This outdoor living space may have been designed in Santa Barbara, Calif., but it's all Spanish to us. With bright linens, graceful greenery and an oversized white fireplace, this is the ideal place to unwind. Design by HGTV fan Leanne Michael Interiors
hidden terrace creates private setting If you don't like prying eyes, take a cue from this classic English walled garden by Robert Hursthouse. The layout offers privacy and seclusion, along with beautiful hidden terraces.
Sail cloth as Temporary Shade Solution. For small gardens, temporary shade solutions take up less space and allow more flexibility. This sail-like screen creates shade and makes the garden feel more intimate.
Create an intimate outdoor space in a few easy steps. Take advantage of a privacy screen or wall separating your patio from neighbors. Hang lanterns, which can give your outdoor space a glow without taking up floor or table space on a patio.