51 Budget Backyard DIY’s that are borderline genius (numbers 31-40)!

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Let’s continue on with our backyard makeovers  (courtesy of Peggy Wang / BuzzFeed), with numbers 31-40.  I absolutely love the idea of holding a backyard drive-in movie theater for the kids.  My youngest has her birthday over the summer, so I may give it a try.  We’ll see ….

31. Toilet paper makes the best, cheapest seed paper.

Toilet paper makes the best, cheapest seed paper.

It can be difficult to space out small seeds like carrots. Get the directions here on how to use seed paper to plant your tiny seeds.

32. Put diapers in the bottom of your potted plants.

Put diapers in the bottom of your potted plants.

They’ll help your plants retain their moisture and keep them looking fresh longer.

33. Make a “wee village” garden.

Make a "wee village" garden.

Your child will have so much fun playing with this miniature village, and it’s a great way to get them outside.

34. Repurpose your tree stumps.

Repurpose your tree stumps.

Turn one into a table, a planter, or just cover it in moss and flowers to make it look pretty.

35. Use latex floor paint to color cement tiles on an outdoor patio.

Use latex floor paint to color cement tiles on an outdoor patio.

Get more info about how they did this here.

36. Did a tree fall down? Use it as a a bike stand.

Did a tree fall down? Use it as a a bike stand.

Stu­dio Sjoesjoe

37. Have a backyard drive-in party for the kids with cardboard boxes.

 

Get the instructions on how to make a DIY backyard movie screen here.

38. Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in.

Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in.

39. Or build a cheap and easy bean fort.

Or build a cheap and easy bean fort.

See how they did this here.

40. Set up pool noodles for a game of kickball croquet.