The Crafted Collective: Outdoor Projects

The Crafted Collective 60 DIY Outdoor Projects from

Hello there! It is time for The Crafted Collective again with me and these awesome girls: Kirsten of Sweet Tea and Saving Grace, Bethany of Pitter and Glink and Kara of Happy Go Lucky? It is time to start thinking about DIY outdoor projects. Start planning out what you would like to happen in your garden, yard, patio, etc. We’ve got ideas that are easy, take a little more time and all will make your outdoor spaces beautiful.


Some people love outdoor projects that involve gardening. This potting bench is perfect for that. Make your own bench and then you can pot all your gorgeous blooms with the tutorial from This Old House.


Using some random supplies, create a bird bath! This one turned out so very cute. Get the instructions from Blogher.


If you want to add a lattice to your garden, try this easy DIY Chevron lattice from Remodelaholic. It is easy to make and would look gorgeous with plants growing up it.


Don’t get muddy feet in the garden, buy whipping up these beautiful DIY Garden Stones. Learn how at Intimate Weddings.

pallet walkway

If garden stones aren’t your thing, add a rustic touch to a garden walkway using a pallet like Funky Junk Interiors.


I love an adorable garden marker. Garden Therapy shares these gorgeous vintage metal stamped markers.


For a project that ends up relaxing, make your own hammock. Place it in the shade and get the tutorial from Camille Styles.

Mason Jar Lights

 Mason jars are a fun and cute way to dress up the outdoors. Make them practical by creating these solar mason jar lights. U Create gives instructions on how.

wine lamps

Another way to add light to an outdoor space, is through lamps! These lamps are made out of old bottles. Make your own with help from Design Sponge.

lit pergula

Or add lights for night and canvas for shade to a pergola. Anything Pretty created this beautiful outdoor oasis!


Isn’t this the most adorable thing ever??? That is a bathtub transformed into an outdoor sofa. One Krieger Chick gives the details so that you can make your own.


 Love the look of an adirondack chair, but don’t love the price? Dress up your outdoor area by making your own with help from Setting for Four.

shopping bag to outdoor pillow

Add an outdoor pillow to your patio furniture the easy way with this tutorial for an outdoor pillow from a reusable shopping bag from Positively Splendid.

canvas rug

Dress up a patio without spending tons of money on a rug. Make your own by painting a large piece of canvas, with help from Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss.

diy beverage station

 Outdoor projects, aren’t just about gardening, but entertaining. Build this outdoor drink station like this one from I Should be Mopping the Floor.

Find the rest of the ideas below:

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Sweet Tea and Saving Grace | Pitter and Glink | Happy Go Lucky


Hi there!

I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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