The elements of decoration

Vases for flowers with his own hands from the tires, concrete and other materials

Vases for flowers with his own hands from the tires, concrete and other materials

Decorative elements of the garden are alwaysvery popular. Beautiful garden helps to break away from everyday worries and relaxation. Flowerpots to testify - not only an opportunity for the grower to select the optimal composition of the soil under each green pet, but also the best way to add accents, which are able to emphasize the harmony and splendor of the garden. Decorative pots can be purchased at specialty stores or create unusual vases for flowers with his own hands.


A new application of old things - pot of tires

Many gardeners, meeting in the cityfunny design for the gardens flower beds of tires, often pondered over the question "how to make a pot of tires, which will adorn the interior garden."

Vases of tires

Car tires, regularly having served his sentence, may gain new life by becoming an interesting and functional element of the decor of a garden site

Vases of the tire with your hands - fast,comfortable and most importantly free way to create original decorations that can enhance the beauty and splendor of plants planted in the bottom. The material for the manufacture of a flowerpot can get hold of any tire shop.

To create the unusual interior elementinfield need a little imagination and about half an hour of physical effort on a cutting petals or other parts of the vase powerful knife or jigsaw.

of tire manufacturing technology Flowerpot with your hands is quite simple. Tyre size can be selected either:. R12-R17, etc. So there you go:

  • Preparation of the base. The cut is performed with a knife rim along the bordertransition from soft rubber to the thicker circle entire tire. Under the tread within the tire metal cord is cut that will not do. Cord will serve as a natural boundary to which the need to perform cuts from the center of the tread in the tire sidewall.
  • Performing cuts. The incisions of 5-10 cm depth performed well sharpened knife. The width of the grooves - any, but not less than 10 cm, because in the future they will act as the basis for the decorative elements of the flowerpot.
  • Reversing the tire. Once the incisions are made around thethe diameter of the tire, you must turn it inside out. To this end, tire flips cuts down leg is fixed to the ground on the side of a one-piece rim in transition to tread. To release the tire should focus on the center of the product and at an angle of 45 degrees. Removing a small piece of gum, further work is easy.
  • Prorabatyvanie decor elements. Inside-out tire now has the formof the flowerpot, which is enough to supplement the small elements and paint in the desired color. Sites rubber between the cuts in the future can be shaped petals, semi-circles, triangles. These gardens pots with their hands will decorate the front area, patio areas for relaxing.
  • Filling the beds with soil. At the bottom of the pot keeps anyagrotekstilny material that prevents the germination of weeds and provides the necessary drainage of water. Capacity filled with fertile soil for the planting of plants and flowers. For this purpose, the basis is laid out on the bus and the truck is filled with a layer of earth on top - R16-17 pot of wheels, and the third level of the vase tires R12-R13.

Here's how the whole thing looks like:

Step by step instructions for creating a vase of flowers

For transformation of the tire with a nice pot should be to start to remove highly durable solid inner rim, which is always located in a place fit to the drive wheel

Pot of tires on a stand

Wanting to create a pot garden on the stand, you can not cut the core, and used as a basis for the cup

Here are a few design examples of what can be done in the same style:

Separate production of concrete vases

Wanting to create a spectacular decoration for the garden orflower garden, which will last more than one decade, it can be decorative vases made of concrete with their hands. You will need cement, sand, water and any form to fill. If the acquisition of material for often there is no problem, then finding form, especially if it is original or complex, may have questions. The formulations can be found in DIY stores. Often they are made of plastic.

Before filling the form with cement mortarit should be treated with the inner surface of engine oil, grease or spray for the treatment of concrete products. Surface treatment will allow subsequently easily be separated from the concrete form. The solution is mixed in a separate container. Only after that is filled by a third in the form.

Manual creation of vases made of concrete

The capacity of smaller sizes (also treated with a spray) to create a recess for placing the flower is immersed in the center of the pot, while the solution is a little gripped, but it is still quite liquid

The voids between the walls are filled with a solution toedges and left for several days for hardening. The template can be easily removed from the concrete flowerpot after a light tapping a hammer on the entire outer side.

In the absence of the possibility to carry extrathe cost of purchasing forms, two conventional cardboard boxes of different sizes can be used. To do this, the seams of the box reinforced with tape. At the bottom of the larger boxes poured a thin layer of sand and poured one-quarter of the box grout. While the solution is a little sealed should prepare another box smaller and cut into her bottom. Then, set the box on top of the grout. The voids between the walls of the box and pour the solution. On solidification of form it takes 5-6 days. Frozen pot is removed from the mold. The bottom of the vase is drilled at several locations in order to provide sufficient drainage of water. Concrete flower pot ready: you can fill a layer of soil and plant flowers.

We offer you heed the example of the manufacture of concrete using the flowerpot factory forms:

What else can be used as a flowerpot?

In the natural environment the most organicallyfit street container for flowers made of natural materials: wood, stone. Original flower pots can be created out of old wooden barrels, tubs, crates, carts.

This can turn out a masterpiece of the old stump. The basis for such a vase can be found in the forest. To create unusual ornaments are perfect old tree stumps of different intricate shapes. To create a recess for placing the plant should be in a few places the surface of the stump at a small distance from each other drill holes. After that, the inside of the timber is easy to pick out chisels. The resulting void in the center of the stump under the planter filled with soil.

Unusual vases to give their own hands

In the hands of a master at first sight ordinary containers can be transformed into a surprisingly beautiful containers for flowers, which will be bright touch to any interior

Pot from the old stump

In these pots look spectacular compositions of several plant species petunia, viola, Impatiens, coleus, lobelia, pelargonium

To extend the life of the pot of the tree is desirable to treat the surface of the antiseptic and cover with a layer of lacquer or varnish.

The main advantage of street flower vases -mobility, making it easy to change the "scenery" of the interior. Vases with his own hands will not only bright patches of territory, they naturally complement and conceal bald spots in the flower compositions continuous bloom in the flowerbeds.

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