Encouraging the use of reclaimed materials, learning new skills and building confidence with tools, Kerry's step-by-step instructions make it simple to create practical and beautiful features for your garden, from a living herb wall to a pallet-wood seating area complete with fire pit.
Maker.Garden features 15 projects which will transform and make the most of your outdoor space. Created by Kerry Allen - whose award-winning blog 'Kezzabeth' is the ultimate guide to creating stylish interiors from scratch on a tight budget - the projects range from simplicity itself to impressive, large-scale makes.
Nurturing our outdoor spaces can be transformative, giving us a connection with the natural world that is essential to a harmonious life. From the smallest to the largest of spaces - whether a window box, balcony or acres of land - a beautiful garden can be created, perfectly equipped to grow nourishing vegetables and fragrant herbs, gather with family and friends, or sit in peaceful contemplation.
Encouraging the use of reclaimed materials, learning new skills and building confidence with tools, Kerry's step-by-step instructions make it simple to create practical and beautiful features for your garden, from a living herb wall to a pallet-wood seating area complete with fire pit. Styling ideas accompany each project, as well as advanced options and top tips to help you fill your garden with self-built, professional-level items that will stand the test of time.
Kerry Allen is a self-taught DIYer who has gained legions of fans with her blog Kezzabeth.co.uk, where she shares step-by-step projects for the home and garden, as well as documenting her home renovation journey. She was shortlisted for the Interior Blog Awards 2018, and for Best Imaginative Idea in the Pinterest UK Interior Awards 2018. She lives in Nottinghamshire, UK.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction to the art and philosophy of making by hand • Gate • Rustic garden screen • Fire pit • Tile planter • Planter with seating • Doormat • Rustic tray • Pallet seating • Star lantern • Storage rack • Bird box • Living herb feature wall • Scaffold bench • Storage chest • Concrete candle holder. Useful Tools and Tips • Index.