Prettify your porch or patio with these time-sensitive decorating boosts you can do yourself.
With advance planning and perhaps a few friends to help (bribe them with dinner out), you can make a big difference in your patio in a single weekend. Arranged from fast and easy (hang lanterns, make a repurposed table) to more time- and labor-intensive (create a canopy, paint the floor) projects, these DIYs are sure to offer something to suit your time commitment and style.
As the weather improves, take the opportunity to enjoy your outdoor spaces. A little tweak here and there can make a big difference.
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