10 Amazing DIY Backyard Ideas on A Budget

The backyard can be an outdoor paradise in your own home with the right settings and design. Look at these ideas to add beauty, comfort, and functionality to your own backyard. Tidy up your landscape with some affordable plantation ideas, make economical outdoors, or add entertaining spaces that don’t damage your budget.

Everyone wants a beautiful backyard, but hiring landscape designers can be expensive. This tutorial works for large or small spaces, so you can easily create a backyard of your dreams.

Amazing DIY Backyard
Amazing DIY Backyard

1. Set Up the Ultimate Outdoor Dining Table

Create an intimate tented space with bamboo poles secured in planters. (Surround poles with bricks or rocks to stabilize; top with moss or pea gravel.)

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Set Up the Ultimate Outdoor Dining Table – Source: youtube.com

2. Make Mason Jar Luminaries

Light the steps to your front door with these elegant DIY lanterns. Though perfect for a Fourth of July party, we think they’re pretty enough to display all summer.

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Make Mason Jar Luminaries – Source: gardenloversclub.com

3. Hang a Pocket Garden

Bet you never thought of this idea before: Repurpose a shoe holder into a cute outdoor planter.

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Hang a Pocket Garden – Source: shawnacoronado.com

4. Turn an Old Tire Into a Planter

Addicted 2 DIY bloggers Katie dreamed up this brilliant idea of turning an old tire into a planter by wrapping it in sisal rope and adding legs.

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Turn an Old Tire Into a Planter – Source: addicted2diy.com

5. Hang an Outdoor Window Shelf

Perfect for when you’re firing up the grill, this chic window shelf keeps all your grilling tools handy—without being an eyesore.

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Hang an Outdoor Window Shelf – Source: pinterest.com

6. Give Dad Something to Brag About

A perfect gift for Dad, this do-it-yourself cooler stand will definitely become his favorite backyard toy.

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Give Dad Something to Brag About – Source: pinterest.com

7. Build a Pallet Potting Bench

Put old pallets to good use by turning them into an outdoor potting bench, perfect for displaying flowers or birdhouses.

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Build a Pallet Potting Bench – Source: cdn.easypalletideas.com

8. Turn a Lantern Into a Terrarium

Blogger Nikki realized that Ikea’s Borrby candle lantern can easily be repurposed into a small terrarium—which can also double as a rustic outdoor centerpiece.

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Turn a Lantern Into a Terrarium – Source: onekingslane.com

9. Add Pattern to Patio Pavers

Jazz up your backyard by turning plain cement steps into these brightly patterned patio pavers.

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Add Pattern to Patio Pavers – Source: pinterest.com

10. Put Mason Jar Lids to Use

Upcycle Mason jar lids into cute plant labels for your garden to help you easily locate veggies.

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Put Mason Jar Lids to Use – Source: cdn.goodshomedesign.com