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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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...

Easy DIY Flower Pens Craft

Make these DIY flower pens as a teacher gift to celebrate the start of the school year, or to dress...

Easy Tabletop DIY Fire Pit

No room for a backyard fire pit? Make an easy tabletop DIY fire pit instead - the s'mores taste just...

DIY Miniature Pond

Create a calming oasis on your patio with an easy, mini pond. You don’t even need fancy pumps—just water.

Aquarium Mini Garden

If a traditional mini garden isn't exactly your style, go under the sea and create one in an aquarium instead!

DIY Bead Flowers Pot Stakes

Dress up your potted plants with DIY bead flowers on stakes. Choose beads and embellishments to match your style!

DIY Sugar Scrub Gift for Gardeners

Need a Mother's Day gift for gardeners? Try this easy DIY sugar scrub for their hard-working hands!

DIY Seed Packet Letters

Reuse those empty seed packets to create this easy garden decoration.

Backyard Project: Add Color to the Outdoors With Milk Paint

Painting raised beds, borders and even compost bins with eco-friendly milk paint is a fun and easy backyard project that...

Chandelier Birdhouse and Planter

With just a few tweaks to a rummage sale find, you can create this elegant planter that also doubles as...

Caterpillar Bowling Ball Art

Garden visitors will be bowled over by this very friendly bowling ball art. It makes a great doorstop, but also...

Seed Bottle DIY Valentines

Give the gift of future flowers when you make these DIY Valentines with tiny bottles full of seeds.

DIY Garden Bowling Pin Butterfly

An old bowling pin can metamorphose into a beautiful DIY garden butterfly with this striking pair of wings made from...

DIY Garden: 3 Easy Ways to Preserve Lemons

Preserve the delicious taste of lemons with these 3 easy ways to freeze them with our latest DIY garden tips!

Simple Valentine’s Day Wreath Craft

Create this simple wreath craft for Valentine's Day and dress up your home with spicy scent through the dreary winter...

Make an Adorable Bird-Shaped Birdhouse

This little homemade birdhouse is colorful, sweet and versatile! Start with a box that matches the approximate size needed, or...

Vintage Flowers Canvas DIY Ornaments

Use printable images from vintage seed catalogs and mini canvases to create pretty DIY ornaments and a matching sign.

Make a DIY Candy Dish Bird Feeder

Create this holiday DIY bird feeder for just a few dollars to feed your feathered friends this Christmas!

Moss Letter DIY Decor Project

Accent your home with this easy DIY decor project that's inspired by nature.

DIY Christmas Decorations: Seed Pod Ornaments

Look no further than your own backyard for DIY Christmas decorations. Seed pods make great DIY ornaments adding a natural...

DIY Decor Project: Decorating For Thanksgiving

Busy planning your Thanksgiving meal? How about the decorations? Learn how easy it is to decorate using fall produce in...

Bird-themed Holiday Cookies

‘Tis the season to bake cookies—but it’s time to think outside the box (and release your inner bird nerd) when...

Welcome Sign Fall Craft

Welcome guests by hanging this simple fall craft on your front door!

Ceramic Tile Holiday DIY Coasters

Go green this year by recycling old holiday cards or decorative paper into DIY coasters. These make nice gifts, favors...