10. A Natural Rock Table

stoneagecreations

stoneagecreations

If you live in an area filled with large rocks, this might be the perfect table for your yard. Sand one side flat after making sure it is level enough to stand, then polish the top until it shines. You don’t have to worry about protecting this table from the elements, making it easier to take care of than most other furniture.

9. Turn Old Doors Into An Arch

terrysfabrics

terrysfabrics

Old doors make surprisingly good arches in your garden. Paint them with chalk paint and lightly distress them for a much more Victorian look. If you encourage vines to grow across the top, it will make your garden look much more rustic and charming.

8. Use A Tree To Make A Bench

beautifulharmonylife

beautifulharmonylife

Make a bench around a tree and enjoy it throughout all of the seasons. This makes the perfect place to sit and enjoy the spring flowers, get out of the heat in the summer, and watch the leaves fall in the autumn. If you make it far enough out, you can enjoy the bench for many years to come.

7. Treat Yourself To A Reading Nook

interieurkoning

interieurkoning

This charming reading nook took a pallet, an outdoor pillow, and a few sheets to make. Look around your home and see what you have that can make a lovely hideaway for you to enjoy. Keeping it simple will make it even more inviting during the hot summer days.

6. Make A Porch Swing

qadata

qadata

This swing is one cushion, a pallet, some chains, and a lot of varnish. This is the kind of project you can make over one weekend, but it will last you for many years. You can switch out the varnish for fun paint if you have a theme going in your yard. The cozy size makes it inviting but also makes it popular with couples.

5. Make A Pallet Sofa Set

recycledthings

recycledthings

This pallet couch set was simple to make and is easy to repair. It is built into one area, giving each piece a bit more support. You can put any number of cushions onto it or leave it plain depending on your tastes. This is a quick project that only requires a few pallets to build.

4. Make A Hanging Bed

decorationtrend

decorationtrend

With a ton of surface area, this hanging bed is great to relax on and forget the bed. Perfect for nights spent under the stars, it’s also a great place to lay and watch the kids play. Easy to make for under $100 in materials, this swinging bed might be our favorite project on this list.

3. Use Moss As A Natural Seat

littleone

littleone

These little stools have a lot going on, making them particularly charming and adorable. First a recycled tie has legs attached, then soft dirt is packed down to form a seat, and lush moss completes the piece. Sitting on these stools won’t harm the moss, and when you get back up, your garden is even greener. These are sure to be a hit with anyone who loves gardening.

2. Create A Little Shelf

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pinterest

Shelves are easy to make, and chalkboard paint makes them easy to distress. This one was made with some old picket fencing and some wooden off cuts. The total price for this shelf is under $10, making it a quick and cheap project anyone can do. Make a bigger shelf to hold everything for your garden, or make a pair for adorable end tables that hold more than just your drink.

1. Make Log Furniture

imgur

imgur

If you find that you have a lot of logs left over, turn them into some unique furniture. Cut them into small rounds, and put them together in any number of patterns for a fun and complete patio set. This set’s owner even made a fire-pit, a really impressive feat.