Create an Outdoor Oasis!
Here are 8 great decor ideas!
I woke up yesterday and looked out the living room window to a heavy snowfall. I got a cup of coffee and relaxed on the sofa and watched the big, fluffy snowflakes and realized it was probably the last snow of the year in my part of the world. I took a deep breath and relaxed! It was quite beautiful on the trees. It was as though they were saying farewell to each other with a final touch! I then got up and said to myself that it was time to start thinking about spring and the outdoors! I have an area in my yard that I want to convert to a living space, so I started looking for some ideas on what I could use to create an outdoor oasis! Here are my 8 ideas —
1. Garden Benches
This Tree of Life Metal Garden Bench makes any space a lovely place to sit and reflect on the beauty of nature. This sturdy, full-sized garden bench has a powder-coated steel frame with a cast-iron back detailed with a graceful tree and birds.
The tree of life is a symbol that represents the interconnection of all living things. That’s why this Tree of Life Metal Garden Bench belongs in the most serene spot in the garden. Enjoy the comfort of curved arms while you observe nature from the best seat outside the house. Easy assembly.
• Steel frame, cast iron back design
• Black powder-coat finish for durability
• Slatted seat, curved arms
• Symbolic tree of life design
• Full-sized garden bench
• An excellent value for its quality and price
• Easy assembly
A Plow & Hearth Exclusive Eucalyptus Wood Love Seat Glider from their Lancaster Outdoor Furniture Collection is crafted genuine FSC-certified eucalyptus grandis. This bench for two makes for great additional seating anywhere – even fitting underneath dining tables.
You’ll notice the many refinements that add up to a superior product: straighter grain; better proportioned seating and dining pieces; thicker frames, legs and arms; and upgraded hardware. A multi-step finish offers a deep, rich color and gorgeous good looks.
For maximum enjoyment and use, off-season storage is recommended. Assembly required.
• Updated bench now fits at dining tables
• Made of FSC-certified eucalyptus
• Upgraded design with attractive hardware
• Thicker frame, legs and arms
• Multi-step finish offers a deep, rich color
• Seats two
• Steel mechanism for a smooth glide
2. Flower Pots and Planters
This four-season Valencia Planter is lightweight and practically indestructible. All-weather, high-grade polyethylene planter is a long-lasting, good-looking value – it won’t fade, crack or freeze.
The double-walled, tulip-shaped planter is an attractive design you’ll enjoy season after season. Depending upon desired use, drainage holes can be drilled. Made in USA.
• Durable polyethylene construction
• All-weather, indestructible
• Won’t fade, freeze or crack
• Double-walled design
• Elegant tulip shape
• Drainage holes can be drilled
• Made in USA
Place a fern or flower pot in this Recycled Metal Animal Planter, and it’s sure to steal the show.
These fanciful planters feature lots of details in their designs and expressive faces. Suitable for indoors or out, they’ll get noticed wherever you put them.
Use with a potted plant or plant directly; drain hole in bottom. Distressed copper finish with golden highlights. Handcrafted of recycled metal by artisans in Bali.
• Recycled sheet metal
• Distressed copper finish with golden highlights
• Unique, artistic designs
• For indoors or outdoor use
• Use a potted plant or plant directly
• Drain hole in bottom
• Handmade in Bali by artisans
Inspired by 18th-century wheelbarrows, these garden wagons look great by your porch or in your garden. Fill them with items appropriate for each season – pumpkins or mums in the fall, tulips in the spring, bright geraniums in summer.
Constructed of solid wood with steel legs and a functional wheel. Not intended for direct planting; use a pot, liner or planter to protect the wood. Easy assembly.
• Wheelbarrow planter
• Solid wood construction
• Steel legs and functional wheel
• Easy assembly
• Not intended for direct planting – use with a pot or liner
3. Arbors and Trellises
This Tree of Life Trellis will bring out the natural beauty within your yard or garden. No matter what you believe, the tree of life is a symbol known to most of humankind, representing the interconnection of all living things.
The trellis creates gorgeous support for a variety of plants and flowers. The Tree of Life design is burnished bronze; the frame is black. Sturdy tubular steel with laser-cut design.
• Symbolic tree of life design for a tranquil yard
• Made of 100% square, tubular steel
• Laser-cut design for a polished look
• Burnished-bronze finish on tree of life
• Black finished frame
When you want the beauty and style of a classic garden feature without the never-ending maintenance, this long-lasting vinyl arbor is for you. It features the timeless look of painted wood without warping, cracking, rotting or peeling. You’ll enjoy classic good looks and long-lasting construction without painting, staining, sanding or stripping. Just assemble and enjoy for a lifetime!
Bring the romance of the Italian countryside to your garden with our Florence Arbor. Classic meets contemporary with this arbor’s combination of geometric latticework, lightly curved top and subtle accents. Covered with vines and flowers, it will make a show-stopping garden focal point for years to come. Ground anchoring stakes and all hardware included.
