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Bamboo Crafts

One great material that you can use to decorate both your home and yard is the bamboo. Bamboo is a strong, sustainable, eco-friendly, lightweight and renewable material that you can use to make all sorts of things. So, since we are always here for you to bring you versatile decoration ideas, today we have chosen several Fantastic Bamboo Crafts For Your Home And Yard.

Bamboo is a popular material, used in Eastern and Western cultures. It can bring a touch of nature to any space. You can find some bamboo growing wild near you, or you can get some at really affordable price. Bamboo sticks can be easily cut, reshaped and glued to create some cool creation for the home. For instance, if you are missing some ladder where you can hang some towels or blanket, you can make a bamboo one. Also, you can make some mirror frame out of bamboo, as well as some flower vase, a coffee table stand, a lamp, napkin rings etc. Scroll down now to see all of the above mentioned bamboo crafts as well as many other and choose which one of them you will try to copy. Enjoy!

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Bamboo Ladder

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Bamboo Sunburst Mirror

Bamboo Stick Vase

Creative Bamboo Lamp

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Bamboo Room Divider

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Bamboo Napkin Rings

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Bamboo Coffee Table Stand

Bamboo Candles

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Besides using bamboo to decorate your home, you can also use it to decorate the yard. You can make some bamboo swing, bench, outdoor shower or maybe some water feature. Also you can use bamboo to make some wind chimes, as well as some garden edging. Here are several such bamboo crafts for the yard that can be your inspiration of how to use some bamboo in the outdoors.

Bamboo Swing

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Bamboo Outdoor Shower

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Bamboo Hanging Planters

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Bamboo Crafts – Suspended Garden

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Bamboo Fence

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Bamboo Bench

Bamboo Garden Edging

Bamboo Bee House

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Bamboo Water Feature

Bamboo Wind Chimes

These were the bamboo crafts that we have chosen for you today and we hope that you will try some of them. Tell us in the comments which one of them did you like the best and also let us know if you have any other idea of how to decorate with bamboo. Thank you for reading and don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Design & DIY Magazine to find many other DIY projects that you can do in your free time.

Illuminated Planters

The lighting is one more feature that can add up to the whole decor of the outdoor space. When it is properly applied, it can make the space look more cozy and inviting. And you will of course be able to spend some time over there during the summer nights. There are versatile lighting features that you can add up into your backyard and one of them can be to add some illuminated planters.

Illuminated planters, or also known as glow in the dark planters can give a romantic look to your backyard. They can be found in versatile sizes and shapes and you can set them anywhere you want. For instance, if there is some staircase in your backyard, you can place such planters on each step. Or if you have a pool over there, you can set several such planters around the pool area. Below, we have chosen versatile backyards decorated with illuminated planters. Check them out and get inspired to add some such planters into your backyard too. Enjoy!

Eye-Catching Illuminated Planters

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Illuminated planters can be quite expensive and not everyone can afford to add many of them in their backyard. Luckily, there are always options of how to decorate the outdoors on budget and you can make one such planter on your own. Get a pot that you will like to see in your backyard and spray paint it with a glow in the dark paint. The paint will absorb the sunlight during the day and will glow at night.

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These planters can have LED lights included. They can either be with one color, or can change the color from time to time creating a magical look to the backyard. Here are several such backyard decorations with colorful illuminated planters.

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Adding some illuminated planters to your backyard is one option to bring some light to the outdoors. Whether you add a single one or maybe several of them, you will for sure create a romantic look to your backyard. Tell us in the comments which one from the above ideas did you like the best. And of course, don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Design & DIY Magazine to find many other decoration ideas for your outdoor space.

Garden path is a irresistible invitation for a walk in the fresh air, without leaving the boundaries of the yard. In fact, well-designed paths enable to slow down the pace and viewing around. Here are a few ideas that will help you to create a wonderful garden path.

Garden path with stone walls

Around the smoothly curving path of gravel can be built a low wall of stone.

The forest path

The feet of round stones will serve as a beautiful trail, especially when on both sides is planted vegetation. Such a narrow path is a great way to bring magical element in the yard.

Path surrounded by river stones

Meandering path of paving stones, surrounded by beautiful river stones, is an interesting view and certainly makes the garden look original and very natural.

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Steps covered with grass

The steps can be covered with a carpet of green grass, it is better to choose one that does not require major maintenance and mowing.

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Meandering paths of gravel

Winding paths can make a garden to look bigger. Reinforce this effect by planting smaller plants in its beginning and higher species or trees in the end.

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Garden path surrounded by trees

If you have a large yard, you might consider a path designed for walking. It is possible to cover it with gravel to make a curb, and planting trees on both sides.

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Path with stones on which you can walk

Of grass-covered yard you can make a narrow path of stones on which you can walk. It is good to have stones in different sizes and not placed close to each other. This will create a more relaxed and casual look.

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A modern garden path

Complete the modern architecture by repeating lines and shapes of the building in the path beside her. In order to create a geometric effect you can use rectangular tiles of concrete around which are placed pebbles.

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Japanese garden

The stones serving as steps and small bridge invites for a walk and getting to know the garden in the Japanese style. River stones under the bridge resemble on water and the large stones on the islands.


Cobblestone is a great way to create the impression that there is a garden for many years, even if you created it relatively soon.

Coffee in the garden is a pleasure that everyone can not afford. Even so, if you do it on а unique table it is the idea, worthy of a little envy. In this article we have selected 11 ideas of Creative Coffee Tables. Be inspired and create your furniture by yourself.

Coffee Table that functions as a box for the flowers

Coffee table with metal basket in the base

Vintage coffee table with pallet and wheels

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Coffee table of brightly colored wooden pallets

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Glass coffee table with stones

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Coffee table from old tub

Coffee table from pipes and board

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Coffee table from the old wooden chest

To make this unique idea, you need a unique stone

Coffee table with place for cooling drinks

Terrarium coffee table

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Brighten your gardens and terraces with cheerful colors. It is enough if the pads are in bright and cheerful designs and the difference will be seen immediately. If you opt for more you can add a rug, lanterns, cover or pots. Look at this beautiful examples and inspire to beautify your home.

The dominant pink color


Colorful chairs and table linen


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Chairs and Table in vibrant color


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Colourful cushions

The pads in two shades


Details of cheerful colors on white


Red details


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Colorful pots on the wall


Colorful lanterns


Colorful outdoor rugs and fabrics


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The walls in color


Colorful bench


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Today we will show that the broken items deserve a second chance to stay in your home. Thanks to the new trend of decoration of your patio or terrace the broken pots will find their place.

Although this is not a classic DIY project, we will present as an opportunity to use the broken pots and your creativity to come to the fore. All that you need is a broken pot, flowers, props to your desire and creativity to create a small enchanted world. You can be inspired by the images that we have selected for you and to start thinking about look of your magic pot.


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