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I like this garden
charming. That floor stencilling makes this outdoor area.
Monroe paver patio by Fine Edge Landscape Design, via Flickr
outdoor carpet idea - defines the space & doubles as a chess/checkerboard!
Photo Gallery: Small Patios, Porches & Balconies Contemporary Back Deck | houseandhome.com | built fence with lattice sections stained opaque black boxed in with frames and posts, graphic rug, potted plants, small bench takes less space than sofa