There are many options for decorating the site around the house and cottage with your own hands. Decorative mills are one of them. They look very beautiful, original, can be installed on any site. Our tips site is ready to show you what mini windmills and watermills can look like as a yard decoration.
Knowing that many of our summer residents like to make decorations for the garden with their own hands, the portal has already given you several ideas. However, decorative mills are too noticeable element of the site design not to deserve a separate photo collection..
Most often, of course, decorative mills are made entirely of wood. But you can, as in the photo above, build a stone base from boulders. Or pour out a concrete base, covering it with pebbles or broken tiles for beauty. In any case, the blades will remain wooden, the main distinguishing feature of the windmill.
Where can a decorative windmill be located? Wherever! Very often it is made the central part of a flower garden, planting different plants around. Can be installed in the playground, in the front garden, next to the house or in the recreation area.
The price of a finished handmade decorative mill can range from 5 to 25 thousand rubles, depending on the size and complexity of the decor, the presence of carving. To make a decorative mill with your own hands, saving money, our video will help you, which we will present at the end of the article.
Water mills are a little more complicated. To make them look authentic and the wheel spins, you need water supplies, a mini-reservoir on the site, a pond or a stream. But such decorative elements look very attractive! And can be useful, refreshing on a hot day, used for watering, and if the mill is large enough, even generate electricity.