We all dream of having the perfect backyard, that beautiful family place where we can prepare some outdoor activities, meals and spend a good time with our closest ones. A remodeling and design process can be tough; it can take some time and can be a little expensive. Many people think they have no resources (time and money) for that.
The reality is that you are on time to start working and get that perfect backyard for the upcoming summer days. You do not need to do a whole makeover—here are some easy ways to improve that space and have a beautiful and inspiring backyard:
You can create and set an outdoor lounge-cinema area
You can use many simple things to prepare this incredible outdoor cinema without investing lots of money!
You just need to extend a comfortable blanket on the floor (grass) or a mattress topper and cover it with some pillows, cushions, and fabrics. Maybe add some twinkle lights around and set a white sheet hanging on a wall or tree and set up a projector (it might be worth it to invest in buying one; you can find them starting at $100).
Start a botanical garden
As you know, a botanical garden is a well-cared-for garden with a variety of plants, trees, vegetables, flowers, etc. Certainly, you need to prepare some areas and set up a plan before starting your garden; you need to know –for example- where the most sunlight and shade falls in your garden and determine a non-disturbing area.
Many people love desert type gardens with rocks and plants like cactus and agaves, etc. others love bamboos and more green and aquatic landscapes. So you better start removing old furniture, cleaning trash and rubbish, take your lawn mower and tools and start building your lovely garden!
Install an outdoor kitchen or a barbecue area
You might wonder what benefits does an outdoor kitchen have, but there are several ones and the investment would definitely be worth it.
These are perfect spaces for entertaining and you can organize parties or barbecues during the summer (and keep the cooking and food smells outside). And you can adjust your budget for this idea and project (maybe you can start with a grill and an outdoor kitchen bar and keep improving and remodeling that area).
You need to know that this option will definitely increase your home value and you’ll be proud to show it off to your friends and family.
DIY Fire Pit!
You can build a fire pit according to your space and budget; the size, the materials and ideas are up to you. There are many ways and (online) ideas to set a fire pit area, so come on! Get your builder spirit out and start this incredible idea that everybody will love.
Build a pool with pallets on a low budget!
Everybody dreams of having a pool during the summer, but the idea can be out of our budgets and plans. What about building a pool using recycled materials? You can find many stories online about people who have formed the frame of a pool by attaching 10 pallets together and a waterproof tarp as a base for the pool lining, with some other low-cost materials.
And talking about pallets, there are numerous DIY pallet projects and ideas you can easily do to improve your outdoor living area. Just let your creativity and imagination out and you will be surprised at how many designs you can do like pallet furniture projects (benches, bed frames, tables, wall decoration, etc.) or green living wall projects!
Do you have more backyard ideas in mind?
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