15 Awesome DIY Backyard Projects from Bloggers You Can Actually Do

From a teepee to a patio table that doubles as a planter, make a statement in your yard with these fun DIYs.

Planted Patio Table

 Planted Patio Table

todaysnest.typepad.com

The blogger: Sam Henderson
 
What you’ll need: pallets; sander and sandpaper; hammer; drill; wood screws; nails; saw; fence pickets; latex paint; paint brush; clear satin sealant spray; tape measure; pencil; wood glue
 
The how-to: Get the details at Today’s Nest.
 
 

Wine Box Salad Garden

 Wine Box Salad Garden

llhdesignsblog.com

 
What you’ll need: wooden wine boxes; soil, herbs to plant
 
The how-to: Get the details at LLH Designs.
 
 

Backyard Tepee

 Backyard Tepee

etsy.com

The blogger: Sharon Pierce McCullough at ZiggityZoom
 
What you’ll need: nine 10-foot poles; 12’ x 15’ heavy duty canvas; lightweight cord or rope; 5 sticks 9” long; 2 sticks 6” long; scissors; string; garden clippers; permanent markers or acrylic paint and brushes
 
The how-to: Get the details at Sharon’s blog post on Etsy.
 
 

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Board

 Outdoor Tic Tac Toe

nwedible.com

 
What you’ll need: spray paint; white acrylic paint; paintbrush; 10-12 smooth, flat stones; 9 square tiles or thin stone pavers
 
The how-to: Get the details at Northwest Edible Life.
 
 

Neon Birdhouse

 Neon Birdhouse

toriejayne.blogspot.co.uk

The blogger: Torie Jayne
 
What you’ll need: wooden birdhouses; white paint; neon paint; printed paper; washi tape; PVA glue; paint brush; craft knife; glue spreader
 
The how-to: Get the details at Torie Jayne.
 
 

Outdoor Candle Lanterns

 Outdoor Candle Lanterns

inmyownstyle.com

The blogger: Diane Henkler, In My Own Style
 
What you’ll need: empty tuna cans; glass hurricanes; copper adapter; spray paint; wood screw; paint stick; votive candle
 
The how-to: Get the details at In My Own Style.
 
 

Key Wind Chime

 Key Wind Chime

giving.innerchildfun.com

The blogger: Stacy at Inner Child Giving
 
What you’ll need: old keys (at least 5); a stick; string; acrylic paint
The how-to: Get the details at Inner Child Giving.
 
 

Wine Bottle Citronella Lamps

 Wine Bottle Citronella Lamps

doitdarling.com

The blog: Do It Darling
 
What you’ll need: empty wine bottles; tiki torch wick refill; citronella lamp oil; metal washer; decorative glass beads
The how-to: Get the details at Do It Darling.
 
 

Noodle Beverage Boat

 Noodle Beverage Boat

instructables.com

Blogger: MacGeek 
 
What you’ll need: pool noodle; medium-sized plastic container with locking lid; waterproof nylon tape
 
The how-to: Get the details at Instructables.
 
 

Backyard Hammock

 Backyard Hammock

missloviecreations.blogspot.com

The blogger: Allie of Miss Lovie
 
What you’ll need: canvas (or other sturdy fabric); webbing; matching thread; climbing carbineers
 
The how-to: Get the details at Miss Lovie.
 
 

Thrift Store Chair Swing

 Thrift Store Chair Swing

etsy.com

The blog: My Apple Tree and Me (on Etsy)
 
What you’ll need: dining chair; white paint; drill; rope
 
The how-to: Get the details at My Apple Tree and Me.
 
 

Wood Pallet Herb Garden

 Wood Pallet Herb Garden

lifeonthebalcony.com

The blogger: Fern Richardson
What you’ll need: pallet; potting soil; annual flowers; landscape fabric; staple gun; staples; sand paper
 
The how-to: Get the details at Life on the Balcony.
 
 

Wheelbarrow Planters

 Wheelbarrow Planters

greengardenblog.com

 
What you’ll need: wheel barrow; potting soil; annual flowers
 
The how-to: Get the details at Green Garden Blog.
 
 

Green Roofed Birdhouse Feeders

 Green Roofed Birdhouse Feeders

gardentherapy.ca

The blogger: Stephanie, Garden Therapy
 
What you’ll need: nesting box; cedar wood; drill; screw driver; wood screws; plastic container; scissors; shallow-rooted plants
 
The how-to: Get the details at Garden Therapy.
 
 

Tin Can Garden

 Tin Can Garden

stuffstephdoes.com

The blogger: Stephanie Hayward
 
What you’ll need: tin cans; spray paint; hammer; nail; clothesline; drill with metal bit
 
The how-to: Get the details at Stuff Steph Does.

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