Backyard Projects

From whimsical to budget friendly, transform your home and garden with these backyard projects and DIY ideas that are simple to fun to make!

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Adirondack Chair Planter Craft

Give a small plant a comfy resting place with this easy planter craft that starts with an Adirondack chair photo...


Upcycled Hummingbird Garden Sculpture

Use your imagination to create a bird sculpture out of an old light fixture.


Upcycled Tiki Torch Craft

Revamp an old lampshade and set your garden aglow with a curvy torch.


Share a May Basket in a Mason Jar

Arrange beautiful May flowers in a mason jar for a rustic, feminine effect.


Make a Bean Dip Veggie Garden

Fill a pot to the brim with bean dip and plant a bunch of veggies in it for your next...


Decorate Easter Eggs with Colorful Washi Paper

Skip the messy dyes and decorate eggs with cheerful washi paper to create a cheerful Easter centerpiece.


How to Host a Seed-Starting Party

Sow good times with friends by hosting an annual seed soiree.


Dye-Your-Own Pretty Pastel Mason Jars for Spring

Color your world with these glass mason jars you can dye by hand at home.

DIY Tin Can Herb Tabletop Set

Welcome spring with an easy-to-make tabletop herb garden.


DIY Spring Window Decor

Tired of snow and gloom? Brighten up the view with this DIY spring window decor project.


Flower Pot Necklace Craft

Longing for spring? Whip up this easy DIY flower pot necklace craft and take pretty blooms with you wherever you...


Vintage Seed Catalogs for Crafting and More

Find images of vintage seed catalogs online to use in crafts and home decor, or just enjoy the nostalgia!


Easy-to-Make Ice Ornaments

Add extra sparkle to an outdoor tree with this kid-friendly craft.


Easy DIY Fall Leaf Jewelry

Bring the seasonal colors with you wherever you go by making this simple fall leaf jewelry.


DIY Candle Holder Dragonfly Craft

Diffused light sets off the simple silhouettes of this DIY candle holder dragonfly craft.


DIY Bug Box Plastic Canvas Craft

Create a DIY bug box for collecting caterpillars or lady bugs with this plastic canvas craft project.

Watering Can Planter Project

Showcase a small plant inside or out with this DIY watering can planter project.


Clothespin Flowers Craft

This inexpensive craft requires only a few supplies, so you can make plenty of clothespin flowers for you and your...


DIY Lantern Moth Jars

These easy DIY lantern moth jars will light up your garden during long summer evenings.


Easy DIY Garden Kneeling Pad

This DIY garden kneeling pad is larger and easier on the knees than many sold in stores.


Easy Audubon DIY Bird Ornament

Use free images from Audubon's Birds of America to create this inexpensive and simple DIY bird ornament.

Top Hat DIY Plant Gift

Wrap a plant for a festive holiday present with this DIY plant gift that looks like a snowman's hat!


DIY Tin Can Flower Bird Feeder

Repurpose tin cans to make this cute yet functional bird feeder


Make a DIY Bird Feeder with Recycled Paper

This bird feeder is inexpensive, simple to create and great projects for kids on snowy days. Grab a few supplies...


Easy DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Use dried beans and grains to create this easy DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece in a flash!


Fall Leaves DIY Home Decor

Use slate coasters and stencils to bring the warmth of colored leaves into your home this fall with this easy...


DIY Garden Wagon Seat

Transform the classic little red wagon into a charming seat. Whether you’re doing fall yard cleanup or spring planting, this...