How to Make… Projects and Ideas

I absolutely love MAKING things…whether it’s for the home and garden, a handmade gift, a craft idea, or natural household products. There’s just something so special about products that are made from the hand and the heart, especially if they look great! This section of my blog is broken down into the four categories you see below. You’ll also notice from the Popular Post section even further down the page that I’m a big fan of making things out of pallet wood! Have a great time browsing through the tutorials and do let me know how you get on if you decide on making any yourself.

Popular Posts in How to Make

Make a gorgeous wooden patio daybed using pallets! Tutorial from Lovely Greens
Pallets are just so versatile! Stack four of them together, screw them in place and add additional planks for decor and the table area and you have a fantastic diy seating area for your home or patio.


Tutorial on how to make this Strawberry Planter out of a single wooden pallet - by Lovely Greens
It looks great, it grows strawberries and other plants in very well, and it’s easy and nearly free to make! Learn how to make my Strawberry Pallet Planter with this informative tutorial. It also includes a video tutorial on how to make it.


Create a Seed Catalogue from a Photo Album - by Lovely Greens
Cleverly use the photo inserts in a photo album to store your packets of seeds! It’s a great way to organise your seeds visually and you can even recover the album in new fabric to inspire the season’s sowings.


Use a pallet to make two rustic wooden trugs! Tutorial by Lovely Greens

Use a Wooden Pallet to make Two Rustic Trugs
These simply made trugs are perfect for the shabby chic interior but can also be converted into gorgeous planters to decorate your garden and patio. The tutorial is fairly simple and there’s also a video showing how to make this project.


Recipe for an All Natural Kitchen and Surface Cleaner - by Lovely Greens

Recipe for an All Natural Kitchen and Surface Cleaner
I use this all purpose cleaner on a daily basis – it’s easy and inexpensive to make and also completely natural. If you plan on making it, I’ve also included a free label design for you to print out for your bottle.