Looking for some easy backyard projects to spruce up your yard? If you need some DIY projects that are quick and easy to make, you’ve come to the right place. This list of DIY backyard ideas will help you get a better backyard in no time.
17 Easy DIY Backyard Project Ideas
Recently I’ve been doing a lot of work in my backyard. I’ve made some DIY furniture and it’s taken up so much of my time. Now I’m thinking about what craft projects and ideas I can do that aren’t too complicated for my backyard. I searched the web for easy backyard projects the whole family can enjoy. If you can spare a few hours or an afternoon, then you can easily make any of these DIY backyard projects. Get ready for a backyard makeover!
Easy Backyard Projects | DIY Backyard Ideas
- via DIY Projects
The backyard is never complete without plants all around. Make DIY planters out of a pallet for your herb garden or flowers. Click here to read more!
2. DIY Tiki Torch
This is a super easy project you can make with old beer bottles or any bottle. Get the steps here.
- via DIY Projects
4. Outdoor Drape
- via Store Front Life1
You need something to give you cover and shade on those hot sunny days. Try DIYing this outdoor drape! Get the steps here.
5. Tire Teeter Totter
- via Sugarbee Crafts
Try out this upcycling project with an old tire. It’s a backyard DIY project the kids will love. Get the tutorial here.
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6. DIY Tree Swing
Do you have a tree in your backyard? If yes, then you have the perfect place for a DIY tree swing. Make a classic DIY swing for your family to enjoy. Get the steps here. Make sure you grab an extension cord with built in outlets to make this project easier.
7. Leaf Stepping Stones
- via Garden Web
Who says it’s hard to do concrete crafts? Even kids can do it. Try making some stepping stones with giant leaves for fun. Get the tutorial here.
8. DIY Fence Table
- via Sensibly Sara
Make the perfect table that also saves you space for storage. Use it for your gardening tools or even for your barbecues. Get the steps here.
9. DIY Outdoor Seating
- via Lena Sekine
I think there’s no easier way to make outdoor seating than using some lumber and cinder blocks. Add the best outdoor seating area to your backyard. Get the tutorial here.
10. Seashore Wind Chime
Bring the sea to your backyard with this easy-to-make DIY wind chime. You’ll just need to drill holes in some shells, and string it with buttons and beads. You’ll love how it sounds when the wind blows! See it here.
11. DIY Hammock
- via Outside Mom
What’s the best DIY project to complete your backyard? A DIY hammock of course! It’s perfect for relaxing and napping outdoors. Check it out here.
12. DIY Fairy Garden
13. Stick Wall Hanging
- via FIKS*D
Even your patio needs a little wall art. Grab the supplies, and let your kids make their own decorations! Get the steps here.
14. DIY Tower Garden Planter
You’ll get the best of both worlds with this DIY project: a cool planter and a nice bird bath! Get the tutorial here.
15. DIY Garden Mirror
Think you don’t need mirrors in the backyard? This upcycling project will make you think again. Check it out here.
16. DIY Bubble Fountain
Need to add a water feature in your backyard? This DIY fountain will be perfect. Get the tutorial here.
17. DIY Outdoor Movie Screen
Is there anything better than watching movies in your backyard with family and friends? Add this fun DIY to your backyard for your next family night. See how you can make one here.
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