Crafts from the handy materials: we decorate the garden with our own hands
On the improvement and beautification of itsa lot of gardeners think about the garden, but the finished decorative elements are not cheap, they are not affordable for everyone. But you can make interesting crafts and yourself from any improvised means and materials. And you can use everything that is lying idle on your site: hemp, left after pruning trees, worn out car tires, old plastic containers, and much more.
We decorate the garden with our own hands: garden figures made of tires
The most popular crafts from automobiletires - this, of course, swans. And these beautiful sculptures can, among other things, also be used as flowerpots for flowering plants. It is better to use old tires, as new ones have a clear surface relief, which can be difficult to decorate.
The swan made of rubber tires is made as follows:
- The pre-cleaned and prepared tire is marked with a ruler and chalk.
- The contours are cut with a sharp knife.
- The tire should be turned inside out - so the bends of the sculpture will be more even.
- Next, you need to fix the tail and neck of the swan in the required position with stretch marks from the line or aluminum wire.
- It remains to paint the decor for the garden in white or black. A ready-made swan should be placed in a different cover-the "lake", painted blue.
We decorate the garden with our own hands: original flowerpots
No less interesting are flower beds, flowerpots,made of old tires. To do this, you must apply a wavy or zigzag line on the side of the wheel - these will be the petals of the flowerpot. By marking, you should cut out the future petals with a sharp knife, turn out the tire and paint it in any color with acrylic paint. After the finished product dries, it can be filled with soil and plant any decorative plants in it.
We decorate the garden with our own hands: sculptures from concrete
Very original look garden figures in the form ofladybirds, made of concrete. To make them you will need a hemisphere shape, which can easily be built from an old rubber ball. After the base is ready, it is necessary to lay out its bottom with a plastic bag and pour a concrete solution in the proportion 1: 3. For better grip, you can put pieces of reinforced mesh inside. After drying the figurines for the garden, you need to cut the shape or just remove it, cover it with a thick solution of cement, sand and tile glue and dry it thoroughly. After that, the figures are ready for coloring. It will be very interesting to look like figurines, if you decorate them with pieces of glass or ceramics.
We decorate the garden with our own hands: crafts from plastic bottles
Very popular among summer residents are variouscompositions made of waste plastic containers. From old bottles you can make interesting fences for flower beds, cut out of them all kinds of flowers or trees. It is not necessary to do something very complicated, often simple homemade crafts look much more original and effective than the purchased ones. Fantise and create a cozy atmosphere on your site with your own hands, the result will certainly bring a lot of pleasure to you and your loved ones.