Style Challenge

We asked some of our favorite contributors to show us their style. Using Home Depot products and a lot of creativity, they’ve come up with some pretty amazing ideas.

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.

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.

Shop the Patio Set and Accessories

See the gorgeous Middletown Outdoor Collection dressed up in four different ways. Shop the collection and its coordinating accessories, too.

A Green, Natural Patio Look

The patio accessories helped bring this organic vibe to life in this patio makeover.

A Colorful, Coastal Patio Decor

It's the coordinating patio accessories that make this coastal look come to life in this gorgeous outdoor space.

Fake a Fireplace Mantel

Cozy up with the faux fireplace and mantel covered in evergreen garland.

No Fuss Holiday Decorations

Take a look at how much you can do with a couple of wreaths and a well appointed beverage table to create a cheery atmosphere for holiday entertaining.

Christmas Mailbox Decorations: Burlap Trees

Christmas mailbox decorations are the new frontier in holiday decorating. Take a look at these cute burlap trees that flank this mailbox. They're made from ordinary items you can find at The Home Depot.

DIY Chalkboard Wreath

One of the great things about this DIY chalkboard wreath is that you can use it to celebrate any holiday or occasion you want. We'll show you how to make, then have a Christmas party to show it off.

Easy Front Door Decorations for Christmas

Check out these clever ideas for making the most of your front door decorations this Christmas-- including how to "float" a wreath on the front door.

DIY Ideas for Your Christmas Mantel

Check out these easy ways to make your fireplace mantel look festive for the holiday season. The DIY drop cloth stockings are our favorite!

Silver and Pink Front Door Decorations for Christmas

Here's how to use spray paint to create a festive, frosty look for your Christmas wreath. Plus we have a short, simple tutorial on how create a holiday-themed door mat.

An Understated Halloween Mantel Full of Witty Charm

Halloween doesn't have to be orange and black or in-your-face spooky. Check out this understated Halloween mantel that's full of witty charm.

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.