The elements of decoration

Vases for flowers with their hands out of tires, concrete and other materials

Vases for flowers with their hands out of tires, concrete and other materials

Decorative elements of the garden are always very popular. A beautiful garden helps to break away from the worries of everyday life and relaxation. Pots for giving, not only an opportunity for the grower to choose the optimum soil composition for each green pet, but the best way of accents that can emphasize the harmony and magnificence of the garden. Decorative pots can be purchased at specialty stores or create unusual vases for flowers with their hands.

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New use for old things — vase from tyre

Many growers, meeting in the city gardens is a fun design for beds of car tires, often thought about the question «how to make a pot of tyre, which will adorn the garden interior».

Vases of tires

Tires, regularly having served his sentence, unable to find a new life becoming interesting and functional element of the decor of the garden plot

Vases from the tires with your hands — quick, convenient and most importantly free way to create original decorations, can enhance the beauty and splendor that is planted in the bottom of the plants. Material for making flower pot you can get at any tire shop.

To create an unusual element of the interior of the infield will need a bit of imagination and about half an hour of physical effort to cut petals or other parts of the powerful vases with a knife or jigsaw.

Manufacturing technology of tyre planter for flowers with their hands quite simple. Tyre size can be selected either: R12-R17, etc. so there you go:

  • Preparation of basis. The cut of the rim is performed with a knife along the border of the transition from soft rubber to a thicker circle the entire tire. Under the tread inside the tire is metal cord, cut which will be not under force. Cordes will serve as a natural boundary to which you want to perform cuts from the center to the tread of the tyre.
  • Execution of cuts. Cuts to a depth of 5-10 cm are well sharpened knife. The width of the rifling – any, but not less than 10 cm, because in the future they will serve as the basis for decorative items, vase.
  • Eversion tires. After the incisions are made across the diameter of the tyre, you need to turn it inside out. This tire is turned incisions down the leg fixed to the ground on the side with a solid rim in the transition region of the protector. For eversion of the tyre efforts should be directed from the center of the product and at an angle of 45 degrees. Removing a small piece of rubber, then the work goes easily.
  • Working out elements of decor. Inside-out tyre now has the appearance of this pot, which is enough to add only small elements and paint in the desired color. Sections of rubber between the incisions in the future can be shaped petals, semicircles, triangles. These garden planters with their hands will decorate the front area, courtyard, rest areas.
  • Filling the beds with soil. At the bottom of the pot fit any agrotextiles a material that prevents the germination of weeds and providing adequate water drainage. Capacity is filled with fertile soil for planting plants and flowers. For this purpose, the basis is laid out the tire from the truck and filled with a layer of soil on top of the pot from the wheel R16-17, and the third level, vase of tires R12-R13.

Here’s how the thing looks:

Step by step instructions create flower vases

To transform tires with a cute pot should be to start to remove highly durable solid inner rim, which is always located in a place fit the wheel to the disk

Pot of tyres on the stand

Wanting to create a pot garden on the stand, it is possible the core is not cut, and to use as a base for bowls

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

DIY concrete vases

Wanting to create a spectacular decoration for a garden or flower bed that will last for decades, you can make decorative bowls made of concrete with their hands. You will require cement, sand, water and any form to fill. If the acquisition of material for manufacture is often not a problem, then finding the shapes, especially if it is original or complex questions may arise. Finished forms can be found in DIY stores. Often they are made of plastic.

Before filling out the form with cement mortar should be treated with the inner surface of the engine oil or lubricant spray for processing of concrete products. Surface treatment will subsequently easy to separate the form from the concrete. The solution is mixed in a separate container. Only then poured a third in the form.

Instructions create the flowerpots of concrete

The capacity of smaller dimensions (also processed by spray) to create a cavity for placement of the flower is immersed in the center of the pot, when the solution is a little seized, but it is still quite liquid

The void between the walls filled to the brim with a solution and left for few days for gelation. The template is easily removed from the concrete pot after lightly tapping a hammer across the outer side.

In the absence of the ability to bear the additional cost of purchasing forms, you can use two ordinary cardboard boxes of different sizes. To this end, the seams of the box strengthened with tape. On the bottom of the box larger poured a thin layer of sand and poured one quarter of the box cement. Until the solution is slightly sealed should prepare another smaller box and cut a hole in her bottom. Then set that box on top of cement mortar. The voids between the walls of the boxes also pour the solution. On a freezing form takes 5-6 days. Frozen pot is removed from the mold. The bottom of the vase in several places is drilled to provide adequate water drainage. Concrete pot for flowers ready: you can add a layer of soil and planted flowers.

We offer to your attention an example of the manufacture of concrete flowerpot through factory forms:

What else can you use as a flowerpot?

In the natural environment most fit perfectly street containers for flowers made of natural materials: wood, stone. Original floral vases can be created from old wooden barrels, tubs, crates, carts.

A real masterpiece can come out of the old stump. The basis under a flowerpot can be found in the forest. To create unusual jewelry will perfectly suit old stumps of trees of various intricate shapes. To create a cavity for placement of plants should be in a few places the surface of the stump at a short distance from each other to drill holes. After that, the inner part of the wood is easy vykovyrivat chisels. The resulting void in the center of the stump is filled with earth for the planting of plants.

Unusual planters for the garden with their hands

In the hands of a master ordinary at first glance, the capacity can be transformed in an amazingly beautiful containers for flowers will be a bright touch to any interior

Pot out of an old stump

In these vases look spectacular compositions of several species of plants: Petunia, viola, Impatiens, Coleus, Lobelia, pelargonium

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

The main advantage of street vases for flowers – mobility, allows you to easily change «the scenery» interior. Vases with their hands will be not only bright spots of the local area, they can seamlessly complement and disguise the bald spots in floral arrangements continuous flowering in the flowerbeds.

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