Backyard Ideas

Create a backyard experience that reflects your personality and welcomes your friends. Backyard Ideas and patio ideas are all about making fun experiences for family and friends, creating your own oasis of green and relaxing in the outdoors. Come, find your happy place.

Backyard Dining Space in Gray and Red

The elegant gray and red color scheme creates a county style that's perfect for this rural home.

Amazing Backyard Transformation

You won't believe the condition this backyard was in before its total transformation into a gorgeous space for enjoying the backyard.

Budget Friendly Weekend Patio Makeover

Transform your patio into the perfect space for sunny days spent with friends and family!

Grill & Chill Patio Makeover

Find out how to transform your patio space this season into the ultimate grill and chill outdoor space!

5 Easy Tips for Hosting Your Next Backyard BBQ

These five easy outdoor entertaining tips will help you make the most of your patio or deck this spring and summer.

DIY Hexagon Planter

Build this hexagon planter box for an attractive and unique way to grow flowering plants or herbs on your deck or in your backyard.

DIY Outdoor Kitchen with Concrete Countertops

Give any outdoor space a modern look with this DIY Outdoor Kitchen with Concrete Countertops tutorial.

Easy Outdoor Garden Sink

Upgrade your garden with this easy outdoor garden sink DIY!

DIY Birdhouse

This DIY birdhouse is a classic weekend woodworking project. Build it on your own, or make it a fun activity to do with your son or daughter. Then hang the birdhouse in your backyard for the whole family to enjoy.

Staining a Fence and Painting a Grilling Station

See the difference stain and paint can make in the look and durability of items in your backyard.

Paver Patio with Fire Pit

We'll show you how to build your own patio with a built-in fire pit using paver stones.

Stunning DIY Deck Built on a Budget

Building your own deck can actually be fairly easy. We'll walk you through the process of building a simple deck, step-by-step.

3 Musts to Make the Perfect Backyard for Entertaining

These three "musts" for creating the perfect backyard for entertaining pretty much boil down to good design. We've made it simple for you!

Rustic Patio Oasis

Yes, you can have a refined rustic style patio in your backyard. All you need is a little imagination, texture and the perfect tools to make it happen!

Patio On Lovers Lane

This patio fits the name of the street it's on - Lovers Lane! String lights, candles, plants, plush cushions - what more could you need?

The Ultimate Loungey Patio

It's time to add "The Ultimate Loungey Patio" to your DIY to do list. With this inspiration, you'll makeover your own in no time!

Bohemian Patio Delight

Indulge and be inspired with this delightful and creative patio makeover that includes accents of bohemian and mediterranean elements.

Patio Dreams Do Come True

This dream deck is quite an achievement when you see the work that needed to be done to make the backyard ready for the structure. The gorgeous patio decor completes the picture.

Warm Weather Ready Patio

Who is ready to wine and dine outside on your patio? See how we got this patio warm weather ready with string lights and DIY string light planter box poles, a new paver path and more.

How to Smooth and Stain Concrete for a Luxe Look

The blue and green stain to this patio is so beautiful. We'll show you how to stain concrete for a similar appeal.

Indoor/Outdoor Patio With Colorful Stained Concrete Floor

This gorgeous patio starts with a cool two-color stain on the concrete floor, and adds a plants with spray-painted pots, a lovely outdoor dining set, and more.

Poured Concrete Pavers Create a Stylish Patio

The oversized poured concrete pavers were a challenge to make, but you can see that the resulting patio is simply beautiful.

How to Lay Deck Flooring on a Concrete Patio

Here's an easy way to lay deck flooring on your cement slab patio in just one day. It dresses up an otherwise drab patio, and it's so nice for bare feet!

Drab Slab Now Fab

This beautiful outdoor entertaining area started with a humble concrete slab patio. Now it has new outdoor seating, string lights, outdoor curtains, and maybe best of all: outdoor flooring to cover the cement!

How to Build a Gravel Patio

This gravel patio looks terrific, and it was surprisingly easy to build. Just follow our step-by-step tutorial.

Gorgeous Backyard Entertaining Space in Blue

This backyard entertaining space relies on an airy blue color scheme and decorative gravel to create a relaxed and inviting vibe.

A Vertitable Winter Wonderland of Christmas Lights

These Christmas light ideas include oversized candy canes, tomato cage Christmas trees and even a DIY light-up sign.

Fall Festival Ideas

These simple DIY projects all add up to a fun autumn festival. Feel free to use these for your own festival or outdoor party.