepiness.

2. This mini garden must’ve been abandoned by fairies years ago.

But the pumpkins seem ripe and everything later looks like crap in the fall. Like the skeleton.

But the pumpkins seem ripe and everything later looks like crap in the fall. Like the skeleton.

3. When it comes to Halloween some take time to dress their door on the trees.

Since it's fall, the gnomes didn't have to do much to their place. Just decorate the front door for trick or treaters.

Since it’s fall, the gnomes didn’t have to do much to their place. Just decorate the front door for trick or treaters.

4. Welcome to the fairy graveyard.

Complete with a dangling skull decoration. Still, almost didn't see the graves in this one.

Complete with a dangling skull decoration. Still, almost didn’t see the graves in this one.

5. For Halloween miniature gardens, the more haunted the better.

Here we come across a churyard garden with a cob webbed tree and graves. Doesn't have a lot of plants but plenty of gravel.

Here we come across a churchyard garden with a cob webbed tree and graves. Doesn’t have a lot of plants but plenty of gravel.

6. Sometimes it doesn’t take much for a mini garden to be truly haunted.

This one just looks unkempt and has decorations. Including pumpkins and a skeleton.

This one just looks unkempt and has decorations. Including pumpkins and a skeleton.

7. Not sure if this is a good place to trick or treat.

Though not the most haunted house I've seen, the skull posts seem quite scary. Still, like the ghosts and trick or treaters.

Though not the most haunted house I’ve seen, the skull posts seem quite scary. Still, like the ghosts and trick or treaters.

8. Someone must’ve spilled the cauldrons at this place.

Hope whatever potion the witches were making doesn't do any nasty damage. Love the pumpkins, by the way.

Hope whatever potion the witches were making doesn’t do any nasty damage. Love the pumpkins, by the way.

9. Please don’t mind the reclining skeleton.

He's just only resting his bones. And I tell you, there's no bones about it.

He’s just only resting his bones. And I tell you, there’s no bones about it.

10. Sometimes it helps to start simple.

These just have Halloween decorations as well. But the black cat seems a little freaked out.

These just have Halloween decorations as well. But the black cat seems a little freaked out.

11. It might be best to keep out of this one.

Since it specifically states to keep out despite that cemeteries are technically public parks. Love the decor on this.

Since it specifically states to keep out despite that cemeteries are technically public parks. Love the decor on this.

12. Sometimes a modest graveyard in a bucket will do.

And it seems that someone must've been here recently. But probably got spooked out. Must've seen a ghost.

And it seems that someone must’ve been here recently. But probably got spooked out. Must’ve seen a ghost.

13. Skeletons and jack-o-lanterns can always make a spooky garden.

This especially goes for the skeletons. Doesn't matter if they're standing or buried in the ground either.

This especially goes for the skeletons. Doesn’t matter if they’re standing or buried in the ground either.

14. Seems like this place has become a ghostly hangout.

After all, ghosts must like billowing shrubs and cobblestone paths. Nevertheless, this is charming.

After all, ghosts must like billowing shrubs and cobblestone paths. Nevertheless, this is charming.

15. Only the dead seem to reside at this house.

Still, I like how this person did their own haunted house and like how the plants seem to take it over. I think it's very creative.

Still, I like how this person did their own haunted house and how the plants seem to take it over. I think it’s very creative.

16. In a Halloween mini garden, the plants can just run wild.

You can see how the plants dangle from the box in this one. Love the decorations.

You can see how the plants dangle from the box in this one. Love the decorations.

17. Sometimes ghosts and witches prefer the peaceful nature surroundings.

Well, this is a graveyard with a path and an imposing rock. But I'm not sure what the pumpkins are doing here.

Well, this is a graveyard with a path and an imposing rock. But I’m not sure what the pumpkins are doing here.

18. A black pumpkin garden could always cause a sensation.

This is especially when there's a skeleton bench and grave stones. Still, if this pumpkin is real, you might need to throw it out in early November.

This is especially when there’s a skeleton bench and grave stones. Still, if this pumpkin is real, you might need to throw it out in early November.

19. This Halloween mini garden is so spooky that even the pot is alive.

Well, alive in lights. But you have to admit, this takes Halloween mini gardens to a whole new level.

Well, alive in lights. But you have to admit, this takes Halloween mini gardens to a whole new level.

20. With a Halloween garden like this, you can even decorate the trees.

The table has some bones on top. But none you'd want to give your dog. Like how the trees are decked for the holiday.

The table has some bones on top. But none you’d want to give your dog. Like how the trees are decked for the holiday.

21. Nothing makes a better mini garden pot than a black cauldron.

And it doesn't hurt if it has legs. Not sure if I see any plants here though.

And it doesn’t hurt if it has legs. Not sure if I see any plants here though.

22. Sometimes all you need are skulls, pumpkins, and anything orange.

Well, I didn't include the scared black cat, though. But I do like the skull and the jack-o-lantern on the chair.

Well, I didn’t include the scared black cat, though. But I do like the skull and the jack-o-lantern on the chair.

