DIY Projects for Outdoor Entertaining

Summer is finally here!  It’s time to hose down the back porch, dust off the picnic table, and freshen up the outdoor cushions.  The beautiful long days of summer are the perfect excuse to head outdoors for entertaining your friends, family, and neighbors.  To help you make the most of your time outside, we’ve rounded up 20 fabulous ideas for entertaining outside.  From seating to table setting to kids games we have something for everyone.  Check out our 20 recommendations for DIY outdoor entertaining projects:

Comfy Outdoor Cushions from Fairfield World

DIY Twister Mat from Morena’s Corner

Smores Party Banner by Cassie and Saddie

Stitch and Go Tote by the Fairfield World Team

Khir Indigo Tribal Pillow by FFW Team

Coiled Woolen Basket Designed by FFW

Couples Double Rocker by Morena Hockley

Faux Mini Cactus Garden made with Oly-Fun (fun centerpiece!)

Colorful Play Tent Tutorial by Morena’s Corner for FFW

Patriotic Table Runner by Angela Muir


Oly-Fun Earth Play Mat by Vanessa Brady

Japanese Wind Sock made with Oly-Fun by United Art and Education

Antique Crate Cooler by Cassie and Saddie

DIY Rainbow Outdoor Sit Upon by Abby Davis

Knotty and Nice Wall Hanging by Pattie Wilkinson


Caya the Alpaca Tuffet Designed by Fairfield World


Entwined Floor Mat for Patios


Jaali Moroccan Inspired Screen by FFW Team

DIY Outdoor Curtains from Hey There Home

No Sew Burlap Placemats from Hoosier Homemade



What outdoor plans do you have for this summer?  To find more design ideas, patterns, and inspiration, be sure to check out our project page as well as follow us on Facebook, where we share lots of fun project ideas.

One thought on “DIY Projects for Outdoor Entertaining”

  1. myrna pritchett says:

    great site

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