13 One-Day Backyard Projects To Revamp Your Outdoor Space

sources: Style Me Pretty / Remodelaholic / HGTV / Ellery Designs

I spent over a year renovating my house, and it was extremely exhausting. But now that I’m done with the interior, I’m focusing all of my efforts on the exterior! If you’re like me and are looking for ways to revamp your outdoor spaces, check out the following list of easy yet awesome one-day projects. And yes, they’re DIY and budget-friendly!

1. AC Unit Cover

source: Taryn Whiteaker

Let’s face it – air conditioning units are pretty unsightly. Thankfully, you can easily make a much prettier cover to hide that ugly, clunky unit!

2. Window Boxes

source: The Budget Decorator / The Handmade Home

Never underestimate the power of some flower-filled window boxes. Whether you choose to make your own or buy them, they easily add some flair to any outdoor space.

3. Hammock And Stand

source: Dunn DIY

How luxurious-looking is this DIY hammock and stand? I’m pretty sure I could lounge in this all day long.

4. Pallet Outdoor Dining Table

source: Kleinworth & Co.

No great outdoor space is complete without a big dining table. You can easily make your own using old wood pallets!

5. Outdoor Shower

source: Popular Mechanics / Youtube

If you have a pool, a DIY outdoor shower like this one would be so perfect! I love the added hooks for hanging towels and wet bathing suits.

6. Storage Bench

source: Lemon Thistle

An outdoor bench that doubles as a storage box is a genius idea. You’ll be able to easily store patio furniture cushions, pool toys, gardening tools, etc.

7. Bar Cart

source: Runway Chef

An old or thrifted piece of furniture can easily be repurposed into an outdoor bar cart. This one is so lovely – and it’s styled perfectly!

8. Fire Pit

source: HGTV

Who wouldn’t want their very own backyard fire pit? Here’s how to make your own – for very cheap!

9. Flower Pot Tower

source: The WHOot

There are so many different ways to make your own flower pot tower. This whimsical one was designed with a fairy garden theme!

10. Monogram Planter

source: Remodelaholic / Ellery Designs

I just love this monogram planter idea! This would be such a fun weekend project.

11. Outdoor Ottoman

source: Style Me Pretty

Sure, you could spend money on a pricey outdoor ottoman. But you could also easily make your own using an old tire and some rope!

12. Kids’ Playhouse

source: Jen Woodhouse

Kids’ playhouses don’t need to be ugly and made of plastic! This DIY version definitely proves my point.

13. Outdoor Lounger

source: The Family Handyman

Outdoor furniture is expensive. Thankfully, with a bit of time, effort, and wood, you can make your own beautiful lounge chairs.