*** Love the wood pile Table*** Easy DIY Outdoor Furniture Projects! -- Love the cinder block bench! It would be so cheap and easy to build; then find outdoor cushion and pillows for patio furniture to make it functional
How To Build The Perfect Pergola! • Great Ideas and Tutorials! Including from 'popular mechanics', this how-to on building a backyard pergola.
Here is the vertical cedar fence my hubby built (with my design, lumber shopping and staining help - I'm useless with a hammer though) to cover up the two hideous air conditioning units gracing our frontage. He's awesome! I'm happy. We left lots of air for the AC units to breathe so hopefully its fine.
Great idea for a back yard: Use solar lights on the fence. Take a and cut them into squares to fit the existing fence posts. Using galvanized screws - not nails - to screw a "L" bracket to the underneath base. Then on top, screw on the stake.