Now that sunny days are headed our way you'll be spending a lot more time outdoors.  So, I've hooked you up with 23 outdoor oasis decor ideas that you should definitely try.   The diy outdoor ideas include a fire pit, entertaining cart, cooler stand, outdoor pillow, diy outdoor patio, diy outdoor furniture, lantern, painted rug and diy outdoor bench.

Outdoor Oasis Decor You Should Try

We've taken away all the guess work on how to make an outdoor oasis with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to decorate outdoors Tip Junkie's Creative Community has over over 80 tutorials.  You can always search there if you'’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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DIY Outdoor Ideas

How to Build an Outdoor Firepit

1.  How to Build an Outdoor Firepit ~ Who's ready for s'mores?!  Learn how to build your own backyard fire pit.  

 Outdoor Entertaining Cart

2.  Outdoor Entertaining Cart ~ Check out this drab to fab cart makeover! The perfect outdoor entertaining accessory that holds everything from grilling tools to the bubbly! Make one for your next outdoor bash after being inspired by this cute post! 

DIY Cooler Stand

3.  DIY Cooler Stand ~ How awesome is this cooler stand?!  A regular ice chest is nestled inside the wood frame.  You can even attach a bottle opener.  Are you thinking what I'm thinking?  The coolest Father's Day gift ever!

Outdoor Decor Ideas

Outdoor Pillow Tutorial

4.  Outdoor Pillow Tutorial ~ I am so excited to share my latest addition in my front porch mini-makeover with you. A fun stenciled outdoor pillow can be super easy to make and save you a bundle as you fix up your porch and patio for summer.

Stenciled Outdoor Rug

5.  Stenciled Outdoor Rug ~ Check out this tutorial where you'll learn how to create a stylish outdoor rug! Super easy and cost effective to make using a stencil and paint. Perfect for a sunroom or cover patio!

DIY Cushion Covers

6.  DIY Cushion Covers ~ A perfect day could be relaxing in your backyard on your chair right!? This is a DIY project to make that time even more relaxing and comfortable by sewing your own cushions. Functional, comfortable, and will save a pretty penny versus buying pricey alternatives!

Hanging Plant Shelf {Outdoor Accessories}

7.  Hanging Plant Shelf {Outdoor Accessories} Now that Summer is officially here you might be thinking a little more about decor for the outside of your home!? If so, this hanging plant shelf is the perfect way to put your DIY skills to work! A great outdoor accessory that will display all your small planters!

How to Make an Outdoor Lantern

8.  How to Make an Outdoor Lantern ~ Update those tiki torches in your backyard with these beautiful diy outdoor candle lanterns. Full step-by-step tutorial after the link.

DIY Dollar Store Planters

9.  DIY Dollar Store Planters ~ I made these DIY planters out of Dollar store buckets. I spray painted them with textured spray & accented them with ratan detail. I used them to plant my mums in on my fall porch & they were the perfect accent to my DIY wreath, pumpkins, and fall porch.

DIY Outdoor Furniture

DIY Patio Table With Built-in Ice Chest

10.  DIY Patio Table With Built-in Ice Chest ~ Build your own patio table with a built-in ice chest using lumber and planters.  How clever is that?!  If you don't want to use the table as an ice chest you can cover them up.  Perfect for entertaining.

11.  DIY Live Edge Table ~ This is one of the most amazing outdoor table restorations I have seen!  It used to have a glass table top, now it has this fabulous solid wood live edge top.  You can create these beautiful edges by using a belt sander.  Did I mention that there is a recessed ice bucket in the center of the table?!

12.  Adirondack Chair Pattern ~ This Adirondack Chair is perfect for sitting on the porch and watching the sunset or just enjoying the simplicity of the day!  You can download the free pattern to make your own chair.  Don't forget to enlist the families help!  Can't you see yourself relaxing in one of these comfortable chairs?  I know I can! 

Outdoor Table & Chair from Old Bed Frame

13.  Outdoor Table & Chair from Old Bed Frame ~ Instead of throwing away our old boxspring, we build a small table and chair out of the wood inside it! This tutorial can help you, too, repurpose your old boxspring into some new furniture.

Terracotta Pot Outdoor Table {Outdoor Furniture}

14.  Terracotta Pot Outdoor Table {Outdoor Furniture} ~ Check out what you can make with a large terracotta planter! An easy and lovely way to create a piece of furniture to use outdoors! All you need to create this side table is the planter, paint and tape.

Outdoor Tile Table DIY

15.  Outdoor Tile Table DIY ~ Looking for a outdoor table with great style? Here is a fabulous DIY tiled outdoor table idea! You'll start by building a basic bench and then learn how to paint and tile it to create a fabulous finished product!

Build Your Own Outdoor Chaise Lounge

16.  Build Your Own Outdoor Chaise Lounge ~ A wooden chaise lounge just screams summer doesn't it?! While there are plenty of choices on the market for beautiful outdoor chaise lounges the price tag can be a little daunting... So here is a weekend DIY project that will have you sunbathing {with sunscreen of course, wink} in style!

DIY Outdoor Bench

DIY Outdoor Bench

17.  DIY Outdoor Bench ~ Create your own outdoor seating area with cinder blocks and 4x4 pieces of wood.  You can paint the cinder blocks to customize your seating area.

18.  Awesome New Bench from Old Headboard ~ Check out this amazing transformation of a headboard and footboard!  They were picked up at a Goodwill store for only $3.99.  The headboard is the back of the chair and the footboard was cut in half for the sides, leaving only the seat and front legs to construct.  The 'sunshine' yellow paint is perfection!

Porch Swing DIY {Outdoor Furniture}

19.  Porch Swing DIY {Outdoor Furniture} ~ Who wouldn't love to relax on this beautifully tranquil porch swing!? With the tutorial found in this post you'll learn how to make one from scratch! The finished product looks amazing and will provide relaxing seating on your porch or outdoor area!

DIY Outdoor Patio

How to Create a $200 Outdoor Fireplace

20.  How to Create a $200 Outdoor Fireplace ~ A beautiful outdoor fireplace might not be out of reach for your budget!  Come learn how to create your own on-the-cheap!

Patio Cabana Inspiration {outdoors}

21.  Patio Cabana Inspiration {outdoors} ~ This patio cabana created by Centsational Girl is simply gorgeous. She shares some budget friendly tips on how she styled it for less. Click on the link to read all the details.

Gorgeous Deck Makeover {outdoors}

22.  Gorgeous Deck Makeover {outdoors} ~ Come see how Sarah completely transformed her deck living space and created outdoor "rooms". The inspiration is lovely!

How to Build a Brick Patio

23.  How to Build a Brick Patio ~  Using a bricks and paver sand, this couple created a beautiful patio in their backyard.  Come see how they did it!

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