5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden To Try Out

5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden To Try Out. Hello friends. How does your garden look lately? Love seeing different ideas? I love to see something old recycled into something new. The things that people make from other people’s rubbish are so inspiring.

I love to see how creative some people can be. There are so many amazing things that can be made. It is that time of year when I am planning to get the garden looking nice for summer and looking for some new inspiration. Lots of garden inspiration needed.

Today I’m sharing some fun ideas to try out and get creative in your garden too:

5 Upcycle Ideas For The Garden:

5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden To Try Out

1.) Got Any Old Wooden Pallets Laying Around?

You can make amazing things with old pallets. Flower post stands, shelves and how cool is this outside sofa and table? I love all the ideas people can make from old pallets.

Sofas, chairs, tables, also plant pot holder are all great ideas too. Lots of building sites that are making new house are usually giving creates away. I also love to see Herb Gardens Made From Old Creates.

5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden To Try Out

2.) An Old And Rusty Wheelbarrow Just Hanging Around?

My Grandad used to have a few of these behind his shed full of old stuff. How about filling it with soil and flowers. Pretty good idea! Here are some beautiful flower gardens made in a wheelbarrow: Garden Projects.

5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden To Try Out

3.) An Old Fashioned Sewing Machine Table: 

Perfect for up-cycling into an outside table. My Mum had plenty of these when I was growing up being a machinist. How pretty is this one for popping your plants onto? Old Sewing Machine Into A Garden Table.


4.) Some Old Clothes Or Odd Pieces Of Material?:

Old clothes, rags or odd pieces of material are great for making outside bunting. Ripped and broken zipped clothes are great for this.


5.) Old Bike? 

Yeah for old bikes. Spray paint and add a basket of flowers! How cool is this idea? Love it!! I have a few old bikes in my shed, come to think of it!!

5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden To Try Out. Do you fancy trying any of these ideas? What do you think of my 5 Up-cycle Ideas For The Garden post? Let me know your thoughts below.

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Homemade Garden Ideas: Bunting For The Outdoors:

Bunting anyone? I love to see bright colourful bunting. It looks beautiful blowing in the wind on hot summer days.

As well as looking great outside in your garden, it looks adorable in the kitchen. Don’t you think so to? Draped all over a Welsh dresser!? Perfect. Not that I have a Welsh dresser yet but I’m working on the idea of getting an old one and painting it white with chalk paint and giving it shabby chic look. Homemade Garden Ideas: Bunting For The Outdoors.




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17 Comments

  1. Jacqui
    8th April 2016 / 10:35 am

    I just love these ideas! A little vintage with a splash of whimsical! Thank you!

  2. Amanda
    8th April 2016 / 11:40 am

    Lovely and inspiring ideas!

  3. Anne Stone
    9th April 2016 / 10:55 am

    I love these ideas, especially the bike, I'd have never thought of that.

    • 11th April 2016 / 8:34 pm

      Thanks for the comment Anne, I am going to try this one with my daughter old bike πŸ™‚

  4. Penny Aylwin
    9th April 2016 / 5:39 pm

    Oh I do like the bunting – I may have to raid my rag bag. I'd not thought of doing that, so it doesn't matter when it gets soggy.

    • 11th April 2016 / 8:35 pm

      Thanks Penny, I have some old clothes I am making one with at the minute πŸ™‚

  5. Attachment Mummy
    14th April 2016 / 8:34 pm

    Ooh, I love a pallet upcycle, that sofa set looks fab. I have so many pallet ideas I will need a lorry-load by the time we get a garden! The wheelbarrow idea looks great too, will have to remember that one. Thanks for linking up to #FridayFabulous

  6. Helena TheQueenofCollage
    13th May 2018 / 8:21 am

    These are such clever ideas. I particularly like the upcycled sewing machine table and chairs set and the bunting. #MMBC.

  7. 1st May 2020 / 12:04 am

    I love these ideas! The sewing machine table is so cute.

  8. 1st May 2020 / 12:32 pm

    Love the flowers in a wheelbarrow! Thanks so much for linking up with me at #AThemedLinkup 16 for Gardening, open April 30 to May 10. All entries shared if social media buttons are installed.

    • 7th May 2020 / 6:54 pm

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by πŸ™‚

  9. 5th May 2020 / 5:04 pm

    Pinned! Thank you for sharing with Encouraging Hearts and Home! Have a great week ahead!

    • 7th May 2020 / 6:54 pm

      Thanks for the pin and stopping by πŸ™‚

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