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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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...

5 Creative Ideas to Recycle Your Old Christmas Tree

Don't haul off your old Christmas tree to the curb. Give your tree a second life by trying these creative...

Vintage Flowers Canvas DIY Ornaments

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

5 DIY Holiday Gift Ideas From the Garden

Create a personal gift for friends and family with one or more of these creative DIY Holiday gift ideas with...

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...

Make Your Own Bird Seed Ornaments

Make a merry Christmas gift for your feathered friends. These bird seed ornaments are easy and festive—and the birds will...

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...

Backyard Project: DIY Pumpkin Bird Feeder

Create a bird feeder from your pumpkin in this easy DIY backyard project - the birds will love it and...

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...

Leafy DIY Birdhouse

There is no right or wrong when creating this DIY birdhouse. So grab some leaves, some garage leftovers and have...

DIY Garden ­Mushrooms

Dress up your yard or front porch with these quick and easy DIY Garden Mushrooms. This project is so simple...

Old-Fashioned DIY Rose Jar

Save the sweet scents of summer to remember all year with your own DIY rose jar collection!

Easy Gardening Idea: Creating Seed Balls

Seed balls or 'seed bombs' are the newest, easy gardening idea. Throw them out into a bare area in your...

DIY Garden License Plate Dragonfly

Repurpose old license plates, a chair leg and some old keys into funky DIY garden art for your backyard.

DIY Yard Project: Make a Trellis From Tree Branches

Need a trellis for a favorite vine? Create your own rustic trellis using tree branches in our latest diy yard...

DIY Garden Arbor

Transform an existing gate into a grand DIY garden arbor and add some drama to your yard!

Strawberry Lemonade Freezer Jam

Freezer jam is easy for anyone to make. Try this variation on a favorite flavor!

Homemade PVC Bird Feeder

Create this whimsical PVC Bird Feeder for hummingbirds with materials you can find at your local hardware and craft stores.