Whether you have a cute front porch or a luxurious lanai, there’s nothing like having a nice outdoor space to spend a beautiful summer day. Why not welcome the new season with a little outdoor décor refresh? We’ve found some fun and simple DIY ideas that will spruce up your space for summer!
THE FIRST SIGN OF SUMMER
A slatted sign with a fun summer message makes a great addition by the pool or outdoor kitchen on your lanai. Follow this tutorial from The Crafted Sparrow to create the perfect sign that will make your guests feel welcome all summer long!
SLICE THINGS UP
How cute are these watermelon coasters? Whether you’re hosting a party for kids or enjoying a little backyard happy hour, they’re sure to be a hit! Starting with a set of wooden coasters, it only takes a few simple craft supplies to add a lot of playful pizzazz! Check out the tutorial by Made to Be a Momma.
SHINE A LITTLE LIGHT
These jute string lanterns by Love Create Celebrate would make a perfect addition to any backyard oasis! All you need to create one is a mason jar, some jute string, a pair of scissors and a tea light or battery-powered candle! Watch the video tutorial to see how it all comes together.
BRING SOMETHING NEW TO THE TABLE
You don’t have to spend much to get a colorful new side table for your outdoor space. With a wire basket, a round wood panel, some spray paint and cable staples, you can easily make your own! Just follow these steps from The Shabby Creek Cottage.
HATS OFF TO THE NEW SEASON
We love this creative take on a summer wreath! All you need is a sun hat, artificial flowers, a glue gun, ribbon and a marker to create your own adorable sun hat wreath like this one by We Three Shanes.
TAKE IT A STEP FURTHER
Want to add a little more summer cheer to your front step? Try this simple DIY Welcome Mat tutorial from Better Homes and Gardens. With some spray paint and tape, you can take an ordinary doormat from plain to perfection.