When fall comes around, there’s no better place to be than outside. Don’t get us wrong, there’s nothing more romantic than watching golden leaves falling to the ground, but Fall is more than that. It’s an experience, and it’s one that you need to be outside for to fully appreciate.
So get outside this weekend by DIYing one (or more) of these awesome benches. We even found some benches for inside your home, too, so there’s no excuse for you not to build something really neat that you can use even in the even colder months which are fast approaching.
Modern Outdoor Bench via DIYCandy
This modern bench is so sleek, it’s not even funny. It’s just so professional looking. No way a simple DIYer could make something like that. . . right? Wrong. With the help of the tutorial, you can make this bench, too.
Crate Storage Bench via HomeTalk
This crate bench is so perfect for storing boots, shoes, and other would-be clutter that you totally need to make it this weekend. It’s also great for mudrooms or laundry rooms, to help keep things tidy.
Tree Bench via ThisOldHouse
This bench takes the cake for being the most whimsical on the list. Can you think of a better way to enjoy an autumn day than by reading your favorite book here with your furry friend by your side? Well, friends, that dream can become reality with this step-by-step tutorial.
Industrial Style Pipe Bench via Lowe’s
An industrial style bench, like this DIYed one, makes a great replacement for chairs along your dining room table. But it would look cool anywhere: in a garden, in an entryway… The options are endless.
Garden Love Seat via Instructables
This curvy garden love seat looks so comfortable! It’s an easy weekend DIY project, and you’ll love sharing it with someone special. Or, hogging the whole thing for yourself.
Planter Bench via MyDailyRandomness
If you have very limited room, this planter/bench combo has you covered. It’s a great option for apartment dwellers who only have a small balcony. But you don’t have to be short on space to appreciate this design.
Built-In Corner Bench via FieldstoneHillDesign
It’s nice to sit in the sunshine, even when your inside. Check out these built-in corner benches. They’re easier to make than you might think, plus they provide extra seating and look totally custom.
Modern Park Bench via AnaWhite
Spruce up your backyard with this handsome park bench. It’s got a classic look that goes with every style. Check out the tutorial to see how this bench can also be turned into a swing. How fun!
Easy X Leg Bench via SawdustGirl
This X leg bench is way so easy to make when you follow the tutorial. It has a modern yet folksy look that you’ll fall in love with, and looks very sophisticated as a garden bench.
Hairpin Leg Bench via TheStir
This hairpin leg bench will keep up with your minimalist interior decor, no sweat. You’ll be impressed with yourself for making it. So will everyone else.
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