35 Clever DIY Canopy Shade for The Yard or Patio Ideas



Backyard patio is perfect place to relax or entertain friends. If you, too, are in serious need of some shelter from the sun, I’ve rounded up a lot affordable projects for shades. Many such screens are made from fabric or canvas, but even materials like lattice and bamboo are good options.

Installing a shade sail is a low-cost way to create a cooler, comfier outdoor space. If you’re an experienced in DIY, you can even pretty up your patio with a canopy shade or pergola and it doesn’t have to break your budget.

Find the inspiration below to get started in our gallery of beautiful DIY canopy shades and pergola.