Advice 1: How to make a garden sculpture

Almost every gardener dreams of a garden not only mended a rich harvest, but also was well-kept, beautiful and not like everyone else. To help make this dream a reality can garden sculpture. In order to make them not necessarily to invite the professionals of landscape design. Moreover, their services are extremely expensive. A little imagination, desire, and simple materials - and your garden will acquire their individuality.
How to make a garden sculpture
You will need
  • - wire of different thickness,
  • - concrete
  • - PVA glue,
  • cement,
  • - gypsum,
  • metal or polypropylene mesh,
  • - plant seeds,
  • - drill
  • - jig saw
  • a piece of canvas
  • - tin
Concrete garden sculpture
Prepare a concrete solution. To do this, five parts of cement it is necessary to take one part of gypsum. Add the solution, for greater strength, PVA glue, at the rate of 1 tablespoon of glue per kilogram of solution. Water is added gradually, in the process of mixing concrete. You need to ensure that the obtained mass is not too liquid. Otherwise it will unravel during the molding. Make a wire skeleton of the future sculpture, oblepicha it the resulting concrete mass and give the necessary form. A good dry. Dry the sculpture must in the shade, because the sun, the concrete can crack. Cover the sculpture of the water-repellent impregnation for concrete. Paint with acrylic paints or cover with varnish.
Living garden sculpture
Collect from a wire in the shape of any animal. Will fix the design by using wire or welding. Add to the soil nutrients and the straw. Straw is necessary to further the ground did not Wake up through the holes. Wrap the wire mesh design on the bottom, put back the soil and carefully flatten it. Plant grass seeds and flowers, according to the instructions. Carefully take care of her "pet". Do not water sculpture too strong jet of water because it can wash the soil.
Another kind garden sculptures - this composition, made of natural materials.
House out of the stump
Find in the woods an old tree stump, and cut off his overly long roots and Wapiti in the selected place, so that the roots slightly from the ground. Assemble a cone-shaped wire frame, fit an it with canvas and glue boards or strips of the bark is the roof of the future house. Fold the sheet from the tube, depicting the chimney. In the upper part of the stump at a slight angle, drill a hole and attach it the lower end of the pipe. Saw out the boards showing the door and the shutters and attach them to the stump. Fabulous house ready!
Garden sculptures from scrap materials
Especially original and interesting look garden sculptures and compositions made from scrap materials. Simply put - from different unnecessary stuff. In the presence of a creative approach, patience and free time to make a beautiful and stylish sculpture for your garden from old barrels, buckets, Bicycle tires, in a word, anything.

Advice 2 : How to make decorative figurines made of concrete, wood for the garden itself

New summer season is a great time to refresh the garden and the implementation of creative ideas. By the way, decorate garden original figures made of concrete and wood you can own.
The garden figures made of wood and concrete with their hands

Decorative wood carving for garden

The new summer season it is appropriate to start with the decoration of your own area. With the help of experts may not be required. In order to save money and Express your personality, it is possible to make interesting figures and wood and concrete, which will decorate your garden.

Perhaps the tree is the most popular and inexpensive material for creating garden sculptures. It is enough to choose the right log, snag or stump unusual forms, process them and get the original decorative figurine. For example, if there is a desire to make a figure of a Bunny, you need to stock up on jigsaw, nails, sandpaper, paint, varnish, plywood and common log. All this can be easily find in the garden.

To start, cut off a part of the log at an angle of 45 degrees. Carefully Polish the surface of the workpiece and allow it to dry. Then cover it with paint or varnish. The ears and snout should be cut stencil specially selected jigsaws. Now draw on the face with eyes and mouth, and paint the rest of the details at its sole discretion. Ears and nose will have to attach the studs. Also it is possible to add some additional details. That's all. It remains only to install a wooden Bunny in your garden.

How to create concrete garden figures?

Garden sculptures made of concrete can easily become the center of your suburban area or used to decorate particular objects. A concrete structure can be given any shape or size easily. By the way, liquid the sculpted concrete is a very plastic substance.

Concrete figure for garden can be done with your own hands. For this you will need certain materials. The solution will need to mix white glue, cement and water. From metal rebar and wire is assembled the skeleton of the future sculpture. Required attribute should be finished plastic or silicone form. To create a pattern on the surface of the figures will need: a chisel, sand paper and an awl. Also don't forget about purchasing a water-repellent primer for concrete and finishing materials.

So, start the process by creating a frame, and then mix the grout. The consistency should be quite thick. This complete metal frame or fill the selected capacity. Available in the frame cavity also need to fill out so that the figure turned out to be relatively easy. Then, on the surface of the sculpture should draw a picture and you can send decor for drying. It needs to dry in shady side, otherwise possible occurrence of cracks on the sculpture. This forms a durable surface layer. After that, the shape of the figures can be changed with improvised means, if desired. After two or three days, cover the product with a primer and paint it to your liking.
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