25 Awesome Backyard DIYs

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    25 Awesome Backyard DIYs

    Sarah Hearts

    Warmer weather approaching or already here–either way these twenty-five DIY ideas will have you wanting to spend every day in your backyard. Enjoy as much time as possible outdoors surrounded by awesome DIY decor and accessories!

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    DIY Rope Light Sign

    DIY Rope Light Sign
    DIY Rope Light Sign. A Beautiful Mess

    Get a similar look as you would from a neon sign by using a rope light to make your own illuminated sign, perfect for shining some extra light when you want to enjoy the evening on your patio with your friends and family.

    DIY rope light sign tutorial from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Outdoor Timber Side Table

    DIY Outdoor Timber Side Table
    DIY Outdoor Timber Side Table. Francoise Et Moi

    Give yourself a place to set your drink while you are relaxing outside by DIYing a timber side table.

    DIY outdoor timber side table tutorial from Francoise Et Moi

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    DIY Outdoor Concrete Fire Pit

    DIY Outdoor Concrete Fire Pit
    DIY Outdoor Concrete Fire Pit. Man Made DIY

    Roast marshmallows in your backyard over your DIY concrete fire pit, which not only looks stunning but will help to keep you warm on cooler nights.

    DIY outdoor concrete fire pit tutorial from Man Made DIY

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    DIY Pallet Plant Bench

    DIY Pallet Plant Bench
    DIY Pallet Plant Bench. Monsters Circus

    Enjoy relaxing beneath the shade of two small trees with this naturally gorgeous bench idea. Recycle a wood pallet to make this bench and create extra seating for your yard.​

    DIY pallet plant bench tutorial from Monsters Circus

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    DIY Outdoor Wall Makeover

    DIY Outdoor Wall Makeover
    DIY Outdoor Wall Makeover. Sarah Hearts

    Temporarily add the look of wallpaper to an exterior wall of your home or fence. You can add this leaf stencil using a free stencil template. Color in the stencil design with chalk to add a bold pattern to your backyard until the design washes away on its own.

    DIY outdoor wall makeover tutorial from Sarah Hearts

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    DIY Hammock

    DIY Hammock
    DIY Hammock. The Merrythought

    Relax underneath the trees in your backyard by DIYing a hammock with fabric drop cloth and rope.

    DIY hammock tutorial from The Merrythought

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    DIY Outdoor Serving Station

    DIY Outdoor Serving Station
    DIY Outdoor Serving Station. Live Laugh Rowe

    Tight on space? You can make a serving station for drinks and snacks in your backyard. The best part? You can close it when its not in use.

    DIY outdoor serving station tutorial from Live Laugh Rowe

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    DIY Outdoor Bench

    DIY Outdoor Bench
    DIY Outdoor Bench. Creative Green Living

    Build a set of two Elm inspired outdoor benches to add seating to either side of your patio table. Replace any worn plastic patio chairs with these sturdy wood benches that are affordable to make.

    DIY outdoor bench tutorial from Creative Green Living

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    DIY Patio Umbrella Stand

    DIY Patio Umbrella Stand
    DIY Patio Umbrella Stand. Delia Creates

    Prevent your patio umbrella from falling over by crafting an umbrella stand out of a large plant pot that's sturdy enough to keep your umbrella standing upright.

    DIY patio umbrella stand tutorial from Delia Creates

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    DIY Painted Patio Tiles

    DIY Painted Patio Tiles
    DIY Painted Patio Tiles. A Beautiful Mess

    Fix your stained or bland patio tiles with paint to give your patio a beautiful graphic design.

    DIY painted patio tiles tutorial from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Rolling Grill Cart

    DIY Rolling Grill Cart
    DIY Rolling Grill Cart. Jen Wood House

    Give yourself some extra space to lay down food trays while you are grilling on the BBQ. You can roll this DIY cart next to the BBQ then roll it right on over to the patio table to save you the trouble of carrying all the food over.

    DIY rolling grill cart tutorial from Jen Wood House

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    DIY Leather Sling Chair

    DIY Leather Sling Chair
    DIY Leather Sling Chair. Kristi Murphy

    Reupholster your old sling chair by replacing the old fabric with leather. You'll have a sophisticated upcycled piece of furniture to use on your patio or even indoors.

