Upcycled/Recycled/Repurposed Glass Bottle Garden Art Dragonfly @Lisa Phillips-Barton Phillips-Barton 'Olson' Finck

Upcycled/Recycled/Repurposed Glass Bottle Garden Art Dragonfly @Lisa Phillips-Barton Phillips-Barton 'Olson' Finck

For thousands of years, superstition has held that bottles can trap bad spirits at night, which are then destroyed in the next day's sunlight

For thousands of years, superstition has held that bottles can trap bad spirits at night, which are then destroyed in the next day's sunlight

Lisa Tarala onto Very Cool,  I learned about these trees from reading "On Folly Beach." One of the main characters made them for a living. I saw my first and only one in front of a folk art museum in Enterprise, AL. Originally slaves from the Congo brought them to the US because the noises the bottles made when the wind blew were thought to keep the evil spirits away.

Lisa Tarala onto Very Cool, I learned about these trees from reading "On Folly Beach." One of the main characters made them for a living. I saw my first and only one in front of a folk art museum in Enterprise, AL. Originally slaves from the Congo brought them to the US because the noises the bottles made when the wind blew were thought to keep the evil spirits away.

Glass bottle border in the garden. Would I dare try this or would I be afraid of breaking the glass?

Glass bottle border in the garden. Would I dare try this or would I be afraid of breaking the glass?

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