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.
Add wall stickers to plain walls
Perk up your bedroom with wall stickers or use sample paint pots to paint on simple designs.
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 you home by revamping some old vases with washi tape
Add a mirror in the garden
Make a small garden look bigger by fixing a mirror to a wall or fence where the mirror 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. A simple way to make a thrifty lighting feature for the garden
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.
See how to uplift your garden with recyclables
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