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Florida Backyard DIY That Millennials Will Love

Kara Yaquinta
By Kara Yaquinta - November 9, 2019

You’re probably thinking who cares, no one is ever going to see the backyard space, but what happens when you go to sell? This could potentially be a selling point you’ll want to highlight and if you’re currently looking for your first home, you could probably agree that a home with character is something you’re more likely to remember. Check out some DIY Florida backyard ideas to spruce up your space. 

DIY for Your Florida Backyard 

A Garden for Crocs

toddler and mother watering potted plants in garden

Needed to find an excuse to get yourself a pair of Crocs? Get yourself a garden. Knowing space is limited in SoFlo get creative with your Florida backyard patio ideas and go for some plants that grow well when potted like tomatoes or fresh herbs you can use in the kitchen.

Decorative Throw Pillows

patterned pillows on outdoor furniture

Are you even a true homeowner if the idea of new throw pillows doesn’t excite you? They’re basically the adult equivalent to children’s stuffed animals, if you don’t have one are you even truly adulting? For those who aren’t open to the idea of decorating your Florida outdoor living space with some pillows, try out IKEA as a first stop because they’re super cheap and if you hate them there’s no harm in tossing them.

Twinkly Lights

young friends light up pool party at night

For when you’re feeling extra instagrammable throw up some twinkly lights around your outdoor space. They’re pretty and pretty cheap. Plus they allow the party to last a little longer and why not enjoy all the time you’ve put into making your outdoor space, YOU.

Fire Pit

young couple taking selfie in front of backyard firepit

Who says it needs to be cold out to enjoy some s’mores? Being an adult means having the ability to make your own decisions, so who cares what everyone thinks…enjoy one of the most fun Florida outdoor activities? Chances are everyone will be lining up at your door to gather round the fire pit enjoying some food and good company.

Hammock

couple enjoying hammock on outdoor patio

For the times, you can’t be on vacation you might as well act like it…after all #welivewhereyouvacation.  Head to Home Depot to check out a wide variety of hammocks available to set up in your Florida outdoor space. You’ll never experience better sleep than the kind you get from a hammock.

If you plan on selling make your home the one to remember by investing in these inexpensive DIY ideas for your Florida home. If you’re going to be a first time homeowner in Florida and want to browse local listings sign up for HomeAdvantage to get access to the most current information on what’s for sale around you.

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