Create a View Add elegance and sophistication to your patio by giving your guests -- and yourself -- a stunning focal point. -- A well-designed formal garden creates a perfect backdrop. -- A fountain creates pleasant background sounds. -- Surround the patio with fragrant flowers, such as roses, for even more sensory appeal. -- A small tree, such as the dogwood here, adds shade and extra interest. Gardens Ideas, Backyard Landscape, Gardens Design Ideas, Modern Gardens Design, Beautiful Backyard, Interiors Design, Shrub, Formal Gardens, Interiors Gardens
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Make Your Patio an Extension of Your Home Create an ultra-comfortable space by adding the same comforts you enjoy in your living room. -- Outdoor furniture with plush cushions provides a great place to relax. -- A vine-covered pergola casts shade and provides protection from rain. -- A stylish lantern suspended from the pergola adds extra light at night. Click here for more pergola ideas.
Screen Views - Add depth and mystery to your landscape by using large shrubs and small trees to block views. Because you can't to see the entire yard from one spot, you create the sense that your garden goes on and on. Here, a brilliant golden Japanese maple makes you want to check out what's on the other side of it
2. Create a Picture-Perfect Patio Patios are usually surfaced with brick or stone. If you opt for concrete, consider adding texture and color to imitate stone for a more natural look. Design the patio to be an extension of your home's architecture, and use planting beds, container gardens, and weatherproof furniture to decorate the outdoor space.
Create Privacy - Create your own private sanctuary by planting hedges and using fences or walls. -- Create a curved pathway leading to your patio so you only get a glimpse of it from the yard. -- Use bright colors, such as orange, red, and yellow, to draw attention to flowers instead of your patio. -- Plant a tree near your patio so you can relax under the tree's leafy canopy