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25 Sunshades and Patio Ideas Turning Backyard Designs into Summer Resorts

Screen from Above. If your neighbors have a tall house or it's higher on a hill than yours is, shielding your deck or patio from view can be tricky. But one easy way to do it is to install a canopy of outdoor-friendly fabric as homeowners Brian Caldwell and Robert Shore have done here.     Bonus: The canopy also casts a soft, filtered light on the patio, keeping it cooler on hot summer days.

Create Privacy in Your Yard

Screen from Above. If your neighbors have a tall house or it's higher on a hill than yours is, shielding your deck or patio from view can be tricky. But one easy way to do it is to install a canopy of outdoor-friendly fabric as homeowners Brian Caldwell and Robert Shore have done here. Bonus: The canopy also casts a soft, filtered light on the patio, keeping it cooler on hot summer days.

Modern London garden design, smooth sawn beige sandstone paving, raised block paving walls, hardwood privacy screen trellis, balau hardwood floating bench, block architectural planting.

Modern London garden design, smooth sawn beige sandstone paving, raised block paving walls, hardwood privacy screen trellis, balau hardwood floating bench, block architectural planting.

Patio Idea - If your outdoor space doesn’t have an awning, create your own with a white fabric canopy. Have plenty of seating options (stackable stools, cushioned benches) so guests will feel welcome around the table.

22 Outdoor Decor Ideas

Patio Idea - If your outdoor space doesn’t have an awning, create your own with a white fabric canopy. Have plenty of seating options (stackable stools, cushioned benches) so guests will feel welcome around the table.

Screened Outdoor Room: A lightweight and elegant sail canopy provides shade and intimacy in this small urban garden. (DK - Garden Design

Screened Outdoor Room: A lightweight and elegant sail canopy provides shade and intimacy in this small urban garden. (DK - Garden Design

Hardwood Privacy Screen Trellis Slatted Batten Fence With Artificial Grass in Modern Low Maintenance Garden London (1)

Hardwood Privacy Screen Trellis Slatted Batten Fence With Artificial Grass in Modern Low Maintenance Garden London (1)

Transformation of a kitchen-dining space in London's Notting Hill by architect Johnny Holland, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor flow. (Photo by Simon Bevan)

Rehab Diaries: A Notting Hill Kitchen Extension, Natural Light Included

Transformation of a kitchen-dining space in London's Notting Hill by architect Johnny Holland, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor flow. (Photo by Simon Bevan)

Contemporary Gardens and Roof Terraces, Modern Landscaping in London by Amir Schlezinger 03

Contemporary Gardens and Roof Terraces, Modern Landscaping in London by Amir Schlezinger 03

This gorgeous wall mounted water fall sends a sheet of water gently down the wall into a slim pool below. You can make a real focal point of the water fall but placing a mirror or any sort of interesting textured or styled material behind it like copper or matte polished steel to create an interesting effect.

This gorgeous wall mounted water fall sends a sheet of water gently down the wall into a slim pool below. You can make a real focal point of the water fall but placing a mirror or any sort of interesting textured or styled material behind it like copper or matte polished steel to create an interesting effect.