How happy are those people who have in theira small plot of land or a dacha where you can rest and work for your pleasure. But, people who prefer work on the plot, do not live alone in beds. The dacha can be decorated with all sorts of original objects, and the heart will simply sing with joy and enthusiasm. In addition, the ennobling of a homestead land does not always require significant monetary investment, you can often limit yourself to various materials that you planned to throw out. This article offers you a lot of ideas for creating decorative elements for the infield. After all, to engage in such creativity is an interesting and fascinating activity.
Feeders for a winter garden with their own hands
Severe winter is a difficult test for the brothersour smaller, and the first master class will be devoted to the creation of a variety of feeders for birds that will help them survive the severe winter frosts. Moreover, the feeders described below will serve as an additional decor of the winter garden. These instructions are fairly simple to perform, so you can safely add to the work of their children. Using a plastic bottle to make a feeder There are so many variations of creating feeders. More complex means using a tree to create houses. To make the lightest bird feeders, only a paper bag of milk can suffice. Also, an easy-to-use feeder can be made from a plastic bottle, as well as a few wooden spoons. Materials in this need not so much. Prepare a plastic bottle, two spoons with long enough handles, food for filling, scissors, strong threads and any metal hook. First, make two through holes, they must pass the handles of the spoons. In this embodiment, several functions fall into the spoon at once:
- First, they will serve as a place where the bird can sit down to eat;
- secondly, in a spoon in small portions seeds will pour out.
Then fill the bottle with different feeds: seeds, nuts, corn, bread crumbs, etc. After that, hang the feeder on the tree, making a hole in the lid and passing a hook into it.
The use of gelatin for the production of a feederThis version of the feed can be prepared from cereals and gelatin. Dissolve it in warm water, pour into the mixture of feed, stir them well and spread them into shapes. Do not forget to put the hook inside the thread, after which the feeder will be attached to the branch. Now the finished molds with food should be placed in the refrigerator and wait for them to freeze completely. If you forgot to immerse the thread in the mixture - it does not matter. After the gelatin has completely solidified, make a small hole in the feeder and thread it into it. If you have not found a suitable form at home, this is not a problem. You can fill old mugs or tin cans with a mixture of gelatin and fodder and hang them on the trees. Feeder in the form of a garland To embody this ideain life, just string on the line or wire biscuits, dried fruits, nuts, etc. The food set will depend entirely on your budget and fantasy. If you have the opportunity, buy ready-made cereal breakfasts, string them on the wire, curving in a certain shape (heart, star, circle, etc.), and your feeder is ready. Feeding the ice The main requirement of existencesimilar to the feeder - is the presence of temperature with a minus sign. If your city is famous for its frosty winters, this option will be an interesting decoration of your winter garden. To perform this work you will need a plastic bottle (its bottom), a well sharpened knife, coniferous branches and berries for decoration, food and water. The bottom of our feeder will serve as the bottom of the plastic bottle, so boldly cut off the excess. Select the volume of the bottle yourself, in this example, a bottle with a volume of 5 liters was used, but you can use a smaller bottle. To fix it on branches will be much easier. Lay on the bottom of the circle of coniferous branches and berries, leave in the middle of an empty place, it is there in the future will be fed feed. At the center of the base, you need to set a smaller capacity,it will help to create us a bird feeder in the form of a ring. Put a small weighting agent in the central container, so that it does not rise, and fill the space in a circle with water. Think about fastenings in advance. The simplest option is to dip the ends of a strong rope into the water. They will solidify and will be able to hold the weight of the feeder. Place the feed in the freezer for the night. In the morning, take it out of the refrigerator, take out all the plastic containers and your feeder is ready.
Unusual garden beds
The most pleasant thing about creating unusualflowerbeds is that the creative process distracts you from all extraneous thoughts and allows you to enjoy an exciting work. Striving to create something beautiful can awaken the imagination in every person, it reveals potential that you may not even have guessed. It is very pleasant to create something original on your garden plot, especially since the author's work and handmade crafts were always valued rather higher than the items purchased in the store. And if we talk about flowerbeds, then the variations of their creation are quite a lot. Consider the features of the general appearance of your garden, so that individual decorative objects are fully combined with it. Stool-flowerbed If you have old and unnecessary chairs lying on your dacha or attic, do not rush them out right away. Try to make a bright and unusual flowerbed, which will serve as a characteristic difference of your garden from many others. The old chair can easily serve as the basis for the flowerbed. It is formed by various plants, which previously grew up in an ordinary-looking plastic pot, basin or bucket. To easily make a flower bed from an old chair,just drill a hole in the seat, which will be slightly smaller than the diameter of the container with flowers. So you can easily replace plants, and the chair-flowerbed will always please you with its appearance. A flowerbed from a waste material You can use absolutely any old thing to create a flower bed. Released from the application of shoes, benches, bicycles, jugs and much more can serve as an original pot or base for the flower garden. Just bring the old object in a presentable appearance. The examples below will serve as inspiration for creating bright and unusual objects.
