Ohh the ladder D found in the trash would work perfect for this. A vintage wooden ladder makes great lighting! This one is wrapped with globe lights, and decorated with vintage chandelier crystals and branches. There are endless variations on this theme!
Where a patio is situated to extend your living space outdoors, decorate the space as you would your home interior. Take elements from indoors and bring them onto the patio to create a link between indoors and outdoors. http://www.easydiy.co.za/index.php/garden/466-elements-for-great-patio-design