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.
Inspiration for windows - another pinner wrote: "I love this: there is something very Olde English about tall ceilings and high windows with cottage pane or lead light glass. The way they fracture light and create shadows is comforting and beautiful.
style court post: Conservatory at Huntington Castle. Photography by James Fennell from The Irish Country House. So this conservatory is on a castle, no reason why I can't do something similar on a three bed semi!