Decorating the garden

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Garden - the place where you want to relax. At the same time, no one bothers you to realize your creative potential. Often the landscape for the garden comes up with a specialist. And you can decorate the territory with garden figures!

Arrange the decorations correctly

In order to decorate the garden properly, you must follow the simple rules. First of all, garden figures should be combined with the nature and design of the site.

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How to do it?

  • If you are not confident in your own abilities, cut the pieces out of cardboard and place them in the garden. See what the result looks like? If necessary, remove extra parts or swap them.
  • It is important not to overload the territory. The garden figure does not have to become the center of the garden. Perhaps, in your case it will be better if it is alone, but necessarily combined with vegetation.
  • You can learn how to make garden animal figures.

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    Choice of jewelry depending on the style

    Garden figures form the magic of the plot. This means that they should look harmonious and be combined with other design elements.

    • So, in the Chinese garden is best to use a limited amount of decor. You can plant a figure near the "moon gate" or near the inner walls. In the Chinese garden will look great dragon or lion. The dragon can be planted right at the entrance to the plot, even if it protects the owner from unkind people.
    • A great option for a natural garden would be Mowgli, who fell asleep on Bagira’s back. You can use elves, dryads and other mythical creatures.
    • In a classical garden, only those products that were made of valuable materials - bronze, marble, natural wood, will look appropriate. Remember Summer Garden in St. Petersburg. Of course, you can hardly make such sculptures yourself, but for a classical garden, only such products will be the best option. In view of this, if you decide to put garden sculptures in it, you will have to seek help from professionals.
    • Fans of country style can safely place in their garden German gnomes or create a whole world of fantastic creatures - gnomes, elves, garden spirits.
    • Country style is pretty unpretentious. There may be figures of people, animals, and fabulous creatures. The main thing - to keep a sense of proportion. For example, you can make a cow figurine as a hero of a composition, and then place other animals in smaller parts of the garden.
    • The basic principle of the Japanese garden is minimalism. For this reason, stones are placed here more often than sculptures.

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    Material selection

    For any style decision, you can choose a suitable figure from metal, wood, plaster. In this case, it does not matter whether you buy the product in the store or do it yourself.

  • One of the most popular material options for garden figures is wood. Since ancient times, the tree is revered as a source of life. That is why the figures made from the presented material are so attractive to people. It seems as though living heat is preserved in them, therefore even kikimory and foresters do not seem terrible to us. Garden figures from a tree can be any: a pianist with a grand piano, forest spirits, a hut on chicken legs - your imagination is not limited by anything.
  • One of the cheapest options is a foam product. In this case, the figures are waterproof and quite durable. Often from the foam create donkeys, snails, storks, dolphins. The donkey looks originally, but it will take a lot of effort to make it. First, the frame is assembled from plastic bottles, cups and wire. Then foam is applied in stages. It is important that each layer is dry! Correct the product or before drying or after it with a clerical knife. Then strengthen the product moisture resistant grout.
  • If we talk about how plaster garden figures should look, it is worth noting that they do not have to be pompous. This can be a regular funny cat, a funny snake or a huge butterfly. Gypsum is a standard material for making garden figures. The main requirement that is imposed on him is strength. If the product is small, you can mold it without a base, for large pieces you will need a preliminary production of reinforced frame.
  • Any summer resident in a huge number has unnecessary pieces of iron from which it is possible to make attractive figures for the garden. In this case welding will be the best way of fastening. What can be used as components for a product? It can be:
    • pipe trimming;
    • metal cans;
    • springs.

    Anything can be made from metal. Perhaps a faithful metal dog will appear in your garden, or perhaps a garden nymph, a grasshopper, or a charming little pig.

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    You can learn how to make a wooden horse in the garden with your own hands.

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    How to make garden figurines with your own hands

    Often store options are not suitable in order to translate their own ideas. But do not despair, because you can make garden figures with your own hands. The best materials for this are plaster or foam.

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    They are easily cut, the product can be painted at its discretion, and to facilitate the task does not preclude the use of stencils.

    The most common option, to fulfill which the power of each is a kolobok figure. It's simple. Make a hole in the rubber ball and fill it with foam. Then carefully cut the ball and take out the ball. It remains only to color the product.

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    So, figurines made of completely different materials will help decorate the garden. At the same time you can make a decent decoration of the site yourself. But do not forget that the decorative elements must match the style of the garden.

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