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How to create outdoor garden floor lamps

Add drama to any outdoor feast and create your own outdoor floor lamps to light up your al fresco experience.

3
hours
Difficulty
Colours used
Products used
Cuprinol Garden Shades Cuprinol Garden Shades

You will need:

  • 2 x 1l can of Cuprinol Garden Shades in your two favourite colours
  • 1 x woodcare brush
  • 1 x dust sheet to keep your paving looking perfect
  • 2 x large terracotta pots
  • 2 x 1.8m tall, straight logs
  • 1 x plastic bucket
  • 1 bag of quick dry cement
  • 1 x garden trowel
  • 1 x pair of rubber gloves
  • 2 x bin bags
  • Masking tape
  • Small collection of stones
  • 2 x screw in hooks
  • Solar powered festoon lights

Step 1
Paint 2 x terracotta pots in Cuprinol Garden Shades and allow to dry.

Step 2
Mix quick dry cement in a plastic bucket.

Step 3
Fill lined pots with cement and add the straight logs to the centre of the pot. Allow to set.

Step 4
Mask and paint the lower section of the logs.

Step 5
Remove excess plastic bag and cover dry cement with stones.

Step 6
Screw in hooks to the top of the straight logs.

Step 7
Hang festoon lights.

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