Ways to Add Natural Stone Pebbles to Your Yard and Home

Ways to Add Natural Stone Pebbles to Your Yard and Home

When it comes to landscaping and interior design, stone pebbles have become a phenomenon. According to ExoticPebbles, a lot of homeowners are using them to complete simple, inexpensive DIY projects that improve the appearance of their gardens and homes. Natural stone pebbles come in a wide range of colors. The following are some ideas to use stone or glass pebbles to enhance the appearance of your home.

Add an Exotic Touch

beautiful garden landscapeProbably you have seen pictures of serene, lush Japanese gardens. These gardens can provide a spectacular addition to the yard. Recreating exotic effects of the traditional gardens is possible. In this way, you can create your oasis using rock, water, and plants. Fortunately, these areas are quite small and can easily be incorporated into the landscaping plan.

Potted Plants

It is easy to make houseplants look special by adding the same color with stone pebbles. You will note the difference by putting some pebbles around the plant. You can easily be drawn to the plant and the display itself. Moreover, you can purchase a fancy pot and begin a new project from scratch.

Perk Up Glass Vases

You can add pebbles to a glass vase when arranging your flowers. In this way, you can add a real zip to the bouquet. Ensure you choose the right background color that can complement your bouquet. In addition, you will be surprised to know the difference the change makes. Other than looking pretty, the pebbles create a base that helps keep the flowers stationary.

Driveway

driveway with pebblesMaybe you have decided to add pebbles to the driveway, but you doubt whether they can accommodate heavy traffic. If that is the case, you need to think again. A driveway covered with pebbles is quite durable. Moreover, it can be an attractive addition to the yard.

Add a Water Feature

A water feature is an important addition to any particular yard. It does not matter whether you want to build something small and tranquil or large; you will find stopping by to have a look. You can use pebbles in a wide range of ways to enhance your water feature. Also, you can use small stones to add color and also cover the pump mechanisms.

Create a Pond

Stone pebbles in natural form are quite dusty. You cannot tell their color unless you wash off the dust. In addition, you may have to add a raised, natural stone around the bond to give it a natural look. The edgings can be made of metal, wood, or other durable materials.

Making Your Garden Beautiful

Making Your Garden Beautiful

If your desire is making your garden beautiful, then you have a large number of options available to you. Flowers, topiary, shrubs, ponds, and even a maze if your garden is big enough, but these are all natural means of decoration if you get my drift while there are also a large number of ways to decorate a garden using man-made options.

Here are six ideas that you can use in making your garden beautiful by either using artificial means or a combination of synthetic and natural.

Try the following tips

1. Gazebos and Similar Garden Decorations

A gazebo is a roofed structure that you can use for Gardenrelaxation or even to grow climbing flowers around. Similar structures include pergolas, summerhouses, and arbors. For these, you need a reasonably sized garden. Otherwise, they would look out of place. The gazebo is the classic garden decoration for an average garden, and the roof can be open or in the form of covering over the top.

2. Bird-Related Structures

Gardens look good with nesting boxes, bird baths, and feeders, and a white birdbath with a small child climbing to look into the bowl and splash a butterfly into the water is an ideal way to decorate your garden and keep the birds cool in winter. Don’t worry – the butterfly gets away!

I like birdhouses where tits and other small birds can safely nest, and the one that catches my fancy is a nesting box in the shape of a cat’s head. The birds enter through the cat’s mouth! Very humorous and yet many birds accept the cat’s invitation.

3. Decorate your Rainspouts

There are many ways to decorate rainspouts that lead straight into your garden, water butt or into an open drain. One is a gargoyle dragon’s head that fits neatly onto the end of your downpipe or exit pipe and converts an ugly part of your garden into a conversation piece.

4. Garden Statues

Some gardens are made for statues that would appear incongruous in others. A lot depends on the size of both the garden and the statues, but it is an ideal way in which to decorate your garden. Here are some ideas how to use both large and small garden statues.

a) Small Statues

Green GardenAnybody can decorate a garden with a garden gnome, no matter how small or large the garden. Many people dislike the idea of garden gnomes, but for those that do like the idea, there is a great choice for you: gnomes bathing, gnomes with a wheelbarrow, Gnomes mushroom hunting, gnomes. You name it; gnomes are doing it (yes, even that if you know where to find them).

Other small statues include fairies, frogs, newts, toads, witches, goblins – the list goes on. One of my favorites is the Sunflower Fairy: a beautiful fairy with white wings outstretched holding and gazing into a sunflower head. At 19.5 inches tall x 20 inches from wingtip to feet, this is a beautiful piece of work that you can sit by a pond, riverbank or on a window ledge.

b) Large Statues

Take your choice of large statues: they offer a fabulous way to decorate your garden, and if it is big enough to take it you can have a 5-foot statue on a plinth of an angel making an offering, copied in resin from an original in Lucca, Italy. It is a beautiful work of art, and the fiberglass construction is completely weatherproof and corrosion resistant and representative of a wide choice of religious-themed garden statues available to you.

Another option is an animal statue, and statues are available for almost any animal you can think of, and in a variety of sizes. These, along with fairy statues, would be a great idea for a children’s section of your garden where they can not only play with the statues but also grow their plants.

5. Garden Fountains

Fountains are beautiful water features, combining the beauty of the sculpture to the eye with the soothing sound of falling and running water. From a small 16 inch otter to a 14 foot high set of two cranes and everything in between. There is a massive range of garden fountains available for any size of the garden. The range available to you online is so vast that you will be able to find one to suit you whatever your taste: religious, animal, dolphins, frogs, classic pedestal garden fountains, cherubs, and even young maidens pouring water from a jar.

6. Memorial Benches

Finally, if you have a loved one you would like to d78f7g9hiremember, nothing is more appropriateĀ than a lovely stone garden bench with an inscription to the one you love. You have some possible bench sizes and inscriptions, but it would be a good remembrance to keep him or her forever in your mind.

Maximize the impact of your garden area with the ideas as mentioned above to achieve the desire of making your garden beautiful and add a “wow” factor to your yard.