It’s high time to go outside and DIY. Need ideas? Here are the top 15 things you can DIY in your backyard or garden.

Isn’t it wonderful to go outside to the fresh air and do something for the house? There’s always something to do – be it mowing the lawn or working away in your garden. But sometimes you want to do something fun, especially if you’re a die-hard DIYer.

We have tons of project ideas for the outside here on our blog. So it’s about time we organize them into a top list of things you can DIY outside. These are our favorites.


DIY Outdoor Furniture

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Tutorial: homeisd.com

One of the first things you might want to DIY outside is revamping your lawn or patio furniture. Or perhaps you want to build a whole new piece?  Our list of 40 easy DIY outdoor furniture projects is exactly what you need if you want to follow through with your new outdoor DIY idea.

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DIY Hammock Stand

15 Easy DIY Hammock Stand Designs You Can Build in an Afternoon #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: h2obungalow.com

A hammock in your backyard or garden is the ultimate chillout place. But what do you do if you don’t have the right two trees to hang it from (a rare setup to have!)? Why build a DIY hammock stand of course.

DIY Trellis Privacy Screen

If you need a little bit more privacy in your backyard or you want to hide ugly areas, a trellis screen is an easy and cheap way to make it. Check out our DIY trellis screen project ideas for your backyard.


DIY Pergola

24 Easy DIY Pergola Projects That You Can Build on a Budget #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: homeisd.com

A pergola is an outdoor construction that gives shade in your backyard. It’s usually more than just shade for a walkway and you can create a whole living area for your family in your backyard or garden. Want to build it? Choose from our brilliant DIY pergola project ideas.

DIY Trellis

20 Easy DIY Trellis Projects to Really Prop Up Your Garden #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: homeisd.com

A trellis can have numerous and varied functions in your garden. This can explain their popularity in both, cheaper and expensive landscape garden designs. Want one? Check out how to build a DIY trellis in your backyard or garden.


DIY Bird Feeder

Bring nature to your garden by making these DIY bird feeders. If you like the sound of cheery chirping little fellas in your backyard, a feeder is a must. We have some amazing creative DIY bird feeder ideas and tutorials.

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DIY Bird Bath

A bird bath is another great garden feature that attracts birds to your place. Build one to make your space prettier and to give the little fellows a place to bathe and refresh. We have some amazing DIY bird bath ideas to choose from.


DIY Planters

Looking to prettify your outdoors or indoors with new DIY planters? We have 77 easy project ideas for DIY planters that will inspire you to make some fantastic pots.

DIY Raised Garden Bed

40 Easy DIY Raised Garden Beds Even Beginners Can Build #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: diythrill.com

Raised garden beds aren’t just for the show, they make a small garden more accessible and make watering plants a lot easier. Having one (or several) such garden beds in your garden can do wonders to its design and it’s not necessarily complicated or expensive to build. Check out our DIY raised garden bed ideas for inspiration.


DIY Window Boxes

DIY window boxes make one of the most popular outdoor projects. It increases your home curb appeal significantly too. And it’s a simple project on top of it all. Here are our creative ideas for DIY window boxes.

DIY Tree Swing

20 Easy DIY Tree Swings for Tons of Backyard Fun #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: homeisd.com

You’ve probably had one of those tree swings in your backyard when growing up. It’s a simple piece of wood tied from a tree branch with rope, but it’s brought so much fun. If you don’t have that in your backyard now, it’s the best time to make one. Here are the best DIY swing ideas to choose from.

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DIY Potting Bench

You can build a DIY potting bench from scratch from lumber, reclaimed wood, pallets. And you can even make one by upcycling an old dresser or another piece of furniture (you’ll find some creative options below). Your new creation can add lots of rustic charm to your backyard or patio too. Here are the best DIY potting bench ideas for your inspiration.

DIY Garden Path

How do you get around your garden and backyard? You can tackle this in many ways, but a beautiful garden path is always the most attractive solution. Get inspiration from our top list of DIY garden path ideas.

DIY Treehouse

22 Crafty DIY Treehouse Ideas That Your Kids Will Be Crazy About #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: imgur.com

Build a DIY treehouse with your kids and create the best memories of their childhood. These projects are what dreams are made of! You can build something from a simple platform in a tree to a full-blown house like pictured above. We have some crafty DIY treehouse ideas to choose from.

DIY Compost Bin

20 Easy DIY Compost Bin Ideas for Your Garden #DIY #outdoor #project

Tutorial: hometalk.com

Are you composting for your garden? Want to build yourself a decent DIY compost bin? Choose from our DIY compost bin tutorials to learn how to build one and how to start composting the right way.