15 Summer DIY Projects


Spend the summer months creating something fantastic! These Summer DIY projects will enhance your patio and make you proud to show them off.

This is Annie from Venture1105.com with a collection of the best Summer DIY projects for you to tackle. In this list you’ll find ideas for your backyard, patio, and even fun ways to change inside your house.

15 DIY Summer Projects.

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Easy Summer DIY Projects

What do you like to do over the summer? What are some of your favorite summertime hobbies? If you want to try some easy DIY projects, then this is the list for you! All of the ideas in this list are easy enough for beginners and will elevate your outdoor space in a huge way.

Beautiful idea for your backyard! How to build a DIY covered patio using lattice and wood to create a little shade from the sun.

1. DIY Covered Patio

Elevate your outdoor space with this simple DIY patio tutorial. This is a fantastic way to cut down on direct sunlight. It makes outdoor BBQs a lot more fun – and you don’t even need woodworking skills to build it.

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2. Backyard Playground

Create a summertime full of outdoor play with this backyard playground. If you know how to measure and use a saw, you can build this playground. All the instructions are in the post – along with tips and ideas for changes you can make to it.

Learn to make DIY mosaic house numbers with this easy tutorial and video! We'll show the easy way to mosaic without grout!

3. Mosaic House Numbers

Make your house visible for delivery drivers with these gorgeous DIY house numbers. I love the bohemian look of these house numbers. You can use any type of charms or trinkets on your numbers.

If you don’t like working with many tiny pieces, then these modern how numbers are an even easier DIY project that you can tackle in just a few hours.

A DIY Stenciled Garden Stone

4. Garden Stepping Stones

Make your outdoor garden or patio a work of art. All you need are a few stencils and some paint. These garden stepping stones are fun for families to paint together. Then, place them in your backyard and create an outdoor quilt.

bird feeder made from 2-liter plastic bottle

5. Bird Feeders

Upcyle some plastic soda bottles and turn them into bird feeders. This is a really fun project you can do in an afternoon with a group of friends. There are so many different ways you can decorate them. It’s a really fun and fast summer project.

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6. DIY Wood Sandbox

Kids love to play in the sand! This DIY sandbox is as easy as cutting and stacking pieces of wood. You can make it as large or as compact as you need. The best thing about this summer DIY project is that it gives your kids something fun to play in during their summer vacation.

Great idea for DIY corner shelves to create storage in a garage or pole barn!

7. Corner Shelves For Garage

Take advantage of the warmer summer months to organize your garage. Build some DIY corner shelves and finally create more space for all your tools and home decor tubs.

A DIY pond would make any backyard into a relaxing oasis! I especially love the space saving tips and tricks to create a waterfall or water feature for semi-natural filtration.

8. Outdoor Waterfall

One of the best ways to enjoy your outdoor space this summer is to create a relaxing outdoor pond. This tutorial shows you how to create both a small backyard pond and a relaxing waterfall with it.

Decorated flower pots

9. Patchwork Flower Pots

Decorate your porch or patio with these colorful flower pots. This is a fun project that you can do with your kiddos when they complain about being bored. Then, give them away as gifts or sell them at your next garage sale.

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10. Wood Pallet American Flag

Paint a wood pallet to look like the American Flag. This easy DIY project is perfect for summertime, especially around the 4th of July. You can build this as big or as small as you want. It is the perfect outdoor patio decor and can be used inside the house too.

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11. Castle Playroom

If the weather is too hot out, then take the projects inside! Build your kiddos (or grandkids) a castle playroom. You can set this up anywhere, even in the unused space under the stairs.

Three Butterfly Plant Pokes

12. Butterfly Plant Pokes

Another way to add some beauty to your outdoor garden is to decorate some butterfly plant pokes. This is a fantastic project to do when you just feel like being creative. There aren’t very many rules, just a lot of room for total artistic freedom.

An outdoor bench made out of wood pallets

13. Wood Pallet Couch

You don’t have to spend a ton to have rustic and cute outdoor furniture. Make an outdoor couch out of reclaimed wood pallets. You’ll love the price tag on this couch – and guests will love how perfectly rustic and outdoorsy it is.

Outdoor storage made from old tires

14. Old Tire Outdoor Storage

Turn old tires into outdoor storage. Store kid’s outdoor toys in them, or keep them by the pool. They will handle all types of weather.

outdoor tic tac toe game board

15. Outdoor Tic Tac Toe

Another way to spend some fun time in the summertime weather is to build an outdoor tic tac toe game. It is a very basic game, but still a ton of fun, especially while you are drinking one of your favorite summertime cocktails!

15 Easy DIY Summer Projects.

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There you have it! I hope you enjoy getting out some paintbrushes or a hammer and some nails and making something new. If you make any of these ideas, please share them with us – tag #IdeasByKenarry so we can see them!

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