16 Awesome DIY Benches For Your Big Happy Backyard

Outdoor benches can be lots of fun, for you, your loved ones, and friends. Where you put your outdoor bench, may it be on your patio, garden, or balcony can make all the difference in the sights you’re able to see, enjoy, and make memories with those you love in.

There are a lot of uses for an outdoor bench, but, may be beyond some people’s budgets. That’s where building your own DIY (Do-it-yourself) bench comes in! Building a bench yourself with common household items, or simple, affordable bits and pieces that can just cost pennies on the dollar or less is a more than feasible proposal.

We’ve compiled the top 20 easiest to create, fun, and exciting DIY benches for the outdoors, so, read on to discover how to make yours today!

1. The Colorful Bench

If you’re looking for something new, then this is a special, cute idea for adding personality and joy to those that sit outside, as well providing you a way to enjoy your garden in a comfortable, peaceful setting.

Colorful Bench

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2. Concrete Block Bench

Making this beautiful DI bench is easy, and will only require four pieces of wood, your choice of a comfy cushion, and a few concrete blocks. To add some ‘pizazz’ just throw in some decorative pillows!

Concrete Block Bench

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3. Pallet Wood Bench

If you’d like to create a ‘pallet design’ DIY outdoor bench, then making this couch is easy and fast! All you have to do is combine a large cushion, and a few pillows to maximize comfort and style.

Pallet Wood Bench

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4. Planter Box Bench

For an easy DIY outdoor bench, this project is both cosmetically pleasing and will add personality to your outdoor garden. This DIY design combines both your custom outdoor bench and a planter box so it blends right in!

Planter Box Bench

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5. Garage Door Bench

If you’d like a simple, cost-effective outdoor bench, then reusing your old garage door – or one from a junkyard – is the perfect solution and adding some cushions will make this both roomy and comfortable.

Garage Door Bench

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6. Comfortable DIY Bench For Your Balcony

If you’re looking to add aesthetic appeal to your balcony, then, this is the perfect, easy to build, use, and comfortable solution for a DIY outdoor bench – and your pets will love it too!

This is a top favorite, because it can be made with different types of cushions, and is easy to mix and match with various colors or designs. There is also room to leave a space on the side to add a small coffee table or shelf, to store your books or other items the next time you’re relaxing outdoors!

Comfortable DIY Bench For Your Balcony

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7. Elegant Pallet Wood Bench

Making an elegant bench doesn’t mean you have to spend lots of money, and. this elegant bench can be yours with a simple wooden pallet and a few pillows, TLC, and effort!

Elegant Pallet Wood Bench

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8. DIY Garden Bench from a Bed

You can use your old bed to make this DIY outdoor bench, and, it’s sure to add both character, and, stand out among your other furniture or outdoor garden – making this is a must have for your patio and backyard!

DIY Garden Bench from a Bed

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9. Two Chairs Bench

Just combine two old wooden chairs, face them next to each other, and, combine wooden or lumber pallet slats and viola’! You’ve got yourself a nice, comfortable, and stylish DIY outdoor bench. For added personality, feel free to paint some designs, or, simply color the whole thing!

Two Chairs Bench

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10. Branch Bench

A branch bench is very cool and unique, and, will give your garden that special, homey feel and camouflage right into your outdoor setting.

Bench made of branches

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11. Tree Bench

Combining a tree you already have in your garden is a great way to create a DIY bench, and give you and your loved ones some added shade during those hot, and, sunny days.

Tree Bench in garden

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12. Gabion Bench

You can turn your entire gabion into a comfortable, stable outdoor bench, and add both colors and design as you see fit. This is a very unique, creative way to build the perfect bench for your outdoors.

Gabion Bench

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13. Picket Fence Bench

If you’ve got an old picket fence laying around, simply give it a nice paint-job, and add both vibrant colors and style to your outdoor garden.

Picket Fence Bench

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14. Bench of Crates

Using plastic crates is a wonderful way to recycle, and, will provide a stable support for your outdoor bench – just simply throw on a cushion and your DIY bench is ready to go!

Bench of Crates

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15. Old Car Wheels Used to Decorate a Wooden Bench

This DIY outdoor bench uses old car wheels, is environmentally-friendly, and unique! This is a great way to add decoration to your garden and customize its feel. This will also definitely be a great conversation piece!

Old Car Wheels Used to Decorate a Wooden Bench

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