Make Storage Multitask (pool area?) Solve two outdoor problems -- a lack of seating and of storage -- at once. Transform wooden chests with paint and custom cushions made of waterproof foam and fabric.
DIY Corner Bench with Storage and Seating
This DIY built-in patio bench has storage space for pillows, propane tanks and other outdoor items. It even includes flower planters at both ends. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to build a similar outdoor bench custom-made for your patio.
Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One
Building a wooden deck over a concrete slab. We need to do this over the small patio off of the living room. Dj could do raised garden beds or seating along one side...?