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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Pinecone Hummingbird Craft Project

Using objects found in nature, this pinecone hummingbird craft is a great fall project for adults or kids.


Pie Tin DIY Bird Feeder

Turn an old pie tin into a DIY bird feeder with this recycled crafts project idea.


Nesting Shelf DIY Birdhouse

Interested in attracting cardinals or robins to nest in your yard? This recycled crafts project creates a DIY birdhouse perfect...


Mosaic Bird Bath

This mosaic bird bath is surprisingly easy to make, and the height of the bowl is perfect for attracting bathing...


Muffin Tin DIY Bird Feeder

This recycled crafts project uses a muffin tin to create a DIY bird feeder buffet!


Leaf Patterned Painted Pillow

Bring the outdoors in with this painted pillow nature craft using leaves from your own backyard.


How to Make Pinecone Firestarters

Starting a fire is easy with this pinecone crafts project. Learn how to make pinecone firestarters for yourself or a...


How to Make Metal Flowers

Looking for garden crafts ideas? Learn how to make metal flowers to accent your garden or home.

How to Make Garden Lanterns from Glass Jars

Dress up glass jars with frosted glass spray paint to create DIY garden lanterns.


How to Make Citronella Candles

Many folks rely on citronella candles to keep mosquitoes at bay. These homemade citronella candles are simple, inexpensive, and fun...


How to Make a Mini Garden

Legend says tiny fairies inhabit gardens. Learn how to make a mini garden just for them, a garden craft sure...


How to Grow Microgreens

Learn how to grow microgreens with this money-saving garden project.


How to Decorate Flower Pots with Mosaic Tiles

Learn how to decorate flower pots to suit any style with this surprisingly easy garden craft project.


Homemade Bird Feeder for Kids

Get kids interested in birding with this colorful and easy DIY bird feeder.


Green Roof DIY Birdhouse

This DIY birdhouse project incorporates the green roof concept, helping to keep the birds inside cooler in the summer heat.


Grass-Covered DIY Picnic Table

Every picnic can be on a carpet of cool green grass when you grow your own with this DIY picnic...

Glass Jar Homemade Hummingbird Feeder

Attracting hummingbirds is easy and fun with this homemade hummingbird feeder made with a baby food jar.


Glass Bottle Homemade Hummingbird Feeder

Save money while attracting hummingbirds by creating this homemade hummingbird feeder from a glass bottle and some copper wire.


How to Make Easy DIY Oriole Feeders

The secret to attracting orioles? Oranges! These two kinds of DIY oriole feeders are easy to make, and orioles will...


Easy DIY Fall Pumpkin Garden Stakes

This adorable fall craft uses pumpkins from the dollars store and metal garden stakes for a decorative fall display.


Dresser Drawer Recycled Garden Project

Looking for vertical garden ideas? Try using dresser drawers! We’ll show you how with this recycled garden project.

DIY Teacup Bird Feeder

Have a cuppa with the birds when you create this homemade bird feeder from an old teacup and saucer.


DIY Simple Bird Feeder

This simple, budget-friendly DIY bird feeder appeals to a wide variety of birds.


DIY Rain Chain Using Spoons

Recycled crafts are all the rage, and our DIY rain chain project using old spoons is practical and fun!


Porch Swing DIY Bird Feeder

This DIY bird feeder looks like your porch swing, and is popular with birds of all kinds!


DIY Herb Garden Living Wreath

Use a ready-made peat moss wreath or make your own to create this living DIY herb garden crafts project.


DIY Glass Garden Flowers

Learn how to make glass garden flowers from old plates, bowls, candleholders, and more.