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.
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Mike Poorman of Woodshop Mike completely transformed his outdated back porch into an outdoor oasis for both family and friends to enjoy.
Caitlin Kruse has wanted to replace her front door since they moved in. With a few simple upgrades, Caitlin's porch is now festive and ready for fall.
Check out how you can create the perfect backyard oasis by DIYing a floating deck!
This spacious backyard deck is in place where an old, poorly constructed one once stood. Follow along as this spacious-- and well thought-out-- deck comes together.
This DIY floating deck tutorial will help bring your backyard to the next level!
Transform your apartment balcony into a summer oasis with easy, renter-friendly updates!
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.
Learn how easy it is to work with concrete by creating this trough centerpiece. Cement will be your new favorite DIY material.
Upgrade your garden with this easy outdoor garden sink DIY!
Give your home the simple and chic upgrade it needs with these DIY Craftsman outdoor shutters.
We'll show you how to build your own patio with a built-in fire pit using paver stones.
Building your own deck can actually be fairly easy. We'll walk you through the process of building a simple deck, step-by-step.
These three "musts" for creating the perfect backyard for entertaining pretty much boil down to good design. We've made it simple for you!
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!
This patio fits the name of the street it's on - Lovers Lane! String lights, candles, plants, plush cushions - what more could you need?
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!
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.
Indulge and be inspired with this delightful and creative patio makeover that includes accents of bohemian and mediterranean elements.
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.
The blue and green stain to this patio is so beautiful. We'll show you how to stain concrete for a similar appeal.
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.
The oversized poured concrete pavers were a challenge to make, but you can see that the resulting patio is simply beautiful.
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.
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!
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!
This gravel patio looks terrific, and it was surprisingly easy to build. Just follow our step-by-step tutorial.
This backyard entertaining space relies on an airy blue color scheme and decorative gravel to create a relaxed and inviting vibe.
Here's how to bring your dull, worn deck back to life in just a weekend. No sanding! (This works for cement patios, too.)
Complete your decor this holiday with this cute DIY Entry Sign tutorial and bring Christmas cheer to all who enter your home!
Use perennial flowers and outdoor cushions in vibrant colors to quickly refresh your outdoor space.