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10 patio DIYs that will turn your backyard into the ultimate summer hangout
Date July 27, 2016
With the long weekend ahead and it being patio season, we’re pumped to sip delicious drinks outside while soaking up some much-needed vitamin D. We’re primping our own backyards to take best advantage of the beautiful weather with plenty of at-home chill sessions. The bonus of bringing the hangouts home is that we can save the money we’d otherwise spend on patios in the city, on fun summer pieces (lookin’ at you, Lisa Marie Fernandez maillot).
There’s nowhere better to turn to for inspiration than Pinterest for the best DIY patio ideas, so click through for the best of lighting, furniture, décor and gardening DIY’s.
Make pallets into a lounge area for relaxing with friends.
Keep bugs out of sight with a homemade citronella candle.
Turn old tires into Instagram-worthy stools by wrapping them in thick rope.
Make your yard everyone’s favourite hang out spot with an outdoor theater screening the classics all summer long.
Create mood lighting in an outdoor dining area with repurposed mason jars.
Stacked pallets make for a multipurpose garden work and storage space.
Give empty wire spools new life with a quick coat of paint for designer-looking side tables.
Get some privacy from nosy neighbours by building a screen out of recycled doors.
A standing pallet turns into an easy-to-label herb garden with chalkboard paint.
Rescue an old door from the dump by painting it in a bright colour and repurposing it into a decorative planter.