These DIY outdoor projects will make family time more enjoyable and give you more reasons to spend afternoons out in the backyard!
DIY Outdoor Projects | Everything To Do Under The Sun
Let’s face it. Some days are just better spent outdoors, basking in the sunshine and getting a good dose of fresh air. Take advantage of beautiful sunny days by creating DIY outdoor projects to turn your backyard or front yard into the one you’ve always wanted.
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Upgrade your garden and landscape with a few DIY outdoor projects for your patio! This roundup contains DIYs for outdoor pergola curtains, a treehouse, and so much more!
Take inspiration from Yard Crashers and begin building your dream yard. Don’t have good soil in your garden? No worries, a raised flower bed can still turn your flower dreams into a reality.
Some of these landscaping ideas will turn your backyard into a fairy tale. By the way, who knew these mushroom-like stools could be made from log stumps?
Increasing your curb appeal doesn’t have to mean you’ll break the bank. These budget hacks are all you need! Check out this list to see more options for flower displays and eyesore camouflage ideas.
Make the most of the sunny day with these yard projects. I’m sure your kids will love lounging around in these mini water blobs! Try your hand at making bigger ones for the adults, too.
I love this roundup because it involves a bit of upcycling to create these backyard projects. This is a double win: you are not only reducing and recycling your waste, but you are also creating something new for your home. Score!
Save on electricity bills by opting for a few solar panel options. I’ve even thrown in a bonus guide for you to DIY panels to power up your gadgets.
Make your front yard stand out with these DIY outdoor projects. Whether it’s a dual purpose number sign or a few tin can lanterns lined up along your home, these projects are bound to make the neighbors take a second look.
This DIY floating deck is a great spot to unwind after a long day. Remember to keep the ground leveled before constructing your deck. Need extra tips? Use a mattock to help in removing the grass and an iron rake for pulling out large rocks found in the soil.
It takes only 4 steps to create this DIY concrete walkway. Start by prepping your area and adding gravel in. Then, place your concrete mix in the mold. Lastly, spray with water to prevent the concrete slabs from cracking.
Are you a huge fan of the Lord Of The Rings franchise? You may want to check this DIY. Remember, it’s super important to seal the hobbit house. You definitely won’t want any moisture seeping in through the roof.
Relax on an aesthetically pleasing log lounger after a hard day’s work. This tutorial uses 16 log pieces to construct its lounger, but feel free to add or remove log pieces as you deem fit.
This two-tiered backyard fountain is a great way to add water therapy to your yard without having to overhaul a big space. By the way, don’t forget to place the pumps and tube inside the pot first, before putting the rocks.
One of the things I love the most about these DIY crafts is how they reuse old containers such as yogurt cups and glass jars. Just remember to clean them thoroughly before using.
Homesteaders do almost everything on a DIY scale. They make their own fire, build their own water pumps, and sometimes, even construct their own ovens. Check out how self-sufficient homesteaders do it by looking at this list.
One of the important steps in making these stepping stones is to coat the mold with mold release before pouring in the concrete mix. Trust me, making sure the mold release is in all the crevices will make the DIY project so much easier.
Watch birds flock to your garden when you create a bird feeder. Be sure to place the holes on opposite sides of the bottle when drilling. These will ensure your dowels will be leveled for the birds to perch on.
Always wanted a pond in your garden? Well, now you can DIY one! Don’t forget to place rocks around your liner before pouring the water in. Doing so will prevent your liner from collapsing into the hole you’ve dug.
There’s nothing I love more than relaxing in a hammock with a book in hand and a cold drink nearby. Check out some of these hammock stand options you can choose from.
Love being around nature? Decorate your backyard with more planters this weekend. I especially love the ones that display all my favorite herbs.
My kids love running around barefoot in the yard, so I’ve set up a little spot where they can wash their feet before going inside the house. But that’s not the only thing you can do recreate for your kids, this list covers crafts and redecorating projects too.
Entertaining will be a breeze with this fold-down hanging bar. This project not only doubles as a bar where people can mix and grab their drinks, but it works as a storage compartment for the different liquor bottles, as well. Just make sure the roof is screwed on tight and sealed to prevent moisture from seeping in.
Have your cushions ready before making your outdoor sofa. That way, you can adapt the measurements of your sofa lengths accordingly.
Who knew you could make wind chimes out of spare utensils? Want more design options? Check out this list to see tutorials for clay and seashell choices.
DIY a tool shed for your backyard in 5 easy steps. When building the frame for the shed, Dave suggests making the floor frame first. That way, it’ll be easier to connect the other pieces of the frame together.