Nothing says Welcome to Spring and Summer more than a few well planned DIY Outdoor Decorating projects. They have to be the right projects to suit your outdoor living space.
We love decorating our yards, porches, decks or patios. It is always exciting and fun to do something new to refresh our outdoor space in the spring. Summer outdoor projects may be going on most of the summer. As we are sitting on our back porch sipping coffee in the morning, we tend to think of more things we want to do in the yard to make it more cozy for ourselves.
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More Great Ideas for Outdoor Decor
- Outdoor rug on patio or porch, can be painted on
- Bright colored side tables, like this one I made for $3
- Hang some string lights in your back yard on the Pergola of your covered patio, Deck or Porch
- Place a few pretty outdoor pillows on your patio or front porch seating.
- Make these Envelope Pillow Covers
- Create a focal point using one of the above DIY ideas
- Give your patio furniture a good cleaning and a fresh coat of paint
- Create an outdoor living room on your patio area with well place seating and outdoor area rugs
- Buy new outdoor furniture that fits your budget
- Display a vase of fresh flowers from your flower beds
Our patios, porches, decks and yards become another living space during the warmer months. Naturally we want to make them as inviting and cozy as possible, on a budget.
Our list of DIY outdoor decorating ideas has a little something for everyone no matter your skill level. If you enjoy thrift shopping and have an eye for creativity, you will enjoy any of these easy decorating ideas to create your own outdoor oasis.
One of my favorites in the list is the outdoor dining table under the tree with that chandelier hanging over it. I just want to light those candles and visit with family or friends well into the night in that cozy setting.
More Outdoor Living Ideas
You don’t need a green thumb to grow these sun loving flowers
Makeover your outdoor furniture like I did here rather than buy new
Create color combinations with annual flowers and their container pots like this
Have you considered giving that old porch swing a new look? Here’s my Before and After
Hard work pays off, see our Deck makeover project
Summer also means Getting Your Gas Grill Ready for the Season
10 Ways To Create Curb Appeal for your home
See my Fall Outdoor Decor. I love decorating the porch for Fall
My most popular DIY Outdoor Christmas decorations is this trick for hanging window wreaths