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5 Patio Projects That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous

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Like your home, you should make the yard and garden your own space. Every piece of the outdoor puzzle should express who you are—from the plants you choose to the color palette you pick. And this includes the patio space, a part of the yard where relaxation truly comes to life.

If you're willing to go the extra mile, you could even customize your patio space as a DIY project. Patio projects encapsulate a spirit of fun and show a unique style, making great conversation pieces in yards big or small!

Let's explore five of the best summer patio projects you can do regardless of your skill or expertise.

1. Glow In The Dark Pots

Give potted plants some extra pizzazz by applying glow-in-the-dark paint to your planters. Be the talk of the town with bright whites, reds, and blues, or mix and match to create an after-dark color pallet!

2. Repurposed Tree Stumps

Turn old fallen trees into a haven of entertainment by converting them into chairs, tables, pots, and even whimsical decorations.

3. Multicolored Latex Floor Paint

Put some personality back into the patio by turning the floor into a rainbow of colors. Don't settle for just one. Try patterns like squares, circles, or wiggly borders. For an extra touch, try painting the patio furniture!

4. Table Coolers

With the right tools, a built-in table cooler might be an envy-worthy DIY on this list! Use it to keep drinks and snacks at the perfect temperature, regardless of the heat outside.

5. Drop Down Wall Bar

Have a patio attached to the house? This simple wall bar is beautiful, functional, and easy to make. Display snacks, drinks, and other hors d'oeuvres in style, and you can save more of your table space for other things.

Say Bye To Blasé With Gabriel Building Supply

While keeping up with the Joneses has its place, the main goal of any backyard should be to exceed your own expectations. The DIY projects you pursue should always add value, fun, and excitement to your life, becoming much more meaningful as time goes on.

At Gabriel Building Supply, we believe that DIY is never a competition. Offering a full selection of tools, materials, and sage advice, we're proud to have equipped locals with building supplies for 90 years (and counting). Regardless of your project, we have what it takes to get you there!

Call us today at our Ponchatoula (985.386.3525) or Amite (985.748.3525) location and inquire about what we have in stock.

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