June 30, 2015
Art-Zee

DIY Backyard Decor

Everyone knows the backyard is a great place to play and have fun but, I bet most people don’t realize how many ways there really are to have fun. Today, I’m going to show you how I like to have fun out back: DIY! There are so many creations to be made outside; here are a few of my faves.

Garden Mushrooms

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Photo from Pinterest user: Woohome

Tools:

Large plates

Flowerpots

Paint

Hot Glue Gun & Glue

Directions:

Paint the bottom of the plates one solid color with big white dots (to look like mushrooms).

When dry, glue the plates onto the bottom of the flowerpots and behold – giant mushrooms!

Twinkling Stars

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Photo from Pinterest user: Luiza

Tools:

Ping Pong Balls

Christmas Lights

Scissors

Directions:

Cut holes in the ping pong balls and slide them onto individual lights. It’s that simple! Now your backyard will sparkle with or without the stars!

My Pet Rock

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Photo from Pinterest user: Brittany Jones

Tools:

Rocks

Paint

Directions:

Paint your rocks whatever color you would like! Add patterns and words – make them chic. That’s all. This is probably the easiest DIY I’ve ever done – but it’s so adorable! 

Show me your decked-out backyard on Instagram @MackenzieBlueSeries using the hashtags #ArtZee #SummerDIY #ChloesDIY #BackyardWithZee

Maura A.

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