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22 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

1. Cover the springs of your trampoline with sliced up pool noodles as an extra safety precaution.

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2. Save your pinecones for bedding, which will keep pups and cats out of your plants.

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3. This brilliant kit lets you create a trellis in any shape that you want.

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Perfect for your garden graffiti wall. Get it here for $24.50.

4. Use an Ikea curtain system as an impromptu shade during the summer.

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Attach one side to the house and the other side to a pole or tree, then slide the curtains across for shade.

5. Paint your cinderblocks and use them as an outdoor coffee table or flower box.

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6. With a few long pieces of wood, you can also use cinder blocks to create an impromptu couch.

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See how they did this here.

7. Use latex floor paint to color cement tiles on an outdoor patio.

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Get more info about how they did this here.

8. Repurpose an old chandelier as a bird feeder.

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9. Rejuvenate and brighten your solar lights with clear nail polish.

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Your solar lights will likely get weathered and cloudy over time. Read more about ithere.

10. Spray paint pebbles with glow-in-the-dark paint to light a path at night.

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Or you can buy them at a nickel apiece here.

11. Use concrete crack filler to keep unwanted weeds from sprouting up.

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12. Turn a tree stump into a “gnome home,” or fairy garden.

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13. Paint chicken wire to look like truffula flowers.

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14. Make treated pine cones for colored fire in your fire pit.

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It’s a heady process that involves technical-grade chemicals, but think of how MAGICAL your summer nights will be. Directions here.

15. Sew together a giant pillow quilt for picnics, sleepovers, or outdoor movie viewing.

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16. A mailbox makes a great outdoor toolbox.

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17. A bucket table provides a storage space for things you don’t want to leave out in the rain, like citronella candles and pillows.

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See how this was made using just lumber and a bucket or galvanized tub.

18. You can plant little mini gardens inside of steel pipe edging.

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Fill the pipes with soil and plant succulents on top. You’ll have the most meta garden ever.

19. Build a giant xylophone that your kids will love.

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Watch the instructional video here.

20. A DIY fence table is great for BBQs or just another surface to set drinks on.

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Get the directions here

21. Use cement or stone bricks to edge your garden — the lawn mower can cut right up to the edge!

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And you don’t have to worry about mulch or pebbles getting into your lawn. Get the directions here.

22. Wine corks stuck to a piece of wood makes a dibble for even seed planting.

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Get the DIY directions here.

source :  buzzfeed.com

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