Tall objects are a home stylist's secret weapon. They can draw attention away from something unsightly (like the TV) and fill in visual gaps, like that space between your bedside table and the top of your headboard. Try a tall, narrow vase filled with blooming branches, a potted topiary or tall candlesticks. Foolproof combo: TV + artwork + tall object.
A different take on trellis use for shade: TANK ROOFTOP - Exterior Views Ipe wood boards (sustainably harvested) wrap around the roof terrace on various trellis structures. Integrated bench sits at far side of photo. Industrial fans that required acoustical buffer are at top left of photo.
Eat What You Grow: the new dwarf thornless raspberry (and dwarf blueberry) bred to look fantastic in pots, it's easier and more popular than ever to have a good-looking yard you can eat from.
Section Your Shade; filter the hot afternoon sun, but still enjoy the morning rays!
Fire Pit, made with concrete culvert spacers...darkened with concrete stain
Small-Space Landscape Break It Up This trick may seem contradictory, but we promise it works: Break up open areas of a small space so it feels larger. Here, a colorful bed of roses, annuals, and perennials effectively divides a small back yard landscape into attractive nooks.