Last year I re-did my back patio on a budget, with so many DIY details. I still get so many emails about it, I thought I’d round up all the different DIYs we’ve posted on Prudent Baby so you can get to creating before the summer is out. Above you’ll see the whole thing happen in time lapse (that song everyone is obsessed with is by Twin Sister). Here’s the scoop…
How to Build a Pallet Daybed
Build yourself a place where you can kick back and relax. It’s really not that hard to make, I promise.
Click here for the Pallet Daybed Tutorial.
How to Block Print Fabric
Block print bench cushions and pillows to give them a handmade feel.
Click here for the Block Print Fabric Tutorial.
How to Make a Fabric Tassel Garland (No Sew!)
Tie your patio together with a colorful tassel garland.
Check out the Fabric Tassel Garland Tutorial.
Check out the rest of the tutorials from my backyard after the jump…
How to Make a Simple Canvas Awning
This is probably one of the easiest projects you’ll ever do.
Check out the Simple Canvas Awning Tutorial.
How to Make a Paper Mache Table (For Under $20)
Use recycled recycled newspaper and cardboard to make yourself a table.
Click here for the Paper Mache Table Tutorial.
How to Make Dining Chair Cushions with Bonus Embellishment Goodness
Give your dining chairs a new look by adding new cushions.
Click here for the Dining Chair Cushions Tutorials.
How to Sew Rope Trim & My Embroidered Seat Cushions
A great way to add color to your patio is by making new seat cushions.
Check out the Rope Trim and My Embroidered Seat Cushions Tutorial.
How to Sew Zipper Pillows With Piping
These pillows added the perfect touch to the bench and daybed.
Click here for the Zipper Pillows With Piping Tutorial.
How to Sew Piping
Instead of buying piping, try to sew up some of your own.
Learn how with the How to Sew Piping Tutorial.
This is from West Elm, but Jacinda shows you how to make your own.
Check out the Scrap-Busting Fabric Bowl Tutorial.
Handmade King Size Headboard
Spice up your bed with a pretty headboard.
Click here for the King Size Headboard Tutorial.
DIY Vintage Lace Bowls
Use vintage doilies or lace to make these lovely bowls.
Check out the at Vintage Lace Bowl Tutorial.
The Scotch Tape Flower Trick
Make your flowers look extra pretty by using this simple trick.
Check out the Scotch Tape Flower Trick.