Feb , Outdoor showers can be an opportunity to add a hit of color, texture and pattern to exterior spaces Choose a tile in a single hue or use the backsplash as a blank canvas for a pattern or design Patio by Germinate Design Germinate Design Create modern mosaics Use garden walls and the exteriors of
Sep , Take the material of the sunscreen into account Here the color and material of the slats match the rest of the architecture At night the screen adds privacy to an otherwise full height glass wall Contemporary Exterior by Chioco Design Chioco Design The brise soleil in front of the window here is integrated
Sep , Outdoor wall designs and styles Solid panels and wooden boards add privacy to yard landscaping, but can become eye sores Semi privacy fences, shadow box style designs or walls blending a few materials, look more attractive and decorative Planting beautiful flowers, trees, hedge bushes and
Aug , For backyards where you re looking for a bit more privacy, tall solid wood fences are great when paired with an open top section A bit of negative space at the top of the fence line is a nice decorative element as well I love the Here s a kid friendly fence an outdoor chalkboard within the fence panels.
Make your porch private with plants, curtains, decorative lattice panels and landscaping To create a sense of privacy, Janisse uses lattice panels on her front porch Exterior porch blinds can not only protect your privacy while allowing you to see through them, they also block wind, rain, and the sun (solar shades).
Oct , Whether they mark the entry to the garden or separate one outdoor room from the next, gates define transitions in space, signaling that one is passing from an Gates and walls that leave no gaps in their construction offer the most privacy to homeowners and, perhaps, are also most likely to pique the
Sep , Modern cabin An intricate wall made up of split logs framed with steel creates one side of this outdoor shower in Bigfork, Montana Concrete walls add privacy and a ledge for resting a towel while the rest has been left open to the surrounding woodland A steal beam supports the log wall as well as
Oct , Stationary panels The need for privacy and light control is often dependent on the features of a home s architecture In this Tuscan inspired dining room, a private courtyard obviates the need for a truly functional treatment, so stationary panels hung by intricate medallions provide a subtle design element
And then we attach the side posts plumb and level to the garage walls This gives us known points for our fence And then we run a string line between the posts attached to the house and garage to make sure our fence is straight Center posts are placed in the ground plumb and square with the outside posts We are just
Apr , Small lots, busy traffic and loud neighbors can take the joy out of outdoor spaces Consider using paint or decorative ironwork to add interest, or soften the look with vines or other plantings Even novice gardeners and landscapers can plant evergreens to create a living, year round privacy screen.
Jan , In traditional Japanese homes, shoji is a wooden framed lattice screen which is covered in translucent rice paper The white paper provides privacy while allowing diffused light to pass through In traditional Japanese homes, the shoji doors were protected by an outside overhang like this A set of exterior
Sep , A living wall dripping in foliage breaks up the monotony of white walls and also creates a lush backdrop In this courtyard garden in New York City, a living wall creates a jungle like backdrop for an outdoor lounge In summer the living wall also acts as natural air conditioning, helping to absorb heat and
Jul , Consider creating a wind free zone where you relax the most, or screen wind from an outdoor dining or gathering area Midcentury Patio by Gast Architects Gast Architects Hot tubs and swimming pools are great places for creating a wind shadow The screen may also help to give privacy An outdoor
May , The home consists of two pavilions with horizontal exterior siding, that are connected by an inner courtyard with decorative laser cut screens Jamison Architects have designed this Australian house that features two pavilions connected by a grassy courtyard