Homemade garden ornaments have a unique charm, and it’s so satisfying to work with wood. We’ve put together instructions for a range of projects.
Embarking on a project to make something from wood is so exciting, and our instructions make these brilliant garden projects simple and fun. Whether you go for decorative ornaments or something more functional, such as a raised bed or planter, you can be sure you are adding character to your garden. We show you how easy it can be to introduce some beautiful real wood to your garden and show off your skills with a one-of-a-kind DIY piece.
When it comes to wood, logs are the most rustic form you can find, and they lend themselves brilliantly to being used in the garden. Always unique, you can use logs to make items that are both functional and beautiful.
Once you know how to carve shapes from wood, the possibilities for eye-catching DIY garden ornaments are endless. The technique requires a bit of practice but you’ll soon be able to create simple shapes with ease.
Decorations at Christmas are a great way to spread cheer, and why overlook the garden in your festive styling? Seasonal DIY garden ornaments made from wood are sure to look magical and generate a little joy for anyone who sees them. Whether you opt for a simple star or a fancy reindeer, our instructions give you a good reason to get your tools out.
Our gardens are more than just a place for us people to relax; they can also be a fantastic habitat for many different animals. Birds in particular should find food and room to nest in our gardens. We’ve created some wood projects that help you support your local wildlife.