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Easy garden project ideas, pg 2

Resene and Kiwi Gardener have joined forces to provide projects suitable for all DIY'ers to tackle to brighten the great outdoors. We hope that you find them inspiring to brighten up your back yard.

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Shimmering contemporary pot
Contemporary pot

How to make a pot into an elegant planter... view
How to make a stylish seat
Make a seat

How to make a stylish Cape Cod like seat... view
Herb planter shelves
Herb planter shelves

How to make herb planter shelves.. view
Recycled planter shelves from an old pallet
Pallet planter shelves

Build these planter shelves from an old pallet... view
Colourful terracotta clock
Colourful times

How to make a clock into an eye-catching feature... view
Revamp a stucco wall
Stunning stucco

Repaint an old stucco wall to create a rich backdrop... view
Hanging herb basket
Hanging herb basket

Keep your herbs handy in this kitchen colander... view
A terracotta pot becomes a charming wine cooler
Wine cooler

How to make this charming wine cooler... view
Timber planter
Planter with punch

Build this attractive, easy-to-make planter... view
Make a candle holder
Night light

Make this draughtproof outdoor candle holder... view
Make a potting bin
Make a potting bin

Recycle an school desk as a box for potting gear... view
Hanging wall planter for herbs
Hang up herbs

Make a simple wall planter for herbs and plants... view
Garden art
Garden art ahoy

Craft this striking panel with zincalume... view
Scary scarecrow
Birds beware

Spaceman scarecrow is a fun project... view
Scary cat statue
Scary cat

How to mould a concrete ornamental cat... view
Wooden bulb planter
Set for spring

How to make a bulb planter... view
Lazy susan for outdoor dining
Lazy Susan's

Put a chintzy spin on outdoor dining... view
Aluminium weather vane
There she blows

Make a kiwi weather vane... view
Make a handy patio trolley
Trolley time

Build a handy patio cart... view
Frame for climbing plants
Hold 'em up

A quick and easy frame for climbing plants... view
Build a bumblebee box
Build a bumblebee box

Build a bumblebee box for these garden friends... view
Garden storage cupboard
Lock 'em up

An old kitchen cupboard turns into garden storage... view
Garden statue makeover
Ornamental task

Give a concrete garden statue a makeover... view
A small easily made vegetable garden
Raise 'em up

Make this raised bed for veggies or flowers... view
Build a bird house
Home tweet home

Build yourself a plywood bird house... view
Plant tower
It's a frame up

Make your own a plant tower... view
Wooden walkway
Wooden garden path

Build a soggy ground walkway... view
How to make a wooden garden gate
Kiwi garden gate

Make kiwi themed small garden gate... view
Mini greenhouse project
Mini greenhouse

How to make a plastic greenhouse... view
Potting bench with wheels
Potting bench

How to make an moveable unit... view
A storage and memo board
Chalk it up

Create a storage and memo board... view
Sit and store handy storage bench
Sit and store

How to build a handy storage bench... view
Build a stained wooden fences
Stained wooden fence

How to build and stain a stylish timber fence... view
Build a garden glasshouse
Going under cover
Protect your plants with our DIY glasshouse... view
Beautify an old bench
Beautify an old bench

Beautify your wooden benches... view
Build this classic gate for your entranceway
Gatekeeper

Build this classic gate for your entranceway... view
Create this stylish table with a beaten copper effect
Shine an outdoor table

Create this stylish table with a beaten copper effect... view
An eye catching water feature
Water feature

Make this easy eye-catching water feature... view
A striking art deco style sunflower frame
Sunny side up

Create a striking art deco style sunflower frame... view
Make this striped potato box
Simply made for spuds

Make this striped potato box... view
Decorate a kitset table
Turn the tables

Decorate a picnic table... view
Create this metallic-effect window box
A window box

Create this metallic-effect window box... view
Make a garden bench and screen
Bench seat and screen

Make a bench seat with an attached screen... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Mail order

Create this art deco style letterbox... view
Brighten up an entranceway with a new concrete step
Brighten an entrance

How to make a new concrete step... view
Make a garden screen
Screen play

Construct this corrugated iron fence screen... view
Resene metallic effect painted pots
Metallic effect planters

Metallic masterpieces from simple terracotta forms... view
Build a tool cupboard
A home for your tools

Build a storage cupboard for gardening equipment... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Copper concealment

