Interior Design

Brighten Up Your Backyard With Timber

Incorporating timber into your backyard can be a simple way to give your house a fresh look and a new atmosphere. This is a chance for you to get creative, as this type of exterior design is very popular and there is plenty you can do. If you are after a DIY project to keep you busy then look no further than these projects to brighten up your backyard with timber.


Timber Garden Bench

If this is your first DIY project than you might want to stick to something simple. A classic wooden bench is perfect for your backyard if you are after somewhere to sit in the garden peacefully and admire the day.

There are many different tutorials online if you’re unsure where to start. But all you need is some quality timber of your choice, some basic tools and a little bit of time!


Raised Garden Bed

If you’re not one for gardening but still want a veggie patch then a raised garden bed is a perfect DIY project for you.

When using a raised garden bed you don’t have to worry about having bad soil and all the other horticulture problems that come with it – completely eliminating unwanted hassle.

This project can be quite simple so check out some guides online to help you get started!


Timber Deck

There are so many benefits to adding a deck to your home; it boosts resale value, it completely opens up your home and it gives you significantly more space. This is a quite larger project, but one that pays off in the end.

There is a bunch of variety when it comes to decking material, which means a deck can be built to fit any budget. Make sure you do your research to find out which options are best for you and check out some of you local quality timber wholesalers.


Backyard Bar

After all your hard work on a DIY project you deserve a refreshment or two. So you might as well build something that you can thoroughly enjoy. Hey, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere right?

Don’t have the room for a full scale bar? Then check out this Fold Down Bar tutorial. It’s the perfect solution to limited space and will make your backyard very popular with your friends on the weekends!



Now the adults are sorted, I guess I’ve got to put a child friendly option on the list. What better way to not only dramatically change the look of your back yard but also give your kids somewhere fun and safe to play, then to build a treehouse?

There are plenty of different designs, and material you could use in order to build your treehouse, so make sure you have a look online before making any major decisions. Take a look at this article to get you started.


If you have any other ideas on how to incorporate timber into your backyard I’d love to hear them! Comment below or feel free to contact me.