4. Wind Spinners
Look at this Multi Plume Wind Spinner as it enlivens your yard or garden with beautiful color – that moves! The Multi Plume Wind Spinner twirls when the wind blows, showing off bold colors in a variety of hues, recalling feathers from a majestic bird.
Standing over 6 feet tall, this Multi Plume Wind Spinner is sure to make a statement. Just stake into the ground and watch as this spinner brings out the beauty of your entire yard.
• Metal with painted finish
• Charming accents with many colors
• Adds color, motion and height to your garden
• Stakes into the ground
A Butterfly Garden Wind Spinner brings the beauty of butterflies to your yard. This eye-catching garden accent features colorful painted metal design with butterflies, flowers and leaves.
Place it in your front yard or garden for a charming display of color and motion in any season. Sturdy metal construction; bright electroplated finish.
• Metal wind spinner
• Colorful design with butterflies, flowers, leaves
• Spins in the breeze for a great show
• Painted finish is durable, long-lasting
• Sturdy metal construction
• Yard and garden accent
5. Fire Pits
Sturdy, stylish and affordable, this Timberline Fire Pit features a cutout forest design backed with wire mesh. You’ll enjoy the warmth of your fire and the light show as the fire lights up the design.
A domed spark guard with handle contains flying embers. Steel fire pit has a durable finish and comes with a poker.
• Fire pit with tree cutouts
• Mesh wire contains sparks
• Domed spark guard and poker included
• Steel with a durable finish
6. Solar Accents
This decorative and functional solar light features an elegant metal scrollwork design with a durable plastic globe.
Hang this Solar Hanging Lantern on your house or deck for instant light without cords. A built-in solar panel absorbs sun by day; lanterns turn on automatically at dusk. Hanging hook and chain included.
• Solar hanging lantern with scrollwork design
• Outdoor light with metal housing and plastic globe
• Built-in solar panel on the top
• Hanging chain and hook included
• Lantern turns on at dusk and run for 6-8 hours
7. Garden Statues
Accent a pathway, pond or other favorite garden spot with our charming Boy and Frog Statue with Solar Flashlight. This garden statue captures the essence of childhood curiosity as a young boy holds a frog and examines it with a flashlight. A solar panel in the boy’s back absorbs light by day to light his flashlight by night. Crafted of weatherproof, durable resin.
• Solar garden statue
• Boy with frog garden statue
• Garden statue with solar flashlight
• Crafted of resin for long-lasting outdoor use
• Perfect accent for pond, stream or pathway
This Plow & Hearth Exclusive is a realistic demonstration of cat-and-mouse will attract drivers-by and the locals and (animals!). This quirky Cat & Mouse Stump Lawn Ornament is made of durable poly resin, making it a great outdoor accent.
A mouse attempts to climb kitty, while she fakes oblivion perched on the very-detailed stump. Prop this yard décor on your front lawn, plant flowers around it and peek out the window for a chuckle.
• Poly resin construction with realistic details
• Mouse attempts to climb kitty while she looks away
• Great outdoor lawn decoration
• Plant flowers around it and display
8. Miniature Fairy Gardens
Create a delightful miniature fairy garden with this detailed Solar Thatched Cottage. This weatherproof, resin home makes any miniature garden magical.
A solar panel sits at the back, capturing sunlight during the day to light the windows at night. Tucked among plants and flowers, this house looks beautiful on its own. Add our fairy garden accessories, and you’ve got some serious curb appeal!
This highly detailed cottage features a chimney, mixed elements and delightful window boxes. It’s the perfect way to start your first or complement your existing miniature garden.
• Resin fairy house with 3D detailing
• Solar panel at back absorbs the sun
• Lights turn on at dusk
• Flower detailing around the house
• Window flower boxes
• A great way to start your fairy garden
This set of 4 Miniature Fairy Garden Flower Pixies are ready to play, cause trouble and explore the wonderful workings of your garden! These charming friends will make great owners for your fairy homes.
Each beautifully detailed sprite sits or stands in a different pose; all are simply adorable. Stage them how you like — they go perfectly with any of the miniature fairy garden homes! Made of durable poly resin for indoors or out.
• Made of poly resin
• Playful pixies for garden display
• Each has a different flower
• Two standing pixies
• Two kneeling pixies
• Set of 4
Create a portal to the unknown when you hang these Lighted Fairy Doors on a tree or post. Each door is remarkably detailed with wood grain on the door, ornate hinges, whimsical windows and other decorative touches.
To aid any non-flying fairies in getting up to the door, each one also has a small rope ladder. Plus, the window of each door will light up after dark with a warm glow. Cast in weather-resistant resin for year-round outdoor display, our fairy door is sure to have guests wondering if anyone is at home. Three AA batteries required (not included).
• Fairy door outdoor decoration
• Details such as ornate hinges, whimsical windows, pets and flowers
• Cast in resin for year-round outdoor display
• Hang on a tree, post or wall
• Requires three AA batteries (not included)
Well I am excited for spring to get here so I can start my project with some of these unique and stunning outdoor decor items. So are you ready to create an outdoor oasis? Spring is right around the corner so get ready!
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