Deck Ideas

Your deck or patio can be your outdoor oasis, a place for you to escape life’s stresses. We have some great ideas for making it a comfortable, beautiful spot where you can unwind and surround yourself with nature.

DIY Deck Privacy Wall

Build this eye-catching privacy wall for your deck, and add gorgeous patio furniture and a fire pit to enjoy your outdoor oasis.

The Easy Way to Build a Concrete Planter

This concrete planter has a secret. It's not nearly has heavy as it looks. It's easy to build, too. Just follow our tutorial.

Build This Chic Cement Centerpiece

Learn how easy it is to work with concrete by creating this trough centerpiece. Cement will be your new favorite DIY material.

Easy Outdoor Garden Sink

Upgrade your garden with this easy outdoor garden sink DIY!

DIY Craftsman Outdoor Shutters

Give your home the simple and chic upgrade it needs with these DIY Craftsman outdoor shutters.

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!

Revitalize Your Deck with DeckOver

If your deck is looking a little weathered and worn and in need of some TLC, revive it with a good cleaning and application of DeckOver.

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.

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.

Empty Backyard Becomes Comfortable Outdoor Living Room

This outdoor living room started as a very large and very empty backyard. But the new paver patio and outdoor furniture makes a cozy outdoor space.

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.

Deck Restoration Made Easy

Here's how to bring your dull, worn deck back to life in just a weekend. No sanding! (This works for cement patios, too.)

The Perfect DIY Entry Sign For Every Season

Complete your decor this holiday with this cute DIY Entry Sign tutorial and bring Christmas cheer to all who enter your home!