41 Incredible Backyard Patio Ideas

From fun outdoor furniture to gorgeous DIY planters, these small backyard patio ideas will help you make the yard of your dreams, even when youre on a budget!

By: Scott Waldyn, Editor,
Backyard Patio Ideas

Not everyone has a backyard patio, but for those of us who do, it’s a source of pride. The family with the back patio is the family who hosts all of the summer parties. Whether it’s a casual barbecue among friends or a daughter’s graduation bash, we’re always looking for backyard patio ideas that will keep our yards looking lush, colorful, and the envy of the neighborhood. 

We want comfort in our DIY patio furniture, and we want to amaze our guests with our unbelievable garden patio design ideas. It’s a tough job, but with 41 Incredible Backyard Patio Ideas, we’ve made dazzling our summer guests an easy task.

In 41 Incredible Backyard Patio Ideas, you’ll find our best small backyard patio ideas to make your backyard the summer hotspot of your dreams! Below you’ll find fantastic patio furniture projects, lovely outdoor decor ideas, and gorgeous garden projects to help you create an atmosphere that will wow your friends and family. So grab your gloves, pick up your tools, and check out which amazing projects you’ll be making this weekend! 

Patio Furniture Ideas

Vibrant Upcycled Patio Lounge Table

One of the best ways to spruce up your back patio is by adding unique furniture pieces. Beauty and flair meet function when you incorporate furniture into your backyard patio ideas, as you can create something that is both colorful and practical. With these ideas, you can get your backyard patio ready for company at a relatively cheap price!

Whether you’re looking for a quick and simple project like this Vibrant Upcycled Patio Lounge Table or looking to build a brand new DIY Outdoor Bench, these patio furniture ideas can give a whole new look to your backyard space!

Outdoor Decor Ideas

Outdoor Homemade Water Wall

In this collection of outdoor decor ideas, we’ve assembled the best of the best. If you’re looking for simple, small patio design ideas or jaw-dropping pieces to wow your family and friends, we’ve got you covered!

One of our best patio ideas, the Outdoor Homemade Water Wall, is the perfect eye-catching display that can create a relaxing, natural, and intimate setting for your backyard. If you’re looking for something simpler, our Tin Can Lanterns are a quick and easy way to add a rustic feel without breaking the bank. 

DIY Garden Ideas on a Budget

Beautiful Pallet DIY Hose Holder and Planter

No backyard patio is complete without flowers or plants! With these DIY garden ideas, you’ll discover the best ways to breathe life into your outdoor space without going over budget.

This collection has everything from the practical Pallet Hose Holder and Planter, to the absolutely stunning DIY Trellis Planter. With these creative gardening ideas, you can give your back patio a homey feel that connects your indoor and outdoor spaces. The best part about DIY planters like these? You can reuse them to create new looks year after year!

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