30 Unbelievable Backyard Update Ideas

Here's how you can make your backyard look incredible!

By Hometalk Hits

Transform your backyard with stepping stones

See how they transformed their weed garden into a more manageable space.

Lay down shards of broken concrete

Broken pieces of concrete can create a pretty shattered walkway, especially when you surround them with plants.

Build your own outdoor sectional

This is perfect for small patios and tight corners.

Create your own firepit for bonfires

Backyards are so much cooler if they come with a place to roast marshmallows.

Paint slabs of rock for a colorful patio

Sometimes a simple floor update can give you a whole new look.

Create your own water garden for some zen

Add a mini paradise to your backyard with this brilliant and low-budget idea.

Use Pallets To Hold Your Flowers

Cut pallet wood to desired size and drill together.

Decorate Your Garden With Gnomes and Fairies

Place brightly colored gnomes or fairies, and include plaques of flowers.

Bury bottles in the yard for free mosaic art

Grab some recycled wine, beer, and liquor bottles for this stunning idea!

Make a shady, private spot with drop cloth

A cute little privacy screen that resembles the look of a pergola.

Make a garden shed from pallet scraps & cans

Use pallets, old windows, and tin cans to make an backyard incredible shed!

Transform A Garden Into A Succulent Paradise

Opt for a succulent only garden and paint containers with stone spray paint.

Add A Wooden Bridge To Your Nursery

Attach the corner posts for a base for the bridge and put on the slats.

Surround your stepping stones with lava rocks

Define the edges of your simple walkway by surrounding it with red lava rocks.

Update your gazebo with cushioned seats

A gazebo isn’t really a gazebo unless you can lounge and sit under it.

Transform Your Garden Into A Place Of Prayer

Install sections of lattice fence and add old doors.

Construct A Pretty Garden Swing

Join pallets together, paint, and place the polystyrene beads into wire.

Line Your Garden Space With Beer Bottles

Embed bricks edgewise and insert Michelobe bottles against the cement.

Add a walkway as a flower bed border

Use pea gravel to edge your bright flower bed, to create a pretty strolling space.

Build your own sandbox for a beachy feel

It's reminiscent of your beach vacation, and your kids will love playing in it everyday.

Use full pallets for an instant pathway

Lay down whole pallets to create an easy and instant garden pathway with rustic charm.

Build a small koi pond

You don’t even need the fish, just some lily pads will add some zen to your backyard.

Add a pergola for some shade

You’ll be much more inclined to sit outside without the sun beating on your head.

Shape a pretty stone walk from concrete

Pour and stamp concrete to get the molded stone walkway you’re craving without the mess or money.

Build A Rock Garden

Dig down half way into soil and layer rocks up as high as desired.

Craft A Pallet With Soil For Plants

Cut down to four planks, distress the paint, and coat each pallet with potting soil.

Decorate With Barrel Bars And Twine

Tie at the end of the rims with twine and weave in between the bars.

Thrift A Wire Teacup To Hang In A Trees

Take a copper teacup from Goodwill, rough up with sandpaper, and fill with flowers.

Hang a rustic grapevine luminary

Update your patio with fairy lights by stringing white bulbs through some grapevine balls.