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Turn a plastic kiddie pool and a flower urn into a gorgeous water fountain.
Create a beautiful water feature for your summer garden using a flower urn, water pump, a large plastic kiddie pool and black Flex Seal paint.

Posted by BarryBelcher from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See BarryBelcher's 41 projects »
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  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 1
    Step 1

    Place a hard plastic kiddie pool on the ground.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 2
    Step 2

    In order for the paint to adhere, lightly sand the entire surface that will be painted.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use black color Flex Seal to paint the inside and outside walls.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 4
    Step 4

    Drill hole through an urn or large vase. (I am using an antique iron urn with existing holes)

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 5
    Step 5

    Feed a black flexible rubber fountain hose through the hole and out the bottom of urn. *Make sure the hole and hose fit tightly so that the water fills up the urn.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 6
    Step 6

    Attach the fountain pump to the bottom end of the urn and rubber hose.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place pool in desired location and lay 4 cinder blocks in a plus shape where there is an opening in the middle. Pour pea gravel all around the bottom of the pool. Place Urn with pump onto the cinder block formation with the pump submersed in the water through center of blocks. *See picture for layout.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Plastic Pool Fountain - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fill pool with water and plug in pump to test it. Adjust leveling until desired water flow is even. Then add other decorative items around and in the pool.

  • Step 9

    Watch how I made this here.

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