The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. – Hanna Rion
I’ve always dreamed about having a beautiful yard, a sanctuary from the busy world. Mine is still a work in progress, so I’ve made a wish-list of my favorite gorgeous whimsical backyard decor ideas from some of the most talented home and garden bloggers on the web.
From planters to vases to lanterns, the projects on this list will help create an outdoor space that will feel like its own special world. I hope that you find this list inspiring for your own home and garden projects!
15 Whimsical Backyard Decor Ideas
Garden Hutch (by Between Naps on the Porch) – I never would have thought of using this piece of indoor furniture outdoors, but I love it!
Glass Decanters (by Petticoat Junction) – A super easy and frugal way to make flea market glassware look stunning!
Burlap Covered Vase (by Uncommon Designs) – The cost of supplies needed for this easy-peasy project? Only $3! It would make a great gift idea too.
Whimsical Toadstools (by Craftaholics Anonymous) – Love love love!! You’ll never guess what this blogger used to make her adorable garden “toadstools!”
Crystal Pouring Watering Can (by Crafts by Amanda) – Crystal “water” shimmers in the sun and jingles in the wind. So creative!
Flower Pot Fairy Garden (by Restoration Redoux) – Don’t throw away those broken flower pots! They could be something really special!
DIY Water Wall (by Interior Frugalista) – What could be more relaxing than the peaceful sound of a waterfall in your backyard?
Tin Lantern (by DIY Ready) – Sprinkle these around the backyard or use as a festive centerpiece!
Outdoor Curtains (by A Beautiful Mess) – I’m not much of a sewer, but these look surprisingly easy to make and WOW do they change the entire look of a patio!
Porch Box Planter (by The Idea Room) – Who knew you could make an expensive-looking planter for a fraction of the cost of buying one!
Picket Garden Shed (by Garden Frog Boutique) – A more advanced project, but this shed is awesome!!
Garbage Can Birdbath (by Funky Junk Interiors) – Who knew an old metal garbage can could be something beautiful?!
Bird Bath Succulent Garden (by A Cultivated Nest) – Such a clever way to repurpose an old bird bath!
Painted Outdoor Table (by Lia Griffith) – You actually don’t have to be a master artist to pull of this dazzling painted table!
Rolling Garden Cart (by Lolly Jane) – A fun and feminine way to up-cycle an old cabinet.
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