There are a number of different items that can be placed in and around a garden to help enhance the design of it. Some items are created solely as decorative pieces, while others actually have a function. Some items that add a touch of whimsy to a yard or garden area are referred to as wind spinners. These are artistic pieces created in a flowing form so that wind the air current moves them they spin and twist in interesting manners. You will find these products available in metal or wood materials and in a wide variety of shapes.
The wood spinners are often constructed of small slats or rods connected in a curved or twisted manner. When the item is hung up the wind moves the pieces so it turns in a corkscrew fashion to create an interesting and artistic visual. This visual effect has been carried into some 3D designs made of reflective metal. These colorful spinners come in all different colors and usually have some type of image set into the interior such as butterflies or birds. You will find some hypnotic patterns and designs in the 3D styles that can also be placed in a garden or yard area.
The various types of garden decor can help create a tranquil setting for your yard. The motion of the outdoor spinners can be relaxing to sit and watch at the end of a busy day. You can still find the older traditional design for these wind propelled items that are the basic pinwheel designs. These are less expensive than some of the wood or metal styles and often are constructed from plastic with a reflective foil interior. The pinwheel design comes on a long pole that is easily inserted into the ground around any home or garden space.