Tips and ideas for making the most of your summer activities, from camping to travel and all points in between
Be sure to read these 3 helpful tips if you're thinking of adding a fire pit to your outdoor space!
3 Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas - Home Improvement Blog
This amazing kids' playhouse was built from an old backyard shed. DIY blogger Joni Lay explains the transformation from beginning to end. There is just so much to love about this playhouse!
An Amazing Kids' Playhouse Built from an Old Backyard Shed
Kubb is a fun outdoor game that's been called a combination of bowling and chess. It's also a great game for a DIY project. Click through for a Kubb game set tutorial by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric, Paper, Glue... on The Home Depot Blog. || @Fabric Paper Glue
Backyard Games: How to Make a Kubb Game Set - The Home Depot
Jewelry designer Moorea Seal uses these copper pipe jewelry display posts in her shop in Seattle. You can make these yourself to hold your own jewelry. Click through for Moorea's tutorial.
How to Make a Copper Pipe Jewelry Display - The Home Depot
PVC Water Balloon Catapult. You know you'd have fun with this. Click through to see how Michelle Hinckley of 4 Men 1 Lady made it. Then make one for yourself. || @Michelle (4 Men 1 Lady) (www.4men1Lady.com)
This is one of the simplest DIY backyard games ever. Desginer Beth Barden of designPOST Interiors created this yard pong game from simple PVC pipe and spray paint. And you can see how much her little boy enoys it. Click through for the tutorial (and some excellent outdoor decorating ideas). || @Beth Barden || designPOST interiors
DIY Backyard Games: How to Make a Yard Pong Set
Here's an easy DIY for a classic backyard game-- ring toss. This ring toss set is made from copper pipe, metal rope and colorful duct tape. Paula Coldiron of Two Ellie came up with this project. Click through for the tutorial on The Home Depot Blog. || twoellie.com
DIY Ring Toss Game Made from Copper Pipe - The Home Depot
This DIY Outdoor Checkers Game Table is a big enhancement to family game night! There's a secret to it, too. It converts into a mosaic-top patio table once the checkers game is over. Check out the step-by-step tutorial on The Home Depot Blog from Ashley Phipps of Simply Designing.
DIY Outdoor Checkers Game Table - The Home Depot
The DIY from Damask Love for this Alice in Wonderland Croquet Set is on The Home Depot Blog! A perfect game for a fun summer day spent outside with family and friends… plan an Alice in Wonderland party!
Make Your Own Alice in Wonderland Croquet Set - The Home Depot
Spend your summer evenings making s'mores with friends! Get more outdoor inspiration from Brittany of brittanyMakes on The Home Depot Blog.
Small Patio Ideas: A Patio Makeover Revisited --The Home Depot
Get the kids involved during summer break and make these Rainbow Garden Markers! || @Living Well Spending Less
DIY Rainbow Garden Markers - Living Well Spending Less®
Add string lights intertwined with rope to your outdoor space to enjoy summer nights outside! Get more great patio decorating ideas from Caitlin Moran of Style Within Reach… on The Home Depot Blog.
This Renter's Backyard Makeover Took Only Two Weekends
Keep your summer hangout spots feeling cool with the Arctic Cove Misting Fan! See how Ashley at The Handmade Home uses the fan for her family's summer adventures.
cool summers & an arctic cove giveaway | the handmade home
Enjoy spending the summer months on your porch with this DIY Privacy Screen! Find out how to make your own on The Home Depot blog.
Easy, DIY Privacy Screen for Your Patio
Get tips from The White Buffalo Styling Co. on how to style an outdoor summer buffet. || @Lindsay -The White Buffalo Styling Co.
Here’s a great indoor craft for summer afternoon rain showers. These DIY leather tags are fun to make. Get instructions on The Home Depot blog.