110 DIY Home Projects for Outdoor Decor, Garden & Backyard


Garden Path


The amount of time spent laying a new path depends entirely on its length and the materials you use. Mulch is the quickest and most economical material for a garden path, but gravel, bluestone, and brick are great options if you’re willing to spend a bit more. Give an existing path an upgrade with new edging made of metal, stone, bricks, or even wine bottles. Related: The Right Path: 15 Wonderful Walkway Designs istockphoto.com


32. Painted Bench With Fire Pit


Make the cool nights around the firepit longer with a handmade wooden bench. Paint in white and add colorful cushions for comfort and decoration.

DIY Bottle Bird Feeder

Pictures From These Plans DIY bottle bird feeder, plans include a free PDF download (PDF link at bottom of post), material list, drawings, and measurements. Shopping List fence board – 3/4 in. x 7-1/2 in. x 6 ft1.5 liter plastic bottleexterior wood glue1-1/2 in. finish nails Cutting List A – 1 – 7-1/4 in. x 18 in.B – 1 – …

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24 Rain Barrel Stand Plans

DIY projects, 2×4 rain barrel stand plans. Plans include PDF download, material list, measurements, and drawings. Material List Cutting List A -2 – 2×4 – 23 1/2″B – 2 – 2×4 – 20 1/2″C – 4 – 2×4 – 10 1/2″ D – 4 – 2×4 – 7″E – 4 – 2×4 – 7″F – 6 – 2×4 – 23 …

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51) Pallet Outdoor Bench:

This outdoor bench made of recycled pallets that will rock your garden and backyard. How to build pallet outdoor furniture step by step? This idea will bring the longer wooden skids into L-shape first and then add up this L-shape with custom legs and armrests.

This project is to do with both uncut and disassembled wooden pallet skids. How to make an outdoor pallet bench? Then just grab this tutorial rkblack

58) DIY Bistro Table Plans Under $15:

How about making bistro-style furniture for your garden? This will truly bring a great style to your backyard and patio, just have a look at this sample bistro table that is looking fabulous in alluring white appeal and comes on criss-cross wooden legs for a stylish look.

Just get crafty with the lumber or pine wood slats and make this table and you can also use pallet wood. Complete instructions theshabbycreekcottage

8. Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game


You can gather your materials and make this outdoo

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.

2. DIY Cinder Block Bench


Need more backyard or patio seating that withstand

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.

Raised Garden Beds


The best raised garden beds are no more than three or four feet wide to allow gardeners easy access for planting, weeding, and harvesting. Raised beds allow for proper drainage and greater control over the growing medium, so you can raise your own fruits and vegetables even if your region’s soil isn’t the most arable. Build your own with the help from this tutorial over at An Oregon Cottage. Related: 11 Ways to Buy Your Garden on the Internet anoregoncottage.com

50. DIY X-Stool or Table


This X-piece of furniture is multifunctional as it can be used as a flower stand, a side table or a stool.

Its small footprint scores another point for that project as the stool can easily be hidden beneath the sofa when not used in any way.

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