    DIY leather sling chair tutorial from Kristi Murphy

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    DIY Tree Swing

    DIY Tree Swing
    DIY Tree Swing. The Merrythought

    Keep your kids entertained for hours by building them a tree swing, or indulge in your own childhood nostalgia with this ageless DIY.

    DIY tree swing tutorial from The Merrythought

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    DIY Painted Patio Chairs Makeover

    DIY Painted Patio Chairs Makeover
    DIY Painted Patio Chairs Makeover. Sarah Hearts

    Fix your stained or lightly rusted patio chairs by giving them a makeover with a fresh coat of paint. This great DIY project will make your chairs look brand new.

    DIY painted patio chairs makeover tutorial from Sarah Hearts

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    DIY Garden Daybed

    DIY Garden Daybed
    DIY Garden Daybed. Home-Dzine

    Enjoy a perfectly lazy afternoon lounging outside under this fantastic garden daybed. It will keep you out of the sun's direct light so you can sleep or read your book peacefully in your backyard. 

    DIY garden daybed tutorial from Home-Dzine

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    DIY Wood Outdoor Bench

    DIY Wood Outdoor Bench
    DIY Wood Outdoor Bench. DIY Candy

    It's hard to believe but this stunning outdoor bench only costs $35 to make.

    DIY wood outdoor bench tutorial from DIY candy

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    DIY Marble Fence

    DIY Marble Fence
    DIY Marble Fence. C.R.A.F.T

    For a playful decor finish, try building a section of fence or a gate with marbles built into the wood.

    DIY marble fence tutorial from C.R.A.F.T

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    DIY Ikea Outdoor Bench Makeover

    DIY Ikea Outdoor Bench Makeover
    DIY Ikea Outdoor Bench Makeover. Sarah Hearts

    Give your old IKEA wood bench a makeover with paint. It's the perfect place to rest after working in the garden all day.

    DIY Ikea outdoor bench makeover tutorial  from Sarah Hearts

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    DIY Outdoor Succulent Wall

    DIY Outdoor Succulent Wall
    DIY Outdoor Succulent Wall. Sugar And Cloth

    This weekend make an outdoor succulent wall to add some extra greenery to your backyard. 

    DIY outdoor succulent wall tutorial from Sugar And Cloth

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    DIY Outdoor Kids Playhouse

    DIY Outdoor Kids Playhouse
    DIY Outdoor Kids Playhouse. Jen Wood House

    Young children will surely adore having their own playhouse where they can pretend to have a house of their very own in the backyard.

    DIY outdoor kids playhouse tutorial from Jen Wood House

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    DIY Concrete Fire Column

    DIY Concrete Fire Column
    DIY Concrete Fire Column. In My Own Style

    Light up your patio with soft flickering candles that are safely protected from the wind pushing them over or blowing them out. A constructed concrete base will sturdily hold the candle in place, while the glass will prevent the candle from unexpectedly blowing out. 

    DIY concrete fire column tutorial from In My Own Style

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    DIY Painted Outdoor Rug

    DIY Painted Outdoor Rug
    DIY Painted Outdoor Rug. A Beautiful Mess

    Freshen up your patio set by painting a bold colorful design onto a large rug. This DIY is a simple way to transform the look of your entire patio.

    DIY painted outdoor rug tutorial from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY BBQ Grill Countertop

    DIY BBQ Grill Countertop
    DIY BBQ Grill Countertop. Jen Wood House

    Do you love to cook outdoors on the BBQ? If so, chances are you would love some extra counter space next to your grill to help you prep the food or to put down cooked burgers. This sturdy grill countertop is the perfect way to give you that extra space so you can grill will ease all summer long.​

    DIY BBQ grill countertop tutorial from Jen Wood House

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    DIY Painted Patio Umbrella

    DIY Painted Patio Umbrella
    DIY Painted Patio Umbrella. Lovely Indeed

    Update your plain patio umbrella with some color by painting on a simple pattern. It will add an extra splash of color to your backyard.

    DIY painted patio umbrella tutorial from Lovely Indeed

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    DIY Outdoor Sectional

    DIY Outdoor Sectional
    DIY Outdoor Sectional. The Design Confidential

    Provide your guests with plenty of space to sit in your backyard by building an outdoor sectional that is perfect for large families.

    DIY outdoor sectional tutorial from The Design Confidential