Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. Good use of "yard" trees and other wood that can't be milled; works much better in climates without termites. Good drainage under the log rounds will make the path last longer.
Spring tulips in wire basket. Great idea - plant in the fall and keep in a dry cool spot over winter watering a couple times a month - and spring comes and put them out on your front porch to greet guests!
Upcycled birdcage into succulent planter Have you got an old bird cage that has seen better days? Why not create a hanging planter using succulents (those plants we sometimes mention that thrive on neglect and minimal water).