How to make square trellising... view
Decorate a strawberry planter
Strawberry Planter

Make a watering device for a strawberry planter... view
Garden seat finished with resene paint
Take a seat

How to make a Japanese-style bench... view
Refurbishing a deck
All decked out

Refurbishing your tired decks and seating... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Rock & roll

Corner concrete blocks make a modern rockery... view
Painted glazed pot
Painted glazed pot

Metallic masterpiece from a glazed ceramic pot... view
Build a mini-greenhouse for vulnerable plants
Winter warmth

Make a mini greenhouse to protect your plants... view
How to build a simple garden table
Table manners

Build a simple but stylish garden table... view
Garden signs
Garden signs

Make an engraved garden copper plaque... view
Make a garden sieve
Get set to sift

This nifty double sieve can do two jobs... view
High standards
High standards

How to build a raised bed and renovate a deck... view
Making a living table
Making a point

Make this living table... view
Funky plant container
Going potty

Turn a washing machine into a funky container... view
Wall planter
Wall shelf

Create this simple, effective wall planter... view
Body language
Body language

Turn a branch into a work of art... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Raised bed

How to build a raised garden bed using masonry blocks... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Master class

Paint a garden Van Gogh masterpiece to enjoy... view
Concrete evidence
Concrete evidence

Use this design to refurbish a concrete patio... view
Build your own obelisk
Build your own obelisk

Build a classical support for your climbers... view
Vegetable planter
Vegetable planter

Build this handy vegetable planter... view
A trompe l'oeil gateway
Tricks with trompe l'oeil

Illusion of space with this faux, mirrored gate... view
decorated garden pots
Work of art pots

Turn an ordinary pot into a work of art... view
Herb seat garden project
Let's be sitting pretty

Create a herb seat using mat-forming thyme... view
Balcony herb planter
Balcony herb planter

These moveable hanging balcony planters... view
Make a garden trellis screen
Moveable trellis screen

Build a trellis screen that is easily removed... view
Hypertufa garden pots
Stone garden pots

Create a faux sandstone wall pot out of hypertufa... view
Make a child's playhouse
Full house

Make a child's fold away playhouse... view
Build a rock solid letter box
Receiving mail

Enhance your gateway - build a rock solid letter box... view
Corrugated cactus wall panel
Cactus wall panel

Turn an old shed wall into a fabulous focal point... view
A drought tolerant border
Drought-tolerant border

Create a low-maintenance, border... view
Decorated pavers
Decorative pavers

Decorate pavers with some stencils... view
Make a garden trellis
Bedhead into a trellis

Make a garden trellis from an old bedhead... view
Painted pots for flowers
Pretty pots for flowers

Paint your pots with vibrant colours... view
Succulents for decoration
Succulent Re-upholster

Re-upholster an old dining chair with succulents... view
Make a planter for pansies
Ready to pop in pansies

How to put together a stunning planter... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Potted colour

Transform a boring pot into a floral masterpiece... view
Pretty in pink planter
Pretty in pink

Build this planter and support... view
Garden project ideas and Resene Paints
Something fishy

A brightly decorated planter... view
Faux mosaic table
Faux mosaic table

Make this cleverly painted 'mosaic' tabletop... view
Decorate a terracotta pot
Tango with terracotta

This stylish pot adds a tropical touch to your deck... view
Mosaic mailbox
Mosaic mailbox

Make a letter box with a difference... view
Clay pots sculpture
Not only for kids

Make this sleepy Mexican from terracotta pots... view
 a decorative garden wall panel
Wall art work

Decorate a garden wall panel with colourful pots... view
Transform a garden pot
Turn to stone

Transform a planter with a subtle masonry effect... view
Decorated garden pots
Going potty

Paint up a storm with these arty pots... view
Create a hanging garden
Vertical take-off

Create a hanging garden... view
Painting panel
Off the wall

Paint an artistic wall panel of canna lillies... view
Making an archway
Arch construction
How to make a wooden garden arch... view
How to build a tomato frame
Tomatoes on tap

Self watering tomato planter... view

Bird scarer
Bird botherer
Protect fruit from birds with this bird scarer... view

Tune up time with wind chimes
Tune up time

How to make wind chimes for your garden... view
Easy ideas for outdoor summer living
Living is easy

DIY ideas for simple outdoor living... view

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