One of my favorite parts of having a backyard space is the pops of color and the array of different ornaments that express your own personal style. Whether it is metal art or fabric pots, having those distinguishing pieces in your backyard is what gives it a personality of its own. Sometimes those personal pieces can come at a huge expense to your pocket books. But honestly, if I can make something with my hands, even if it isn’t expensive, I prefer getting down in the dirt and doing it myself! So, I’ve compiled a great list of DIY Backyard Projects that will add a bit of personality to your own backyard space. So, let’s get down to it, check out these awesome DIY Backyard Projects that will surely add personality and a pop of color to your outdoors space! To see the full tutorials click their titles.
DIY Backyard Projects To Add Personality & Style
DIY Fabric Pots by Hansen & Heidelberg
Now, I might be bias because this tutorial came from my own blog over at Hansen and Heidelberg but this has to be one of my personal favorites. Fabric Pots have slowly been emerging in popularity and I just love the assortment of designs! The great thing about fabric is, there is an array to choose from, so unless you use the same fabric, everyone will wind up with something different!
DIY Mosaic Stepping Stones or Pots by Midwest Living
Nothing completes a garden like a stone path that leads to a little secret spot in your backyard. That’s what I call a perfect DIY backyard project to add color to your space!
DIY Toy Planter by House of Hawthornes
Looking for rustic charm as well as a way to recycle a few of your children’s favorite toys? This is a great way to add a touch of style to your backyard without breaking the bank. I definitely think that would be considered one of the worthy DIY backyard projects to add to your list to try!
DIY Bird Feeders by Mom Endeavors
If you haven’t been able to figure out by now I’m a sucker for easy DIY projects! So, when I stumbled upon these colorful Bird Feeders I couldn’t help but be pleased to see how easy they are to make and how adorable they are! Don’t believe me? Check them out!
DIY Wood Marquee by Tatertots and Jello
This is one I’m going to be making for my patio soon! I just love how easy this piece is to make, not to mention it is a great staple piece for any backyard. This is definitely one of the one-of-a-kind DIY backyard projects worth trying!
DIY Gold-Dipped Plant Pots by PbTeen Blog
I fell in love with these adorable Gold-Dipped Plant Pots! Not to mention, Gold is definitely trending at the moment. So, if you want to add a pop of color to your desk or backyard, why not do it with these Gold-Dipped Plant Pots?
DIY Gourd Birdhouse by DIY Network
Growing up, my grandma always had a stock full of gourds. She would clean them out, dry them, and then hang them all across her backyard for the birds. I always thought they were such a clever and eco-friendly way to give the birds a home! Plus, you can paint them in whatever way you’d like to add a pop of color! Or need I say it? Your own personal style to it!
DIY Terra Cotta Pots Makeover by Hansen & Heidelberg
Plain Terra Cotta Pots just won’t cut it anymore. Plus, if I’m going to speak frankly, they don’t offer much color to a backyard or patio. So, what better way to add a pop of color to your backyard then with painter’s tape and spray paint?
DIY Sea-Glass Wind Chime by Crafts Unleashed
We couldn’t have DIY Backyard Projects without a wind chime now could we? So, whatever your style might be, there is a plethora of DIY wind chimes on Pinterest to feast your eyes on! I was blown away with the selection, but I could only choose one to show, so I chose this beautiful sea glass wind chime. If sea glass stones aren’t your thing take a look at the wide selection on Pinterest–you won’t be disappointed.
DIY Topsy Turvy Planter by WeHeartThis
This wouldn’t be a DIY Backyard post without the famous Topsy Turvy Planter made with Terra Cotta pots! This is a staple in any garden or backyard! Plus, you could mix and match the colors and add some designs of your own to the outside of the pots. The possibilities are endless!
DIY Teacup Miniature Garden by Salt Tree
Looking for charming? Or how about a bit of whimsy to add to your garden? Definitely go for a Fairy Garden or this adorable Teacup Miniature Garden. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any thorough DIY Fairy Gardens but I thought this tutorial was a great start! If you know of any enchanting but thorough DIY Fairy Garden tutorials please share them below.
Honestly, I can’t wait to try my hand at any of these DIY Backyard Projects! What’s one of your favorite staple pieces in your backyard? Have you made any of these DIY Backyard Projects before? Did we miss any you think should have been on the list; let us know in the comments below! Did you enjoy this post? If you did, you’d probably enjoy this post about 5 DIY Pallet Trends To Try This Summer, click here to see it!
On a little side note, this will be my last post for the Family Focus Blog–while I’m definitely sad to leave I’m looking forward to the next steps of this incredibly journey! It was such a pleasure sharing, writing, and getting to know this wonderful community! If you’ve enjoyed what I’ve had to share please feel free to check out my past posts here as well as take a look at my personal blog, Hansen & Heidleberg