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Summer Activities

Tips and ideas for making the most of your summer activities, from camping to travel and all points in between

Outdoor Game DIY: A Wonderfully Whimsical Croquet Set

Outdoor Game DIY: A Wonderfully Whimsical Croquet Set

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. ||

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

Here is a great and easy tutorial for a DIY Cornhole Board from the Liz Marie Blog! She even explains a new way to play the popular tailgating or backyard game.

Backyard Game DIY: A New Way to Play Cornhole - The Home Depot

We love a fun summer DIY project! Follow these step-by-step instructions to build your own picnic table with built-in cooler.

DIY Alert! This tray and accompanying spray-painted coasters make for a great summer project.

DIY Tray & Spray-Painted Coasters - The Home Depot

Get tips from Grace Mitchell of A Storied Style on decorating a front porch fit for a summertime al fresco pancake breakfast!

Pancakes On The Front Porch With Grace Of A Storied Style

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

Set up your outdoor patio space for an afternoon of art! Get inspired for your crafty afternoon with ideas from Grace Mitchell of A Storied Style.

Front Porch Decorating Ideas: An Artistic Afternoon With the Kids

Take advantage of the summer and spend it dining al fresco! Get great tips for setting your table for outdoor entertaining from The Home Depot blog.

Patio Decor Ideas: Dining Al Fresco Inspiration - 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®

Summers are for spending time outside with family and friends! Make this DIY Rolling Cooler Ottoman to keep everyone refreshed during summertime fun.

DIY Ideas for a Loud, Laid-Back Patio Makeover - The Home Depot

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

Get tips from Kristen Whitby of Ella Claire on how to throw your own Summer Soiree.

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

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.

Craft Project: How to Make a DIY Leather Tag - The Home Depot

Summer nights are well spent when roasting marshmallows around the fire pit with the family! This fire pit is just one part of a terrific and multi-functional backyard makeover by Camille Simmons of the Planning Pretty blog.

A Backyard Makeover With a Zen Spirit - The Home Depot

Sign us up for a summer night watching movies in the backyard! Get inspiration to plan your own backyard movie night from Lay Baby Lay.

Nursery Inspiration & Baby Room Delights | Lay Baby Lay

Sign us up for a warm summer day spent cruising around town on this Hollandia Holiday bike!

Hollandia Holiday F1 26 in. Ladies' Bike-HOLL-2 at The Home Depot

We love how the string lights give a warm glow to this outdoor soiree. Blogger Mandy Pellegin’s deck makeover created a wonderful place for backyard entertaining. See more photos on The Home Depot Blog.

DIY Ideas for a Loud, Laid-Back Patio Makeover - The Home Depot