How To Style Your Backyard With Little Budget

Now that the weather is getting warmer and people are heading outside for fun activities, you need to check up on your backyard too and make some changes here and there. Here are some inexpensive ways by which you can change the entire look of your backyard. 

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  • Astro Turf

Artificial grass is a great and inexpensive addition to your backyard, if you don’t want to spend a lot of money. Astro turf is not as high maintenance as real grass and it is quite inexpensive. It is also very easy to clean. Astro Turf also doesn’t need to be watered, so you don’t need to worry about that either. The formation of pests and fungi is also very slim in artificial grass as long as you keep it clean and moisture free. So, artificial grass sounds like a great option, if you are looking to make your backyard look more put-together and enhanced. It will also not cost you a lot to get it installed. It can be installed by yourself as well. 

  • DIY Plant Pots

Plant pots are a huge expense if you add it up. You can get creative with it and make your own plant pots at home. All you need are some used tins, which are abundant in every household. You can paint them any color you want, with either spray paint or acrylic paint. If you want to take the creativity up a notch, then you can try doing mosaic art on the tin, by using rocks or craft glass. This will add a lot of character to your DIY plant pots and they will stand out. 

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  • Stone Accents

Rocks may sound insignificant, but they can be used to change up your backyard, and the best part is that you don’t need to spend a lot of money either. You can get a huge supply of rocks from the craft or garden store. You can now use these rocks to either make a rock path or you can surround the plant pots with rocks to add a touch of decoration to your yard. There is no right or wrong way to decorate your backyard with rocks. It will look amazing and unique either way. 

  • Revamp Old Furniture

Why invest in new yard furniture when you can revamp what you already have at home. You can go to your storage and pick out old furniture, it can be chairs, tables, hammocks, etc. Then you can get them reupholstered or refurbished, which costs a lot less than actual going out and buying yard furniture. You can use this newly revamped furniture in your backyard. It will instantly make your backyard look different.

There you have it! With these tips, you can give your backyard an entirely new look, without breaking the bank.  

Talen Lee
the authorTalen Lee