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Ways To Redecorate A Gazebo On A Budget

When I was a child, a friend had a gazebo in her backyard, where we spent many hours playing with our Barbie Dolls or pretending the gazebo was a castle and we were the beautiful princesses who were waiting for their handsome princes to come a rescue them. Even back then, I knew I wanted a gazebo in my yard when I grew up. gazebos are magical, mysterious, quaint places and are the perfect place to hold any type of party. They are easy and inexpensive to redecorate your gazebo

An inexpensive way to redecorate your gazebo is by using sheets. Flowered sheets appropriately placed can give a gazebo a romantic Victorian look. Since these are going to be hanging outside, and exposed to the elements, you do not want to use expensive designer sheets. Search yard sales and thrift shops for secondhand sheets. If you do not find enough sheets that match, do not let that stop you. Depending on how many pillars your gazebo has, you can hang a different colored sheet for each pillar. Use flowered sheets with alternating white sheets. The flowered sheets do not have to be the same color, but try to get sheets that have flower prints the same size. One sheet might have large yellow roses on it, while another might have large red roses and so. The colors are different, but the prints are similar.

To hang the sheets use screw hooks (hooks that screw into the wood), or if your gazebo is made of plastic you may want to use self-adhesive hooks, and twine or clothesline rope. Put the hooks on either side of each pillar (distance apart will depend on personal preference). Cut a piece of twine four inches longer than the distance between the two hook, and run it through one of the hemmed edges of the sheet. Next, tie each twine end to a hook, gather the sheet in the middle lengthwise, and tie with a ribbon.

Flowers are another inexpensive way to dress up a gazebo. If your gazebo has hanging baskets, fill these with colorful flowers such as Petunias. Petunias are inexpensive, and grow tall allowing them to cascade over the basket's edge. Rail flower pots filled with aromatic flowers is another great way to spruce up a gazebo. Create an inviting entrance way to your gazebo by placing a few flower filled terracotta pots on the steps of your gazebo.

If you have furniture in your gazebo, consider brightening it up by giving it a fresh coat of paint or stain. Sometimes just a good cleaning will make that old furniture shine. If the furniture has cushions, purchase new ones or slipcovers. To get a good bargain on cushions, wait until the fall as retailers want to eliminate their summer stock and will offer fantastic bargain prices.

Want to enjoy those cool summer evenings sitting in your gazebo, and would like a little soft lighting? If your gazebo is not equipped with electricity, try using white paper bags (lunch bag size) filled with one cup of sand or cat litter, and a tea candle, placed around the floor of the gazebo. Try cutting designs out of the bags such as moons and stars. If you are not an artist, a simple stencil purchased at a craft store will do the trick.

gazebos are special places to get away from it all, so why not decorate it to reflect your personal style.

By Agnes Farside - Agnes loves writing on a wide range of topics, but craft and gardening articles are her favorite. She may be a techie during the day, but her evenings and weekends are filled working on one of her many craf...  

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