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How to decorate a tree stump in the garden with his own hands: 6 interesting ideas for truckers masterovityh

How to decorate a tree stump in the garden with his own hands: 6 interesting ideas for truckers masterovityh

Nastaёt a time when the tree is longyears bear fruit, or simply delight you with its spreading crown, it is necessary to cut. As a result, in its place formed malosimpatichny stump with which to do something. You can, of course, its uprooting, but often such work requires serious physical efforts. Because the root system of old tree remains extensive and very strong. If you also do not want to dig a pit to extract the root, can only think of how to decorate a tree stump in the garden with his own hands.


Idea # 1 - "tree stump in spring day '

Of course, the old stump itself is not bloom, but itIt does not mean that it can not grow flowers. It's really going to happen, if planted on a stump low annual flowers, grass or ornamental plants. Their presence is very ennoble and revive the tree cut down.

planting scheme

All these modest flowers look very impressive in a single bouquet which, like a vase holding easiest stump

To put this idea into practice, you mustminimum cost. The surface of a stump align, and then in the stump doing deepening. They must be such that the root system of your chosen plants could develop freely. The benchmark can happen, for example, a flower pot.

You can simply make one hole in the stump,if you derive from it core. Make it easy, when we are dealing with a rotten stump. Of the tools we will need a saw or a chisel with a hammer. If the stump has appeared in your area relatively recently, it is better to use the method of burning core.

May stump

Surely this stump will be a real decoration of your garden in the early spring of last month, and in anticipation of the summer

In the center of the stump to drill enoughdeep hole, so that it can be pour kerosene. The side surface in this case must not be less than 7 cm, to our construction remained intact after removal of the core. Pour kerosene and plug the hole in the tree stump stopper.

After about half a day, add kerosene and againclose the plug hole. Leave a stump to rest for one to two weeks. Then remove the plug and ignite the heart of the stump. When she will burn, resulting pot should be treated with an antiseptic, to bed lasts longer.

Inside deepen drill holes toeliminate stagnant water. Now we put into the garden soil mixed with nutrients, and then disembark seedlings or bulbs. When a stump is formed magnificent hat colors, it really does not look old and ugly.


If you are not sure of the strength of the walls of your new flowerpot from the stump and the fear that they may begin to crumble, they can reinforce the grid

A variety of options as to what you can do with your hands from the stump in the country you can see in this video:

Idea # 2 - stump as garden furniture

To make an old stump some interestingthing, for example, a piece of furniture, you need a good tool and some of the skills of such work. But the tools of today - it's not a problem. And what about the skills you could say that all the great masters were once apprentices. So take at least try. What are you, in the end, the risk? Only the old stump.

Option # 1 - stump as a seat

Let's say you've just outlined under the tree cut down. Well he had a thick trunk. Remove the branches, moving from the top to the thin stronger bottom. Now, when the barrel in front of you, you need to spend it markup.

If we want to make the chair more comfortable seatplaced at a height of 40-60 cm from the ground. For example, it is 50 cm. Put a chalk mark at this altitude. But the chair has more rest. In it we add another 50 cm. At a height of 100 cm. Also put a chalk mark. At this level, and it will take place the cut, which is best to do a chainsaw.

Wooden armchair

It is difficult to say how much the chair, the picture in this photo, is of natural origin, but it is well illustrated by the results described in this section work

Now we are going to form the back of the chair. To do this, we need to perform a horizontal section at the level of the seat. That is where our first chalk mark is. Do propyl 2/3 barrel depth. We saw through from the other side, which in the future will be turned chair.

To form the back, make a vertical incision on top as long as we reach the previous horizontal. The cut thus remove a piece of the trunk.

The base is created, you can begin to decorativefinish. For this work, we will need different accessories from the grinder to the chisel. It all depends on how you decide to decorate the resulting chair. In any case, it bude not stump sticking out for all to see, and a comfortable chair, sitting on the seat of which can have a good rest.

Option # 2 - the original table

When you do a chair, it chose not topart with the bark. Now we have to make the garden table, which leg he will stump. And this time, from the bark of the best to get rid of. To do this, we can use a chisel or a chisel. Work will be as gently as possible: because we do not want to damage the wood.

