Patio Ideas

Your patio can serve as your outdoor living room or your favorite entertainment space. Check out some of our favorite ideas for decorating and enhancing your backyard patio.

How to Install a Ceiling Fan

It's easy to install a ceiling fan yourself. This tutorial shows you how!

Festive Thanksgiving Tablescape

See how succulents, mums and DIY customized napkins come together for this colorful harvest celebration table.

DIY Outdoor Kitchen with Concrete Countertops

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

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.

DIY Spray Painted Planters

Brighten your deck or patio with these spray painted planters in a new, summertime color.

DIY Outdoor Water Fountain

Learn how to make this terra cotta pot fountain in just a few easy steps.

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.

DIY Planter Box Ladder

Give your patio an easy makeover with this bright DIY planter box ladder.

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!

Build this Cool Hanging Table

It's an easy DIY project, and you'll love the addition to your patio decor. Just follow our step-by-step instructions.

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.

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.

Make This Cool Ombré Side Table

We used spray paint to add a beautiful ombré effect to a ceramic patio stool. We'll show you how.

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.