Pallet Planter with Terracotta Pots . with some hose clamps and screws to secure the pots, this old pallet has been upcycled into a feature vertical garden. For more inspiration, see 20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in Your Garden
Elf house on a tree! That would be cute in the garden, especially in the tree over grown with ivy. How about some battery tea lights in the windows during outdoor parties. I hear the fairies/elves whispering "home school project" in my ear.