These 30 amazing backyard project ideas will transform your outdoor space on a tight budget! Most of these DIY backyard ideas are easy enough for a beginner to do!
Even though summer is winding down, we'll spend plenty of time in the backyard for months to come. I'm always looking for more clever backyard project ideas to make our space more enjoyable! Set aside a weekend to tackle one of these amazing projects!
Cornhole boards make playing in the backyard fun for both adults and kids! They're easy to make with a couple of precut plywood boards and 2x4s. I customized mine with Game of Thrones decals for the ultimate battle for Westeros!
Give your backyard deck or patio instant ambiance with outdoor rope lights that change color at the click of a button! Attach them to the deck railing where they'll be hidden from view until the sun goes down.
Avid gardeners know what a pain it can be to repot plants on the ground, and then run inside to wash up. This DIY potting bench features a built in sink that connects to a hose, so you can have running water at the faucet both for gardening and entertaining!
This vertical garden does triple duty! Planter boxes can hold a variety of herbs or flowers to spruce up your backyard space. The tall planter wall can also be used as a privacy screen to block out nosy neighbors. And the bottom box can hold outdoor toys or even more plants!
Tired of staring at that boring, flat fence surrounding your backyard? Turn it into a living wall by making this simple fence trellis! Just cut lattice strips to various lengths, and attach them in a random pattern. Climbing vines like clematis will cover this spot in no time!