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Top 10 most popular backyard projects

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Updating your backyard is a great opportunity to create an outdoor retreat perfect for relaxing and entertaining friends and family. Extending a deck, building a fire pit or adding a bench seat are some terrific ways to refresh your backyard. 


Bunnings Workshop members have shared many creative ways to make their backyards more stylish and functional.


Here are the top 10 most popular backyard projects on Workshop by pageviews: Backyard transformation with deckBackyard transformation with deck


1. Besser block outdoor bench and landscaping by @sandy_d


Sandra's easy backyard renovation included building a bench seat using Besser blocks, adding pavers and stones, and a large concrete planter. Our guide How to build a Besser block bench seat offers step-by-step instructions for building your own.


2. Backyard transformation with deck by @LePallet  


This comprehensive backyard makeover included landscaping, decking, raised garden beds, screening, planting and new turf. There's also a wonderful play area for the kids, with a cubby, sandpit and chalkboard.


3. Backyard makeover with new deck and planter boxes by @maknilsin  


Mark built a new deck with planter boxes and bench seating in his backyard, creating a perfect space for outdoor entertaining. 


4. Backyard studio build by @Jason 


An old double car garage made way for a new poolside backyard studio with bathroom and storage room. Fire pit entertaining area with custom bench seats and screeningFire pit entertaining area with custom bench seats and screening


5. Fire pit entertaining area with seating and planter boxes by @raymond265  

Raymond used bench seats with built-in planter boxes and a fire pit lid that doubles as a small table to enliven his backyard. 


6. Fire pit entertaining area with custom bench seats and screening by @lcooksey88   

Using Merbau screens as a backdrop for custom bench seats, Lauren created an outdoor haven in her backyard dedicated to gatherings around the fire pit.


7. Backyard makeover by @Ben 

A dark, sloping backyard was transformed into a thriving garden and usable space for relaxing, entertaining and play.


8. Garden makeover with new beds and planting by @Nikkaz 


Nicole used lilly pillies and new turf to give her backyard a new look. Backyard landscaping and deckingBackyard landscaping and decking


9. Backyard landscaping and decking by @Jimi   

This landscaping project featured a deck extension, a retaining wall and new lawn.


10. Poolside timber cabana with concrete bench by @ProjectPete 

Pete turned an unused corner in his backyard into a beautiful and relaxing space with a polished concrete bench seat, feature wall and crazy pavers.


Easy-to-follow guides for renovating your backyard

Bunnings Workshop members have shared several guides that can help you transform your backyard, including:





For expert tips on renovating your backyard, check out Outdoor entertaining makeovers on a budget and Expert ideas for your outdoor entertaining area.


More inspiration for your backyard project 

Bunnings Workshop members have shared many other terrific projects you can use as inspiration, including backyard transformed with planter boxes and seating by @Nidgebackyard makeover by @lifestylebymari and backyard golf putting green by @homeinmelbourne.


You can find more popular projects shared by Workshop members in the following collections:


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Last updated: November 2023


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