17 Outdoor Games To DIY This Weekend
Let's face it, whether you're planning a staycation or just want a fun weekend, our backyards and stoops are going to have to step up their game this summer. And there's nothing like putting your own personal spin on the classic outdoor games to bring them up a notch. So assemble your crew, get your materials ready (don't forget a refreshing easy cocktail or two), and scroll down for *all* the DIY games to enjoy out in the sunshine.
This inexpensive project could make an A+ gift to a family or friend who loves outdoor games. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Building your own cornhole set is easier than you'd think — we're making ours with an old canvas for our dear ol' dad for Father's Day. (via Brit + Co.)
This game is great for the backyard, picnics, even beach trips, and it's made with cork tiles, so it's totally reusable. The tutorial includes printables, making it your easiest project of the entire season. (via Studio DIY)
Nothing brings back more summer memories than a wooden swing hanging under a tree. If you have little ones or are a kid at heart, don't spend another day without this summer essential. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Ring toss just got a very trendy upgrade. If you'd rather spend your budget on tasty snacks and cocktails, you'll love this yard game is made out of nothing more than cardboard boxes and paint. Bonus: You can use these adorable cacti as home decor later. (via Brit + Co)
We love the idea of a game board that you can fold up and tuck into your picnic basket for any local adventure! And if you don't yet know how to play Squares, you can learn that in here too. (via Say Yes)
When it comes time to bust out the bocce balls, make sure your color scheme is on point and in full patriotic form. Spruce up an old set of balls with a starry makeover and a fresh coat of paint. (via Brit + Co)
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(Additional reporting by Kate Thorn)
This post has been updated from a previous article published in March 2019.
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