If your yard feels cramped, dull or otherwise in need of of a pick-me-up, don’t worry! You don’t have to dig up the backyard and start from scratch to make it feel homey and new. Just make some small investments. When we want to spend time outdoors, its natural that we want to linger on our patios, porches and decks. They are a natural gathering place to enjoy the outdoors with our friends and family, or even for a quiet Sunday afternoon with a lemonade and a book. So it makes sense to want to make those spaces as nice as our budgets will allow! Don’t relegate your outdoor rooms to be the last space you design for living.
These are only some of the ways to make your small yard feel more open and welcoming using your patio as the focal point. If you aren’t sure where to start, here we give you 35 Amazing DIY Patio Ideas on a Budget. Just scroll down and find your ideas!