As I get older, I’m realizing I want to spend more of my time outdoors. The fresh air, beautiful greenery and chill vibes are totally unbeatable when it comes to entertaining. So, what is better for backyard entertaining than an outdoor kitchen?
If you’re looking to make your backyard space more livable, then consider creating an outdoor kitchen or bar area. It’ll keep you in the middle of the action when entertaining and it’ll help you develop a healthier more outdoorsy lifestyle! Enjoy and be inspired, because these are great backyard kitchen DIY ideas!
Modern Farmhouse Outdoor Kitchen
If you have a small space to work with, then smaller grills and dainty decorations will give you the best bang for your buck. Add in some warmth by incorporating a small grill. Maybe later you can use the wood for a DIY fire pit!
If you already know you’re going to be mainly grilling, then invest in a quality grill and add a sink to make cleanup more convenient.
Clever Food Bar Solution
Portable food bar stations are great, because you can maintain your backyard with a more modular style. Just roll the car wherever you need it!
Woody Outdoor Kitchen
If you’re into the idea of an outdoor Thanksgiving or Christmas, then consider creating an open, nature inspired space. Although minimal, fewer decorations can help you appreciate the beauty already existing in your yard.
Concrete counters are super in right now and I like them because they’re even possible for you to DIY on a budget yourself!
Eco-Friendly BBQ Station
This eco-friendly kitchen uses a small grill and lets you focus on raw goodies such as fresh fruits and wine.
Stucco Mission Style Wood Fire
To turn this into the perfect kitchen, simply turn the fireplace into a pizza oven. Although a Mediterranean inspired redesign would enhance the concept.
Ship Lap Oceanside Kitchen
If you don’t have quite the budget to create a full on backyard kitchen, then try bringing your indoor kitchen into the backyard space by creating a window bar.
Keep the focus on the gorgeous garden you’ve worked so hard on throughout the years and create a kitchenette that blends in.
Budget Pop Open Bar
Bring the indoors out and the outdoors in by opening up the windows and placing some stools around your window bar.
Down to Earth
This DIY bar is totally doable for many people as it doesn’t have any elaborate materials and designs.
Try using floating shelves if you are tight on space. Instead of building out, build up!
Shabby Chic Outdoor Kitchen
This shabby chic outdoor bar is bound to melt the hearts of your guests. Definitely consider this kind of style if you want a comforting atmosphere.
Terra Cotta Outdoor Pizza Oven
This, you guys, is my absolute favorite on the list. That pizza oven is down right stunning and the beautiful vibrant colors just brings this space to life.
If you like to spend a lot of time in your backyard at night, then definitely invest in some quality lighting so you can see what you’re doing.
These rich colors are so perfect for complementing any tropical flower gardens you already have.
Rustic Brick Outdoor Kitchen
Want to build something out of almost completely bricks? Trust me, it’s going to look GREAT.
Portable Small Kitchen
This is awesome, because more mobile your bar is, the easier it will be to keep up with your guests. Although the finished product seems difficult, the DIY bar is super simple to make.
Sandy Beach Bar
If you have a home near the beach (or want to pretend), then prepare the sand, just don’t get any in the burger buns!
There are so many great ways to make your backyard more livable and ready for entertaining. Whether you are on a tight budget, have a small space, or ready to make your backyard like an amusement park, there are lots of options out there for you!
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