10 Outdoor DIY Projects That Inspire Beauty and Relaxation


A large outdoor living area or small, all you need is a little inspiration, direction and a few tools to turn your space into an inviting area to relax and add some beauty to your property.

Here’s a collection of 10 relatively easy, beautiful projects you add to improve your outdoor living spaces. Most could be done in a weekend. Which one do you want to build!… from pergola to benches or a garden shed to store it all.

Build A Backyard Pergola

Step-by step plans to make an arbor-like cedar structure, with 3D animation and master-level blueprints.


Build a Gazebo

If you’re looking for a little more cover that the pergola above…. how about building a gazebo complete with an outdoor kitchen.


Make An Outdoor Privacy Screen and Subway Tile Planter Boxes


Build Your Own BBQ

Ready for a taste of outdoor cooking on the BBQ and customize your outdoor cooking experience this year. Check out these instructions on building your own BBQ, and become party central on your street!


Make A Beach Bar From Pallets


Outdoor Chaise Lounge

After a tough day in the yard…. why not relax in this outdoor chaise lounge you built!


Wrap Around Tree Bench

Who doesn’t enjoy relaxing while sitting under a tree.? If you have a favorite tree in the yard this wrap around bench is a fun project to consider.


Build a Garden Shed

If you work in the yard or garden you have tools…. like all the other stuff we acquire in our homes everything has a place. What a better place to a place to keep your tools and hide the clutter but in a garden shed.


Build An Outdoor Sectional

An outdoor sectional can make for a perfect place to relax, entertain, chat or simply kick back and watch the world go by. It is made from 2X4s and really easy to put together. Add some cushions and you are all set for relaxing.


Concrete Garden Bench

Buying a concrete garden bench can be expensive… making your own is another story. Low cost and easy for anyone who handle some basic wood cutting with the payoff of great rewards knowing you di it yourself.