Recycling, DIY, hack, tinkering and revegetation: our selection of ideas for a garden decoration and at a lower cost!
What better place than the garden to experience the art of recycling? For the greater benefit of the planet (and your wallet), nothing is lost and everything is recovered. Tires, pallets, cans and old zinc containers offer a new life 100% true to the spirit of nature … Because we love the concept of second life among plants, we share our selection of Ideas for a Garden Decor Recuper.
1. Make a pouf with a recycled tire
What better place than a garden for a second life of worn tires? With a little paint, a wooden board, old tablecloths, foam and a jigsaw, your old used tire is transformed into a comfortable pouf for a green pose under the refreshing shade of trees … Want the same? Follow the tutorial of the editorial team of deco.fr!
Under the paint, a tire! Who would have believed it?
2. Finding shoes … in your garden
Instead of throwing used shoes from the youngest to the trash, we recycle them into flower pots noticed to scatter everywhere to add an unusual and offbeat touch to the garden decor. Adidas tennis shoes, rubber boots or old wooden clogs: no shoe can withstand the invasion of vegetation.
Recycling shoes and upcycling atmosphere for this tangier sidewalk.
3. Divert a colander in flower suspension
What to do with an old metal colander or enamelled? Already do not throw it … or try to tan through! Reserve it instead in the garden by transforming it into an original suspension to house your flower arrangements. Pimpée with a little color, it will be the most beautiful effect to personalize your garden recovers a nice note playful, vegetal and subtly shifted.
Suspended, the colander turns into an original jar to accommodate your compositions!
4. Put the Garden Decor in a Box
Rather than throw out used cans, why not turn them into a lantern? A few tealights, little holes, a bit of inspiration, a little spray paint and here is a bright idea to light the terrace garden without spending a round.
Old cans? No ! Personalized candles for the garden!
5. Manufacture a pallet garden furniture
Featured object of the decor retrieval, pallets that are found in the warehouses of supermarkets are invited in the garden! Layered on the floor and decorated with cakes chairs and soft cushions, pallets make up a cozy and recuperated garden. Substantial savings at the key …
Pallets throw it in your living room as well as in your garden!
6. Make a side table with an old wooden barrel
Nothing like an old wooden barrel to build the garden at a lower cost.Positioned as is on the terrace or surmounted by a wider plateau, the old wooden barrel rustic has no equal to place the decor under the sign of bohemian and joy of life … “under the sun of bodega … “Olé!
Take a tour of flea markets to find a cask – your future garden table!
7. Making a swing with tires
An old rubber tire, thick rope (or chains), some fixing accessories, DIY tools … and here is a beautiful swing 100% for the (big and small children. It only remains to find a tree with strong branches to swing you without any fuss in your new playground … and decoration déco ‘!
A swing tire or the American dream in the garden!
8. Detouring a cable drum in a garden table
The drum, this big wooden reel that usually allows to wind electric cables plays good tricks to the decoration of the garden. A little varnish, paint, a patina effect or ceramic and here is the old drum recovered in the yard of the corner turned into a garden table. All in one hand!
A string of cables and colored ropes: here you are with a design table!
9. Planting old bathroom equipment
The old bathtubs are unusual receptacles for flowers, vegetable gardens or flower boxes. No more bending down to pick up the herbs and vegetables from the tub, and it’s 100% true to the upcycling spirit. More unusual still, lavatories and green toilets make the spirit of Marcel Duchamp breathe in the air of the garden …
Here in miniature what can give a tub-gardener. Clever!
10. Recycle his old containers in the garden
There, at the bottom of the cupboard, it would not be an old porcelain teapot that lies beside an old zinc watering can forgotten? Rather than letting them get dust, give them a second life in the garden after a good wash, a few holes and a green upcycling session. An idea to decline with all the old containers of charm which attics and garages are overflowing …
Do not throw away your old teapot, it will be perfect in the garden to welcome your cacti!