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10/12/2012 at 15:34

Some of the poster from the Beeb boards will remember the chairs that I painted,  well this is the garden table I've done this is as it was before I let loose with my jig saw and paint pots.

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Garden%20August%202011/IMG_0370.jpg

 This is it now

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/IMG_0540.jpg

 I like some colour in the garden when I'm sat outside in the Summer ,  judging by the one we've just had maybe the table will be bright enough next year .

10/12/2012 at 15:36

That's lovely. Much more cheerful.

10/12/2012 at 16:19

Very clever. Im going to try to make a seat at the allotment. Is it possible to make one out of wood pallets?

10/12/2012 at 16:42

Rain- the 2cnd image of the painted table hasnt come up for me. Just a message about it being deleted?? Jo4.

 

10/12/2012 at 16:43

Jo-try pressing the refresh key-F5

10/12/2012 at 17:31

Hello

I can't see picture I tryed F5 key not work for me

Hello Maud is in the garden

A video joe swift making a bench out of a pallet

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00946rg 

There was an article in gardeners world magazine a while ago possibly October issue about making a pallet bench get thrifty by Dave Hamilton

You could also look at google images for ideas

10/12/2012 at 17:36

Odd-these techie thing always intrigue me-on IE the image is not displayed yet on Firefox it is- in all its glorious technicolour

10/12/2012 at 17:57

Nope still not see it- am on firefox too. J.

10/12/2012 at 18:06

Try pressing Ctrl and F5 buttons together-if that doesn't work-stuck

10/12/2012 at 18:16

What a nice lot of plants in the picture easy fill hanging baskets as well, I have one of those easy fill basket but did not do that well as plants were a bit small to get big enough to cover basket and slugs kept eating the plants.

What does the table look like?

Stiil can't see pic I am on firefox

10/12/2012 at 18:17

And now it has gone for me now-Rain ???

10/12/2012 at 18:19

Still no joy.

Knowing Rain & her skills/paintbox bet it does look good.... J.

10/12/2012 at 18:36

I have sent a message to Rainjustlearning to see if the picture can be posted another time

I would like to see it

10/12/2012 at 20:34

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Bit%20of%20fun/IMG_0540.jpg

 Has it worked this time for you,  wonder why it didn't work as I did them both in the same manner.

10/12/2012 at 20:37
Gardengirl.. wrote (see)

What a nice lot of plants in the picture easy fill hanging baskets as well, I have one of those easy fill basket but did not do that well as plants were a bit small to get big enough to cover basket and slugs kept eating the plants.

What does the table look like?

Stiil can't see pic I am on firefox

These are my baskets from last year all of them are the Easy Fill type now I also have 6 wall baskets of the same bit fiddley but I just love the end results when they are growing.

http://s826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/?albumview=slideshow

10/12/2012 at 20:57

Wow!  What an amazing table.   The baskets do look good when fully flowering. 

Was the table painted with sample pots?    

I have painted my raised beds in many different colours after getting sample paint pots.

10/12/2012 at 21:03

The table was indeed painted with sample pots with equal PVA glue, I got 7 different ones as there was 7 slats on the table and I still have 7 pots full as it took really 1 full pot of paint but as you sort of made 2 pots and it took 1 pot to do the table I still have one left if you get my drift,  but one of the chairs I did last year the paint has peeled of which was my fault as I didn't sand it properly and painted it in full sun so it was drying before I could get the paint on,   I have done one of the slats in the same colour which I didn't realise at the time (it's the lime green one) so I can do that next year and I also rescued a plastic chair from a skip so I have the choice of 6 colours to use so watch this space.

10/12/2012 at 21:10

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/IMG_0110.jpg

 Think the gremlins are about today,  above is tumbling toms 

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/IMG_0109.jpg

 Fuchsia's with a sunflower growing out the top

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/IMG_0114.jpg

 Petunia's

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/IMG_0131.jpg

 

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/IMG_0399.jpg

 Nepeta and Geraniums

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz184/rainjustlearning/Hanging%20Baskets%202010/IMG_0133.jpg

 

 

10/12/2012 at 21:12

The link for the hanging baskets isn't working either ho hum so did it the hard way,  hope you like them,  they are from 2011 as this year was a wash out 

10/12/2012 at 23:31

Hello

Really like the Petunia's hanging basket that how mine should of looked but did not a nice ball of differnt colours but will have to try another time, they all look nice.

I think the table looks good as they do look slightly different colours.

I have a cream raised bed which looks good but when it rains the dirt splashes up the sides so needs a wash and paint every so often, but when the grass gets put down around it might be better less dirt looking.

I have a purple raised bed like the colour on the end slat of the table nice and bold.

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