23. In Halloween mini gardens, the more scary plants the better.

Seems like there's a creepy monster ball tonight. Wonder who'll show up. Then again, maybe I don't want to know.

Seems like there’s a creepy monster ball tonight. Wonder who’ll show up. Then again, maybe I don’t want to know.

24. Halloween can be such a strange time that you’ll find jack-o-lanterns on trees.

In real life, putting jack-o-lanterns on trees just weighs them down as well as poses a fire hazard. But this doesn't seem too bad.

In real life, putting jack-o-lanterns on trees just weighs them down as well as poses a fire hazard. But this doesn’t seem too bad.

25. Is that a trail of eyeballs?

Seems like this person got a little creative with this miniature garden. I mean there's a pumpkin with some painted gravestones and an eyeball trail. The cauldron looks perfect for a witch's lair.

Seems like this person got a little creative with this miniature garden. I mean there’s a pumpkin with some painted gravestones and an eyeball trail. The cauldron looks perfect for a witch’s lair.

26. Sometimes it takes the right setting for a house to seem haunted.

Not sure if those are trick or treaters dressed as ghosts or just ghosts. Sometimes you can't tell on Halloween.

Not sure if those are trick or treaters dressed as ghosts or just ghosts. Sometimes you can’t tell on Halloween.

27. Sometimes all a skeleton wants is a quiet afternoon.

Though the ghost always has to bug him. Love the plants near the scarecrow though.

Though the ghost always has to bug him. Love the plants near the scarecrow though.

28. The plants seem rather wild in this graveyard.

I guess these are normal plants in a bucket with a large skull and grave stones. Kind of freaky but I like it.

I guess these are normal plants in a bucket with a large skull and grave stones. Kind of freaky but I like it.

29. While some mini gardens feature a haunted house, this one shows a haunted village.

Houses are on the top. Plants are on the bottom. Someone must've had too much time on their hands.

Houses are on the top. Plants are on the bottom. Someone must’ve had too much time on their hands.

30. Wonder what monsters rise from this garden?

I can see Frankenstein's monster from the ground as well as a goblin. At least I think it's a goblin.

I can see Frankenstein’s monster from the ground as well as a goblin. At least I think it’s a goblin.

31. Guess this pumpkin house didn’t have any candy.

Or it just creeped them out with the creepy doll girl and the trees with heads. Yet, the trick or treaters seem like they're minding their own business.

Or it just creeped them out with the creepy doll girl and the trees with heads. Yet, the trick or treaters seem like they’re minding their own business.

32. Seems like this garden has been overrun by spiders.

That might explain the cobwebs on the trees. But even at this scale, they'll still freak people out.

That might explain the cobwebs on the trees. But even at this scale, they’ll still freak people out.

33. Looks like this garden’s been swept in the wind.

Yes, fall can be a rather windy time of year. It can also be quite rainy as well, especially in October.

Yes, fall can be a rather windy time of year. It can also be quite rainy as well, especially in October.

34. Don’t mind the skeleton as you pass the cemetery.

As you might notice, the mini garden decorations aren't always up to scale. Look on how the skeleton seems to be a giant compared to where the graves are and the other figures.

As you might notice, the mini garden decorations aren’t always up to scale. Look on how the skeleton seems to be a giant compared to where the graves are and the other figures.

35. This old house has always been a haven for skeletons.

Because they tend to rise from their graves and haunt the place. Seem to have a good time.

Because they tend to rise from their graves and haunt the place. Seem to have a good time.

36. I’m sure it’s perfectly safe to trick or treat here.

Just don't mind the Venus Fly Traps and the other weird flora here. They just eat the insects.

Just don’t mind the Venus Fly Traps and the other weird flora here. They just eat the insects.

37. This witch always likes to be around her weeds.

And she sure loves how they seem to grow wild. Not sure if she's sweeping or about to fly with her broomstick.

And she sure loves how they seem to grow wild. Not sure if she’s sweeping or about to fly with her broomstick.

38. Put a few tombstones and you have yourself a graveyard.

Not sure I want to know who's buried here. But I like how they go with the plants.

Not sure I want to know who’s buried here. But I like how they go with the plants.

39. Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to improvise.

As you can see, the pumpkins in here are just painted rocks. May not seem perfectly symmetrical but seems to work.

As you can see, the pumpkins in here are just painted rocks. May not seem perfectly symmetrical but seems to work.

40. Ghosts always love haunting a pumpkin house.

Yes, a lot of these mini gardens feature the same decorations over and over again. But none of these are in the same style.

Yes, a lot of these mini gardens feature the same decorations over and over again. But none of these are in the same style.

41. Even gnomes can be in a carving mood this time of year.

And they all seem to be carving away. Looks like one is carving the biggest pumpkin for a master touch.

And they all seem to be carving away. Looks like one is carving the biggest pumpkin for a master touch.

42. Even more than a pumpkin house, ghosts also enjoy nearby ponds.

There we see the ghosts at the pumpkin house again. Nevertheless, the fern on this is lovely.

