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DIY Backyard Ideas and Crafts from Recycled Things

I have already shared lot of decoration and crafts ideas for home and garden improvement using old and useless things. All you have to do is little effort and creativity to transform old useless things into beautiful and useful decorative crafts. Today I have gathered some DIY backyard ideas for improving your backyard with some of these DIY ideas for making decorations and accessories for backyard. First of all I will start with some DIY ideas which could bring smile on your little kids.

DIY Backyard Ideas for Kids

I am sure your kids will start loving backyard of your house with these DIY projects for backyard. Make your backyard fun place for your kids by making these swings and see saw for your kids. You could make them from used old things available in your store or if they are not available already then you could buy them from market as well. Paint tires with some vibrant colors to give them cuter and new look to increase beauty of your garden.

Using old tires, wooden pallets and ropes you can make see saw or swing for your little kids.  Similarly use wooden sticks and old piece of fabric for making beautiful hanging swing for your backyard. Pictures for these swings are given below to help you.

DIY backyard ideas for kids

DIY Backyard projects for kids

DIY Garden Projects

DIY Backyard Furniture Projects

Here are some more DIY backyard ideas for making backyard furniture from old things which most of the people throw away considering them useless. Use tree trunks for making these stylish rustic stools if you want to make up your backyard with rustic theme.

Easy DIY backyard furniture Ideas

Similarly paint your large milk jug for making base of side table. You could use glass or wood slabs as table tops for making side table from old milk jug.

DIY backyard ideas from recycling

Here are some furniture ideas for making seating places for backyard from old barrels. Cut old barrels and place some cushions on them to make them comfortable. Painting of old barrels is also very important so choose best paints and shades for painting barrels.

DIY Backyard furniture projects

DIY Planters for Garden

Give new look to your garden by these DIY garden ideas. Here I have added some pictures where planters are shown which are made from old windows, PVC pipes, and you could also grow planters in old vessels. Paint these old vessels grow plants in them. For giving more stylish look place ladders and hang or place planters on this ladder.

Backyard projects from recycling

Easy DIY Backyard ideas 2016

Upcyled DIY backyard ideas

DIY Back Yard Decorations and Crafts

Here are some decorations and crafts for backyard which are also made from old and used things. Use old metal bowls for making these colorful mushrooms for your garden. Paint back sides of the bowls with red acrylic paint now make circles with red paint to give it complete look of mushroom. Make stalk of the mushroom using wooden stick.

Easy backyard project ideas

Car hubcaps could also be painted for making DIY flowers for your backyard. Use rim of old bicycle and use it for making colorful windmill for your garden. Hope you will like this colorful stained glass to make your backyard colorful. Hang egg beaters in your backyard for making cute candle holders to decorate your backyard.

DIY Summer backyard ideas

DIY Backyard ideas 2016

Creative DIY backyard ideas

DIY Art Projects Ideas for Kids and Adults

Today you will find some creative DIY Art Projects Ideas for kids and adults in my today’s post. Make your upcoming weekend more creative, fun and useful by choosing some art projects from my today’s post. These projects will bring a refreshing change in your house as I am going to share lot of canvas art ideas which kids and their parents could make together for improving their home. So gather some ordinary things and make something creative and artistic by little efforts to amaze everybody. So let’s move towards our first DIY art a project which is exclusively for kids.

Here is step by step tutorial for making DIY sheep craft for kids. Help your kids for making this sheep craft using paper, gum, cotton buds and Popsicle sticks. This cute little sheep could be used for decorating walls of kids bedroom or classroom. Just follow the steps and make this easy innocent sheep to decorate room walls in artistic way.

DIY Art projects for kids

Here is another creative project for kids. All you need for this DIY art project is Styrofoam ball, common pins, and different types of colorful ribbons. Cover Styrofoam ball with rings of ribbon using common pins and give your ball shape of a flower. You own handmade centerpiece is ready. Step by step tutorial for this craft project is shown in the picture added below.

Easy DIY art projects 2016

Use empty plastic soda bottles for make these cute hello kitty planters for placing in your garden, kitchen or anywhere in your house. Cut plastic bottle to give it shape of kitty. Now spray paint the bottle with white acrylic spray paint. Use permanent marker for drawing eyes, nose etc on them to give it complete look of hello kitty. Your quick and easy DIY craft is ready.

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3D DIY Canvas Art Projects

Here are some 3D art projects which can be made at home with easily available things. All you need is canvas and some stationary items like glue, pencils, crayons, paper, etc. This first 3D canvas project is made with leftover buttons. Your Just stick buttons to give it  shape of hot air balloon. Use piece of burlap for making basket of the balloon your colorful 3D canvas frame is ready.

DIY 3D canvas art Ideas

Use hard colorful paper strips for making paper roses by quilling. Now use these colorful paper roses for making 3d canvas art for your room. Here is the picture to guide you. Similarly you could use printed fabric and frame it. Now sew or paste felt roses or flowers on that frame for making cute DIY wall hanging for your room.

3D DIY art projects


DIY Art and craft projects

Make these cute mini 3d butterfly canvas art by following the steps shown in the tutorial given below. Make base of canvas by different colors of melted crayons. Use hairdryer for melting crayons. Now cut white butterflies and paste them on these mini colorful canvases.

3d DIY Canvas art projects

DIY Canvas Art Projects for Kids

Here are some DIY art projects for kids. Step by step tutorials for making these easy canvas projects are shown in the pictures I have added below. These canvas art don’t involve proper painting but different easy techniques are used for making these canvas projects which kids could make quite easily.

DIY Canvas art projects for kids

Easy canvas art projects tutorials

Easy DIY Art projects

Creative Rock Crafts Ideas

Just gather rocks of different sizes and shapes for making these artistic crafts by painting rocks in different ways and give them new look by painting.

Use long oval rocks and paint them with green paint to make these cute cactus planters from rocks. Paint different shapes and sizes of rocks and give them shape of colorful fruits and veggies. I have added a picture below to help you as well.

DIY Art projects for garden

DIY Art projects for kids

This cute wall hanging could be made using small rocks, Popsicle sticks, sea shells etc. kids will love to make these cute and easy wall hanging for decorating their classroom or bedroom walls.

DIY Wall art project ideas

Well these were all DIY Art projects for today. Keep visiting my blog for getting ideas on decorating home with creativity and without spending lot of money.