You just don’t want to throw away a lot of things for one reason or another. Many can also be given a new shine and reused. Such is the case with the old pieces of furniture. These often find a great new use in the home. They can even fulfill new functions in the garden. That’s what our post is about today: How to make the ridge with old drawers. Above all, old drawers in the garden serve purely decorative purposes. Today we give you some inspiring ideas on how to create enviable garden decorations with old drawers yourself.
Garden decoration with old drawers – A simple and original decoration in the outdoor area!
An original garden decoration is worthwhile for many reasons
For many hobby gardeners, the garden is not only an area for planting different plants, but also a scene to put their creative decorative ideas into practice. In addition to the flower beds, which are worth seeing, cozy relaxation areas are designed where you can not only enjoy the beautiful weather, but also your own garden. Plants and decoration that are in harmony with each other make a garden where you want to linger for a long time.
If you want to design an original garden, you have to rely on a creative garden decoration. For this purpose one can use old things instead of throwing them in the trash and throwing them away. So upcycling is a hot topic and also has a great application in the garden. You can upcycle a lot of different things. Both old car tires and pallets and pieces of furniture. Today we are all about how to integrate old drawers into your own garden as cool decoration.
Create original plant containers yourself and create a garden to envy
Make garden decorations with old drawers yourself
Sooner or later the furniture will serve us out. Cupboards and chests of drawers as well. But if you think creatively, you will come up with original DIY ideas with old furniture. One trend in recent years, for example, has been to plant flowers on old chairs. You can breathe new life into the drawers of a chest of drawers or a cupboard. There are a number of great upcycling ideas for the old drawers, because drawers with plants are sure to turn heads. In addition, you can not only distribute individual drawers in the garden, but also transform an entire old chest of drawers into an attractive plant container. Even a plant ladder made of drawers is possible.
You can actually plant flowers almost anywhere and the result is always delightful! But if you upcycle the drawers into an individual garden decoration, you will transform your own garden into an unusual place.
You can repaint the drawers if you want to add pops of color
How do you plant the old drawers?
Even if the garden only has to be used for relaxation, planted drawers give it a unique kick of freshness. The drawers can then be planted in many different ways. Each drawer can represent a single bed, or all drawers can be designed the same way. Small kitchen drawers, for example, are perfect for placing herbs inside.
A sea of flowers and lots of green spice up this outdoor area
Either you put your favorite potted plants in the drawer or you plant the plants in the drawer yourself. In the second case, however, it is very important that you drill enough holes in the bottom of the drawer so that a kind of drainage is created. In this way, the excess water drains away and the plants are protected from waterlogging.
You can also make good use of the storage space on the chest of drawers. Arrange different potted plants or decorative accessories there. In this way you create even more fresh atmosphere in the outdoor area!
Conjure up an unusual garden decoration from old drawers
Important to know: Before you plant the respective drawer, you have to line the inside with foil. On the one hand, the irrigation water does not run through and on the other hand, you protect the wood from rotting. A very functional option is to put the plants in the so-called plant bags and thus ensure order and cleanliness.
Playful garden decoration for even more enjoyment in your own outdoor area in summer
Plant wooden drawers as you wish
Stylish and fresh at the same time!
Play with the colors in the garden!
Yellow and green make a nice color duo for summer
You can only plant one of the drawers
Old cabinets provide a large area for planting