5 Simple DIY Backyard Idea’s That Will Bring Any Yard to Life This Summer!

Summer time is the season of backyard BBQ’s, celebration’s, and outdoor activities! Keeping up your outdoor space can be expensive, time consuming, and sometimes leave little to show for hours of work. These 5 simple DIY idea’s are great for adding a bit of spice to your backyard without spending tons of time and money!

1. DIY Votive Chandelier – Sunset Magazine

Blog 1Add a great evening ambiance to any outdoor space with this gorgeous DIY Votive Chandelier. To get step by step instructions on how to do this, please CLICK HERE to be directly linked to this fun project!






2. DIY Coffee Can Planters- Decor4all.com

Blog 1Take old coffee can’s (or any old aluminum can of choice) and spray paint with an outdoor (weather resistant) paint. Drill a hole at the bottom to allow for drainage. To learn more about this project, please CLICK HERE to be directly linked.






3. DIY Personal Fire Pit- Theartofdoingstuff.com

Blog 1This is a great idea for those who are renting or have limited outdoor space! This personal fire pit is surprisingly cheap, easy, and really adds a peaceful ambiance for those late evenings with friends and family. To get step by step instructions on this project, CLICK HERE to be directly linked.






4. DIY Large Modern Porch Swing- Ana White

Blog 1Now this project can seem intimidating to those just beginning DIY projects around the home, but it is not! Using mainly 2X4s and standard screw joints, this project can be completed in just a few hours by the beginner! To get complete instructions,including blueprints on how to do this project, please CLICK HERE to be directly linked to Ana White’s page.






5. DIY Outdoor Chandelier With Solar Lighting- Buzzfeed

Blog 1So I am a huge fan of using old chandeliers in my outdoor decor. I usually let them hang freely most times due to limitations when it comes to wiring. This awesome DIY idea from Buzzfeed.com incorporates solar lights to add a dimmed overhead lighting ambiance for any outdoor space. To get learn how to do this awesome project, CLICK HERE to be directly linked to the Buzzfeed article.

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5 Great DIY 4th of July Home Decor Idea’s

Getting the home ready for those 4th of July BBQ’s is not always as easy or as cost efficient as we would like it to be. Luckily, I have found these 5 simple DIY idea’s that are cheap, easy, and will look wonderful for all of your 4th of July celebrations

1. Red, White, and Blue Candle Hurricanes- BLovelyEvents.com
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2. Carnation Balls- Countryliving.com
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3. Red, White, and Blue Can Luminaries- daysofadomesticdad.com
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4. Grand Old Flag- favecrafts.com
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5. 4th of July Wreath- AllYou.com
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