There we see the ghosts at the pumpkin house again. Nevertheless, the fern on this is lovely.

43. A gnome house is always a welcoming place for anyone.

This includes skeletons, ghosts or any undead. Gnomes don't care.

This includes skeletons, ghosts or any undead. Gnomes don’t care.

44. Seems like the white vines are growing from this pot.

Then again, I wonder if they're supposed to be cobwebs. That might explain a lot.

Then again, I wonder if they’re supposed to be cobwebs. That might explain a lot.

45. There’s nothing better on Halloween than a picnic near an abandoned cemetery.

Not sure if you'd care to see some unburied skeletons. But some things can't always be helped.

Not sure if you’d care to see some unburied skeletons. But some things can’t always be helped.

46. At some pumpkin houses, it may be wise to watch your back.

After all, there's a "Beware" sign as well as some graves. Nothing good can come from this.

After all, there’s a “Beware” sign as well as some graves. Nothing good can come from this.

47. There’s something a little batty about this house.

Love the nice purple house among the pumpkins. Really makes it seem haunted, but not too scary.

Love the nice purple house among the pumpkins. Really makes it seem haunted, but not too scary.

48. Best not get too close to this scary tree.

Seems like there's something not right about this tree. Something seems to glow inside. Like the plants on this.

Seems like there’s something not right about this tree. Something seems to glow inside. Like the plants on this.

49. Never saw a haunted house like this before.

Then again, it might be a house just decked for Halloween. Might just belong to some fantastical being like the Easter Bunny. Or the Joker.

Then again, it might be a house just decked for Halloween. Might just belong to some fantastical being like the Easter Bunny. Or the Joker.

50. A jack-o-lantern on each side is all the decoration you’ll need.

Well, at this place anyway. Though it does include a haunted house that says, "Trick or Treat." Not to mention, you have to admire the plants.

Well, at this place anyway. Though it does include a haunted house that says, “Trick or Treat.” Not to mention, you have to admire the plants.

51. There’s nothing like having jack-o-lanterns in the pumpkin patch.

Or having ghosts near your house, which seems smaller than the scarecrow. Honestly, sometimes decor isn't always up to scale.

Or having ghosts near your house, which seems smaller than the scarecrow. Honestly, sometimes decor isn’t always up to scale.

52. Heard of a haunted house? How about a haunted castle?

Well, this is quite interesting. Heard it even lights up to be extra scary.

Well, this is quite interesting. Heard it even lights up to be extra scary.

53. This Halloween mini garden has had the zen treatment.

Not sure how calming it may be. But like how they have the bones and grave stones in the sand.

Not sure how calming it may be. But like how they have the bones and grave stones in the sand.

54. You’ll never know what you’ll find in this scary place.

Yeah, this seems a bit unique from the other ones. Like how the scary entities go well with the plants.

Yeah, this seems a bit unique from the other ones. Like how the scary entities go well with the plants.

55. Graveyards can always be a haunt for lost souls and bodies.

This one has cobwebs and a skeleton in a cage. Not sure why. Though I like the tree.

This one has cobwebs and a skeleton in a cage. Not sure why. Though I like the tree.

56. What you might find in this pumpkin might be a grave surprise.

Even has grave stones all close together. Can really use some landscaping though since the weeds are out of hand.

Even has grave stones all close together. Can really use some landscaping though since the weeds are out of hand.

57. Orange gravel is always in the Halloween spirit.

Also helps if there's a table set and a billowing bonsai tree. Love this.

Also helps if there’s a table set and a billowing bonsai tree. Love this.

58. This mini garden has become quite a haven for the haunting.

You can see witches and ghosts galore here. Like the house. Seems rather normal but nevertheless spooky.

You can see witches and ghosts galore here. Like the house. Seems rather normal but nevertheless spooky.

59. Now this garden has an interesting house.

Well, this one has the works. Some ghosts, some graves, and even a haunted house in two parts.

Well, this one has the works. Some ghosts, some graves, and even a haunted house in two parts.

60. That’s just a lonely skeleton with a bag of candy.

Well, there are a couple of ghosts nearby but that's beside the point. Love the trees though.

Well, there are a couple of ghosts nearby but that’s beside the point. Love the trees though.

61. Wonder what’s lurking in this little teacup.

I don't think the teacup is necessarily little. But I love how it's shaded to fit with the Halloween decor on this.

I don’t think the teacup is necessarily little. But I love how it’s shaded to fit with the Halloween decor on this.

62. In this zen mini garden, the bones can be anywhere.

Sometimes, they can be buried in the sand. Not sure if you can piece them together.

Sometimes, they can be buried in the sand. Not sure if you can piece them together.

63. Don’t cross that mummy coming from the bridge.

This seems to have a little Halloween village going on. There's even a witch and a Grim Reaper there, too.

This seems to have a little Halloween village going on. There’s even a witch and a Grim Reaper there, too.

64. This skeleton is taking a break from trick or treating.

Or scaring off trick or treaters for candy. This could depend on interpretation.

