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31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer
While you’re impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space. 1. Set up a movie theater. 2. Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Here’s a very cool personal fire pit you can make for less than $25. Perfect for s’mores night. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Turn the tent into a pillow-filled reading nook. 14. 15. 16. Home Depot sells the whiskey barrels for $30, and Bed Bath and Beyond sells the glass tops for $9. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Comments comments

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