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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.

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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