With the temperatures heating up, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. Look no further than your backyard! Here are some of my favorite outdoor DIY projects that will spruce up your backyard!
Having a bench in your backyard is a must. If you’re looking for a simple woodworking project, try this one – it’s a sturdy bench that requires minimal tools and supplies.
I made this gorgeous mud cloth planter using a store-bought unfinished wood planter and a Sharpie paint pen! This might look complicated, but I just free-handed the patterns – it was a cinch to make!
Hanging by the pool is something all kids love to do, which is why I built this cute and functional outdoor double lounge chair. There’s even a place for drinks and a cubby for storing toys!
This DIY storage bench is a real stunner. The fretwork detail on the back might look intimidating to replicate, but these are all easy cuts to make. Trust me!
My love for multifunctional furniture runs deep which is why I made this DIY outdoor storage ottoman. It can store outdoor cushions and can also be used as a cocktail table.
I love the simple design on this DIY box planters. If you’re looking for an easy way to spruce up your backyard or add some curb appeal to your front porch, this beginner-level project is for you.
I’m a plant lady so obviously, I needed my very own potting bench! Now I have a place for all of my botanical experiments. With its roomy top and the lattice back panel, this DIY potting bench will work perfectly in any backyard!
Simple furniture is so elegant and this modern outdoor chair makes no exception. Click the link below for the tutorial and free plans.
Convertible furniture is brilliant and this picnic table doubles as a bench (or the other way around).
This vertical wall planter is perfect for narrow spaces, and it also has built-in storage!
Can you really make an affordable version of a $1,300 designer bench and not use nails or screws? Yep! Check out this DIY outdoor bench.
If you’re looking for an easy way to beautify your backyard, try building these DIY mid-century planters.
What’s better than enjoying the breeze, swinging on this DIY outdoor swing? Not much, I think. Check out this DIY porch swing project.
Adirondack chairs look wonderful and they’re so cozy. This tutorial will teach you how to make your own and free plans are included as well.
Ready to tackle a bigger project? How about building your very own patio? This tutorial will teach you how to design, plan, and build one!
This DIY outdoor coffee table is an easy and cost-effective project. Grab the plans below!
This DIY outdoor loveseat looks so comfortable! The full tutorial is available below. You’ll also find links to instructions and free plans for the matching armchairs, side table, and coffee table.
Upcycling can be a wonderful way to create interesting and unique furniture. This table was made using a wood spool. You can find wood cable spools at local companies and some utility providers might even give them away for free.
While there are numerous ways to make a walkway, using wood pallets is a simple solution that adds rustic charm to your outdoor space.
A simple outdoor bar table can be incredibly functional. It’s great to have for parties and get-togethers when you need some extra space to entertain.
This lattice privacy fence looks absolutely dreamy. This project is an easy but tedious one – it’s best to spread this project over several days.
Having a grape arbor can change the look of your entire backyard. Surprisingly, it’s not such a difficult project – download the free plans below.
Building an outdoor cabana lounge is genius! I’d love to nap in there all afternoon!