what a good idea!
Use rocks to separate the grass from the deck, then bury rope lights in the rocks for lighting. Love this! @ Do it Yourself Home Ideas
Use partial pergola "walls" rather than full pergola for front patio to define outdoor room without sacrificing sunlight into the house.
another great deck idea
brightly colored deck
Use Dramatic Details
Yosemite Home Decor Wall Mount 1-Light Outdoor Architectural Bronze Halogen Flood Light-HE3004AB - The Home Depot