1: Planning Research your patio design, materials, and budget before starting.

2: Budgeting Break down costs for supplies like pavers, gravel, and sand.

3: Preparing Clear the area, level the ground, and mark your patio layout.

4: Materials Choose affordable, durable materials like concrete or brick pavers.

5: Tools Gather essential tools like a shovel, level, and rubber mallet.

6: Construction Lay your base, arrange pavers, and secure with sand or gravel.

7: Finishing Add finishing touches like edging, landscaping, or outdoor furniture.

8: Maintenance Regularly sweep, clean, and seal your patio for longevity.

9: Enjoying Relax and entertain on your DIY patio for less than $300!