Summer is almost here and we are all ready for those long summer days and warm summer nights. Here are some great DIY backyard ideas that will get your backyard all ready to celebrate summer!

These easy DIY backyard ideas will totally transform your backyard into an oasis that you will never want to leave and will make your house the envy of your neighbors.

Are you ready for summer? Well I am and I am ready to transform my backyard with these amazing DIY Backyard Ideas. These easy DIY backyard ideas will totally transform your backyard into an oasis that you will never want to leave and will make your house the envy of your neighbors.

I love any easy DIY idea and this DIY Backyard Tightrope from Kids Activity Blog is such a great idea to spruce up your backyard into an awesome activity focused play area for the kids!

DIY Tight Rope for your backyard from Kids Activity Blog

I mean, come on – what kids (or adult) would immediately want to play this Giant Backyard Game Board. Those HUGE dice would be so fun to roll! Such a fun and fantastic idea from The 36th Avenue!

DIY Giant Game Board and Dice for your Backyard from The 36th Avenue

Use rope light to line walkway or edging. Not only is this great to create an illuminating ambience that will make your backyard glow, but it is also great for safety at night!Use rope light to line walkway or edging. Not only is this great to create an illuminating ambience that will make your backyard glow, but it is also great for safety at night!

Plant lemongrass to repel mosquitoes from BuzzfeedI have tried this and it works!! Lemongrass is an inexpensive and effective way to chase away mosquitoes. It is also great way to decorate your yard!Plant lemongrass to repel mosquitoes and other great backyard ideas

Build your own backyard rock climbing wall from TSM InteractiveHow great would this climbing wall be in your yard? I know my kids would love it! It is also so great to keep them active and exercising! Build your own backyard rock climbing wall and other great DIY backyard ideas

Make a PVC pool towel rack from Towelmaid . Anyone who has a pool can understand the need for this DIY towel rack! I hate having wet towels left all around the pool deck and this would give a great place for them to dry out. The pool noodle storage in the back is a total added bonus! (Bonus: Don’t want to make your own, Towelmaid will make it for you! Click here to order one now and for more information!)PVC Pool Towel Rack and other great backyard DIY ideas

Build a backyard bar from Turtles and TailsNo matter how much space you have, there is just never enough counter and serving space. What I adore about this bar is how it nicely folds up and doesn’t take up valuable backyard space.Build a backyard bar - this fold away bar will be great for serving and space saving!

Build a backyard movie theater from MomtasticI mean seriously, what isn’t better than a warm summer night, hanging outside with friends, (with a glass of wine for the adults), popcorn for the kids – all watching a movie on a huge screen! My kids would go crazy over this!Build a backyard movie theater from Momtastic. I mean seriously, what isn't better than a warm summer night, hanging outside with friends, (with a glass of wine for the adults), popcorn for the kids - all watching a movie on a huge screen! My kids would go crazy over this!Interested in making your own Backyard Movie Theater – here is everything you need to know about Making your Own DIY Outdoor Movie TheaterHow to make your own backyard movie theater! Everything you need to make an outdoor movie theater

Build a backyard bowling alley. There are so many fun games you can play outside, but who would have ever thought of bowling!! This would rock my world!Build a backyard bowling alley for your backyard and other great backyard ideas

Make an outdoor chalkboard from My House and Home. Keep the mess of the chalk dust outside and use the rain to clean off the board – genius!Make an outdoor chalkboard and other great backyard DIY ideas. Keep the mess of the chalk dust outside and use the rain to clean off the board - genius!

Tunnel of Fun Water Sprinkler from Lowes. The only thing better than a slip and slide is a slip and slide with water come from all sides! This is an easy DIY project that will keep the kids cool and busy on those hot summer days!Tunnel of Fun Water Sprinkler - The only thing better than a slip and slide is a slip and slide with water come from all sides! This is an easy DIY project that will keep the kids cool and busy on those hot summer days!

Fun backyard play area from Lowes. Who said a backyard had to be all grass to have fun. I would have gone nuts playing with this easy to create backyard play area!Create your own DIY Backyard play area and other great backyard ideas

This outdoor playhouse has it all from Crafty Morning. I mean, I can’t even!! This has it all!! I mean chalkboard wall, sandbox, activity wall and it is all covered to keep bad weather or harsh sun away from your little ones!

This outdoor playhouse has it all from Crafty Morning. I mean, I can't even!! This has it all!! I mean chalkboard wall, sandbox, activity wall and it is all covered to keep bad weather or harsh sun away from your little ones!

 Looking for some other fun ideas – click on the pictures below:

DIY BACKYARD HACKS – Who doesn’t love a good hack? Well, these are not only good, they are GREAT!

DIY Backyard Hacks

DIY BACKYARD WATER PARK – It is getting hot outside and these awesome ideas will help keep you nice and cool!backyard water park

More Fun Backyard Ideas – Love all of the ideas in this article – well here are some more!
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Jennifer Fishkind

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Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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  1. Is it just me and my browser ir is there no links with instructions to follow?nothing happens when I click on picture
    Desperate for some guidance to build the outdoor bar..can someone reply with a link?

  2. Hi Jenn. Thanks for sharing my towel rack. But could you please include a link to my shop and give me proper credit for the picture? If your readers are interested, they can buy the rack or the instructions to build one at my Etsy store: TowelMaid. (www.etsy.com/shop/towelmaid)

  3. I am interested in the plans for the backyard bowling alley. Is there a link to it? I tried to click on the picture. Is there a link to go to the plans? Could you email it to me at TilTherWasU@yahoo.com, thank you in advance.