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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DIY Shadow Box Bank for Seed Money

Whether you're feeding birds or tending a garden, you can always use more seed money! Make this DIY shadow box...

How to Make a Tomato Cage Christmas Tree for Birds

Surprise your feathered friends with a holiday treat just for them! Make a tomato cage Christmas tree and decorate it...

Strawberry Walnut Ornament Craft

A little bit of nail polish is the secret to creating this easy strawberry walnut ornament craft. Turn ordinary walnuts...

Easy Halloween Craft: Bats and Bugs

Use a little spray paint to upgrade dollar store plastic bugs and bats into elegant Halloween crafts you can use...

How to Make a Halloween Haystack

Scare up some Halloween fun on your porch with these silly and spooky straw-bale monsters. Make one or all three!

Create a No-Carve Patterned Pumpkin for Halloween

Glam up a pumpkin with some tape and a can of spray paint.

How to Create a DIY Fall Leaf Wreath

Use woodsy finds to make a wall accent with an autumn flourish.

How to Make a Super Cute, No-Carve Owl Pumpkin

With big eyes and mournful cries, owls make the perfect spooky pumpkin motif.

Carve an Owl Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween

This friendly-faced pumpkin glows with character.

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.