6 Easy Backyard DIY Projects

It's here! Well...almost. Spring is at our doorstep, and I don't know about you, but I cant wait!

To get you prepped for spring, I've rounded out some of my fave DIY outdoor/backyard projects & maintenance from the past two years.

Wooden Outdoor Furniture Maintenance


Taking care of teak and other outdoor wooden furniture

Reclaimed Wood Easy Outdoor Table


Taking an old work 2x12 and turning it into a simple outdoor table with a shelf.
Perfect for holding magazines & a cold drink.

Drop Cloth Outdoor Drapes


Turning inexpensive hardware store canvas drop cloths into custom outdoor drapes.

Painting a distressed Ghost Sign Wall Mural


You know those faded shop signs & ads on the sides of old buildings?
We painted our own on the side of our urban garage.

BBQ Area Facelift


Using inexpensive deck tiles to give a new lease on an old bbq area.

Backyard Horizontal Slat Fence


A weekend project building a modern horizontal slat fence.

Really, its easier than it looks!

Do you have any awesome DIY backyard projects? Share!

2 Responses

  1. Zoran M
    Love the fence. Did you find your version to be more or less expensive than those pre-made wooden fences for sale at Home Depot or Lowes? Thanks!
    • El Granto
      Hi Zoran, I think the fence turned out cheaper than the pre-built ones. But I couldn't tell you for sure without looking it up myself. Generally the raw lumber cost will work out less than a pre-built product. El Granto

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