These are backyard ideas that are simple and budget friendly. I did all of them myself to create a backyard that my family and friends could enjoy!
D(o) I(t) Y(ourself) … Pallet sidetable /bar voor de tuin
Two pallets back-to-back, painted a lovely color, and topped with paving tiles, makes a lovely DIY serving shelf for the patio.
Project: Backyard walkway
This weekend Bear and I completed a project from start to finish. Can you believe it?! I know, I can't believe it either. But something I can't believe even more is that we didn't fight ONE TIME! I guess we have worked it out while discussing this project a million times over the last (at least) 4 years. So we knew the expectations before we got started. This is what we tackled in the backyard. As you can see it needed some H-E-L-P. We started by moving all the rocks out. And then we added a…
Fire Pit Patio
Building this Fire Pit Patio was the best thing we've done in the yard. We really get so much enjoyment from it. We've since replaced the actual outdoor fireplace and added a couple more chairs. Easy to do if you don't mind a little exercise! Well worth the work. For more information on this project go to http://www.recapturedcharm.com/2010/06/fire-pit-patio.html
Ladybug and Bumble Bee Tic-Tac-Toe
DIY a tic-tac-toe game board for fun indoors or in the garden. Turn river rocks into lady bugs and bumble bees for battle a wooden stump for hours of fun
33 DIY Fire Pit Ideas
One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to invite friends and family over, and gather around the fire pit. They're great for making s'mores and they give you that great outdoors feeling in the comfort of your own backyard! I'm definitely planning on making my own this year. Here's 33 DIY fire pit ideas and tutorials to help you get those DIY juices flowing... What's YOUR favorite fire pit idea? Let me know in the comments or simply 'PIN' your favorite idea right on the page here…