I transformed my courtyard garden using bargains from Matalan – I saved a fortune and it looks amazing | The Sun

A SAVVY shopper completely decked out her garden with a stunning seating area at a fraction of the full price, using great deals from Matalan.

Laura Hinds managed to bag some incredible deals, spending just £575 on her outdoor lounge, rather than more than £1,000.

The mum used a selection of great deals from outandout.com, Matalan and The Range.

Taking to Facebook's Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK group, she said: "We needed a new outdoor seating area and had a budget of £600 – so thought I would share how much I managed to get!"

Laura then revealed that she had spent £449.50 on her corner sofa and cushions – using a 50 per cent off code with outandout.com.

She encouraged other to use CELEBRATE50 to get the same great deal.

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She the detailed her other purchases: "Scatter cushions – £8 (50% off) Matalan. Wicker Storage unit – £25 (50% off) Matalan. Solar Buddhas – £9 (50% off) Matalan. Artificial Bamboo tree – £28 Matalan. Outdoor rug – £12.99 The Range. Throw – £18.99 The Range."

In total Laura calculated that she had spent £576.48.

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But, had she paid the RRP for each item, the bill would have been well over £1k.

Fellow bargain hunters were impressed with the stunning design.

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One person said: "Love how thick the seating pads are!!!!"

Another said: "That’s amazing we’ll done you. Looks amazing."

A third said: "Oh wow – that looks good! I saw out&out advertised in the newspaper and wondered what their stuff was like. Looks great."

Another simply added: "Looks bloody lush!"

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One person said: "Wondering about storing the cushions as they appear quite long? It's a beautiful set."

To which Laura replied: "Very long – we have a garage – but we are going to buy a decent cover and hope that will be ok for summer months."

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