As long as it doesn't look like a shower curtain the way this does. "Outdoor curtains are a great way to soften your porch and keep your patio furniture from fading, Just make sure that its treated fabric so the elements don't destroy them!
Put an outdoor kitchen where that brick wall is with a fireplace and have a gate into the larger part of the back yard. Pergola connected to house and fence, over dining area in courtyard. fantastic design for narrow patio - James Farmer