Does your backyard space start looking tired and shabby after the winter? Don’t let this get you down. If you’re looking for some ways to add a little fun, color and interest to your backyard, check out these inspiring DIY yard ideas.
These genius concepts will inspire you to transform your yard into something a little extra-ordinary – just in time for your next back BBQ. And here's the best part – all of these DIY projects can be done in less than a weekend.
So get outside, grab your gloves and some tools and prepare to have the best backyard on the block!
How to Build a Tree Bench
This charming and comfortable place to sit might just become your favorite outdoor spot and this comfy, stay-cool spot has room for the entire family.
Pallet Wood Garden Walkway
This little, quaint pathway is PERFECT for putting a little extra pizazz in your yard. Such a simple project yet it can make such a huge impact.
Outdoor Swinging Bed
Who says the backyard can’t be elegant and romantic. Learn how to make this gorgeous outdoor swinging bed.
DIY Monogram Planter Tutorial
On top of being just stunning with those impatiens in bloom, this monogram planter is a great way to get in some practice with a compound miter saw! (The cuts will vary depending on which letter you choose, of course.) It looks great with flowers, but wouldn’t this be a fun herb garden, too?
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Amaze your friends and be the talk of the neighborhood with your own backyard theater.
Outdoor Serving Center
Take your outdoor entertaining up a notch with this rolling serving center. It holds a cooler plus offers shelf space for other items. The sliding top covers everything up when not in use, and it can still be used when open. Think about how refreshing some cold soda would be on a hot day – check out our organic soda making kit here.
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Rustic String Light Poles
Make these adorable string light poles with concrete stands for your next backyard dinner.
Garden Trellis DIY
An insanely chic (and simple) garden trellis DIY.
Chandelier Planter Tutorial
Just a few materials and a little elbow grease will turn these old chandeliers into beautiful planters for your garden.
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Rustic Cut Wood Path
If you’re really into the outdoors and want a nice rustic feel, then try this creative pathway idea! Shave the wooden logs down to thin pieces, and then use them as the stepping blocks!
No tree in your backyard? Perhaps this playhouse idea will work for you.
Space-Saving Vertical Vegetable Garden
This modern, modular garden project works well in any space. All you need is solid wall or fence to attach the structure to, and you can put this guy anywhere. Oh, and if you're looking for an easy way to start growing your own organic veggies, look no further than our Organic Vegetable Garden Starter Kit – get it here.
Concrete Fire Bowl
With a few materials and some space, you can design a fire pit bowl that will decorate your backyard while providing a some warmth during the evenings.
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All the neighborhood kids will be sneaking into your backyard just for a chance to play on this amazing outdoor chalkboard.
Wood and Marble Fence
You’ll be the talk of the neighborhood with this beautiful and unique wood and marble fence.
Sisal Rope Ottoman
This sisal rope ottoman makes the perfect perch for your sunroom, patio or summer get-together. Literally all you need is rope, a tire, a few simple tools and time.
DIY Patio Water Wall
How to build a DIY Outdoor Water Wall for a patio or deck with a step-by-step tutorial and materials shopping list.
Pallet Swing Bed
Enjoy the lazy days of summer reading and lounging in this rustic pallet swing bed.
Now that you have been inspired to transform your ordinary yard into the perfect outdoor retreat, go grab your sunscreen, hat and hammer and turn your backyard into the envy of all your neighbors.