There are a lot of ways you can make use of your tree stump without the cost to remove it. Uprooting them is a laborious task and is not cheap. Decorating tree stumps with creative painting ideas is a great way to add an element of art and décor to your garden at a low cost. Recycling your tree stump for rustic furniture, wood pathways, stands for flowerpots and art. Painting and/or decorating your dry, unappealing tree stump can give your garden and yard a beautiful accent that will make a statement. If you enjoy decorating and landscaping and are wondering what to do with your dry, boring tree stump, let’s check out different ways you can transform your tree stump into something more interesting and eye-catching.
Painting your tree stump can give some bright color to your garden. Choose a color that fits nicely with the surrounding colors in your garden and landscaping. If you want, add a bird bath on top so the birds can enjoy the tree stump too.
Choose your favorite flowers and plants that you add to flowerpots. Place the flowerpots on the tree stump. You can add a climbing plant, next to the stump to hide the flowerpot and create a great frame around the flowerpot and tree stump. Moss is another great option especially if it is in a lot of shade or other foliage plants that thrive in less sunlight. Choose flowers and plants for the flowerpots that fit the style of your garden and landscaping. Beautiful blooming flowers or grassy plants work just fine. There is plenty of variety to choose from like wildflowers, marigolds, etc. just make sure you choose shallow root plants to grow in your tree stump planter, as they are the most successful. This tree stump flowerpot stand will be an eye-catching focal point in your garden and landscaping.
If your tree stump is in a dark, humid, moist place, you can make it look old age, ancient by growing moss on it.
If your tree stump has a pretty flat surface and is low to the ground, paint a checkerboard on the top and use rocks to play checkers with your kids. Your kids will love playing this fun game with family and friends. You could also paint a tick-tack-toe game on the top instead and use painted rocks to play tick-tack-toe if you prefer.
Another great idea is to use tree stumps to make garden and yard furniture. You can use the tree stumps as stools and chairs. If you have a tall stump, you can carve it and shape it to fit your style for a chair. You can make a small tabletop with a bigger tree stump, by cutting the top off the stump and placing it on top of a smaller tree stump. Place some tree stumps around the tree stump table you made, making environment-friendly furniture.
If you are interested in art and something more unique, a tree stump can serve as an excellent material to create a beautiful art piece. Carve the tree stump into different shapes and designs. Maybe an animal or face or a fairy tale character or maybe a more abstract piece that does not have a set shape. Be creative and inventive my creating something of your own.
There are so many great ways to turn your boring tree stump into something that is eye-catching and beautiful. Try one of these great DIY projects and get started turning your garden into a statement piece.