In addition to adding to the perfect backyard landscape, grass also filters out pollutants like CO2 and circulates fresh oxygen back into the air. So, whether you have sprawling acreage or a city patio…we have found 5 creative ways for everyone to have a little grass in their lives.
5 DIY Grass Projects We Love
Daybed Made Of Grass
Dreaming of lazy summer days spent lounging in a meadow? This clever project from Great Home Ideas allows you to bring the meadow to any backyard or patio by building your own DIY Grass Daybed. We love the chic wood accent. Adorn the headboard with your favorite annual or perennial plants and add a pop of color by incorporating a few throw pillows. This could even be the perfect spot to throw a picnic with the kids!
Fun Crafts For Kids: Grass Heads
Speaking of fun activities to do with the kids…check out these DIY grass heads on Red Ted Art. Kids and adults alike can get creative and have fun with this easy, inexpensive craft project year round. We think that this could be the perfect cure for winter blues and it is also a great learning activity for the little ones!
Indoor Grass Lounge For Cats
Cat lovers everywhere, this one is for you! The Momma Told Me blog came up with a clever way to treat her reclusive cat to a sunny outdoor lounge – indoors! This project can be done on the cheap and your feline friends with thank you for it! Just a short trip to your local home improvement store with offer you everything you and your cat need to create a cozy lounging pad using a piece of live sod. Treat this cat pad just like you would your lawn; offering it plenty of sun and water. You cat with have it own “green space” for a long time to come. Do you really love your cat? Consider throwing in a little catnip landscaping for extra relaxation and “curb appeal”.
DIY Pallet Coffee Table Planter
Low on outdoor space? We love this coffee table planter found on 1001 Pallets with living grass! This DIY project is the perfect multi-functional solution for smaller spaces, or even apartment living. Again proof that you can add a little grass to your life, no matter where you are!
DIY Grass Area For Your Dog
Last but certainly not least, lets not forget about Fido. This is the perfect project for anyone short on space or suffering lawn damage from dog urine. Give Fido his own little spot to roam! The size of this area could be made bigger or smaller depending on your dog’s size. We also spotted a couple grass areas that had been created by recycling a plastic kiddie pool. Use your imagination, make your dog’s day and save your lawn from burn spots at the same time. Check out this great idea on Changing My Destiny.
We hope that these DIY Grass projects have inspired you to incorporate a little grass into your next project. We can’t help you maintain your DIY projects, but we can help you maintain your lawn! If you are looking for lawn care, be sure give Canopy a call. We’d love to serve you.