DIY Porch and Patio Decorating Ideas for a Fun Summer

With the temperatures warming up, it is time to enjoy the outdoors. Here are 5 easy DIY porch and patio decorating ideas to spruce up your outdoor space.

DIY Porch and Patio ideas for a fun summer

The temperatures are warming up! That means lots of time spent outdoors having fun! I have got you covered with lots of DIY porch and patio decorating ideas that will give your outdoor space a fresh look and also infuse it with fun!

I got to together with 18 other bloggers to bring you lots of ideas to spruce up your outdoor space – be it a front yard, backyard, porch or patio. A link to all the wonderful ideas and spaces is at the bottom of the post.

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Ideas for Front Porch and Patio Decorating

Outdoor Furniture on a Budget

Breathe new life into old patio furniture. Give it a fresh coat of paint. I share a full tutorial on how to paint outdoor woodPainting outdoor wood - patio set makeover - Little Free Monkeys

Don’t have old outdoor furniture to paint? Build your own outdoor sectional with these awesome free plans from Ana White.

Need a coffee table to place your drink? Build an easy coffee table in a couple of hours. It is the perfect beginner woodworking project.

How to paint outdoor wood - Patio set makeover - Little Free Monkeys

Or how about this multifunctional side table that converts from a planter to an ice bucket! multifunctional outdoor side table - patio decorating idea

Clean It Up

Remove all the dirt and grime from sitting out all through winter with this chemical free technique! Even the kids’ toys and the barbecue can be cleaned and sanitized using this machine. HERE

How to clean toys without using any chemicals | Homeright SteamMachine review

Add Pretty Recycled Decor

Invade your stash of glass bottles and create fun and pretty outdoor decor.

Or make lanterns using scrap woodMake scrap wood lanterns to spruce up your outdoor decor

Add Fun Planters

Quirky and fun planters make a space inviting and colorful. Build your own planter like this easy  $10 tiered planter 

DIY Tiered planter box for $10 - full tutorial, plans and Video!

Or choose from these awesome DIY planter ideas!15+ amazing diy planter box ideas | perfect beginner woodworking projects

Don’t want to build? Give an old plain planter an unexpected update!Quick planter update to add color and fun to the spring porch

Add Outdoor Games for Kids and Grown UPS

Like these DIY game of thrones cornhole boards

MAke the outdoors fun - DIY cornhole game

Who doesn’t love an outdoor tic-tac-toe game? Or a vintage tin can skittles game? How about some outdoor games with DIY jumbo wooden diceOutdoor games and fun with jumbo dice - summer outdoor activities

Front Porch Refresh

guests into your home with a bright and cheery front porch. I shared a few quick and easy tips and tricks to give your front porch a refresh.Quick spring porch update with DIY planter and doormat

These are just a few ideas. Be sure to check out what all the amazing bloggers have in store for you! I can bet you will find lots of inspiration to give your outdoors a fresh facelift!

Toni | Small Home Soul

Susanne | Life on Pearl Street

Barbara | French Ethereal

Jeannee | Shepherds and Chardonnay

Kellie | Gratefully Vintage

Kim | Exquisitely Unremarkable

Leanna | Faeries and Fauna

Lisa | The Purple Hydrangea

Patricia | Old Things New

Sam | Raggedy Bits

Sherry | Savvy Apron

Suzanne | Shop at Blu

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Anika's goal is to inspire and empower beginners with woodworking, DIY, home improvement, and home decor ideas.
She wants everyone to unlock their creative potential and experience the feeling that comes with making something. Nothing feels better better than seeing something and saying "I can make that!"

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  1. Amazing Anika!I literally love everything you did in this space.

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