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15 Simple and Cheap DIY Projects For Summer

Looking for some easy and cheap home projects for summer? Learn new hands-on skills with these 15 cheap DIY projects for summer that won’t break the bank.

The good thing about a DIY project is that you can totally customize it according to your needs. Add fun and fabulous upgrades to your home while saving yourself some money. So, get ready and give your home a new look with these cheap DIY projects you can make this weekend!


Summer’s here and we’re pretty sure that you’re going to spend a lot of time outdoors. Why not take the fun right out to the comfort of your own backyard? Check out these fantastic, yet cheap, DIY projects for summer.

15 Cheap DIY Projects For Summer

15 DIY Projects For Summer That Won’t Break The Bank

—This post was originally by DIY Projects, (original publish date July 28, 2016) shared with permission —

It’s time you develop your outdoor area into something interesting and accommodating. Get fresh ideas for your backyard kitchen and outdoor patio without having to break the bank. Here are some cheap DIY projects to help you achieve your ideal patio and backyard kitchen.


1. DIY Outdoor Fire Pit

Fire pits draw attention to your industrial backyard space. Aside from the fact that it will give you warmth and add to your backyard ambiance, nothing says summer nights like tasty s’mores with friends! Full tutorial of this project here.


2. DIY Outdoor Sofa Projects

Be cozy outdoors with this contemporary outdoor DIY sofa that won’t overwhelm your wallet. Get the complete steps here.


3. DIY Project | How to Build a Fold-Down Murphy Bar

A murphy bar is a summer-must-have because it’s convenient and a space saver. This will add life to your patio. Plus, it has multi use capabilities as you can fit your gardening tools here perfectly when not enjoying your personal mini bar. Full tutorial here.

4. DIY Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers

This patio table is perfect for lazy afternoons, just kicking back – with a chilled beer in hand. Tip: since this is all wood, make sure you get your sanding game on point. Get the steps here.


5. DIY Outdoor Sectional

This tropical-country sectional will totally accommodate the people you will be having on your patio for an intimate party. More details for this project here.



6. Cedar Patio Table

This simple but sturdy cedar table for your patio is a great piece that will blend well with the other elements. Make it standout by adding pops of color with bright chairs. Check out the steps here.


7. Organizing Your Patio

It’s wise to organize your mid-century modern patio in order to work on a fixed budget. Mix warm colors with different wood furniture for a welcoming vibe. Click here for the guide.


8. DIY Outdoor Kitchen

DIY like a pro by creating a beautiful outdoor kitchen like the one above. Full details here.


Want the rest? Head over to DIY Projects for all 15 Cheap DIY Projects For Summer!

There you have it. Which cheap DIY project are you going to do this weekend? Let us know below in the comments! 

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