Summer Activities

Tips and ideas for making the most of your summer activities, from camping to travel and all points in between
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This backyard game is guaranteed family fun! We have the step-by-step instructions to build this over-sized, outdoor version of Four-in-a-Row. See it on The Home Depot Blog.

DIY Backyard Game: Four-in-a-Row - The Home Depot

The ultimate protection from pests. This columnar mosquito net protects you with an easy one-point suspension system. It easily fits full size beds to protect during the night against pesky insects. Great for camping, or a weekend cabin.

As Seen on TV 144 in. x 96 in. Jumbo Mosquito Net-75-31215 - The Home Depot

Great for anyone who loves camping.

Coleman Ridgeline III Cot-2000008158 at The Home Depot

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. || @fabricpaperglue

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. || @4men1Lady

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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). || @bbarden

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.

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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! || @lwsl

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.

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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