There’s two problems with retail outdoor decor: it often all looks the same and can be pricey. Don’t let those factors deter you from furnishing your outside space, though. When we recently told readers to DIY the entire backyard, we started out with the basics like tables and chairs. Now, we’re sharing decor DIY projects that won’t force you to choose between budget or style and will leave your deck or patio looking complete and ready for the season.
These DIY ottomans add a comfy and casual seating option outside, and guests will never guess they’re sitting on upcycled tires! See the tutorial at Style Me Pretty Living.
Add privacy and coziness to the back deck or patio with hanging panels. Get this hack from Southern State of Mind.
No more hanging wet towels on fences or the backs of chairs. Instead, dry and display towels on this attractive rack by Anika’s DIY Life.
Although games are less decor and more activity, DIY games add a charming and playful vibe to the backyard that’ll delight guests when entertaining. Get the steps for this cornhole set by Alayna’s Creations and other lawn game projects on our blog.
Store-bought outdoor umbrellas may shield your space from sun and rain, but they may be lacking in style. Design Love Fest elevated her parasol with pastel paint and a fringe trim.
Illuminate your exterior without the hassle of wiring! We’re using energy from the sun with our DIY solar lantern.