garden decoration

Creative DIY projects and decor ideas for winter

Embracing the winter season offers a unique chance to create a garden that's as inviting and enjoyable as it is during spring and summer. Here at Bridge Street Stone, we're committed to helping you maximise your garden experience so you can enjoy the beauty of every season. With its unique charm, winter is just as captivating as summer, making spending time in the garden worthwhile!

When it comes to creating enduring outdoor spaces, Indian Sandstone Paving stands as a timeless and beautiful choice. Its charm lasts through all seasons, making your garden timelessly captivating. Amidst the colder weather, why not try some of our winter DIY projects and transform your garden into a warm and inviting space? With these ideas, you won't feel the need to retreat indoors!

Build a bird feeder

If you love gardening and have a green thumb, you know how rewarding it is to see animals thriving in your garden. Adding a DIY bird feeder to your garden can be a fun and accessible way to enhance its appeal and provide a feeding station for local wildlife. It doesn't have to be complicated; you can use everyday materials like wood or recycled containers to craft one. Not only is it a simple and rewarding task, but it can also be a great way to teach kids about the importance of caring for our environment and the animals in it. Plus, you'll enjoy the company of birds visiting your garden regularly!

Install outdoor lighting

If you prefer to take a more design-centric approach to your DIY projects, transform your garden into a beautiful haven with DIY outdoor lighting! You can create a relaxing atmosphere during the darker winter evenings with the right lighting. Whether you choose to hang string lights, use solar-powered lanterns or craft homemade candle holders, there are plenty of options to choose from. By strategically placing your lighting, you can highlight your garden's beauty while creating a warm and inviting glow that will make your outdoor space the perfect place to relax and unwind. It's the ideal way to enhance the ambience of your garden and make it a welcoming and enjoyable space for yourself, your family, and your guests.

Create an outdoor heating area

Indian Sandstone paving is an excellent choice for outdoor spaces, as it is durable, timeless, and versatile. It's also the perfect backdrop for a heated outdoor seating area! Using a fire pit, chiminea, or outdoor heater, you can turn a portion of your garden into a welcoming spot to gather with friends and family during the colder months - perfect for Christmas parties. 

Take it one step further and add some shelter, like from a veranda or built-in canopy, to create a beautiful atmosphere that encourages people to spend more time outdoors, even in winter. This adds a touch of elegance to your outdoor space and offers warmth and comfort, making it an ideal spot to unwind after a long day. 

If you have any ideas of your own, we would love to hear them! At the end of the day, we want to let your creativity take the lead. Our speciality is providing the best quality sandstone paving options available in the UK, like Kota Black, Kandla Grey, Autumn Brown, and Golden Leaf. So, if you're considering upgrading your patio, we're just a phone call away. Get in touch with us today on 01282 860571, and we would be happy to help!