Get a few ideas about how to beautify your yard and house with homemade window boxes.
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Audra Lowe: You want a home project that’s light on the wall and fun for the whole family? How about decorating your own window boxes, and we made up with the Home Improvement Expert to get a few ideas. Female: Beautiful window boxes can really dress up your house or a deck and they’re easier to make then you might think so we made up with Home Improvement Expert Jeff Wilson for a quick lesson on window boxes 101. First you need you box. Jeff Wilson: We actually found this small seeder boxes online for about eight bucks, free shipping that you can spend probably as much as 25 for a larger one. Female: Then you need to waterproof that box to protect that from the elements. Jeff Wilson: We’re using this waterproof plus that tinted with protector in honey gold that selected for this project and it’s simple to apply and pour some out here. I’m going to brush it on and I like to just use product that got left over, I don’t like to let go the waste and this is a good chance using it also by using the color you made use on your docked and sort of tie in the color of the boxes with the deck. Female: Let you finish to dry for 48 hours and then it’s time for the fun part, decorating. You can create beautiful boxes by gathering inexpensive items like glass tile or river stones and attaching them with an exterior grade adhesive. Jeff Wilson: You do want to make sure you pick an adhesive that’s good for outdoor use. Female: Window boxes can make a great patriotic statement like this one. Jeff Wilson: And we’ve just pick up this stars with the red light and blue on from a crafts store and applied them with the construction adhesive. Female: Or simply show off your holiday spirit. Jeff Wilson: We’ve just found some of this cut outs from a craft store and applied those after the stain is dried and you can fill it with all kinds of things. And when it’s Christmas time maybe pine cones, a Thanksgiving maybe a pumpkins and gourds. Female: You can also use them the live and up an herb garden. Jeff Wilson: We put in this little herb garden, we’ve got some basil and some parsley and stuff we’ve used the vinyl cut out available at any craft store. Female: And switch things around depending on the season. Jeff Wilson: With the plants that we put in the boxes we’ve have an actually filled them with dirt we’ve just set the pots inside the boxes so it’s easy to change the plants out. Female: So the next time your looking to live it out your house or you deck you might consider creating your own window boxes, it is simple, inexpensive project and the whole family will love. Audra Lowe: And once you’ve design your own window boxes also make unique and inexpensive gifts for friends and families, keep that in mind.