Fires are what summer nights are made of. These are not too difficult to install, and they are great for years to come! Get the how-to video here.
String a line between some trees, and you have the easiest outdoor tent ever. Great for an outdoor camp out, or just as an afternoon getaway from the sun.
11. Outdoor Bowling Alley
A tremendous idea from Brit and Co, this backyard bowling alley would make you the neighborhood hit. Guess what? This is a DIY project. Instructions here!
12. Giant Water Slide
You never grow out of good old fashioned fun! Use a plastic tarp, and a bit of soap to make this the greatest water slide EVER. Extra points if you can do this on a hillside!
13. Movie Theater
Set up a white sheet and a projector outdoors. Invite your neighbors to the film festival!
Perfect for late night dining, or just as a stunning light fixture, you can never go wrong with outdoor light fixtures.
15. Pillow Blanket
Make a pillow blanket for outdoor naps or slumber parties. It really is just as easy as sewing a punch of pillows together.
16. Water Balloon Pinatas
Hang water balloons from a tree for a refreshing afternoon activity. Idea from Milk Allergy Mom.
17. Zip Line
Fit for any adventure junkie, this great DIY zipline is sure to please. Bring the Kids recommends hanging between two trees and use bike handlebars as a handle.
18. Secret Garden
Create a secret entrance to a patio, pool, or other area. Camouflage the area well with these tips from Sunset.
19. Moss Graffiti
Write a quote or the names of your family members on a wall. Use this recipe to create moss graffiti. Totally unique!