Are you thinking of raising some of your own chicks? Don’t fret, building your very own coop is a lot easier than you may think. And the plus side, they don’t have to be ratchety or an eyesore. Instead, there are tons of projects and tutorials to follow to make the fixture look great! These 15 DIY chicken coops are perfect for your backyard. Take a look!
1. Cedar Wood
Country Living starts our chicken coop adventures off with this stunning finished product. Made with cedar wood, give those chickens something extra special to lounge around in. And your backyard gets a boost with this one as well!
2. Farmhouse Style
Redeem Your Ground created a farmhouse style coop that we’re really digging as well. And there are so many little DIYs that made this fashion-forward nook happen! Pay close attention and see what you can recreate.
JoJoChooks Blog created a simple, A-frame coop that doesn’t take up too much time but it’s an eyesore either. There are multiple ways to personalize it as well. With a slather of paint maybe, or some florals planted around the perimeter.
We’re giggling so hard at this funky cabin coop. It’s got a country vibe and it pays homage to everyone’s favorite, fast-food chicken! Check out the details by visiting Country Living.
Ana White used an old cabinet for her chicken coop project! If you’re looking for a smaller design, this one will work! It won’t take up too much room but it’ll still look nice and get the job done.
6. Yellow House
Backyard Chickens went with yellow as their main bit of inspiration. We love the tiny house concept but it’s nice that it was dipped in a fun color to spruce up the backyard with as well.
7. Repurposed Crib
Who knew you could take a crib and turn it into a chicken coop? Check out all of the details by hopping on over to Weed ‘Em & Reap and taking a peek.
8. Cape Cod-Inspired
One of the most stylish of the bunch, if you really want to give your chickens an upscale place to rest, check out this tutorial from Country Living. It holds a cape cod style and will look beautiful in your backyard. It’ll blend nicely with the rest of your pristine outdoor space.
Of course you can always go the classic route and turn your coop into a red barn delight. Grab all the details by visiting A Vision to Remember.
All of the details behind this garden-inspired chicken coop can be snagged over at The Garden Coop. It has all the essentials you’ll need for your chickens but with a fun twist.
11. Urban Planter
Create a chicken coop and combine that with the trendy “urban planter” styles to get this beauty. If you have a smaller space to work with and don’t want anything too jazzy, this is still a unique route to take. Check it out at Landscape + Urbanism.
12. Geo Dome
Anthony Liekens showcased this rad geo dome you can use for your chicken. It’s small, it’s easy to recreate, and it’ll still get the job done. For those that want something more on the modern side, go for this one.
13. Red Door
Coop and Home went with an A-frame as well. But this time they focused on the color scheme more than anything. We’re loving the snazzy little red door, don’t you?
Here’s another country-flavored design that our rustic lovers will find appealing. Backyard Chickens will give you all the details surrounding this cutie.
15. Tiny Cottage
And finally, we have this beautiful “little” cottage to show off. We found it over at TrevorMade and we’ve fallen in love with all the details. From the fence to the paint job, give your chickens something extra special.