Go to nature for simple (and super low-cost) ideas. Sticks and stones become unusual garden posts at a farmyard in west-central Wisconsin. Bundle sticks to create a decorative post, top it with a flat rock and place a round rock on top of that.
This rock pagoda in a feng shui garden really stands out against the skyline. Would you have the patience to create something so intricate and fragile? (by Paul Volker) Reminds me of rides I took w/mother to see SD's "rock artist.