15 Outdoor Games To DIY This Weekend
Let's face it – whether you're planning a staycation or just want a fun summer 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 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 to keep cool), and scroll down for *all* the DIY games to enjoy out in the sunshine.
Follow our tutorial to turn lovely wooden checkers and chess sets into full-size travel games with velcro, so you don't lose a single piece while in your backyard or at the park. (via Brit + Co.)
This colorful take on a classic is definitely one that you'll keep around for warm weather gaming. (via A Beautiful Mess)
This inexpensive project could make an A+ gift to a family or friend who loves outdoor games! (via A Beautiful Mess)
This trendy design doesn't require a ton of artistic flair *and* you can easily pack it up to play it indoors or out. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Transform your lawn ornaments into a legit party game with *just* a few DIY supplies. (via Sugar & Cloth)
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)
All you need is a printer and Mother Nature to get your outdoor game on. (via Hey, Let's Make Stuff!)
If you'd rather spend your budget on tasty snacks and cocktails, you'll love that this yard game is made out of nothing more than cardboard boxes and paint. You can even use these adorable cacti as home decor later. (via Brit + Co.)
We're loving this rustic-but-pretty version of dominoes. (via The House That Lars Built)
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.)
Set up a couple of these rad color-dipped board games to keep kids (and adults!) entertained at home. (via Brit + Co.)
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Additional reporting by Kate Thorn.
This post has been updated.
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