The still sunny days bring us to beautify a lot in the garden and yard. After digging and hibernating the plants in a sheltered place you can also think about a great winter decoration that brings more life, colors and dynamism to the garden. In order to make this task easier for you, we have selected some clever decorating ideas for you, which are inexpensive and inexpensive. From the simplest materials, you can make a great garden decoration yourself.
Paint stones and make a great garden decoration yourself
Make evergreen garden decoration yourself
If you are looking for a great activity during the weekend for your children or simply decorate your garden with home-made accents, then this idea is just for you! This garden decoration is quick and easy to do and will not burden your budget. Use the old plant pots, fill them with fine sand or gravel.
Then look for several larger stones in the garden and let your children paint them in different shades of green. Use acrylic paints for this. At the end, paint small white lines that resemble spines and, if you wish, you can use artificial flowers as additional decoration. Now you have created a green cactus with your children.
Reuse the old canning jars creatively
Mason jars as garden decoration
Transform the old preserving jars into a coquettish garden decoration, inspired by our examples. The simplest idea is to make a small terrarium out of it. Put in different colored sand or colored stones, some artificial plants or shells and snails. Wrap the glass opening with rope and hang it in the yard or garden. The other idea is to turn the preserving jars into a vase, decorating your garden table and creating a cozy atmosphere. And our last suggestion is for you among those who want to give the boring garden fence a romantic touch. To do this, place a candle in the glass and hang it on the fence with a rope.
A trendy idea with letters
Introduce an individual touch in the garden
The letters as decoration are gaining more and more popularity and conquer not only the interior, but also the garden. To inspire you to introduce this trend in your home, we show you today how you can make this great garden decoration from pallets yourself. Look for good and sturdy wooden elements and cut them out in the desired letter shape and size. Ensure stable base and pages. Put soil in and plant some succulents that will provide more liveliness. Just keep in mind that excessive moisture could attack the wood and shorten the life of your work of art.
Make a unique glowing garden decoration yourself
This idea is one amazing alternative to the garden lanterns made of rice paper. For the preparation you need a durable rope, some balloons, glue, cornstarch and hot water. The first step is to inflate the balloon to a desired greetings. After that you need to mix some glue, cornstarch and hot water until you get a thick mixture. Dip the rope into the mixture and wrap the balloon with it. Let it dry for about 24 hours. Prepare several such balls. Burst the balloon and put in the balls of fairy lights. All balls can be mounted on a string of lights and provide a great light source above the garden table. An excellent idea or not?
Take a look at all our ideas for garden decoration and collect inspiration.
Make the concrete yourself and beautify the garden
Paint the stones in a creative way
Original idea for a vertical garden
Beautify your old flowerpots with pieces of wood
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