Summer is slowly creeping upon us, and that means it’s time to enjoy the sun! These 32 backyard summer ideas are so great, so awesome, and so ingenious, you’ll NEVER want to leave your backyard!
#1. Use salad bowls to make a kick-ass set of speakers.
#2. Add a beer cooler to a patio table.
#3. Add pillows to a tent to make it cozier and more luxurious – perfect for a reading nook!
#4. DIY firepit for cheap!
#5. Build a firepit using bricks
#6. Build a simple bar for entertaining.
#7. Build a cool but simple treehouse for kids or adults
#8. Build extra seating space using cheap pallets that you can most likely find for free!
#9. Build little hideouts by just using hula hoops and shower curtains.
#10. Transform old whiskey barrels into amazing little rustic coffee tables.
#11. Build small teepees for some backyard fun for the kids
#12. Make a lounge area on your porch using big, comfy throw pillows
#13. Convert an old bunk bed into a stargazing lounge.
#14. Create a lawn sofa (for the extreme backyard lovers only!)
#15. Build a simple gazebo with materials you can get for free.
#16. Set up a chalk board for kids to play on.
#17. Go camping in your own backyard using some tens and lots of pillows.
#18. Hack an IKEA table to make an outdoor stove.
#19. Make your own pizza oven.
#20. Build an outdoor walkway for your indoor kitten.
#21. Make your own beach!
#22. Love scrabble? Why not make it a permanent fixture in your backyard?
#23. Make a simple shower in the backyard using a hose.
#24. Make wine bottle tiki torches for a night party.
#25. Plant giant allium flowers to make your backyard look like something out of a Dr. Seuss book!
#26. Put marbles in your fence’s holes. Bonus for extra privacy!
#27. Set up a giant hammock and relax the entire summer.
#28. Re-purpose old windows to make a mini greenhouse.
#29. Set up a lounge movie theater in the backyard using floor cushions.
#30. Spray a game of Twister on the lawn.
#31. To make a simple canopy, just put a sheet over a line strung between trees.
#32. Use old tires to make a playground for the kids.
#33. Use a trampoline instead of a diving board in a pool.
Think you’ll be using some of these ideas? Don’t forget to share 🙂