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August 12, 2017 18:06

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

improvement suburban area implies not only a competent layout and cleanliness, but also a certain decor.Most often this is done using a variety of paths, curbs, flower beds and original garden sculptures.To avoid unnecessary costs, we decorate the cottage with his own hands, using only the materials at hand.

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

decorate the cottage with his hands

Making garden paths

Article Contents

  • 1 Making garden paths
    • 1.1 brick walkway
    • 1.2 Wooden track
  • 2 We make decorative borders
    • 2.1 borders of brick, stone and cinder block
    • 2.2 Wooden borders
    • 2.3 Concrete curbs
  • 3 Master garden sculptures
    • 3.1 figurines made of plywood
    • 3.2 plaster sculptures
    • 3.3 Video - decorate the cottage with his hands
  • 4 Gallery interesting holiday decorations

To produce garden paths used a variety of materials: brick, stone, gravel, round cut a tree, paving tiles, and others.To plot looks perfectly all tracks have to be of the same material and preferably of the same width.Most i

mportantly, the surface does not slip and does not collapse under the influence of moisture.

Making garden paths

Making garden paths

brick walkway

To work needed:

  • whole or broken bricks;
  • river sand;
  • mortar;
  • shovel;
  • trowel;
  • rubber mallet;
  • level and tape measure.

    Brick walkway

    brick walkway

From whole bricks lay track more convenient, but is a more beautiful broken surface.So first mark out the border, and then remove the turf layer thickness of 15-20 cm. The bottom of the trench properly tamped, poured a layer of coarse sand.Sand shed water for more seals and start laying bricks.Very often, brick spread without grout, falling asleep all gaps with sand, but the application of the solution will make the clutch is much more reliable and durable.

Brick walkway

brick walkway

Brick can be placed by any means: parallel rows along the length or width of the track, in a staggered manner, randomly, to punctuate a brick with broken, to form geometric shapes.Each element must be firmly put next to the other, and a rubber mallet to knock out, so it does not protrude above the surface.The denser packing, so it is safer.Similarly, the tracks are made of stone or gravel.

Driving garden walkway of brick

Driving garden path of brick

Driving garden walkway of brick

Driving garden path of brick

Digging recess

Digging deepening

gravel cushion

gravel cushion

rammer

ramming

Filling and leveling of sand

Filling and leveling of sand

Filling and leveling of sand

filling and leveling of sand

Bricklaying

brick laying

Bricklaying

Laying bricks

The last stage of construction - filling the vertical joints between the blocks

last stage of construction - filling the vertical joints between the blocks

Wooden track

If at the cottage a lot of old uselesstrees, you can create a very beautiful garden paths of the chocks and Spila trunks.Saw cut must be of uniform thickness, not less than 15 cm;the diameter of the workpiece is not necessary to pick up.Do not use too cracked or rotten parts of the tree - they will not last even a season.

Track of wooden Spila

Track wooden Spila

To work required:

  • saw cut thick branches and trunk;
  • bitumen mastic or waste oil;
  • geotextiles;
  • coarse sand;
  • hammer;
  • shovel;
  • building level.

All saw cut should be cleaned from the bark and soak or working off the hot linseed oil on all sides.If you use mastic asphalt, coated with thick workpiece with the side that will be in the ground.As long as the wood dries, you can make marks on the ground, and remove the top layer of the earth.

Laying Spila

Laying Spila

depth of the trench must be such that the saw cut after installation on a sandy base is flush with the surface or slightly rose above the earth.

Laying Spila and filling voids

Laying Spila and filling voids

Bottom necessarily well tamped and geotextile veiled, releasing the top edge of the fabric on either side of the trench.Poured sand layer, level, tightly set saw cut and fill the gaps formed between the same classifying or sand.With the help of the level control arrangement Spila horizontally to the track had a flat surface.

Wooden path

wooden walkway

We make decorative borders

Beautiful self-made borders can be positioned along the tracks around the flowerbeds at the gate, or to distinguish between land into zones.wooden chocks, twigs, vines, brick and stone, glass bottles, cinder block, concrete is used for production curbs.As for the decoration of concrete products used broken glass, colored stones and ceramic chips.

We make decorative borders

We make decorative borders

Borders of brick, stone and cinder block

to lay brick border, you will need:

  • brick;
  • mortar;
  • rubble;
  • shovel;
  • trowel.

    marking

    Layout

By marking selected layer of soil to a depth of 15 cm and 20 cm wide. The bottom is compacted and covered with gravel to a depth of half a groove, and the top is poured a solution.When the solution is tightly adhered, spread brick rows staggered.Curb can be continuous or have gaps - it depends on the amount of starting material and imagination of the master.Similarly, the spread of the curb stone or cinder block.

Bricklaying

brick laying

To make a decorative cinder block, plaster can be used for exterior and color.After laying cinder block and drying a solution prepared mortar: dry plaster diluted with water and add the color pigment.Now the decorative surface of the curb cover and the mixture using a spatula create patterns.This border is very attractive both along paths and around flower beds.

