Choosing the right outdoor furniture can change the look and usage of your garden or outdoor space. Enjoy the morning sun or the evening breeze? Having a swing on the balcony will be the perfect addition to the space. On the other hand, having a table and chairs or benches allow you to work or host guests over. Get the furniture that works best for your space.
If you already have some furniture and is looking for ways to refresh the look of your balcony without spending too much, here are some DIY projects that are budget-friendly and really easy to DIY yourself!
What you’ll need is simply just some nylon strings or ropes and a pot! Follow this super easy tutorial below to create a beautiful hanging pot for your plants! This is a genius alternative to teak planter stand and for small balconies that do not have much floor space. With this hanging planters, you can attach them to the ceiling, making full use of your vertical space to create a beautiful hanging garden.
Patterned Stepping Stones
If you are working within a budget, opt for simple plain tiles and DIY to create patterns. It will certainly save you quite a bit of money! Here is a great and cheap idea to add details to the tiles. Get some lace coasters or a table mat and a spray paint of your choice. Place the lace over the tiles and give it 2-3 coats of paint! Let it dry fully for a day. Place them in your garden to create stepping stones. Aren’t they are beautiful and easy to achieve?
Label your plants by reusing corks from wine bottles! Give the corks a good rinse. Use a stick (think satay stick) and stick one end to the cork. Use a marker to label the plants and you’re good to go! You can easily reach for the herbs you need from your garden now!
Mini Beach Chair
Does being outdoor reminds you of those beach resort destinations? How about adding some decorations to your garden with this mini-sized beach chair! Throw some sand and small stones to make it more surreal!
Rustic Garden Seats
Reuse your old car tires and turn them into beautiful rustic seats that can be placed in the garden to increase seating capacity! Use a sturdy rope to cover the the center of the tire and make sure that it can support your weight. Lastly use a twine or a rope of your choice and go around the car tires with a glue gun to secure them in place! They can serve as foot stools or seats for a rustic look.