This time of year, my family and I always spend as much time as possible hanging on the back deck or playing in the driveway. Which means, I always get the urge to DIY to spruce up those spaces.
Today I’ve collected my favorite idea, big and small, for adding a little more style and function to your outdoor spaces!
I can always use extra space for drinks and apps when entertaining out back and this is such a great solution.
The light-up letters are an extra special bonus that really makes the piece pop once the sun sets.
Whimsical and useful all in one pretty package. My bet is it won’t just be the kids getting on the action when it comes to playing with these too.
The ombre effect achieved by using different stains on this chair is a show stopper. Such an easy way to get a high-end look at a budget price, especially if you’re able to use sample size pots of stain!
Admittedly, this one is gonna be a lot more work but, man, the payoff in play possibilities will be incredible. Definitely click through all the gorgeous pictures at the link above to get the full effect!
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Unfortunately, there’s no instructions for this project but, from what I can tell, the key is in finding the right rustic branches to use as poles.
From there it seems pretty straight forward; case in concrete to make the bases and notch to hang beautiful battery-powered string lights.
Not all super cool yard DIY projects are for the back, this beauty goes out front and will give your curb appeal a serious bump.
Last but not least, you can define your outdoor space and create ambience on minuscule budget with these genius string light planter poles.
My favorite part is that they add style for backyard gatherings both day and night.