Timber lath decorative wall detail in a whitewash finish

8 Creative Uses For Timber Laths

In Blog, Outdoor Inspirationby Karlin van der Vyver

If you’re looking for an affordable way to add a bit of rustic chic to your garden, look no further than the humble timber laths.

Being a natural resource, it is both eco-friendly and sustainable and often less expensive than other decorative items. But what we just absolutely love about these simple pieces of timber, is the many ways in which it can be incorporated. Whether you require something practical or simply decorative, a little bit of creative thinking together with some timber laths will get you a long way.

SHADING Create semi-shaded areas for relaxation or shelter by making uses of laths as a simple roof cover.

Timber lath semi shaded pergola

Timber lath pergola

FENCING Effectively fence in your garden, terrace or entire property

Timber lath decorative fencing

Timber lath decorative fencing

GATES A clever way to add a bit of glam to your garden gate.

Timber lath garden gate

Timber lath garden gate

PARTITIONING A modern, yet effective way to separate open spaces such as open-plan living rooms and offices.

Timber lath partitioning screen

Timber lath partitioning screen at Bluewaters

ENCLOSURES A decorative and practical way of partially enclosing spaces, be it residential or commercial, without having to erect solid walls.

Timber lath shed enclosure

Timber lath shed enclosure

WALKWAYS Effectively enclose walkways, creating a rustic, safari ambiance/feel.

Timber lath walkways

Timber lath walkways

CLADDING A simple yet effective way to add texture to walls.

Timber lath decorative wall cladding

Timber lath decorative wall cladding

DECORATIVE From a decorative point of view, laths can be successfully incorporated into your landscaping design, creating an aesthetically pleasing result.

Timber lath decorative wall detail in a whitewash finish

Timber lath decorative wall detail in a whitewash finish

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