While you’re impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor DIY space.
1. Set up a movie theater.
2. Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers.
3. Build a super-simple tree house.
4. Add a beer cooler to your patio table. Or better yet, get something like a 6 seater patio set so you can drink all the beer you could ever dream of!
5. Drill holes in your fence and fill with marbles.
6. Turn an old bunk bed into a stargazing loft retreat.
7. Make a giant Scrabble set.
8. Get a landscaping installer to build a patio if you don’t already have one, and build a fire pit for you and your guests to enjoy.
Here’s a very cool personal fire pit you can make for less than $25.
Perfect for s’mores night.
9. Build a giant hammock swing.
10. Light up some wine bottle tiki torches for a nighttime party.
11. Build a backyard beach.
12. Sprout a sofa.
13. Go camping in your own backyard.
Turn the tent into a pillow-filled reading nook.
14. Replace the diving board with a trampoline.
15. Build a teepee.
16. Make these simple tables out of $30 whiskey barrels.
17. Upcycle tires to make a jungle gym.
18. Build a simple hardtop gazebo. To give your gazebo a bit more of a decorative edge, you may want to consider installing one these cupolas and weathervanes to your building if you would like to go the extra mile.
20. Make an outdoor shower by connecting a hose.
21. Make a simple canopy by stringing a rope between two trees and hanging sheets off of it.
22. Build a backyard pizza oven.
23. Construct this simple bar for outside entertaining.
24. Build a stove for an outdoor kitchen with this Ikea hack.
25. Put in a porch bed.
26. Spray-paint a lawn Twister game.
27. Fashion an amazing set of speakers using wooden salad bowls.
28. A wooden pallet sectional is easy to put together and provides lots of extra seating for outdoor parties.
29. Create an outdoor art haven by mounting a giant chalkboard against the fence.
30. Build a small outdoor greenhouse out of reclaimed storm windows.
31. Make little hideouts of hula hoops and shower curtains.
What do you think?