This season, are many ways to jazz up your outdoor spaces. No matter if you are planning to grow a potato tower, build some of your own furniture, or simply design a relaxing spot where you can think and meditate, 2016 is the year for you to turn your dream backyard into reality. Here are 15 yard-changing fence ideas.
As I’ve been thinking about my backyard design plans, one of last things I ever thought of renovating is the fence. Probably because it was put in place out of necessity. After all, how else do we keep the dogs from escaping? Here is a list of 15 people who boosted their backyard fences to another level. It goes to show that functional and beautiful can work well together.
From mirrors to murals to butterflies to Calvin and Hobbes, the possibilities are endless when it comes to sprucing up your yard…and that can make you the envy of the neighborhood. Enjoy these canvasses of inspiration.
1. Mural Tree Fence
With just a paint can and an early morning of work, this backyard fence transformed into a whimsical, eye-catching work of art. Are you concerned about your artist skills? Use a pencil to make the initial design and then just fill it in with the paint color you’ve selected.
2. Fence Of Bird Houses
This one is for the bird-lovers. Buy or build wooden birdhouses, then select your paint colors. People and birds will love your new decor!
3. Marble Fence
To create this style, put holes in your fence with a drill and then fill them with marbles. It’s a simple approach, yet so beautiful.
4. Beachfront Mural Fence
This beachfront mural is undoubtedly more complex, however, if you have the cash, consider finding a local artist to recreate the look for you. Whether you live in the woods or the city, each day will be a day at the beach!
5. Rosy Cozy Fence
This beautiful mix of objects makes this area of the garden feel like a small, secluded room. Be sure that any items you select are weather and water resilient.
6. Mirror Window Fence
This set of mirrors was created with vintage windows and some salvaged materials. The actual details on the design can be discovered here. If you are worried about birds crashing into them, just add some press-on decals that designed to specifically save birds.
7. The Calvin and Hobbes Mural Fence
This Calvin and Hobbes fence was decorated in 2013 by a Reddit member who has since deleted their account. The mystery artist likely doesn’t knows that they are Pinterest-famous.
8. Butterflies Fence
Of course you have a fence to be proud of when your local news station shows up to do a story. Well, that’s just what happened to Curtis Fesser after he created these butterflies from some old roofing flashing and wire.
9. Vertical Flower Garden Fence
Vertical gardens are really a simple way to give a bit of color and life to your otherwise plain fence. You can purchase vertical planters here.
10. The Can Garden Fence
Or, if doing it yourself is more your style, try making these tin can planters as an alternative. Details are here.
11. Florals On The “Old Shutter” Fence
This artist didn’t actually have a fence, however, she did have a bunch of old shutters hanging around. By standing them on their sides and adding a bit of tin flower art, she made a beautiful, yet useful barrier.
12. Carved Gecko Fence
Maybe you are more of a simple person, but that’s ok! Carving a gecko is the perfect way to make a quiet statement for your fence.
13. One More Vertical Garden Fence
Okay, now you can never have too many vertical gardens. Succulents are particularly easy to maintain and look great. Best of all, they can take a few days without water. Now that is my kind of plant.
14. Rain Boot Garden Fence
If you would like to upgrade your fencing with a budget in mind, look around for things you already have. This woman made a adorable planter out of her kid’s used rain boots. Find more details here.
15. Sunflower Yellow Mural Fence
This sunflower mural fence can be found at ChocolaTree Organic Eatery in Sedona, Arizona. You can see that it really puts the SUN in sunflower!
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