Turn old newspaper into seedling pots. They can be planted directly into the ground as the paper will eventually biodegrade. You can form them by wrapping the paper around a jam jar or similar, or there are 'devices' that can be bought to make the pots.
25 more ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture
Love it all. The chairs, the bench seat rather than railings and the fire. but can it e on the deck at all let alone on the bench? I would just change the steps from the deck eating into the deck space.