Assembling table

This photograph clearly shows how it is necessary to beat the holders, which will continue to be fixed worktop

On the side of the stump fills twoperpendicular to the strips of wood. Fixed on them in pairs perpendicularly fastened together four holders. Countertops Master of boards and fastening them together strips.

Countertops can be made round. It's enough to draw a circle, using for this purpose an improvised compass of a pencil, rope and nails. We are trying to drive a nail into the center of countertops, to which is attached a rope with a pencil on the end. Outlines the range and all that has gone beyond its borders, remove.

Worktop on the stump

Table top, attached to the leg, which was once the stump, requires mandatory treatment of special protective, and the winter is better to close this table

Nailed to the holders of the finished countertop fasten with nails or screws. The finished product, be sure to soak a protective solution that will prolong his life.

Idea # 3 - funny composition

Option # 1 - unusual sculpture

Embody the following idea is not difficult. And now the backbone of your dry wood sawn little men like the green grasshoppers. Such kids is easy to do yourself, using for this purpose the wire, sheet metal pieces or plastic. Such fairy-tale characters, and can be purchased in the shop, which sells souvenirs and toys.

Funny composition

Figures made very cleverly, and the whole composition leaves a surprising positive impression: men must-fix securely to avoid being put out of action the storm

To stem these funny figures can be fastened by means of screws, clamps or wire. This comic composition will decorate your garden and attract the attention of your friends and neighbors.

Option # 2 - a decorative mushroom

If you think that making mushroom from the stumpSimply put, you are absolutely right. All you need to do - it is old or enameled steel bowl and spray. A bowl of need to clean red paint and paint from a container. After it dries, on a red background paint white roundels, exactly in exactly as spots on the mushroom cap.

Funny mushroom

Next to a handsome fly agaric can be placed, and numerous other items that help to enliven the composition to make it complete

Stump also be painted white. It would be nice to draw it a fun grinning attractive face. But there could be as prompt fantasy. It remains only to put on elegant hat on the leg and boldly declare that the mushroom is ready! By the way, does not necessarily make a fly agaric. This may be a white fungus. Just mushroom looks more elegant.

To complete the picture, we offer you inyour foot fungus lay stones, for example, green. They are like a painting frame, edging create your product. However, you can do without them.


These white mushrooms also are made of stumps, only completely different: both leg and mushroom caps carved out of wood of the stump and painted in the appropriate color

Option # 3 - fabulous Mansion

If a person is not deprived of imagination, even fromdry stump, he is able to do the whole work of art - a fairytale castle or Mansion inhabited by the most amazing fairy-tale characters. This artifact can be the subject of pride owner of the site, if work on it with a soul.

Castle in the Japanese style

Cute house, designed in the Japanese style, complemented by a small cabin designed, most likely for a traditional tea ceremony

Stump itself can serve as the main part of the castle,on which all the extra decorations will be attached. In order not to miss anything, we propose to make a sketch of the future plant and then try to follow it.

Decorating parts can be sawn from a pieceFiberboard or plywood. By the stump they should be attached with screws. All component parts must pass the impregnation, protecting them from rotting. Furthermore, they can be painted in the desired color.

Small house for children to play

This lovely house with figures very like children who, no doubt, there and then adapt it for their funny games

Sometimes, in the trunk of dry wood, very low fromthe earth's surface, are located hollows, excrescences. All of these details, in spite of their natural origin, easily used in the formulation. For example, out of the hollow can hang small toy ladder with funny gnomes to them. A build-up can be arranged on a toy piano with a squirrel-pianist.

Do not forget to pay attention to the roof of the building. For it is quite amiss old leaky bucket. By the way, artificial or live plants, knocked out of the hole in the roof of the structure, will look very attractive.

This video is dedicated to a variety of characters made of stumps:

Idea # 4 - decorate with flowers in pots stump

We have already told how to decorate a tree stumpflowers that are grown there, but there is another version of this decoration. If on a stump remained several branches, you can hang them on the same flowers, but grown in pots. See, they are very impressive.

Even if you do not have branches, a flower pot can beput himself on the stump or around it, creating a special aura of bloom and continuing life. Hemp look great in a decorative stand for flower pots with plants, if they are carefully polished, allowing the wood to show their texture.

