String lights used as a creative alternative to outdoor fixtures. Creates a beautiful glow! Get your custom length stringers to fit your space: http://www.partylights.com/Commercial-String-Lights/Commercial-C9-String-Lights-Bulbs
This DIY built-in patio bench has storage space for pillows, propane tanks and other outdoor items. It even includes flower planters at both ends. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to build a similar outdoor bench custom-made for your patio.