Design Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Walls, Screen and Curtains
As the old saying goes, "Good fences make good neighbors." Take a look at these ingenious ways to keep your neighbor's watchful eye out of your backyard.
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Windbreaker and Privacy Wall
This slated ornamental wall serves a few purposes. It lends privacy to the gathering space, helps shield the fire pit from wind, and lastly, it looks great.
Curtains made from outdoor fabrics were used to create instant privacy on this charming porch. Learn how to waterproof fabric for outdoor use >>
Portrait Gallery and Casual Dining Space
This delightful patio in England designed by Cool Gardens Landscaping Ltd. is the perfect spot for afternoon tea. It features a towering hedge that serves as an organic art gallery wall complete with an outdoor TV screen and audio system.
City Garden With Salvaged Wood Wall and Potting Table
In this small urban patio, a salvaged wood wall and potting table satisfy the city gardener. Climbing vines and potted plants, including a terrarium, create a lush space, while a candelabra adds ambiance for outdoor dining.
Modern Zen California Backyard
A standard suburban cinderblock fence is disguised with an ipe-wood wall with a build-in water feature.
Hanging Outdoor Wall
Wooden privacy screens section off this rustic porch sitting area. The modern herringbone design creates a stylish twist on a basic door.
Herb Garden Wall- View 1
This vertical garden is a perfect combination of low-maintenance and high-function. A drip irrigation system provides water at the right time to to keep fresh herbs thriving. See a view of the opposite side in the next slide.
Herb Garden Wall- View 2
The privacy wall not only helps season the fare from the outdoor kitchen, it serves as a place to hang utensils and store cooking accessories.
Shoji-style walls provide shade and privacy to this Chicago rooftop patio. 'Green Velvet' boxwood (on the right) and Arctic Blue-leaf Willow lend some green to the setting.
Modern Seattle Courtyard
A cozy outdoor seating area is illuminated by LED string lights in a modern courtyard. A high privacy fence creates a sense of seclusion under the shade of trees original to the space.
Screens placed above planter boxes block the afternoon sun and any nosy neighbors that might be peaking into the yard.
Hot Tub Wall
Sometimes a soak in the hot tub is best without a bathing suit. The extra privacy wall next to the hot tub makes that possible without offending any of the neighbors.
Vertical Pocket Planter Walls
Vertical fabric planter walls provide the privacy screening for this outdoor dining room. The decorative light fixture adds a delicate design element that pulls the space together.
Dress the Back Wall
A plain white cinderblock wall was given a serious dose of style with the addition of a corrugated rusted wall and fire feature.
Rusted Metal Wall Screen Near Backyard Pool
A rusted metal screen conceals pool equipment, enhances privacy, and adds character and texture to this Southwestern backyard.
Corrugated Wall and Window Boxes
Corrugated metal is used to build a privacy wall and create a backdrop for a fun gathering space. To make the unusual fire pit, a gas line was run through the recycled metal bucket then filled with lava rock.