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5 DIY Backyard Projects That Are Perfect For Entertaining

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Summertime is nearly here, including all the busyness that comes along with it. With graduations, Memorial Day, and barbeques on the horizon, it's about time to freshen up your outdoor space for entertaining throughout the season.

Keep a personalized touch without the price tag by building some projects of your own! DIYers can easily upgrade their backyards in a weekend or less with some guidance from these fun ideas.

Get ready to celebrate with help from Gabriel Building Supply!

5 Fun Projects For Summer Entertaining

Grab a hammer and a box of nails to get started on these summertime, backyard, entertaining ideas!

1. Fire Pit

Nothing says 'home' like a humble fire pit. Surrounded by comfortable seating or a cozy outdoor landscape, fires are the perfect way to slow down, chill out, and catch up with the ones you love. All you need to get started is gravel, a few bricks, and a little imagination.

Check out how to make a fire pit here.

2. Easy Bench

There are so many ways to build an outdoor bench, each with a special design, color, and whimsical structure. Build a bench out of old bed headers for a weathered look, or build a classic design with wooden beams and concrete blocks.

Choose from one of 27 designs here!

3. Upgrade Your Privacy Fence

Who said fences had to be boring? Install planter boxes and vertical trestles to encourage plant growth, coating your perimeter in a blanket of green.

Feeling more adventurous? Create your own recycled wine bottle fence (or put bottles directly on the wall) for a unique approach.

4. Build An Outdoor Kitchen

Make every day a party in your backyard! Upgrade your grill, add some countertops, and install a sink for the ultimate cooking space.

Get started with the instructions here.

5. Design An Outdoor Theater

Step one: build a frame. Step two: hang a white sheet. Step three: grab some popcorn!

Building an outdoor theater is incredibly easy.

Get It All And More From Gabriel Building Supply

Getting your home ready for the big day can be a blur. Check more off your to-do list with the help of Gabriel Building Supply, Louisiana's go-to provider of DIY tools and materials.

With two locations in Ponchatoula and Amite, it's easy to get what you need where you need it—no compromises necessary! Call our main office today at 985.386.3525 or 985.748.3525 to inquire about what we have in stock.

Would you rather come in person? Drop by any time during our business hours to chat with an expert about your DIY needs. We're looking forward to making your next party a success!

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