By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

24 Cheap (And Totally Doable) DIY Projects For Your Backyard… I’m Doing #9 Today.

Summer is rapidly approaching, causing many of us to open our back doors and stare blankly at our woefully neglected backyards. The winter can really do a number on outdoor spaces, especially if you live in an area that is prone to snow and ice.

Before you give up and head back to the sofa, take a look at these amazing backyard DIYs that will get your yard into tip-top shape in no time. With a few materials and a ton of creativity, your backyard space will become your favorite part of the house - and just in time for the warm days of summer.

#1. Wine Bottle Tiki Torches

Give your outdoor lighting situation an upgrade by lining your fence with these awesome tiki torches, made from repurposed wine bottles.

#2. Log Lounger

For those who like to get creative with their tools, this log lounger is an excellent outdoor DIY option.

#3. Pallet Table With a Succulent Centerpiece

Take a section from the middle of a pallet and plant a row of awesome succulents, for a beautiful outdoor table that has a permanent centerpiece.

#4. Outdoor Movie Theater

Take some inspiration from this charming outdoor theater to create a dreamy outdoor space of your own. Bonus points if you've got a popcorn machine.

#5. Simple Summer Hammock

Hammocks are the ultimate outdoor relaxation spot during the warm summer months. Here is an affordable way to create your own and start sleeping the sunny Sunday afternoons away.

#6. Cupcake Lights

Adding cute cupcake papers to your string of fairy lights will take the level of charm up a notch. Pro-tip: You can find particularly adorable cupcake wrappers at IKEA.

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