outside fireplace

interesting outdoor fire pit or fire nook could be a wonderful way to get the most of your porch or patio during spring fall maybe even winter by creating another outdoor room in the backyard - outdoor living decorating upgrade renovation ideas

so adorable

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Even a small patio can become a charming space to hang out with a few simple updates! These string lights bring an ethereal quality to the space.

Drop cloth curtains: I have a total of 5 of these curtains on my patio!  The drop cloths were less than 10 dollars a piece at Home Depot.  (Remember, Home Depot drop cloths do NOT have seams down the middle, Lowe’s drop cloths do.)    Here’s a run down of the price of my patio curtains:    5 drop cloths -$50.00    5 sets of ring clips – $25.00    metal poles – $10.00    hooks – $6.00    primer and paint $6.00    Grand Total:  $97.00

Drop Cloth Curtains for my Patio

Drop cloth curtains: The drop cloths were less than 10 dollars a piece at Home Depot. (Remember, Home Depot drop cloths do NOT have seams down the middle, Lowe’s drop cloths do.) Get metal poles, ring clips and hang your "curtains"

DIY Cinder Block Bench Idea

just love the red blue couch theme at the bottom- not represented in the actual site that I could see :/ - Great Yard Ideas

outside deck

Thinking about replacing our pool deck table umbrella for a gazebo canopy.I like :) Hubby built the deck over the weekend and the gazebo is coming in this week:-) So excited!

affordable...but a little too "raw" for me. but love the ideas as a start

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Outdoor Rooms


Lights in gazebo enchanting. Needs softer lighting on lawn or no lights. Hide lawn lights with your hand and see for yourself. I love romantic, enchanting and ambiance. Take me away place. This has that feeling. Ditch the runway lights.

How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects Also, you can use wooden boards and cement blocks to build a nice seating area around the firepit in your back yard. It’s really simple and you can customize and adapt the design in lots of different ways so it suits your space.

How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects

turquoise patio

Chic Backyard on a Shoestring

I love the color in this outdoor space. Outdoor living area - Chic Backyard Ideas on a Budget - Sunset

So many fun details and projects with this DIY She Shed makeover!

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An outdoor dining area needn't be right outside your back door. With the proper building materials and durable furnishings, you can enjoy an alfresco meal in any pleasant nook of your yard.

Ideas for Outdoor Spaces

I like how everything is centered around the grand old tree. To make an outdoor dining area, use stacked stone for an elegant look that also creates a level surface for tables, chairs, and a grill.

Caribbean Chic

See pictures of tropical gardens in Hawaii and the Caribbean. Get inspiration for creating a tropical-inspired landscape.


Gorgeous outdoor picnic under a bamboo DIY canopy draped in muslin gauzy sheers with chandelier suspended, and driftwood centrepiece. Mounded cushions for seating, she’ll curtain and ocean view a la carte dining entertaining Cute for a wedding ceremony D

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Rustic outdoor dining

I wish there was a way to add a pergola with an outdoor dining space like this on our house without sucking what little light I get from our tree laden back yard. Maybe the next house.