Or scaring off trick or treaters for candy. This could depend on interpretation.

65. Looks like the witch didn’t land on her feet.

This one doesn't seem to have much to do with it. Just needs some plants, a witch, and a few gourds and squashes.

This one doesn’t seem to have much to do with it. Just needs some plants, a witch, and a few gourds and squashes.

66. There might be something lurking in the bushes here.

It's either a ghost or just cobwebs. Since a witch may live in that house, it may not bee good.

It’s either a ghost or just cobwebs. Since a witch may live in that house, it may not bee good.

67. This little patio is ready for the festivities.

Well, this seems kind of cute. Love the trick or treaters and the banner.

Well, this seems kind of cute. Love the trick or treaters and the banner.

68. Sometimes it’s hard to be a lonely ghost.

Must've been buried some place far away and very quickly. Then again, I'm not sure what the pumpkins are doing here.

Must’ve been buried some place far away and very quickly. Then again, I’m not sure what the pumpkins are doing here.

69. Wonder if it snowed in this neck of the woods.

Yes, I've seen it snow in October. But I haven't seen an Ent with a crystal ball. What's with that?

Yes, I’ve seen it snow in October. But I haven’t seen an Ent with a crystal ball. What’s with that?

70. This garden already seems covered in cobwebs.

And covered over black flowers, too. Yet, ghosts and other Halloween figures love it.

And covered over black flowers, too. Yet, ghosts and other Halloween figures love it.

71. A garden like this might bring you bumps in the night.

Heard this is made from an Altoids box. Wonder how it's possible to accomplish that.

Heard this is made from an Altoids box. Wonder how it’s possible to accomplish that.

72. Imagine working in a graveyard like this.

Well, there's a pumpkin house and even more imposing grave stones surrounding it. Not sure if it's a place for giants staffed by wee folk or what.

Well, there’s a pumpkin house and even more imposing grave stones surrounding it. Not sure if it’s a place for giants staffed by wee folk or what.

73. In mini gardens purple lights spark Halloween magic.

And it seems like the ghosts love to frolic in it, too. Grave stones aren't too shabby either.

And it seems like the ghosts love to frolic in it, too. Grave stones aren’t too shabby either.

74. Sneezy is all set up for some Halloween relaxation.

Well, not really since he's posing as a garden gnome. But I do love the deck is set up as well as the plants.

Well, not really since he’s posing as a garden gnome. But I do love the deck is set up as well as the plants.

75. Looks like there’s a fallen witch at the side of the road.

Also, why do ghosts need roads? They're dead. Then again, this may be a trick or treater.

Also, why do ghosts need roads? They’re dead. Then again, this may be a trick or treater.

76. Wonder what happened to this witch.

Seems like everything but her shoes, hat, broomstick, and cauldron disappeared. Love the tree though.

Seems like everything but her shoes, hat, broomstick, and cauldron disappeared. Love the tree though.

77. And you thought things couldn’t be less scary in the desert.

Not sure why they have giant eyeballs here. The skeletons make more sense. Love the cacti.

Not sure why they have giant eyeballs here. The skeletons make more sense. Love the cacti.

78. This witch always prefers her garden patio covered with cobwebs.

Too bad the cat's painted on a rock. But it surely makes a stunning display if you ask me.

Too bad the cat’s painted on a rock. But it surely makes a stunning display if you ask me.

79. This little graveyard is all dirt and sticks.

Yes, I know there aren't any plants here. But this is for Halloween so it works.

Yes, I know there aren’t any plants here. But this is for Halloween so it works.

80. With Halloween mini gardens, it helps if there are black, imposing cliffs.

Man, this seems to be covered in ghosts and pumpkins. Wonder where the pumpkin patch is from the pumpkin house.

Man, this seems to be covered in ghosts and pumpkins. Wonder where the pumpkin patch is from the pumpkin house.

The Wonderful World of Scarecrows (Second Edition)

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As September rolls in, fall will soon be in the air. And when it comes to fall decorations, there’s almost nothing to beat than the scarecrow. Two years ago, I did a scarecrow post which got really popular around this time of year so I decided to do another one. Still, contrary to the name, most scarecrows aren’t really that scary. Besides, using a scarecrow to ward off crows isn’t going to help rid them from your garden. I mean crows are very smart birds and probably know that the figure in your plot is just a guy full of straw. But not always. So they probably won’t be scared of it. Nevertheless, people love them so much that there are even contests for them at fall festivals and even one post can’t show the amount of creativity you might see in these things. Many of these have straw but they don’t always have to. And a lot of them are dressed in old clothes. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another glimpse into the wonderful world of scarecrows.

  1. Look, it’s none other than Gandalf the Straw-Haired.
The wizard beard is a stroke of genius. Also like the flower eyes and carrot nose. But you wonder why they don't have scarecrows like that in the Shire.

The wizard beard is a stroke of genius. Also like the flower eyes and carrot nose. But you wonder why they don’t have scarecrows like that in the Shire.

2. Hey, get off of that lamp post!

Yes, these scarecrows are definitely hanging there. Guess they have all night party hijinks, too. Figures.

