If you're looking to increase your backyard entertaining space on a budget consider making this concrete patio bench. You'll put together the sides with concrete blocks and the top is a wooden plank covered with scrap foam padding and outdoor fabric.
Back Deck Ideas on a Budget by The Everyday Home Some version of this L bench/sectional on the kitchen patio, but the back needs to have a pitch, not be 90 degrees to the seat. <-- Could have built in storage in the benches
DIY Hanging Basket Stand - would be great with big picture frame, old window frame or make with scraps of wood. Great for a Jewlery stand too! Instead of a plant, place many hooks on the top to hang your Jewlery