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My Top DIY & Decorating Picks from the Outdoor Extravaganza

Get inspired to tackle your own outdoor DIY and decorating projects after seeing my top picks from Outdoor Extravaganza 2018.

Outdoor DIY Projects and Decorating Ideas - Front Porch Basket Planter with Salvia - Satori Design for Living

Hello, friends! Can you believe it’s almost June? It seems like just yesterday I was planning this year’s Outdoor Extravaganza and now it’s all over. Were you inspired by this series as much as I was? It was the biggest group yet, with 18 other bloggers joining in on the fun for this 7th season. Wow, time flies!

Outdoor Extravaganza 2019

I loved seeing so many amazing outdoor ideas from my friends week after week.

In case you missed something, here’s a little recap of my outdoor DIY projects

Week 1: Outdoor Plants & Flowers

DIY Succulent Centerpiece

DIY Succulent Centerpiece for Your Outdoor Table - Satori Design for Living

Week 2: Outdoor Decorating & Entertaining

Ice Cream Float Bar

Ice Cream Float Bar Outdoor Party Idea - Satori Design for Living

Week 3: Outdoor Paint & Build-it Projects

Flea Market Basket Planter

Front Porch Decorated with Aqua Bench, Potted Flowers and Basket Planters - Satori Design for Living

It sure felt good to get outside after a late start to spring. Thankfully, the weather was pretty good this time around compared to some other years.

Today, I thought I’d feature some of my favourite outdoor DIY and decorating projects from Season 7’s participants. I hope they’ll inspire you to roll up your sleeves and tackle some outdoor improvements of your own. Enjoy!

DIY Outdoor Decorating Ideas

DIY Outdoor Decorating Ideas

Summer Porch Decor Ideas by Maison de Pax

Patio with Ferns, Succulents and Black and White Decor

Dining Al Fresco with Vintage Finds & Flowers by Postcards from the Ridge

Cottage Style Outdoor Table Setting with Vintage Finds

French Basket Centerpiece by So Much Better with Age

Outdoor Centrepiece Made with French Basket and Flowers

Shade Plants for Containers by On Sutton Place

Front Porch Decorated with Shade Plants in Containers - On Sutton Place

How to Create the Perfect Summer Planters by Life on Virginia Street

Blue Flower Planter with Oleander

Outdoor Herb Bar by City Farmhouse

Outdoor Bar Cart with Herbs for Mixing Cocktails

Vintage Potting Bench by Vinyet Etc.

Vintage Potting Bench on the Porch - Vinyet Etc.

Outdoor Modern Bench by Shades of Blue Interiors

Modern Outdoor Bench with Wood Wall Planters

DIY Outdoor Bamboo Pendant by Craftberry Bush

DIY Outdoor Bamboo Pendant - Craftberry Bush

DIY Coastal Cedar Doormat by Finding Silver Pennies

DIY Coastal Cedar Doormat - Finding Silver Pennies

Front Porch Bed Swing by Amber Tysl

DIY Front Porch Bed Swing - Amber Tysl

DIY Planter Sign or Lamp Holder by Clean and Scentsible

DIY Planter Sign or Lamp Holder - Clean and Scentsible

Have a favourite? I know, it’s too hard to pick just one!

If you want to see even more outdoor ideas, I pinned a bunch from previous seasons on my Outdoor Extravaganza board on Pinterest. You can also search #OutdoorExtravaganza on Instagram. I’d love for you to follow along :)

And, finally, a big thank you to all of the bloggers who participated, as well as those of you who came along for the ride each week. I’m sure we’ll do it all over again next May!

More Outdoor Projects

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Wishing you a lovely day,

Shauna at Satori Design for Living Blog - Home Decor, DIY, Vintage Finds, Recipes


  1. Thank you so much Shauna, you were the ultimate host! I loved my very first Outdoor Extravaganza experience! Everyone created such amazing and inspiring projects – wow! xo Thanks for including my little vintage potting bench in your top picks. xo

  2. So many great ideas and inspiration! I couldn’t help but notice lots of black and white this year and it’s inspiring me for my own space.

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