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DIY Yard Decoration Ideas for Summer

Whether your yard is a small patio or a fairly yard large with a pool, there’s plenty of small ways you can DIY summer yard decorations. Outdoor décor can really change the image of your home. 

Not only will you get curb appeal, but you can let your creativity and artistic ability shine by going the DIY decorating route. 

Here’s a few cute ideas you can create for your yard this summer. Click through to see these awesome ideas and make for your own home. 

A Fun Caterpillar for Your Garden

If your summer gardening is gearing up and you are looking to get the kids involved, here’s a fun craft that’ll surely help.  This family friendly DIY décor idea from Nellie Bellie is easy for the little hands in your house to help with.

caterpillar yard decor

Have them color rocks to help form the fun caterpillar they’ll love seeing the garden all season long.

Dressed Up Hubcaps!

The Weathered Door made use of hubcaps founds on the street for a fun way to upcycle and reuse items that would have just gone to waste otherwise. Painting a few hubcaps in fun colors and affixing them on top of broken shovel handles will give you these cute flower yard decorations. 

hubcap yard decor

Check out Today’s Nest instructions on how to build.

Update Patio Furniture to Be More Green 

If you are making wooden patio furniture, update them to be a bit more green. And we mean literally green!

diy yard table decor

By building your own patio furniture, you can leave space that will also host plants you can grow right on the surface of the table!


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