Flower beds from glass bottles
Glass bottles, probably from the very beginningwere created to frame the areas assigned to the flower beds. For the design of flower beds, bottles of absolutely any shape and color are suitable. Before creating an artifice, lower the bottles in the water for half an hour to easily remove all dirt and remove any unnecessary labels. When the bottles dry up, you can start working. Making the borders of glass bottles. To construct a simple flower garden and make it quickly enough, you can turn the bottles upside down. The shape and size of such a bed will depend solely on the desire of its owner. Of course, much more original will look patterned flower gardens with intricate ornaments. To perform such a flower bed, draw a borderof the desired shape and dig grooves with a depth of about 15-20 cm. Place the glass containers inside and fill the voids with soil. Bury the containers to half the height, this will be enough to prevent the bottles from loosening up. High flowerbed of glass bottles A multi-level flower garden will become a bright and original ornament of any infield area. To create such a flowerbed will have to tinkerwith a choice of basis. Here it is possible to use all kinds of cylindrical objects (barrel, old tire, bucket, etc.). Install the selected structure and finish the plaster with the lower part of the outer side of the structure. To do this, you should make a cement-sand mortar in a proportion of 2: 1. It is needed in order for the fastening solution to grasp as quickly as possible between the bottles of the bottles. The first row of bottles should be put with bottles to the center. Lay the next series in the same way, only in a checkerboard pattern. The more quality you put the bottle, the more carefully the overall design will look. Fill with a solution all the voids that form between the necks. So the design will become much stronger. Lock the last row of the flower bed with a mortar and fill it with earth, only a wide part of the bottles should remain in sight. Plant flowers and enjoy the whole summer with abundant flowering.
We decorate the garden with unusual candlesticks
How nice and nice it is in the warm summer, sitting in thegazebo of your garden, admire the fascinating view of the starry sky and breathe pleasant aromas of flowers. Very often there are friendly gatherings until late at night. It is in such cases that it is not possible to do without night lighting. Of course, you can use electricity, but it is the candle that can give the evening a special mood and coziness. Candlesticks made of tin cans Do not dwell on ordinary candles, try to make decorative candlesticks from improvised materials that can be found in any dacha section. To make a lantern from tin cans prettyjust. You need to wash the jars, draw on them the desired pattern and knock it out in the form of holes, using nails and a hammer. Attach to the edges of the handle of metal rods. Additionally, paint the lanterns in black. Place the candles inside and your unusual flashlights are ready. Glass jars for making lanterns Making an unusual lantern from a glass jar is even easier. Simply attach a pen to it and paint the outside with stained-glass paint. Do not forget to choose unusual drawings. To get a bright and original garland, paint the jars in different colors. They will light a gazebo or a garden path with special charm.
Sculpture has long been one of the maindecorations of household plots. And here you need to remember one important axiom - the figure should harmoniously fit into the overall landscape style of your garden. However, sculptures are not so cheap. And if you want to decorate your garden in this way, try to make a garden figure with your own hands. When creating all kinds of garden sculptures,always remember the proportions. The smaller the area of your garden, the smaller will be the decorative figures. Try to make yourself wooden sculptures, they will be an excellent decoration of your infield. In addition to the principle of proportion, you must adhere to the rule of expressive background, which can bring brightness even to the simplest figure.
Hammock with own hands
Hammock is a comfortable place for rest, itcan decorate any infield. At the moment this invention is very often used for daytime rest. Hammock helps to relax on a hot summer day under the shade of trees and enjoy the chirping of birds and the rustling of leaves. It is not so difficult to make it yourself. In particular, it will not be difficult to build such a hammock for those who do not by hearsay know how a sewing machine works. Read the instructions, stock up on the material and the tools you need, and you can proceed. For work, prepare a suitable thick fabric,it's best not to choose a color. Its length should be 2.2 m, and the width - 3 m. Also need a sintepon (1x 0.5 m). Prepare the shank from the shovel, the strap for hanging the hammock, the kapron rope, whose diameter should be 0.4-0.6 cm. Additionally, you can find a paint that will match the coloring of the fabric. Work process The first step is to cut the fabric into twopanels, corresponding to the dimensions of 2.1 x 1.5 m. Fold them face down and sweep away the sides that are shorter. You should have a ring made of cloth. Stretch the sewn sides of the machine, then turn the products to the front. Now, slip the lines along the long sides of the fabric, smoothing the ring before it. Make 4 more lengths of sling lines corresponding to the length of 0.7 m. They need to be stitched on the transition from the upper edge to the bottom and additionally sew the edges of the hole, they should be at least 5 cm. Now work on the sintepon. It must be cut into two identical canvases (0,5x0,25 m). In accordance with the scheme, put it on both sides of the canvas and sweep it to the canvas. Now you need to process the edges. Stitch them in such a way that the holes are completely closed. Next, you need to cut a shovel spade into two equal parts and make small grooves for the rope from all sides about 3 cm from the edge. Paint the bars in the chosen color and leave until completely dry. While the wooden crossbeams dry, take carework on the kulisks. Just detach them and insert inside the wooden cuttings after completely drying them. Tie the rope to the slats, fixing it in the grooves. Now your hammock for the infield is ready.