Brick border

Brick border

Wooden borders

For wooden friezes suitable saw cut small diameter churbachki of branches, twigs and strong antiseptic-impregnated timber from hardwood.Preparations must be the same size and without bark, or border will look very messy.First, all the wooden elements necessary to soak the used oil, linseed oil or antiseptic composition and well dried in the air.

Wooden borders

Wooden borders

While harvesting dry, you can make a layout and choose the soil to a depth of 15-20 cm. The bottom of the groove and the wall should be to lay a geotextile, and then pour a layer of sand on the bottom.Dried churbachki alternately inserted into the groove, inciting mallet and checking the level of their height.The gaps are filled with sand or gravel, and pour on the sides of tamped soil.

Wooden borders

Wooden borders

Concrete curbs

Concrete curbs

Concrete curbs

can produce neat and attractive concrete curbs.You will need:

  • board 30h150 mm;
  • screws;
  • polyethylene;
  • concrete solution;
  • level.

    formwork

    Decking

mark out the boundaries of the border and removed a layer of soil thickness of 15 cm. On both sides of the groove sets of formwork boards and fix its bridges.The inner side of the shuttering upholstered with polyethylene to curb surface turned out smooth.For this reason, the board should be as smooth.The reinforcement frame can be put 2-3 steel rod cross-section of 10 mm, interconnected wire a short distance.

Filling cement formwork

formwork Filling cement

poured into the formwork solution trowel dub surface.After 2-3 hours in the damp concrete is pressed into colored fragments of ceramics, stones, glass - anything that tells a fantasy.One day the formwork is removed, overwritten irregularities and allowed to dry completely.If you wish, you can paint the curbs ready.

The border is decorated with stones

Border decorated with stones and covers

The border is decorated with stones

Border decorated with stones

Concrete curbs

Concrete curbs

Simplify the process will help to complete the form for casting curbs

Simplify the process will help to complete the form for casting curbs

Master garden sculptures

Homemade garden sculpturesable not only to decorate the cottage, but also to give it a special atmosphere and originality.For manufacturing the sculptures can be used plywood, stumps, clay, plaster or cement mortar, old tires, scrap metal, plastic bottles and even mounting foam!Most importantly, all the pieces fit together and in harmony with the surrounding landscape, or suburban area will be similar to the warehouse.

figurines made of plywood

Figurines made ​​of plywood

figurines made of plywood

plywood easily make any decorative figure. In the process, you will need:

  • template;
  • jigsaw;
  • waterproof plywood;
  • primer;
  • screws;
  • screwdriver;
  • colored paint.

figurine may bulk or flat, depending on the selected template.Flat to produce lighter, and the process takes less time.To this end, a sheet of plywood template is applied, encircle it with a pencil and cut all unnecessary jigsaw.The sections were then polished and processed workpiece protective primer.When plywood is dry, we can only paint the figure and set in the garden.

Volume figures look more original and can perform additional functions, such as this cow.

The figure for the cottages

figurine to give

For its production need 4 identical sheets of plywood and a few small fragments of which the animal's head is completed.Also required a metal or wooden frame and container plants.Plywood sheets are cut from a template and fasten in the form box.From scraps collected cow's head, attached to her ears, and bolted together to the base.Then you need to properly paint the design, dried, and then install and fasten the frame.Inside the container is placed, fill it with soil and planted ornamental plants.

Figurines made ​​of plywood for the garden

figurines made of plywood Garden

Figurines made ​​of plywood for the garden

figurines made of plywood Garden

Crafts for the garden

Crafts Garden

Plaster sculptures

Making holiday pots of plaster mixes and bottles

Manufacturing suburban pots of plaster mixes and bottles

Plaster or mortar makes it possible to pour a sculpture of any shape and size.To form small figures made of plastic containers and the need to build a solid metal frame to create a large sculpture.In the absence of experience it is recommended to start with small articles of simple shape;very cute look of the composition of flowers surrounded by plaster mushroom caps with bright, figure, or gnomes, such as homemade turtle in the pond.

The basis for the figures

basis for figures

Apply a layer of plaster on the basis of

Apply a layer of plaster on the basis

Lepim head

Lepim head

We are working out the details

working out the details

We are working out the details

working out the details

When mixing gypsum should be added to a solution of PVA glue- 1% of the total weight of the product.To create a large mixture of plaster figures applied layers;Each layer must dry thoroughly before applying the next.Finished sculptures are usually painted in various colors, then they look bright and festive.

Painting the figure

Paint figure

We grow flowers .Decoration ready

planted flowers.Decoration ready

Decorate giving help and flower gardens, especially in the unusual design, a variety of arches, shaped benches.From the simplest of materials available, if desired, you can create amazing beauty of things, just by connecting the imagination.

Video - decorate the cottage with his hands

Gallery interesting holiday decorations

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

decorate the cottage with his hands

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

decorate the cottage with his hands

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

decorate the cottage with his hands

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

decorate the cottage with his hands

The track in the country with their own hands

track in the country with their own hands

We decorate the cottage with his own hands

decorate the cottage with his hands

Beautiful villa - a great success !

Beautiful cottage - a great success!