apparently in south africa they call these firepit/seat combinations 'bomas'...this one is beautiful

Sunken deck and fire pit. We might use some of these ideas if we tier the yard. Seating on tiers around a firepit.

cool deck idea

Back yard idea. Love the patio with the built in fire pit.maybe build a matching stone bench around the fire pit.

Flower tower

Tower of Herbs

Tower of Herbs Container herb garden for a patio. I like this idea! I already have the pot arrangement, but it went empty this year.

Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look.

hostas in a pot! every spring they the pot! Add geraniums hostas in a pot, add ivy and shade annual and ivy

Refresh The Outdoor Areas With Smart DIY Projects On A Budget

Refresh The Outdoor Areas With Smart DIY Projects On A Budget

Clever idea: an old window frame to hang flower pots from. There are loads of ideas for old window frames and even old doors.

Deck Ideas

This idea is becoming very popular around here. Built in bench and flower box out of the same deck material!

Living by Miriam: Hjärterums fantastiska uteplats

Color will be a HUGE factor? House will stay a pale yellow. Everything else is up for change. Window trim, stairs, railings and all decorative woodwork (flower boxes), Also flower pots and furniture.