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22 DIY Porch and Outdoor Projects to Make!!

I’m anxious to start spending more time outdoors as the weather gets warmer.  

And it’s a great feeling to make a project that helps your home make a great first impression.

Whether you live in a house, an apartment or anything in between, here are 22 great DIY projects to bring spring to YOUR home!

I love all the ideas linked up this week that focused on sprucing up all our outdoor spaces.  Remember to check out all the other awesome ideas you guys had this week too!
Pallet Turned Planter @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor

Mini Porch Makeover with Placemat Pillows @ A Pumpkin & A Princess

 Boots and Buckets Garden Planters @ A Little Something

 May Day Door Baskets @ Akers of Love


 Front Porch Makeover @ How to Nest for Less

 Rustic Burlap Wreath @ Too Much Time

Branch Ladder DIY @ Ashbee Design

Front Porch Decorating Ideas @ Design Dining & Diapers
Ikea Pots Turned into Planters @ The Ambitious Procrastinator

Metallic Planters @ Creatively Living
Small Balcony Makeover @ Meeha Meeha
Potting Bench from Old Pallet @ 2 Crafty 4 My Skirt

Turn a Drop Cloth into a Patio Umbrella @ Creative Passage


Monogrammed Flower Pots @ Homey Home Design


Miniature Gardening @ Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

 Poolside Beverage Cart Redo @ Ciao Newport Beach

 More May Day Baskets @ Serendipity

 The Mad Planter @ Wait Til Your Father Gets Home

 An Outdoor Soiree @ House TalkN


Hanging Hydrangea Bucket @ Real Southern Living

 Gardening Basics @ Over the Big Moon

Don’t miss out on winning the amazing Amy Atlas book, Sweet Designs, full of delicious recipes, beautiful photography and inspiring how-to’s!

This book would also make an DELIGHTFUL Mother’s Day Gift.You can purchase the book at a local book store or through Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Make sure you stop by Amy Atlas Events on Facebook and follow along and/or leave a comment with a big TT&J hello. You will love following along with her there and all of the party ideas and recipes!!

Happy Sunday!!
PS — I have BIG announcement tomorrow. It’s something that I Amy from Mod Podge Rocks and I have been working on for a long time!!


  1. Love everything — great taste!


  2. joleen day says:


  3. barb mathers says:

    i went to amy atlas’ blog– great ideas! thanks for the book giveaway!…. i shared this on fbook too.

  4. These are all great ideas, I especially love the branch ladder I think i’ll go searching my lot right now to find some great free wood for it!!

  5. Thank youse much for the feature! All the ideas are pretty awesome, I guess there’s a lot of us that get the planting itch this time of year!

    Nikki Kelly

  6. Such amazing creative talent out there!

  7. Wow! Thanks for featuring me! I am loving everyone’s posts as I need to spruce up the back porch but, just haven’t had anything click yet or good enough bargain…or maybe I just have too many ideas floating around in my head:)

  8. Thanks for including me in this fun collection!

  9. I am so excited now to start my garden decor! Thanks for sharing!


  10. This is a great round-up. I really am inspired by all the textures in the various projects. The rope, the bright patterned curtains in the pallet window box, and the branches used for the ladder.

  11. These are actually some great Mothers Day Ideas. Thanks for giving me some ideas for this weekend.

  12. I was so excited to see that you featured my Pallet Potting Table! Thank you so much!

  13. Super creative and good looking ideas, thank you for the inspiration and for including my small balcony among them :)

  14. Thank you so SO much for featuring my front porch planters in your projects wrap up. It has been a personal goal of mine to one day make it into one of your features and you made that a reality. I have been a reader for years and love all the great talent that you hilight each week. Thank you for including me this time around! What a wonderful surprise!

  15. Hey Jen,
    Thanks so very much for featuring my wreath. You know, every time I wander over to my site stats and there is a huge jump, it is often because you featured me! I SO appreciate it you spreading the love and sharing so many amazing projects!

  16. Jen, thanks so much for sharing my bench with your readers. I really appreciate it! Lots of great ideas this week!!

  17. I like How to Nest for Less. It looks clean and inviting, and the colors are appealing.

  18. Hey, Jen, Nice round up. It is good to be working on the outside- now before the bugs get too fierce! Thanks for sharing the ideas and featuring my ladder with hanging pots! Have a great week, Marji

  19. WOW! That is one FAB PACKED round up. I kept liking the next one more, and then the next one!!! Great ideas. Now that we have had sun for TWO whole days. Maybe I can start thinking Spring OUTSIDE?

  20. Thank you so much for featuring my planters….and for the FB rug shoutout!!!

    @ Creatively Living

  21. Thanks for featuring my May Day basket! That made my day!

  22. I feel so honored to have my porch included in this round-up! Thank you for featuring my little porch makeover, hope you are having a great weekend, Jen!

  23. Thanks so much for featuring my drop cloth umbrella!!

  24. Super cute ideas, Jen! Thanks for including mine :)


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