Yes, these scarecrows are definitely hanging there. Guess they have all night party hijinks, too. Figures.

3. Didn’t expect to see a fairy princess around here.

This one has a little purple dress and pink hair. But her crown and wand are twigs.

This one has a little purple dress and pink hair. But her crown and wand are twigs.

4. Guess somebody is ready for a wheelbarrow ride.

But the guy gets the ride while the woman has to push him around. Love the flower hat though.

But the guy gets the ride while the woman has to push him around. Love the flower hat though.

5. Apparently, there are even NRA scarecrows out there.

And here is one standing with his gun and a chain of bullets. However, instead of scaring crows, his function is to scare potential terrorists, home invaders, and undocumented immigrants.

And here is one standing with his gun and a chain of bullets. However, instead of scaring crows, his function is to scare potential intruders and minorities.

6. It’s widely noted that they call her the Iron Lady since she comes off a little stiff.

Well, she's made with an ironing board. But yes, she seems a bit flat and stiff.

Well, she’s made with an ironing board. But yes, she seems a bit flat and stiff.

7. Just going out for a morning stroll with the baby, nothing special.

Seems like whoever made this has kids who are no longer toddlers. Well, at least they used it for something like this.

Seems like whoever made this has kids who are no longer toddlers. Well, at least they used it for something like this. Very clever.

8. Nothing to see here, just an old man tending his garden.

For a second, I almost thought it was a real guy. Until I saw the pumpkin head and the stuffed arms. Like the beard.

For a second, I almost thought it was a real guy. Until I saw the pumpkin head and the stuffed arms. Like the beard.

9. What’s this? Jack Skellington and Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas?

Yes, that's it. However, do these two seem like they're getting married? Because Sally is dressed in a nice white dress.

Yes, that’s it. However, do these two seem like they’re getting married? Because Sally is dressed in a nice white dress.

10. This veterinarian always tries to be good to animals.

However, that dog is kind of freaky looking to me. So is the vet's pumpkin head.

However, that dog is kind of freaky looking to me. So is the vet’s pumpkin head.

11. Guess someone has shown up with a sun flowery face.

Well, a sunflower head, anyway. Still, seems to make everything seem sunny even in patched overalls.

Well, a sunflower head, anyway. Still, seems to make everything seem sunny even in patched overalls.

12. Seems like Gulliver shouldn’t have been sleeping.

This is from Gulliver's Travels where the Lilliputains tie him off on the beach and see him as a giant.

This is from Gulliver’s Travels where the Lilliputains tie him off on the beach and see him as a giant.

13. Seems like somebody has been sleeping on the job.

He should be out trying to scare crows off. But he's just taking a snooze. Lazy bum.

He should be out trying to scare crows off. But he’s just taking a snooze. Lazy bum.

14. Now this is a real corn maiden here.

Since she has a dress made from corn stalks as well as decked in full fall regalia. Kind of wish she was in an outdoor setting though.

Since she has a dress made from corn stalks as well as decked in full fall regalia. Kind of wish she was in an outdoor setting though.

15. This lady seems to have a head full of grains.

Well, her head consists of wheat. Yet, she's almost entirely made from straw. Guess she sometimes makes it hay.

Well, her head consists of wheat. Yet, she’s almost entirely made from straw. Guess she sometimes makes it hay.

16. Guess this woman seems to be waiting for the bus or something.

She's just sitting on the bench. Too bad she has straw in her boots. Then again, she's a scarecrow.

She’s just sitting on the bench. Too bad she has straw in her boots. Then again, she’s a scarecrow.

17. These two scarecrows surely adore their little pumpkin.

Too bad it doesn't have a jack o'lantern face yet. Guess it's too young to get one.

Too bad it doesn’t have a jack o’lantern face yet. Guess it’s too young to get one.

18. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Princess Ladybug.

Well, she's wearing a ladybug dress. But that was what her name was on Pinterest so I'm going with that.

Well, she’s wearing a ladybug dress. But that was what her name was on Pinterest so I’m going with that.

19. Looks like we’ve found ourselves in Tin Can Alley.

Seems like we come across a tin can lady and her metal dog. Not scary, but adorable for any Tin Man to love.

Seems like we come across a tin can lady and her metal dog. Not scary, but adorable for any Tin Man to love.

20. Seems like this old rusty truck needs some fixing.

Well, that's one way you can reuse an old busted truck. Like the scarecrow pumpkin mechanics the best though.

Well, that’s one way you can reuse an old busted truck. Like the scarecrow pumpkin mechanics the best though.

21. This scarecrow lady has to look her best when she’s out on the town.

She even has her straw lapdog in a shirt that she has around her arm. Like the purple purse and turquoise scarf.

She even has her straw lapdog in a shirt that she has around her arm. Like the purple purse and turquoise scarf.

22. To scare the crows away, this guy resorts to cartwheels.

Then again, it might for some of the crows. But this is a really creative, especially with having the scarecrow being upside down.

