This DIY lounger up-cycles old crates and concrete slabs to make a cool-looking recliner for your garden. Using spray paint to disguise the industrial look of the materials and adding softness with a mattress, cushions and a throw.
This table keeps your drinks chilled and nearby for those rare sunny days when you can sit out back and enjoy the sunshine. When it’s not in use it doubles as a concrete garden structure and mini-bird bath.
Garden Bowling Alley
If you have the space, the time and some decent DIY skills then this is the summer project for you. Your very own bowling alley. Follow the guide here:
Tree Stump Lights
These cracked tree stump lights by Australian designer Duncan Meerding have something of the fairy world about them. The range includes larger stumps that can double as a small table or stool and with the light breaking through the cracks in the wood it’s sure to add something magical to your garden.
This small pathway uses reclaimed wood and couldn’t be simpler to make. Just line up some varnished blocks of wood or pallet pieces across your garden and work them down into the soil. You don’t even have to be that neat about it. Think rustic-chic.
Stacked Garden Furniture
These handy garden furniture pieces stack away into a compact space-aged shape to be stored neatly in the corner. Perfect for a small garden and to be enjoyed only when needed.
Outdoor Fire Bowls
These outdoor bowls make a classy fire pit for those not-so-warm summer evenings. Some makes burns on gel canisters that last up to three hours per can or there are gas options.
Kids will have fun with this alternative two-seater chair that harps back to the psychedelic furniture of the 60s, when you’re not using it outside it’s perfect for a corner in your living room.
This modern bubble chair is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life on a lazy afternoon. The see-through cocoon is even more special on a rainy day letting you take in your surroundings or just to curl up with a good book.
This hanging outdoor haven couldn’t look more inviting and has the space to fit a small family. Hang from a strong tree in your garden then see if you can get your family to ever go back inside the house.