06/16/2015 05:20 pm ET | Updated Jun 16, 2015

11 DIY Projects That'll Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Oasis

It's that time of year when you'd rather be outside than in. That means prepping your backyard for BBQs and lazy days spent enjoying the weather.

There's no need to spend a ton of money to have the perfect backyard. All you need is a little creativity, a free weekend and some elbow grease.

Get the most out of your summer with 11 of our favorite DIY tutorials to create your backyard oasis.

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