51 Budget Backyard DIY’s that are borderline genius! (numbers 41-51)!

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Let’s finish up our list of backyard makeovers  (courtesy of Peggy Wang / BuzzFeed), with numbers 41-51. I love the idea of an outdoor chalkboard – our driveway is always a chalky mess!  Hope all of these ideas have gotten your creative juices flowing …

41. Use rope lighting to line your garden.

It’s waterproof, and you can put it on a timer.

You could also use a border of rocks to separate the lawn from the deck.

42. This pool noodle floating cooler only costs $1.99.

This pool noodle floating cooler only costs $1.99.

Get the instructions here.

43. If you already have throw pillows, make them patio-ready by using a grocery bag insert.

If you already have throw pillows, make them patio-ready by using a grocery bag insert.

Directions here.

44. You can build a backyard beach for $200.

You can build a backyard beach for $200.

It’ll be non-stop summer vacation. This one only takes up 100 square feet of space.

45. If you plan on doing a lot of entertaining, this simple fence table will give your guests a place to eat and drink.

If you plan on doing a lot of entertaining, this simple fence table will give your guests a place to eat and drink.

Get the instructions here.

46. These shady book nooks only require a hula hoop and a curtain.

These shady book nooks only require a hula hoop and a curtain.

Get the directions here.

47. Make a wind chime out of old keys and acrylic paint.

Make a wind chime out of old keys and acrylic paint.

Get the directions here.

48. Place scraps of yarn in a suet feeder and birds will use them to make their nests.

Place scraps of yarn in a suet feeder and birds will use them to make their nests.

Get more information here.

49. Mount a chalk-painted board to the fence so kids can unleash their creativity outdoors.

Mount a chalk-painted board to the fence so kids can unleash their creativity outdoors.

50. This cinder block bench should only cost you about $30.

This cinder block bench should only cost you about $30.

Get the directions here.

51. Make a garden umbrella stand using a pot or a barrel.

Make a garden umbrella stand using a pot or a barrel.

Get the directions here.

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