Then again, it might for some of the crows. But this is a really creative, especially with having the scarecrow being upside down.

23. Heard about Angry Birds? How about Angry Bales?

Well, they're Angry Birds as hay bales. Basically consists of spray-paint and straw. Fans will love it.

Well, they’re Angry Birds as hay bales. Basically consists of spray-paint and straw. Fans will love it.

24. While everyone works, these scarecrows take an afternoon bike ride.

Looks like these guys are having a good time. Wonder if any of them are wearing helmets.

Looks like these guys are having a good time. Wonder if any of them are wearing helmets.

25. Anyone else think her dress looks shady?

I mean her dress is made from 3 different lamp shades. And each one is trimmed with autumn leaves.

I mean her dress is made from 3 different lamp shades. And each one is trimmed with autumn leaves or flowers.

26. This lady scarecrow brings an aura of sophistication.

Well, she has a rather interesting dress that seems straight from My Fair Lady. Seems to suit her.

Well, she has a rather interesting dress that seems straight from My Fair Lady. Seems to suit her.

27. This little dog seems to come out right from the haystack.

Sure it looks like a normal pile of hay until you see the dog's face. But sometimes you don't know where the straw dog begins and the bale ends.

Sure it looks like a normal pile of hay until you see the dog’s face. But sometimes you don’t know where the straw dog begins and the bale ends.

28. This scarecrow appears to be a bit potted lately.

After all, he's made from a lot of flower pots that were probably sold at discount prices. Like the hay in the hands and head.

After all, he’s made from a lot of flower pots that were probably sold at discount prices. Like the hay in the hands, feet, and head.

29. There’s nothing more relaxing to this garden lady than picking some flowers.

Sure her head is a flower pot and she wears a flower hat. But you have to admire how her bright green gloves would stand out. Also, that's not an outfit you wear for gardening.

Sure her head is a flower pot and she wears a flower hat. But you have to admire how her bright green gloves would stand out. Also, that’s not an outfit you wear for gardening.

30. Wonder what that scarecrow is doing in his long underwear or pajamas.

Okay, those may be pajamas and they seem to be in light pink. Not sure if that would scare the crows.

Okay, those may be pajamas and they seem to be in light pink. Not sure if that would scare the crows.

31. This Victorian scarecrow looks smashing in her elegant dress.

Well, it certainly is a dress of black and lace. Love the flowers in the hat. Lovely.

Well, it certainly is a dress of black and lace. Love the flowers in the hat. Lovely.

32. Oh, look, the minion bales are coming.

Yes, these the hay bales of minions from Despicable Me. There are a lot of minion scarecrows out there. This among the most creative.

Yes, these the hay bales of minions from Despicable Me. There are a lot of minion scarecrows out there. This among the most creative.

33. Sometimes you can always use a break to relax.

But I'm not sure if lounging in a swimsuit is ideal for fall weather. Also, her skin seems to be made from burlap.

But I’m not sure if lounging in a swimsuit is ideal for fall weather. Also, her skin seems to be made from burlap.

34. Want to buy some garden veggies?

Well, she seems to have quite the variety. Not sure people wear flowery aprons anymore. But it adds a nice touch.

Well, she seems to have quite the variety. Not sure people wear flowery aprons anymore. But it adds a nice touch.

35. This scarecrow’s head seems a bit rakey for some reason.

Well, he seems to have a rake head decked with sunflowers. Must have a rather sunny disposition.

Well, he seems to have a rake head decked with sunflowers. Must have a rather sunny disposition.

36. This redhead pumpkin head revels in her polka dot dress.

Not a fan of polka dots, but she does seem to rock the outfit without being tacky. Like the flowers in her hair, too.

Not a fan of polka dots, but she does seem to rock the outfit without being tacky. Like the flowers in her hair, too.

37. How about you come in and stay for a spell?

I think this was for a town scarecrow contest. But I love how these ladies are wearing bright colored dresses. And how one of them sits on the hay bale.

I think this was for a town scarecrow contest. But I love how these ladies are wearing bright colored dresses. And how one of them sits on the hay bale.

38. Since Christ was born in a stable, it’s only fair we have a scarecrow nativity scene.

Seems like they didn't have the time and the energy to have shepherds, livestock, and wise men. but you have to like the fall display though.

Seems like they didn’t have the time and the energy to have shepherds, livestock, and wise men. but you have to like the fall display though.

39. Kiddies, you might not want to go near this bed.

Because that's not Little Red Riding Hood's grandma. That's the Big Bad Wolf dressed as her grandma. But you have love this display. So right.

Because that’s not Little Red Riding Hood’s grandma. That’s the Big Bad Wolf dressed as her grandma. But you have love this display. So right.

40. This jack o’lantern couple seems much happier than in the Grand Wood painting.

Yes, it's supposed to be the American Gothic couple that's countlessly parodied. But these two are smiling instead of stern.

Yes, it’s supposed to be the American Gothic couple that’s countlessly parodied. But these two are smiling instead of stern.