Smart stump

Despite the simplicity of the composition, it looks very impressive and emphasized country-style: it fits as well as possible for the best country style

But do not forget that the tree which is in the open countryside, in need of protection - in the impregnation that will resist rot.

Idea # 5 - garden sculptures

Create a garden figurines of stumps are all hereonly true artists in the result is remarkable works of art, affecting its realism. If you wish to just manages to decorate your site, you can create a simple image, which does not require special skills.

Deer of hemp

Of course, this magnificent stag, the votes cast in the spring wood, elaborately carved from the stump usual high level of professional

Make a simple figure out of the stump is not difficult. Those who in childhood sculpted snowmen, may in this case to apply the experience gained. The role of the hands perform twigs, instead of the nose and mouth of adapting swirls, eyes can be made from brown bottoms of plastic bottles. The role of the pupil play a cork from the same bottles.

All of this is attached to the stump with screws. The horizontal saw cut surfaces can simply be expanded cones of pine trees that will simulate hair. Here's a watchman for the garden, which we contrived in haste, ready.

Caretaker for the garden

But so funny guard to give any student can do, and that is what this garden sculpture and appreciated

If it so happened that I had to cut anumber of holiday trees, do not be sad. This situation has its positive side. But now you have a large number of stumps located near each other. And this is not bad at all. Make of them for their children fairyland, putting into practice all the information that you have received in this article.

This is just a great place to play. First you have to clear each stump from the cortex. To do this you need a chisel and a hammer. The bit must be inserted between the bark and the trunk of the tree, and then gently tap it with a hammer. Cora will move away from the trunk of a tree stump, and soon lose it completely. Now it can be thoroughly sanded, using for this purpose sandpaper with an average grain.

Owl of hemp

This owl easily could be the companion itself Baba Yaga and settle in her cabin, flying out of it from time to time to hunt

Resulting in the process of wood dust must remove with a damp cloth. Prepared in this way must be treated with wood preservative that protects it from decay.

Now you can start decorating the tree stump. Choose a large stump, to turn it into a real house of Baba Yaga. Take the chalk outline of the future location of windows and doors grandmother's hut. The indentations in the wood for the doors and windows can be done using a chisel and hammer.

We need pieces of board, of which weto do the doors and shutters on the windows. These Circuits future construction can be painted right now, as long as they have not yet nailed into place. Nailed doors and shutters to the places marked on the stump should nails that have bitten off hats. Completing the decoration of the hut, can be collected in the district branches and driftwood unusual shapes to stick them around the house of Baba Yaga. Let depict dense years.

At stumps smaller characters can be represented by the mostvarious folk tales and funny cartoon characters. Decorate the tree stumps and draw on them can be conceived characters, using the paint for the exterior. Images outside wonderfully complement the flowers planted directly into the stumps. How to do it, it was told in detail in the beginning of this article. You can restrict and pots with plants.

A spectacular arrangement of the stump

Another wonderful song performed by a professional artist and sculptor, creates a good mood, a slight inherent fantastic corner of your garden

More a couple of stumps will turn into children's chairs. To do this, we will not even cut out a massive back. If you kept the old chairs, take for this to work their backs. They should be carefully freed from lacquer, and then using standard nails, nail to the seats of the stumps. Ready-chairs have only painted in bright colors that are sure to enjoy the children.

Small remaining penёchki simply turn inflock fly agaric, using as their hats, bowls or basins appropriate size. Now, you know exactly how these toadstools can be done. All improvisation on the theme of fairy tales ready.

Idea # 6 - "green monster"

Another idea of ​​how we can elevate the stump,It may also interest you. For this purpose, we need huge stump with a strong root system that is hiding in a shady spot. If this is on your site there, you can consider yourself lucky.

A large tree stump covered with moss

A large tree stump covered with moss, looks mysteriously like a hit in your garden straight from the Twilight or any other saga

Buy in-store suitable for yourClimate grade moss. You need to plant moss on a tree stump. Periodically have to sprinkle it with water, he began. Now it is important that the moss has grown. When this happens, you will be able to fully appreciate the enormity of the resulting creations.

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