Ingenious Upcycling Outdoor DIY Privacy Screen You Can Easily Adopt

DIY Privacy Screen

It is great to enjoy leisure time outdoor, but with some extra touch of privacy, your time will feel better. Especially, if you got a nosy neighbor, then you should consider this DIY privacy screen.

While you can get the premade one, but some DIY project is worth for its visuals, function, and its uniqueness.

The mix and match style of the DIY screen can bring some unexpected charm to your yard. If you are interested, you can find that the designs and ideas are merely endless. So, here are some unique, clever, and inexpensive upcycling DIY project for you.

[01/10] Dollar Store Beach Mats As Privacy Shades

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Let’s start with the most inexpensive DIY privacy screen. Yes, this idea comes with that waterproof, not that thick, and very cheap dollar store beach mats.

Hang them on the porch or pergola to repurpose them as privacy shades. Since it is cheap, you can purchase some more if it damaged.


[02/10] Outdoor Privacy Screen From Vines

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The use of climbing vines as a privacy screen is a genius and creative solution. It takes a bit of time to let the vines cover the fences and privacy screen.

However, when it grows, it adds natural looks, scents, and color. This idea also works for pergola or patio roofing.


[03/10] Add Flower Pots to A Lattice Privacy Wall

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This DIY privacy screen looks adorable with its flower pots and simple design. The lattice screen provides privacy yet let the wind come through.

The gap also creates a good visual along with a space to hang the pots. This combo brings layers of security and adds charm to your area.


[04/10] Stained Glass To Create A Beautiful Privacy Panel

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Upcycling the colorful stained glass panel creates a beautiful feature for your backyard area. While it offers extra privacy, the intriguing color also makes a visual interest.

Here, the panel is simply hung on the porch without taking too much away from the setup. It is great to spruce up the looks.


[05/10] Old Screen Door For An Outdoor Art Privacy Wall

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This creative upcycling idea comes with three different colors and designed door panels. The popping color and the out of place placement bring an artistic touch to your backyard.

You can use this idea to complete the secrete outdoor reading area, tea room, or simply as decorations for adorable photo sessions.


[06/10] Interior Room Divider For Outdoors

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Repurpose your old room divider into magnificent outdoor privacy screens. Here, the wooden folding divider is completely transformed with wires and vines to accomplish the purpose.

The wooden panels are replaced with wires, flowers, or shrub, making it see-through and let the wind go through. It will be perfect for the patio.


[07/10] Bamboo Shades To Add Privacy

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Bamboo shades can work both as a DIY privacy screen or buy premade. It is very commonly used because it provides great privacy and interesting décor.

This idea is a great solution if you have a minimum budget but look for an awesome screen. A bamboo screen is highly customizable.


[08/10] Outdoor Privacy Screen for Courtyard

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If you are into woodworking, this idea is something you should opt for. The simple horizontal lining wood screen work as a fencing and privacy screen.

It can be a great addition to your private courtyard. Add hanging string lamps, match the interior color, then it’s a perfect hangout place.


[09/10] Curtain Privacy Screen

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This DIY privacy screen comes with a very simple and vast range of options. Here, you can see the use of red curtains as a part of the lovely pink patio.

The ground cloth drapes are inexpensive and adjustable. With a great color pick, the combination can bring gorgeous views.


[10/10] Vertical Gardens Screen 

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Aside from using lattice, this vertical garden opts for steel wire screens as the way to hangs the pots. This simple idea doubles as a vertical garden and screen as well. 

This screen can be made of cedar posts, slabs, feces staples, steel wire, scrap wood, and pots and plants.

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Works in the field of interior and exterior design for houses and apartments. has a writing talent and likes to share information about her experiences.