25 DIY Garden and Craft Ideas That Will Turn Your Backyard Into Paradise

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11. DIY Painted Garden Rocks

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : evermine

With the spring season in the air, it’s perhaps, the perfect time to bring a huge smile on the lips of your loved ones who love gardening with these DIY Painted Garden Rocks that have been all crafted by you.

The pretty rocks not only add a special pop of color to a garden, but also work amazingly well as garden markers for labeling the plants. All you need is some smooth, flat-shaped rocks, different shades of acrylic paint, paintbrushes, and a nice varnish to whip up a one-of-a-kind present for all your nature lovers.

12. Create a Gnome Door – Outdoor Decor

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : dreamalittlebigger

Bring your kid’s fairytale world to life by turning your garden trees into a gnome house sporting an insanely cute gnome door at the bottom that’s actually an oval shaped wooden plaque adorned with some wood strips, and finished off with bright colors of acrylic paint and a little doorknob.

Let those little fairytale creatures hide in your yard behind your DIY doors and enchant your space in the most beautiful ways ever. To learn the steps of construction, head to the below tutorial by Dream A Little Bigger.

13. DIY: Concrete Mushroom

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : crownhilldaybyday

Your garden won’t less any less than a frame straight out of a fairytale book with loads of colorful spotted mushrooms standing all over the space. What’s great about the project is that you can get even the kids involved in the making, specially with all the coloring and painting of your homemade Concrete Mushrooms. Plus, it doesn’t need more than 5 supplies, including lots of concrete, some water, plastic wrap, a small bowl filled with sand, and different colors of acrylic paint to pull off the project.

14. Garden Things

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : instructables

How about making one skip a heartbeat when they enter your garden and notice some ooey-gooey creatures looking at them from behind the bush? These little garden things with bright white eyes are nothing but a bunch of stone glued on a larger piece of rock.

The key is to stick them perpendicularly on a large pebble and make glow-y eyes on each of the smaller stones with black and white paint. And, won’t it be so much fun the moment your guests discover that they weren’t being stalked by a creature, instead a piece of your creativity?

15. DIY River Rock Garden Markers

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : westvalley.citymomsblog

Ditch all those store-bought garden markers, and make your versions of the labels with each of them having a unique element of their very own which makes them look exactly like the plant that they are marking. Made out of river rocks, these DIY Garden Markers flaunt truly adorable shapes and sizes that are perfect to turn them into a fruit or vegetable with just a little touch of paint and of course, your creative skills. All you need is the rocks, a pencil, some paints, a clear finishing spray, and paintbrushes.

16. DIY Garden Planter and Bird’s Bath

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : homestoriesatoz

Lots of different-sized flower pots when placed and layered together in an innovative fashion with a long piece of rebar as their skeleton work wonders for bringing a DIY Garden Planter to life with a bird feeder or bird bath placed on top as the cherry on the cake. The best part about this one is that the project opens a whole world of possibilities for you when it comes to choosing the pot sizes, rebar size, birdbath top, and paint color. To gain a deeper insight into the materials and steps in the below tutorial.

17. DIY Bird Bath

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : mamitalks

Having a large urn sitting as the base, with a smaller when placed upside down in the center, this DIY Bird Bath forms a true piece of splendor to look at, while being equally purposeful at the same time.

You’ll need a 17-inch urn, a 12-inch poly urn, a 10-inch terra-cotta saucer, some spray paint, lots of flowers, and some potting mix to build your DIY Bird Bath, along with the easy-to-follow steps explained by Mami Talks. Filled with beautiful flowers on the sides, this one holds the bird bath on top with utmost grace.

18. DIY Pallet Project

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : ourlittleacre

Wooden pallets have taken the world of home decoration and crafting by a storm, with the great options of construction they offer in a surprisingly easy affair. Here’s a DIY Pallet Project that backs the statement even better yielding an awesome shelf that you can hang to your garden fence or the back or your house, and use the same as a mini pot hanger for keeping your precious little plants, as well as hang a bunch of your tools and gardening accessories. Whether you need some drawers or hanging shelves, this one has you covered.

19. Pallet Wood Garden Walkway

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : funkyjunkinteriors

Are you troubled with that little pool of water getting accumulated in your garden during the rainy season? You need not worry anymore about accessing your space as a DIY Pallet Wood Garden Walkway can come to your rescue. All you need to do is dig a pathway in your garden, place lots of reclaimed wood pallets in the space to form a walkway and make them stay in place by putting a little soil in between them. The walkway not only makes everything more convenient, but also makes your yard look much more appealing.

20. Baby Food Jar Vases

30 Garden DIY and Craft Ideas Transforming your Yard from Plain to Mesmerising

Idea Details : craftionary

Attach some baby food jars to a piece of wood with the help of some clamps and build exquisite Baby Food Jar Vases, looking just so wonderful when hanging in your garden. Whether you use your DIY Vases to plant your favorite flowers, or simply put little tea lights in them to add a touch of glow to your garden, these won’t fail to delight you at all. The other supplies you need are some screws, a drill, a hammer, a metal punch or screwdriver, 2 hooks, and some jute or twine to recreate these mini pots.

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