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DIY Guide to a Summer Backyard Makeover on a Budget

Are you ready to give your outdoor living space an upgrade? A backyard makeover doesn’t have to be costly to be luxurious. Sometimes, the right night-time lighting, patio furniture, and DIY magic are all you need to create your dream yard.

Check out our list of backyard design ideas to help you transform your green space into a beautiful oasis on a budget!

Build a DIY Deck

Build a DIY Deck or Patio

Is your backyard missing that space to set up your patio furniture? Then start your backyard makeover with a simple DIY deck/patio. Lay down a concrete patio with this easy DIY project or build a wooden deck.

Home Depot will be your best friend for this project. For an even easier DIY deck/patio, purchase concrete slabs and place them down in a unique design letting some grass peak through the spaces in between. This feature will instantly give your yard major appeal, and it adds resale value to your home.

Lay Down an Outdoor Rug

Lay Down an Outdoor Rug

Once you’ve got your deck/patio built out, it’s time to add some texture and color to the space. The best part about using accents like these is that you can easily change them out based on seasonal decor or when your style changes.

Home Depot will be your best friend for this project. For an even easier DIY deck/patio, purchase concrete slabs and place them down in a unique design letting some grass peak through the spaces in between. This feature will instantly give your yard major appeal, and it adds resale value to your home.

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String Up Some Mood Lighting

String Up Some Mood Lighting

If you’re looking to have one of the most beautiful backyards on the block or want, invest in outdoor lighting. Drape string lights across your backyard to give it some mood lighting where it’s not too bright but you can still see peoples faces when you’re hosting friends and family over.

Add Color to Backyard

Add a Touch of Landscaping

What better way to add texture and color to your backyard than with beautiful plants and flowers. Head to your local nursery and pick up some plants that are best suited for your backyard environment. Make sure if where you’re planting has direct sunlight, to get plants that can be in direct sunlight at all times.

Set Up Game Stations

Set Up Game Stations

If you love to host parties at your house, then it’s time you invested in some yard games. Our favorites? Cornhole, ladder toss, horseshoes, jumbo jenga, and so many more!

Whether you want to upgrade your yard with fun yard games or create the perfect area to chill out, there are tons of affordable backyard ideas to make your outdoor living space a hangout spot everyone will love! Don’t have the cash upfront to do all of these renovations? Then reach out to Weber Mortgage and see how we can help by learning more about our renovation loan services