Throughout the summer, we'll be tossing your way a few DIY projects that could really be useful. As pool season starts and the campfires start roaring, there's so many cheap, easy things you can do to spruce up your backyard or make your life easier.

If you have a pool, today's DIY can be one both fun and easy if you have kids. Simply by using a couple of 2x4's, a wooden pallet and some paint. If you have any other cool DIY ideas, share them with us!