Nifty·Posted on Mar 26, 201331 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This SummerWhile you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Set up a movie theater. Directions here. 2. Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. binbin.net They're also called truffula flowers, inspired by Dr. Seuss. 3. Build a super-simple tree house. apartmenttherapy.com Get the directions here. 4. Add a beer cooler to your patio table. domesticated-engineer.com Get the directions here. 5. Drill holes in your fence and fill with marbles. reddit.com They'll catch the light on a sunny day. 6. Turn an old bunk bed into a stargazing loft retreat. ramblingbog.wordpress.com 7. Make a giant Scrabble set. sunset.com Get the directions here. 8. Build a fire pit. pinterest.com Directions here. Here's a very cool personal fire pit you can make for less than $25. theartofdoingstuff.com Get the full tutorial here. Perfect for s'mores night. pinterest.com 9. Build a giant hammock swing. apartmenttherapy.com Get the directions here. 10. Light up some wine bottle tiki torches for a nighttime party. designsponge.com Get the full tutorial here. 11. Build a backyard beach. sunset.com This one cost $200 to make and took up 100 square feet of space. 12. Sprout a sofa. curbly.com Get the directions here. 13. Go camping in your own backyard. pinterest.com Turn the tent into a pillow-filled reading nook. pinterest.com 14. Replace the diving board with a trampoline. pinterest.com 15. Build a teepee. mom.me Get directions here. 16. Make these simple tables out of $30 whiskey barrels. residenceblog.com Home Depot sells the whiskey barrels for $30, and Bed Bath and Beyond sells the glass tops for $9. Get the directions here. 17. Upcycle tires to make a jungle gym. studiodish.com 18. Build a simple gazebo. justlive.us Get the full instructions here. 19. Create an outdoor tunnel system for your indoor cat. cuckoo4design.blogspot.com Get more information here. 20. Make an outdoor shower by connecting a hose. finecraftguild.com Get more information here. 21. Make a simple canopy by stringing a rope between two trees and hanging sheets off of it. julia.blogg.se 22. Build a backyard pizza oven. thecobovenproject.blogspot.com Get the tutorial here. 23. Construct this simple bar for outside entertaining. turtlesandtails.blogspot.ca Get the directions here. 24. Build a stove for an outdoor kitchen with this Ikea hack. ikeahackers.net Get the directions here. 25. Put in a porch bed. apprenticeextrovert.blogspot.com Get more details here. 26. Spray-paint a lawn Twister game. littlebirdiesecrets.blogspot.com Get the directions here. 27. Fashion an amazing set of speakers using wooden salad bowls. theb-roll.com Get the full instructions here. 28. A wooden pallet sectional is easy to put together and provides lots of extra seating for outdoor parties. shoestringsophistication.blogspot.com 29. Create an outdoor art haven by mounting a giant chalkboard against the fence. myhouseandhome.squarespace.com Get more details here. 30. Build a small outdoor greenhouse out of reclaimed storm windows. designdreamsbyanne.blogspot.ca Get the directions here. 31. Make little hideouts of hula hoops and shower curtains. alannageorge.com Get the directions here. Want more awesome DIY tips? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter and we'll send them straight to your inbox!