14 Cheap And Cheerful Garden Decorating Ideas

sources: Empress of Dirt / Kelly Elko

Home improvement projects are always exciting, especially when they involve your outdoor spaces. Unfortunately, these types of projects can be pretty costly, and they’re not always within our budgets. That’s why I wanted to share 14 cheap and cheerful garden decorating ideas that will spruce up your yard without breaking the bank!

1. Planter Chandelier

source: While They Snooze

Upcycle an old chandelier into a beautiful outdoor planter! This would look so great hanging from the center of a gazebo or covered patio.

2. Field Stone Edging

source: Sunset/Thomas J. Story / Sunset Magazine

Edging your garden beds with collected field stones is a super easy way to add some interest to your yard.

3. DIY Bird Feeder

source: HGTV/Brian Patrick Flynn / Flynnsideout.com

A few inexpensive supplies will get you this pretty DIY bird feeder. Click here for the simple tutorial.

4. Veggie Garden Markers

source: Etsy/AlleluiaRocks

Know exactly what you planted where by painting rocks like these to be used as vegetable garden markers.

5. Bird Cage Planter

source: Empress of Dirt

The next time you’re at a flea market or antique store, keep your eyes peeled for an antique bird cage. You can use it as a beautiful hanging planter!

6. Tin Can Planter Wall

source: HomeTalk

Some painted tin cans and a wooden pallet will help you create this beautiful planter wall! Click here for the easy tutorial.

7. Recycled Wine Bottle Lights

source: Design Sponge

A small number of supplies (and some recycled wine bottles) are all you need to create these stunning lanterns. Find the tutorial here.

8. Stepping Stones

source: Real Housemoms

DIY stepping stones decorated with sea glass, gems, pieces of china, and more would be a gorgeous addition to any garden.

9. Shady Spot

source: DIY Enthusiasts

If building a gazebo isn’t in your budget, you can make an equally lovely shady spot with a few simple supplies. Click here for the step-by-step instructions.

10. Fairy Garden

source: Crafts by Amanda

Add some whimsy into your outdoor spaces by creating a charming fairy garden! Find out how to get started here.

11. Blooming Roof

source: Empress of Dirt

Do you have a birdhouse or mini greenhouse in need of some florals? Click here to find out how to create a blooming, flower-filled roof like this one!

12. DIY Pallet Bed Swing

source: The Merry Thought

Doesn’t this bed swing look like an absolute dream? Click here to learn how to make one for your own yard!

13. Dresser Planter

source: Kelly Elko

Okay, I absolutely love this idea. Paint an old dresser and use the drawers as flower boxes!

14. Outdoor Pallet Wine Rack

source: Virginia Sweet Pea

And of course, no garden or outdoor space is complete without an easily accessible wine rack, like this one made from wooden pallets!

Hopefully these ideas have shown you that you don’t need a big budget to add some excitement to your outdoor spaces. A little bit of time, effort, and creativity can go a long way – happy DIYing!