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I don’t know about you, but with spring in full effect, the sun is shining and we are spending far more time in the yard than we were last month! Doing so also brings attention to the fact that, well we don’t have any furniture or decorations in the yard! With my search for budget friendly options coming up short, I transitioned my search to something more hands on! Read on to find some of my favorite budget friendly backyard DIY ideas to spruce up, furnish, and even functionally improve your yard!

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DIY Pool Noodle Games || MISSION TO SAVE

Terracotta Table: How to Make a Unique Table from a Terracotta Pot || DUKES AND DUCHESSES

DIY Cape Cod Summer Decor || SMART FUN DIY

How to Build an Outdoor Chalkboard || THE QUIET GROVE

DIY Monogram Succulent Planter || THE FLYING COUPONER

Simple DIY Pallet Pool Storage || JUGGLING ACT MAMA


How to Build a Mud Kitchen || THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE

DIY Garden Planters: Up-cycle Your Garden Shed || VICKY MYERS CREATIONS

Outdoor Games DIY Bean Bag Toss || MODPODGE ROCKS BLOG



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  1. These are some cool suggestions!!

  2. These are truly brilliant ideas. I love the dice set that you made. Would love to make one too for our home. Thank you for sharing this. Appreciate it.

  3. How cool are those dice! I love that idea. And the pool noodle activities are so clever.

  4. I’m so happy the weather is warming up here. These ideas look like a lot of fun! I’ll have to do some of these with the kids.

  5. These are all such fun and creative ideas for a backyard! I especially love the monogram succulent plant holder! So adorable! Thanks for sharing.

  6. This is a great list for anyone looking for fun DIY outdoor project. I love those dice! I’m definitely going to save this for reference! Thanks for sharing!

  7. great ideas!!! Thanks for sharing.

  8. Such great ideas. I love the outdoor chalkboard and the monogram succulent planter. Thanks for the great list!

  9. I’ve been looking for something to make our little back patio cuter. That monogram succulent is absolutely my favorite!

    Angel | Mommy-ing Differently

  10. These are such cool ideas for your backyard! I love that pool noodle game idea, and also the pallet storage. I’ll have to make some of these!

  11. I love the outdoor chalkboard and mud kitchen ideas! I’ve actually wanted a mud kitchen for the kiddos for awhile now. Hoping the hubby will make one for them soon!

  12. Awesome! Such fun ideas, thank you!

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