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How to create a living garden table

This 'living' table adds a new dimension to outdoor dining with the addition of a painted window box growing fresh herbs and garnishes. Find out how to create your own with our video.

4
hours
Difficulty
Colours used
Products used
Cuprinol Garden Shades Cuprinol Garden Shades

You will need:

  • 1 x 1l Cuprinol Garden Shades in your chosen colour
  • 1 x large wooden garden table
  • Masking tape
  • 1 x small roller
  • 1 x small roller tray
  • 1 x paint brush for dusting
  • Sandpaper
  • 1 x window box
  • 3 x fixing brackets & screws
  • 1 x screwdriver
  • Collection of fresh herbs for planting

Step 1
Mask off a strip down the centre of a garden table.

Step 2
Paint the central strip of the table with Cuprinol Garden Shades.

Step 3
Sand and paint the outside and rims of a wooden window box in corresponding Cuprinol Garden Shades.

Step 4
Attach brackets to the side of the window box.

Step 5
Screw the window box to underside of table.

Step 6
Add plants/herbs/flowers and enjoy your living garden table.

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