Home and Backyard DesignWe’re calling this a backyard makeover, but it’s truly a lot much more than that. Our backyard patio was lacking in the lighting division so we added quite a few strands of string lights to our patio beams. They provide a warm glow at evening that extends into our backyard so we can see what our dogs are carrying out. We also added an industrial searching ceiling fan that not only cools the space but gives an further source of lighting.

All we can say is wow! Caitlin’s backyard is full of terrific outside concepts that are practical and really fashionable, and they need incredibly tiny upkeep. We got her to create up some tutorials, too, for the various DIY projects you see in her backyard.

I wanted to add a slatted screen to the open side of our patio to add an further layer of privacy to the location. I attached vertical supports to studs in our column and property so we had a place for our slats to attach. The slats had been spaced ¾-in. apart to let some air and light in but to block most of the view of our neighbor’s home and add some shade.

I enjoy the appear of mixed supplies and wanted to recreate a similar look in our side yard. We applied a mix of stones ( Mexican beach pebbles and pea gravel ) to make a wavy pathway that leads to our front courtyard. Again, pebbles are a great way to go for straightforward drought landscaping. Working with a couple of diverse sizes for your stones is a good way to add visual appeal.

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