Love spending time outdoors? You will love being in the woods or even your backyard more when you have some of these awesome DIY ideas on hand. From cool candles and torches to portable seating and storage, you are sure to find some cool DIY outdoors projects to make with this list of 30 best tutorials.
Try making these DIY candle stakes for an awesome backyard party, even if you are the only one invited. Add a cool touch of lighting, and even add citronella oil to keep the bugs away when you are outside. Cheap but cool DIY outdoors idea that belongs in every yard this summer.
Need more backyard or patio seating that withstands the test of weather, kids and a party with lots of people? Whether you have a pool with water all around, mud, grass or anything in between, this heavy duty DIY seating is sure to work for all your outdoor seating needs. Make this DIY bench with cinder blocks.
I loved playing tetherball as a kid! Now, you can easily build your own tetherball court with a few inexpensive supplies and a comprehensive DIY project tutorial from Simply Kierste. It really is so worth it to make your own. It only took about an hour to put together, then 24 hours of drying time. Totally an easy weekend project!
I definitely need this for my back yard. Perfect outdoor project! With an inexpensive wood post, a can of spray paint and a couple of pieces of hardware, you can create a holder for your garden hose worthy of your front yard. Keep your backyard organized and looking beautiful by creating your own DIY Hose Stand for Outdoors.
Check out all of these creative DIY ideas for the yard here, then hit the project links from our favorite bloggers to learn how to make each one.
Wow, what a gorgeous side-yard makeover! The stone edges really made a huge difference. This is one amazing transformation. I love the color combinations. Check out this “narrow side yard” from Love of Family and Home and get inspired to start your own makeover and add that curb appeal you have been wishing for.
Unfortunately, beautiful landscaping doesn’t usually come cheap. However, with a little planning, you can get a gorgeous outdoor setting with only a small fraction of the cost. Steal this cheap and easy landscaping idea for a beautiful backyard from 4 Men 1 Lady. I just love how they have reused the flagstone.
Want an ottoman you can use outdoors that looks high-end but doesn’t come with the hefty price tag? Get ready to make an adorable and functional rope ottoman to spice up your outdoor with this easy to follow DIY project tutorial from Style Me Pretty.
You can gather your materials and make this outdoor Tic Tac Toe game in less than an hour, which will leave you plenty of time for summertime fun. Follow along with Taryn Whiteaker as she creates a simple game just using scrap wood and rocks from the backyard. It’s inexpensive and provides great entertainment for all ages.
All you need is some cedar, a drill and some stain, and you’ll have these beautiful DIY cedar cube landscape lights in no time! Very cool idea! I’ve often thought about adding solar lights around our garden, but they are just so flimsy. I’m going to have to pass this idea along to my husband. what a beautiful, relaxing, romantic get-away in your own backyard!
Save money and put those empty wine bottles to good use by upcycling them into tiki torches. For as little as $4, you can convert your old wine bottles into decorative and eco-friendly tiki torches. Tiki torches have been turning boring backyards into tropical paradises for years. They’re a great source of background light and when filled with Citronella oil, they’re also pretty good at keeping pesky mosquitoes away.
There are plenty of junkyards that are happy to let these tire rims go for a small fee, assuming you haven’t kept these lying around your garage as my husband has. This DIY requires no more supplies, only a couple of tools to complete the job. If you use car rims from a standard vehicle, your fire pit will be rather small, but choose truck or tractor tires for a more sizable outcome.
Mirrors typically represent a way of facing reality, but depending on where they’re placed, they can bend it to the point of surreality instead. And old window frames, coupled with vintage beadboard, make such wonderful mirrors.