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DIY: 8 Outdoor Furniture Ideas for Your Home

Repaint an old bench and craft a unique ottoman with the help of these projects


To beat the heat, some of us prefer to lounge outdoors while enjoying ice-cold drinks. No need to worry if you don't have outdoor furniture as you can easily turn old pieces into perfect summer must-haves.

Let these eight creative ideas inspire you to create a vibrant and relaxing outdoor area. 

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Recycled Ottoman

If you need extra seating space outside, you can create your own ottoman using recycled rugs and pillow fillings. Click here for the step-by-step guide

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Succulent Table

Plants instantly add a refreshing touch to any part of the house. Showcase your tiny greens by crafting your own succulent pallet table. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

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Outdoor Hammock

Love lounging outdoors? You can easily install a hammock where you can nap or read a book. Click here for the easy DIY tutorial.

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Hammock Chair

Create a quaint reading nook at home by placing a hammock chair outdoors. This adorable furniture can be used by your kids, too! Click here for the tutorial.

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Stenciled Side Table

Turn your plain white tables into vibrant pieces by adding stencil patterns. You may create your own pattern or download free ones from the Internet. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

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Recycled Tire Coffee Table

Talk about the unexpected, you can stack two old tires to create a coffee table meant for your garden! Paint them in cheery hues like lime green or sunshine yellow to match the space. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

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Rolling Cooler

If you're having guests over for an afternoon get-together, make them feel right at home by preparing a couple of cold drinks kept in a rolling cooler. To create this project, you would need an old wooden box and small wheels. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

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Hand Painted Cushions

Jazz up your plain neutral cushions with vibrant hues. All you need is a paintbrush and colors such as bright orange and teal. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

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