As soon as that blistering, cold weather disappears, we think it’s about time to step outside and enjoy some serious sunshine! And because everyone knows that home is the best place to unwind, we’re sharing our top 15 ways to spruce up your backyard patio, just in time for spring. These projects won’t break the bank—they are ALL DIY and, best of all, are easy to complete!
- HouseholdHacker in Rumble
This fire pit will add a serious surge of warmth to those chillier nights. Bonus: It also doubles as the perfect place to sit around and make s’mores!
Just as relaxing as a hammock, but about a HUNDRED times easier to climb out of!
- DIY Network
We love this shabby chic hummingbird feeder project because it literally requires you to enjoy a couple of your signature margaritas before you get to making it. Score!
Looking to add some much-needed serenity to your outdoor space? If so, this trickling stone fountain will most certainly do the trick!
- Bob Vila
Gone are the days of boring, rod iron fencing! Take a cue from this beauty and make your own country-inspired garden entryway yourself!
- garden drama
If both you and your next door neighbor are looking to add some color to your yards, then consider adding these unique marble accents to your shared fence!
- Bob Vila
There’s nothing more blissful than curling up with your sweetie for a nap in one of these bad boys on a nice summer day!
A perfect addition for those of you who love to host warm weather shin digs!
- Live Your Style
This all-weather wonder may evoke images of dusty warehouses, but the end result is actually really chic!
Here’s a challenge: Brush some colorful paint onto all of the bare wood surfaces in your yard. You’ll be met with some seriously vibrant results.
- Buff Strickland via Good Housekeeping
Over-the-door shoe holders are like vinegar—you can use them practically anywhere, including your garden!
These iridescent jars do a great job at providing subtle, ambient lighting to even the smallest of outdoor spaces.
- Ya Gotta Have A Hobby via Country Living
What better way to upcycle your old spaghetti sauce jars than by using them to grow some basil for your future Italian feasts!
- Jennifer Priest
Can you believe that these gorgeous, prismatic gazing balls were made exclusively with materials found at a dollar store?
- Funky Junk Interiors
Don’t trash that rusty tea kettle, upcycle it into a planter instead!
To get even more brilliant backyard inspiration, be sure to check out Shareably’s article here. Pretty soon you’ll be kicking back with a cold one, all in the comfort of your new, beautifully updated patio!
What do you think of these 15 backyard project ideas? Have you completed any of these yourself? How do you like to unwind in your outdoor area? Tell us all about your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!