24 easy and practical DIY ideas for your patio or garden (part 2)

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24 easy and practical DIY ideas for your patio or garden (part 2)

Leigh Leigh
by homify Modern
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We've already had a look at 24 easy and practical DIY ideas for your patio or garden (part 1), so now it's time to unpack this a little bit further and explore some more creative and innovative ideas.

These are designed to help you to decorate your garden and patio areas as well as create functional spaces that can be used for you and your whole family, with very little money spent or effort applied.

Every single one of these ideas is simple and could be a fun DIY project, but will make your exterior space look like it has been designed by a landscape professional.

Let's explore these magnificent ideas and get inspired to create our own modern, refreshing and stylish outdoor areas!

1. A simple concrete pond with black stones for elegance

Project Completed by Liquid Landscapes by Liquid Landscapes Modern
Liquid Landscapes

Project Completed by Liquid Landscapes

Liquid Landscapes

2. Build a firepit for winter for a romantic touch

3. Add a fresh vase of flowers for a beautiful yet subtle touch

Outdoor covered patio by Tru Interiors Country
Tru Interiors

Outdoor covered patio

Tru Interiors

4. Simply add a chair and enjoy the fresh air and warm rays

Pop Up retreat - Shipping Container living Industrial style garden by Edge Design Studio Architects Industrial
Edge Design Studio Architects

Pop Up retreat—Shipping Container living

Edge Design Studio Architects

5. Decorate the walls just as you would indoors

6. Add a stylish and portable egg chair to the patio for a comfortable spot to rest

Family garden Country style garden by Magical Garden Country
Magical Garden

Family garden

Magical Garden

7. Recover your patio furniture with some funky and bright material

THE VILLA, CAPE TOWN I MARVIN FARR ARCHITECTS by MARVIN FARR ARCHITECTS Eclectic
MARVIN FARR ARCHITECTS

THE VILLA, CAPE TOWN I MARVIN FARR ARCHITECTS

MARVIN FARR ARCHITECTS

8. Build a pond and add some bright and colourful fish

9. Add a sun lounger or two for a space to soak up the sun

10. Browse antique stores for some gorgeous cages that can be turned into lanterns

Outdoor covered Patio by Tru Interiors Country
Tru Interiors

Outdoor covered Patio

Tru Interiors

11. Shape your trees into a funky shape for an original garden

12. Use sand to create a simple yet effective zen garden

13. Put colourful blankets on your outdoor chairs for functionality and comfort

African dream by House of Decor Classic
House of Decor

African dream

House of Decor

14. Build your own thatch hut for a separate outdoor living space

Thatch Lapa with built in Braai & Tiling Rustic style garden by Cintsa Thatching & Roofing Rustic
Cintsa Thatching & Roofing

Thatch Lapa with built in Braai & Tiling

Cintsa Thatching & Roofing

15. Put trellises on the wall for a classic form of decor

STEEL TRELLIS Classic style garden by Oxford Trellis Classic Iron/Steel
Oxford Trellis

STEEL TRELLIS

Oxford Trellis

16. Build a bench into the patio for a comfortable yet simple seating spot

17. Wine crates can be recycled for a table or chairs

18. Put some funky stools on your terrace to create a casual bar area

19. Add a stone wall for rustic texture and tone

The Wilds Estate Modern Garden by Gorgeous Gardens Modern
Gorgeous Gardens

The Wilds Estate

Gorgeous Gardens

20. Install planters on your wall for a refreshing vertical garden

21. Install a glass roof so that your outdoor area can be used in all weather conditions

22. Use lighting to illuminate the details of your garden

23. Install a fan in the ceiling to create a cool environment in the warm summer months

24. Use bamboo sticks to create a unique, earthy and stylish fence

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