41. This woman walks to the garden all decked in lettuce.

Her top is in red (well, purple) and her skirt seems romaine. And she's even wearing a sunflower to top it all off.

Her top is in red (well, purple) and her skirt seems romaine. And she’s even wearing a sunflower to top it all off.

42. Guess that witch should’ve watched out for that tree.

Yeah, she should always keep her eyes open when she's on the broom. Also, not drink and fly.

Yeah, she should always keep her eyes open when she’s on the broom. Also, not drink and fly.

43. This knightly scarecrow mounts for a joust on his noble steed.

Yes, his horse might be made from a tree or straw. But he looks so cool in his red knightly attire.

Yes, his horse might be made from a tree or straw. But he looks so cool in his red knightly attire.

44. Guess there’s so much straw inside this thing for a horse.

Oh, wait, that is a scarecrow horse. Not sure how it'll scare crows. But you have to admire this person's creativity and effort.

Oh, wait, that is a scarecrow horse. Not sure how it’ll scare crows. But you have to admire this person’s creativity and effort.

45. Supercrow his here to save the day from grasshopper infestation!

Like how he's hanging. But the fact this guy could flatten entire cities in his encounters with fellow Kryptonians should have the crows proceed with caution.

Like how he’s hanging. But the fact this guy could flatten entire cities in his encounters with fellow Kryptonians should have the crows proceed with caution.

46. Just 3 little girls playing in a garden, nothing to see here.

Well, I guess children scarecrows take up less straw. But you have to appreciate this concept. So cute.

Well, I guess children scarecrows take up less straw. But you have to appreciate this concept. So cute.

47. This straw owl is always set to be a hoot.

It's even bigger than a real owl and less fancy. Still, got to love the wings on this.

It’s even bigger than a real owl and less fancy. Still, got to love the wings on this.

48. These workers have just been given a break to break off a piece of that Kit Kat Bar.

Yes, these are road workers. But the sign should clearly say, "Give me a break. Break me off a piece of that Kit Kat Bar." The slogan's wrong.

Yes, these are road workers. But the sign should clearly say, “Give me a break. Break me off a piece of that Kit Kat Bar.” The slogan’s wrong.

49. In this lawn Captain Jack Sparrow surely makes an unforgettable presence.

Now that really looks like Johnny Depp, almost lifelike. Not sure if the garden setting agrees with him.

Now that really looks like Johnny Depp, almost lifelike. Not sure if the garden setting agrees with him.

50. This scarecrow seems to haven numbers and letters all over him.

Well, it looks like something made for a teacher. Love the patches though.

Well, it looks like something made for a teacher. Love the patches though.

51. Time for this old scarecrow to saddle up.

See he's on a wooden horse wearing a sheriff's badge. And he's carrying a lasso. Seems more like a rodeo clown to me.

See he’s on a wooden horse wearing a sheriff’s badge. And he’s carrying a lasso. Seems more like a rodeo clown to me.

52. Guess it’s always a luau where this guy is concerned.

That or on his way to a Jimmy Buffett concert. Wonder if there are people in Hawaii who have scarecrows in their gardens.

That or on his way to a Jimmy Buffett concert. Wonder if there are people in Hawaii who have scarecrows in their gardens.

53. No, I don’t think Vincent can lend an ear today.

You can guess this is a scarecrow of Vincent Van Gogh who sometimes painted crows. He even has a bandage from where he cut his ear, too.

You can guess this is a scarecrow of Vincent Van Gogh who sometimes painted crows. He even has a bandage from where he cut his ear, too.

54. This scarecrow ogre isn’t the monster you think he is.

Okay, he may be gross but he mostly keeps to himself. Still, this Shrek scarecrow is clever.

Okay, he may be gross but he mostly keeps to himself. Still, this Shrek scarecrow is clever.

55. This gypsy scarecrow comes in on her tambourine.

Then again, I'm not sure if she's carrying a tambourine or not. But I really like her dress though.

Then again, I’m not sure if she’s carrying a tambourine or not. But I really like her dress though.

56. “On the crows again, just can’t wait to get on the crows again…”

That's a very good Willie Nelson scarecrow. The braids are excellent. Brilliant.

That’s a very good Willie Nelson scarecrow. The braids are excellent. Brilliant.

57. This Carmen Miranda scarecrow has quite a fruit bowl on her head.

Yeah, Carmen Miranda seems to be widely imitated. But a lot of people don't know what she actually sang.

Yeah, Carmen Miranda seems to be widely imitated. But a lot of people don’t know what she actually sang.

58. Looks like Cousin It has come to stay for awhile.

That has to be a very easy scarecrow to make. I mean you just need a haystack, hat, and sunglasses.

That has to be a very easy scarecrow to make. I mean you just need a haystack, hat, and sunglasses.

59. Looks like this scarecrow display comes straight from under the sea.

And it seems that Ariel isn't in her trademark seashell bra. Still, wish I can find other Disney scarecrows.

And it seems that Ariel isn’t in her trademark seashell bra. Still, wish I can find other Disney scarecrows.

