Looking to create a cool, relaxing environment for backyard entertaining this summer? Try building a vine-covered cedar pergola to shade your wood deck using beams and lattice set on precast, classical-style columns. Then, share your photos here! And don't forget to enter the Real DIY Contest for a chance to win!!! http://www.wrcla.org/contest/
Deck Pergola to partly shade a large gathering space, design a pergola that spans the space's dimensions. Gently arched beams topped with 2x2s form the roof over this freestanding 8x8-foot deck. Lattice panels enclose the lower sides. Such a pretty place to spend some time!
This modern, outdoor pergola is an incredible use of backyard space. More structuring ideas: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/outdoor/pergola-arbor-trellis/pergolas-arbors-garden-structures/?socsrc=bhgpin101513modernpergola&page=1