Do you want to make your backyard look amazing this summer? If your summer backyard fun idea is quiet nights while taking dinner with friends, or a yard filled with squealing and giggling with a seven-year-old, we have an amazing DIY project to let your backyard awesome! You can choose a larger one for more fun or a smaller project that will make your whole space a little bit cooler and better than it is currently.
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Building a Fire Ditch
Try to figure out a dark, foggy night with stars shining blazingly over you while comfortably sitting on your backyard garden being surrounded by the beauty of nature, and chatting with friends. Sounds interesting, right? Well, it can’t get better than this. A small sized fire ditch will add more fun as it will provide a warmer experience. In every garden, a fire ditch is becoming a necessity as it offers a bonfire experience and works safer than a gas heater. A fire pit can be prepared by just using a suitable fire resistant container and filling it with pebbles or woods that will catch fire quickly and cover the place with bricks and rocks.
A balcony morphs in a lux haven with trim planters, trellised climbing roses, and carefully selected accessories. A soft chaise covering the outdoor fabrics makes a fantastic place to lounge with a coffee. By using a wide variety of outdoor options will make a small but well-designed place to bring a feeling of being in the backyard, thus, not a must to have a larger area.
A woodsy retreat built on native wildflowers and plants surrounding a small sized pond will provide an extra element to mix within a serene environment. To mimic its wild texture, select perennial plants that will thrive in your place and require less upkeep. A stone seat will provide a seating that blends flawlessly into the yard as the neutral taupe canopy will offer shade with less drawing of attention detracting the overall serenity of the area.
Moroccan Hide Way
A very open yard will provide a beautiful resting spot, shady nooks and possibly a place for entertainment. You can integrate Moroccan style with geometric patterns, bright colors and flowing fabric. You can add a simple thing like a curtain so that you can give a unique and different flair. The design can also include a range of seasonal pops of paint. You can opt to add hanging candle lanterns for lighting during the night. Otherwise during the day you will love the cool atmosphere and the fragrance of the flowers.
Lighting and Accessories
The lighting and accessories you use to decorate the living space of your backyard will determine the atmosphere and the mood of the place just like it is with the inside of a home. Citronella candles are the best to use since they are bug repellents and also add subtle radiance to your backyard. Add some colorful accents such as bright chair cushions, place-mats, and pillows to make your outdoor space very inviting. Also, consider merry vases filled with your preferred flowers for benches décor and suspend wind chimes for melodious atmosphere.
English Inspired Garden
This stylish pergola with scalloped roof beams and turned post provides a dining shade at an elusive wire bistro set. Placing a floating tainted glass window will enhance a calm pop of color, as the ascending vines offer lavish foliage to restrain the architectural outlines. The boulders provide an extra element to mix within the peaceful environment. In order to mimic its wild feel, select perennial plants that flourish in your area and without much upkeep. This can work even in a small backyard.
Make a Swing Bed from a Worn Out Trampoline
Every individual enjoys having fun to jump on a trampoline, neither way; the fun comes to an end once it is wrecked. Once it is worn-out beyond repair, the best solution is to make it a circular swing bed in your backyard. Just make a swing bed and hung it on a tree. This is a beautiful way to own a unique one without spending a fortune. In order to save more money, ensure you make use of each part of your trampoline including mat, springs, and ring. Cover the top with the sheets to ensure it is comfortable.
Formal French Garden Inspired Backyards
A combination of architectural features, boxwood hedges and hard caped pathways will give you a classic English garden. Although the edge might seem to be of high maintenance with an electric clipper keeping them in tip-top shape, it can be made correctly and be maintained without the help of a gardener. One tip to retain boxwood healthily, don’t plant them so deeply but plant an inch higher than it developed in the nursery. Use the drip irrigation and compost tea at the beginning to maintain their health.
Wooden Tub Water Fountain
This gorgeous wooden tub fountain from backyard expressions will add a pleasant addition to your backyard which will make your friends to compliment you for it. The wooden garden barrel contains a liner that will endure the moisture and provide you with many years of fulfillment in your terrace, porch or yard. With a height of 23 inches, it will let water to stream on its way down from an old pump grip and then pour from one tub to the next. It will be beautifully designed and ruggedly made.
Indoor Setups Outside
Make an exceptional arrangement by setting your backyard with outdoor rugs, side tables and ottomans, throw pillows, layered blankets, and a side table. Your backyard will be like an extended indoor space. Make it your favorite trend this summer by decorating your décor furniture that appears to be created for indoors. Your outdoor living room will be converted into a comfortable space with strategically placed planters and chairs. Remember to put outdoor lights. The best part about this trend is that it can be easily switched into a new trend as you don’t want to be old fashioned. Lets flow with the trend!
Incorporating these designs will transform your backyard into a private retreat. Improve it by adding some touches that will make it unique, comfy seating and lovely plant beds all which will be according to your preference.