Category: Backyard Ideas

5 Steps to the Perfect Backyard

Ashley Basnight, of Handmade Haven, loves to entertain, but didn’t have a great backyard space to host people. Being the avid DIYer she is, Ashley built her own floating deck! Read on to see how Ashley created a backyard oasis perfect for entertaining her guests and find out how to build a floating deck and... The …

5 Steps to the Perfect Backyard

Ashley Basnight, of Handmade Haven, loves to entertain, but didn’t have a great backyard space to host people. Being the avid DIYer she is, Ashley built her own floating deck! Read on to see how Ashley created a backyard oasis perfect for entertaining her guests and find out how to build a floating deck and... The …

5 Steps to the Perfect Backyard

Ashley Basnight, of Handmade Haven, loves to entertain, but didn’t have a great backyard space to host people. Being the avid DIYer she is, Ashley built her own floating deck! Read on to see how Ashley created a backyard oasis perfect for entertaining her guests and find out how to build a floating deck and... The …

Creating a Backyard Pergola and Oasis on a Budget

Kati Farrer, of Houseful of Handmade, always wanted an outdoor dining and kitchen area, but didn’t want to break the bank doing it. To turn her dream into a reality, Kati used her DIY skills and made an oasis. Read on to see how Kati created her dream backyard on a budget. Creating a Backyard... The …

Back Porch Halloween Skeleton Party

Halloween skeleton, witch and pumpkin decorations galore! As a part of The Home Depot’s Halloween Style Challenge, we asked Haneen Matt of Haneen’s Haven to get creative and use Home Depot’s Halloween skeletons and witches to transform a space. Pick up some ideas from Haneen so you can throw your own spooky back porch Halloween skeleton party!... The …

Spooky Halloween Werewolf Scene

Scott Stoll of Stolloween created yet another amazing outdoor space for The Home Depot’s Halloween Style Challenge. We challenged Scott to create a spooky scene with a few materials and he constructed a chilling Halloween werewolf scene. Take a look at how Scott made this amazingly spooky Halloween werewolf scene come to life in his own backyard. Spooky... The …

Dinner Party at Spider Temple

As a part of this year’s Halloween Style Challenge series, we sent Lynn Ferris of Holiday Decor & More a gargantuan spider and let her do the rest. From a life-sized spider web to a Peruvian-inspired temple wall, Lynn got creative and created the perfect place to host a spooky Halloween dinner party. Check out how... The …

How to Build a Small Wooden Shed

Since buying her home in 2011, Amanda Hendrix, of Love & Renovations, has been making both big and small updates. The next thing on her list was to find a way to keep her outdoor tools organized and safe from the elements. Check out how Amanda built a small wooden shed in 11 steps! DIY Small... The …

She Shed Update for Even Better Backyard “Curb Appeal”

If you’re fortunate enough to have a she shed in your backyard, maybe it’s time for a little she shed update? (And if you don’t have a she shed, yet, it’s time to make that happen!) Katrina Sullivan, of Chic Little House, has one of the best she sheds ever created, but she wanted a new... The …

DIY Cornhole Game for Tailgates or Backyard Fun

  This DIY cornhole game is sure to be a hit at tailgates and backyard cookouts. Jennifer Largesse of Build Basic designed this DIY cornhole board– or bag toss game– to have fold-down legs to make storing and transporting it easy. All you’ll need is some project panel, common hardware and some simple tools. Customize it with... The …