How to live summer to the fullest? Add an outdoor shower!
Today I am super excited to share with you 32 of my favorite DIY outdoor shower ideas including:
Many great choices and creative variations of outdoor shower fixtures.
Easy and beautiful DIY outdoor shower enclosures
Lots of ideas and inspiring examples to make your outdoor shower an attractive backyard addition!
Let’s start with the most simple outdoor showers that you can create in less than 1 hour!
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An out door shower is not only incredibly fun, it is also great for our planet! When we use bio-degradable soaps like these to shower, we can let all the water soak into the garden. Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap is one of my favorite!
1 & 2. Quick and Easy DIY Outdoor Shower Ideas
An old tree, a hose, and a tower ladder, life is perfect…. If you want a simple outdoor shower enclosure, take two large hula hoops like these 36″ ones, and sew a piece of fabric in between! (Source: 1 | 2 )
3 &4. Creative Outdoor Shower Fixtures
We will look at lots of shower fixtures, let’s first start with some very creative ideas!
Related article: 28 Gorgeous and easy DIY outdoor lighting projects!
5. “Rain On A Tin” Outdoor Shower Enclosure
Corrugated galvanized metal panels are rust resistant. Bolted to wood frames, they make great looking shower enclosures. There is also a great detailed tutorial on simple plumbing! ( Source )
6 & 7. Outdoor Camping Shower Ideas
Outdoor camping showers offer lots of simple and practical design ideas we can use to build super easy outdoor showers in our backyard.
A watering can with a pull string is an ingenious idea, and the fun portable outdoor shower with rechargeable pump (find them here ) that plugs into car adapter or computer via usb, can transforms a bucket of water into instant shower stream! ( Source: 6 | 7 )
8 & 9. One Panel Outdoor Shower Enclosure
If you are wondering where to find pallets, or how to take them apart, here’s an info-packed article all about pallets!
10, 11, 12, 13. Shower Curtain enclosures
Let’s get artistic! Shower curtains or outdoor fabrics come in all kinds of colors and patterns. Use with a Bendable or Half Oval Shower Curtain Rod or a bendable metal rod to wrap around as a simple outdoor shower enclosure. ( Source: 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 )
14, 15. Free Standing Outdoor Shower Fixtures
These outdoor solar showers with base can save a lot work if you can’t wait to enjoy a hot shower outside 🙂 Find them here!
16, 17. Repurposed Outdoor Shower Fixtures
18, 19. Beautifully Designed Shower Enclosures
A trellis structure can make it really easy to mount the shower fixtures. Here’s a DIY pergola / arbor with free building plans!
20, 21. Rustic Style DIY Outdoor Shower Ideas
What kind of local building materials are available in abundance? How can we use them creatively? In these two examples, logs and bamboo poles are beautiful materials and easy to work with. ( Source: 20 | 21 )
22. Free Standing Shower Enclosure
These were made by a company whose website oborain.com is no longer active. I really want to share these inspiring photos because it shouldn’t be too hard to figure out how to build your own version!
23, 24. Add colors to your outdoor shower enclosures
25, 26. DIY Pallet Outdoor Shower Ideas
27, 28. Decorative panel Outdoor Showers
29, 30. Got to have built-in shelves
31, 32. Window with a view
( This post is a complete update from an earlier post. )
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Happy splashing!! 🙂