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If you’re looking for the perfect DIY project this summer, why not transform your garden shed into your very own She Shed? Whether it’s to curl up with your favourite book for an hour or two or enjoy some time pursuing some new hobbies, a She Shed will provide you with a unique space to call your own where you can relax, unwind and take some time out. Here at Plantabox, we’ve got six great tips to help you create a stunning garden getaway: 
A baby blue She Shed in the surrounded by garden furniture and equipment
With warmer weather and longer evenings, summer is the perfect time for a garden party. Not only is this type of gathering a great excuse to get together with family and friends to catch up but it’s also a fantastic way to make the most of the brilliant sunshine and flourishing outdoors. If you’re thinking of hosting a big bash this summer, we’ve got some helpful tips to ensure you cover every base when it comes to throwing the ultimate garden party: 
A string of red and blue gingham bunting blowing in the breeze
Your wedding day is one of the biggest and most poignant celebrations in your life, one you will want to look back on with fond memories that you can cherish for years to come. For many newlyweds, the best way to do this is with a selection of photographs depicting family, friends and every tiny detail about the love and union that was felt on their big day. However, once the celebrations are over and the excitement has passed, these beloved pictures are often stowed away and only revisited on special occasions such as anniversaries or Christmas. But this doesn’t have to be the case and with a little creativity, you can transform these special photographs into a permanent yet unique feature in your home that will serve to remind you of your big day every day! Below, we share seven different ways to display your wedding photos at home: 
A person looking at a selection of black and white wedding photos
While a professionally baked wedding cake is undoubtedly a thing of beauty, for many brides to be it can often be another costly addition to an already expensive big day. So, why not consider baking your own? Although the thought of creating a three-tiered masterpiece may be a little daunting, making a simple, yet stylish, wedding cake is not as challenging as you might think - especially with the help of your beautiful bridesmaids. By following our step-by-step guide, you will have created your perfect wedding cake in no time! 
A two-tiered wedding cake decorated with pink roses
Every bride needs her bridesmaids to ensure her special day runs smoothly. Not only are these lucky ladies likely to be close friends or family whom you love dearly, but they will also play a vital role on your wedding day, whether they help to calm those pre-wedding jitters or carry the train of your dress as you stroll nervously down the aisle. As such, you may want to say an extra special thank you to these chosen few with a unique and thoughtful gift. Below, we’ve outlined just a few of the very best gifts to help you show your bridesmaids your appreciation: 
A bride standing in the middle of two bridesmaids
Fresh flowers make a stunning addition to any room or event, especially during the summer when there is an abundance of flora to choose from. While picking some pretty flowers and popping them into a jug is relatively easy, the art of flower arranging is a little more challenging and can seem daunting if you have never tried your hand at it before. However, if you have spied a gorgeous arrangement that you are desperate to recreate, we have outlined some basics in our beginner’s guide to flower arranging that will help you on your way to creating some exquisite displays: 
A person preparing to create a flower arrangement
Rustic weddings never seem to go out of fashion and are always a popular choice among brides to be. If you’re getting married and are in the midst of planning your dream rustic wedding, take a look below to discover these six rustic wedding decoration ideas to ensure you create that perfect earthy atmosphere on your big day: 
Along with several other activities, gardening is the perfect pastime for your kids to enjoy this summer. Not only can getting out into the garden to explore help children learn more about nature’s cycles but it can also increase their environmental awareness while providing them with the opportunity to nurture new life. Sowing seeds and watching a plant flourish can give a child great satisfaction through knowing that they played a pivotal role in caring for it through each stage of its growth. Consequently, this fulfilling experience can spark their interest and inspire them to take up gardening as a regular hobby that can be enjoyed at any time of year. Below, we’ve put together a simple guide to gardening with children to help you encourage your little ones to get green-fingered this summer: 
Summer is well on its way and with the school holidays fast-approaching, there’s no better time to start thinking about how you can make the most of your family time this summer. However, while you may have a few things planned already such as a week away with the kids or some day trips out, you may be feeling a little stuck for inspiration when it comes to finding day-to-day activities that all the family can enjoy. But here at Plantabox, we’ve got some great suggestions when it comes to family-friendly activities to help you make the most of your time together this summer: 
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