"If you are one of those who believe that a backyard makeover is a must (especially during the holidays) here are some ideas to help you."

How to Spruce Up Your Tiny Home’s Backyard Without Spending Too Much

When it comes to redecorating your tiny home, many people often think of ways to spruce up the interior. It is a common mistake for most homeowners to allow their outdoor living space to be dull and uninviting. If you are one of those who believe that a backyard makeover is a must, here are some ideas to help you:

Build a DIY Patio

If you have a few scraps of wood in your storage, why not put them into good use by building your own backyard patio? A patio can instantly give your backyard a major upgrade. Start with laying your concrete before working on the frame and the roofing. You can check out some of the woodworking plans to help you get started. Once you have everything done, make sure to lay down a gorgeous outdoor rug to complete the look. Adding fairy lights is also highly recommended. It will also help to put some outdoor furniture from Style Nations to spruce up the look.

Invest In Your Landscaping

One of the significant upgrades you can do for your backyard is investing in your landscaping. This should always be best handed out to the professionals because they are most adept in doing landscaping that can give your backyard that boost. Trust us; it will give your home a significant jump in value.

Create a Stone Path

Adding a stone path into your backyard is another great way to liven up your space. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have a garden; you can still create your own stone path from your house to the playhouse. If you want to be a little creative, adding glow-in-the-dark stones or torch lights will surely give it a new look.

Build a Tree Bench

If your home has a tree, you can use this space for a tree bench. This little DIY project can help you add some flair to your backyard. Make sure to paint it with your favorite color and decorate it with some throw pillows. It will be the perfect reading spot for you when you need some quiet time.

Make a Garden Trellis

If your garden is in need of a makeover, why not try building a trellis that your plants can climb on? A trellis can help you create a charming ambiance in your backyard. You don’t have to spend much here. You can use metal poles, twigs, and a little paint to create that chic look.

Add a Fountain

Another method of adding flair to your backyard is by introducing a water element. This is another inexpensive option, and you just need a few garden items to help you get started. You can place this water fountain beside your patio, or you can tuck in your pocket garden.

String Some Mood Lighting

Sometimes all you need to add to your backyard is the perfect mood lighting. You can add string lights to your trellis or across your backyard to help set the mood. Lanterns and torches can also add some soft lighting.

Decorate Your Fence

If you have draping plants, you can use them to decorate your fence. You just have to make sure that the draping will not be messy, or it will give your backyard an unkempt look. It would also be a good idea to install a trellis on your fence and use it as your vertical garden. Add bits of lighting to your fence as well to liven it up. If you have an artistic side, you might want to paint a mural on your wall. Whatever way you upgrade your backyard, you have to make sure that you finish what you started and do one thing at a time so it will be easier to complete.

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Stephanie McQueen
Stephanie McQueen
Stephanie is the content curator and resource hoarder of all things tiny houses. She believes everyone can live a sustainable lifestyle, no matter the size of your house. Connect with Stephanie through LinkedIn or her done-for-you marketing agency, Employed By Life Online.
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