Watch this video to see how to make a terrarium using an old vase. It's an easy way to bring a touch of the outdoors inside and can be used as a centrepiece for a coffee table.
Clever storage tricks
Turn those garden wall manger planters into indoor
storage baskets – they’re ideal for kids’ toys. Space-saving solution A real clever hack if you have a small bedroom (and don’t have the space for a bedside table) is to attach a floating shelf and paint the ‘legs’ of the table onto the wall instead.
Use decorative tape to add pops of colour
Add a splash of colour to your home by revamping some old vases with
washi tape. Add a mirror in the garden
small garden look bigger by fixing a mirror to a wall or fence where the it will reflect greenery. How to make marble mugs
Give plain crockery a cool marble effect with this
clever hack using nail polish. How to make tin can lanterns
Fill an empty can with water and freeze. Once frozen, lay the can on a tea towel and make holes with a hammer and nail to create any design you like. Once the ice has melted, pour out the water, dry and add a battery-operated light inside.
Why not try out these thrifty outdoor lighting ideas? How to make a quick vertical garden
Watch this video to see how to make a
vertical garden using a shoe organiser – no drilling required.
Upcycle a shed
Give an old shed a new lease of life with these inspirational ideas. Create a space for some summer painting or a kids’ playroom, perfect for the summer holidays.
Flower hanging baskets
Colourful colanders make pretty hanging baskets for the garden and are just one of these
clever recycling hacks for a garden makeover. More home & garden tips