I love being outside. It seriously makes me happy just walking into my backyard and feeling the sun on my head and shoulders. So when summer time comes around I live outside. We eat most dinners out there (easy clean up!), I read outside, and my kids are always finding bugs, building forts, or running around screaming for the fun of it.
Yard furniture is really necessary if you are going to spend any time outside, however outdoor furniture is one the most expensive things out there.
Here are some of the greatest tutorials for DIY outdoor furniture.