20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Do you want to add some special items to your backyard but really don’t want to break the bank to do it?

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

The backyard is where we spend a good portion of our hours during the warmer seasons of the year playing with the kids, entertaining, or just relaxing.

This makes your backyard an extremely important part of your home and as such you are likely always looking for great ideas for your backyard.

These great ideas when put into place will not only make it more livable but increase your home’s value as well.

Below you will see a list of diy backyard projects that will add beauty, value, and livability to the second most used area of your home.

DIY Backyard Ideas

Well, then check out this great list of DIY backyard ideas you can do on the cheap. Each one of these ideas is illustrated with an image and a link back to its original site.

1. Giant Hammock Swing

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Our first project is a giant hammock swing. Check out her directions here.

2. Slide-On Wire-Hung Canopy

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Here is a backyard shade idea for a fabric shade made by ‘Sailrite’. Good, close-up photos here with this tutorial to help you understand the wire-hung canopy for holding the shades.

3. Wine Bottle Lights

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

From ‘Grace Bonney‘, this DIY backyard lights idea has a quick tutorial and a lot of good tips for the recycled wine bottles to backyard lights, get the full tutorial here.

4. Outdoor Frame Tent

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Learn how to DIY an outdoor frame tent with these directions from ‘mycakies‘.

5. Small Outdoor Greenhouse

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

design dreams by Anne‘ has a full tutorial on how to build a small outdoor greenhouse out of reclaimed storm windows for you!

6. Personal Fire Pit

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

‘KAREN‘ in the art of doing stuff has made this DIY cheap personal fire pit idea for us.

7. DIY Rope Swing for Tree

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Learn how to build a rope swing from ‘Dukes and Duchesses‘.

8. Rope Landscape Lights

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Here is a backyard landscape lights idea made by ‘Kelli Harvey’. Good, close-up photos here with this tutorial to help you understand the secret life of rope light.

9. Build a Beach

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Get directions here.

10. DIY Pea Gravel Patio

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

‘JEN OBRIEN’ in the city farmhouse has made this easy DIY pea gravel patio.

11. Chevron Planter Box

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

try this recycled wood chevron planter box from ‘stuffsethmakes‘.

12. DIY Outdoor Light Poles

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

This is from Jen at ‘City farmhouse‘.

13. Backyard Fire Pit

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

This tutorial is from ‘abeautifulmess‘.

14. DIY Outdoor Storage Box

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Amazing DIY outdoor storage box. This one is a cannot miss! This is from ‘Build Basic Blog‘.

15. DIY Outdoor X-Stool or Table

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Check out their project at ‘ladygoats‘!

16. Outdoor Retaining Wall

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Tutorial from BHG.com

17. DIY Cinder Block Bench

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Here is a DIY cinder block bench made by ‘creating really awesome fun things‘.

18. DIY Pallet Swing Bed

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Manda at ‘the merryt hought‘ has a full tutorial on her lean-to DIY pallet swing bed.

19. DIY Pallet Wood Walkway in The Garden

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Get the directions here.

20. DIY Bottle Opener

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Get the full instructions here.

21. DIY Hose Holder

20+ Best DIY Backyard Ideas and Projects in 2022

Get the tutorial here.

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