The garden is an extension of your home, so there is no reason you can’t give just as much attention to your outdoor rooms as you do your indoor ones! Just remember to look at your outdoor room in the same way…floor, walls, ceiling, furniture and accessories. Your accessories might just be flowers and plants is all! Along the way, use these DIY outdoor room ideas and tutorials to style a fresh space outdoors!

In our feature photo, above,  use a standard chaise lounge to create a daybed on their outdoor room, by laying it flat and pushing it against the deck railing as backdrop. Add pillows, and maybe a cozy throw, and what a wonderful place to nap away a summer afternoon!

Create a painted outdoor rug with a can of spray paint, some stencils or hand painting, and a clear sealant.

Lighting in your outdoor room makes a paradise on warm summer evenings… Hanging lights can be inexpensive and can make or break a room used after sunset.

This DIY twinkle light porch canopy from Opaque Canvas was made for less than $25, and they have a full tutorial. This would look amazing at night!


From The Project Table, this DIY icicle chandelier is made with simple twinkle lights and a grapevine wreath. Follow her instructions for an inexpensive but organic version of the hula hoop chandelier we see all over Pinterest. (Which we also love!)

The Budget Fashionista shows us how to make DIY outdoor pillows from vinyl table cloths or shower curtains! Love this!

This DIY metal tub coffee table by Liz Marie Blog is crazy cool! And while you are looking up the instructions on this project at her site, check out how inspiring her whole outdoor room is!

From Rachel at Thrifty Inspirations through 36th Ave… this amazing DIY outdoor sectional could solve that expensive outdoor furniture problem! She has full step by step instructions and links to the plans she used. Love this!


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