60. Harry Potter tends to make an entrance on his Firebolt.

However, the hair doesn't exactly look right on this. Because Harry has black hair, not straw colored. But seems like whoever made this didn't have the time.

However, the hair doesn’t exactly look right on this. Because Harry has black hair, not straw colored. But seems like whoever made this didn’t have the time.

61. On some days, you just have to give the dog a bone.

This especially goes for a scarecrow dog. Because crows are more likely to be scared of them.

This especially goes for a scarecrow dog. Because crows are more likely to be scared of them.

62. This scarecrow gorilla is sure going ape.

Yes, you read that right. That's a gorilla scarecrow. And it probably consists of a gorilla suit with straw.

Yes, you read that right. That’s a gorilla scarecrow. And it probably consists of a gorilla suit with straw.

63. Here we have a firefighting scarecrow to the rescue.

Unfortunately, he may not be able to survive the flames since most scarecrows are extremely flammable. This was made by a town fire department.

Unfortunately, he may not be able to survive the flames since most scarecrows are extremely flammable. This was made by a town fire department.

64. This scarecrow thinks his garden is his own orchestra.

Sure he may be in normal clothes. But so are a lot of conductors at rehearsal. Fits in with the garden look though.

Sure he may be in normal clothes. But so are a lot of conductors at rehearsal. Fits in with the garden look though.

65. Hijacked Henry messed with the wrong crow.

Well, the crow is just incredibly large in this rendition. But you have to wonder how someone could do this.

Well, the crow is just incredibly large in this rendition. But you have to wonder how someone could do this.

66. How about you spend some time listening to this jughead band?

Yes, the kind of band that makes country western bands seem less hickish in comparison. Still, it's pretty funny and clever.

Yes, the kind of band that makes country western bands seem less hickish in comparison. Still, it’s pretty funny and clever.

67. Heard of a scarecrow? How about a scare chicken?

Bigger and tanner than a regular chicken. But doesn't have much meat despite appearances.

Bigger and tanner than a regular chicken. But doesn’t have much meat despite appearances.

68. I’m sure this little straw dog won’t hurt a thing.

My guess is that it's a little straw terrier. Not sure what it has in its mouth which might be toilet paper.

My guess is that it’s a little straw terrier. Not sure what it has in its mouth which might be toilet paper.

69. This chef doesn’t seem too happy about crows on his pie.

Yet, he doesn't seem to do anything about the crows. Or is that really a crow pie? Best not think of it.

Yet, he doesn’t seem to do anything about the crows. Or is that really a crow pie? Best not think of it.

70. Yes, raking leaves is a lot of work.

And it seems that someone just fell into the wheelbarrow. Like the outfits. So much like fall.

And it seems that someone just fell into the wheelbarrow. Like the outfits. So much like fall.

71. Now this lady sports a fine barrel dress.

Well, metal barrel anyway. Yet, seems to take form of Scarlett O'Hara's curtain dress with a dash of Wizard of Oz.

Well, metal barrel anyway. Yet, seems to take form of Scarlett O’Hara’s curtain dress with a dash of Wizard of Oz.

72. This colorful scarecrow seems to go for the flowers.

Helps that she seems to spring from a pot in a flowery dress. Love the rainbow petals.

Helps that she seems to spring from a pot in a flowery dress. Love the rainbow petals.

73. Seems like this plumber doesn’t know where to put a plunger.

He's even sporting a pumpkin plumber's butt to boot. Yeah, really needs to aim for the toilet bowl.

He’s even sporting a pumpkin plumber’s butt to boot. Yeah, really needs to aim for the toilet bowl.

74. This scarecrow prefers the company of bees to the birds.

Well, a beekeeper scarecrow, how original. Even has bees to go with it. Awesome.

Well, a beekeeper scarecrow, how original. Even has bees to go with it. Awesome.

75. Seems like this paratrooper landed in the wrong place.

Now he's hanging from the roof in his parachute. Must be WWII blitz inspired.

Now he’s hanging from the roof in his parachute. Must be WWII blitz inspired.

76. Mary had her little lamb, its fleece was white as snow.

Because if it was Little Bo Peep, she would've lost her sheep. Also, not sure about depicting her in bloomers.

Because if it was Little Bo Peep, she would’ve lost her sheep. Also, not sure about depicting her in bloomers.

77. Guess you wouldn’t want to go to this scarecrow for marriage advice.

Then again, he only beheaded two of his wives. But Henry VIII also put the ax to a lot of his friends and advisers who either refused to go along with what he wanted (like Thomas More) or screwed over big time (like Thomas Cromwell).

Then again, he only beheaded two of his wives. But Henry VIII also put the ax to a lot of his friends and advisers who either refused to go along with what he wanted (like Thomas More) or screwed over big time (like Thomas Cromwell).

78. This mermaid scarecrow seems to be a fish out of water.

Yes, it looks quite unusual if you ask me. But you might see a few at a scarecrow festival or two.

Yes, it looks quite unusual if you ask me. But you might see a few at a scarecrow festival or two.

79. This scarecrow seems to have a real beak for things.