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How to Build a Privacy Courtyard

All it takes to transform a drab concrete patio into a charming private courtyard is some cinderblocks, pre-cast stone and fencing.

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Top 25 Courtyards Projects

  1. 1. Courtyard Makeover (05:10)

    Watch a neglected courtyard get a makeover with this plan for a shady paradise.

  2. 2. Contemporary Private Courtyard (00:03:48)

    A space with three existing walls becomes a contemporary private courtyard.

  3. 3. Heavy-Duty Outdoor Kitchen (00:02:42)

    These passionate cooks now have a suitably heavy-duty outdoor kitchen.

  4. 4. How to Create a Custom Courtyard

    A courtyard with brick is an easy, colorful way to bring a sense of design and purpose to a yard.

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  5. 5. Private Outdoor Shower Design (00:02:59)

    Even a small outdoor space can become a peaceful private courtyard.

  6. 6. Blog Cabin: Charming Outdoor Spaces

    Check out the cozy outdoor spaces from past DIY Blog Cabins at diynetwork.com.

  7. 7. How To Add Finishing Touches to a Courtyard

    Learn how to finish a courtyard by installing fence sections along the front wall, then adding stones atop the cap blocks to complete t...

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    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Private Outdoor Courtyard (03:57)

    The Gwinns' new outdoor living area helps soften noise from a nearby road.

  9. 9. Outdoor Season: Perfect Spaces

    Visit DIYNetwork.com for the best outdoor room design tips and project ideas for outdoor rooms, outdoor kitchens and living spaces.

  10. 10. Zen Spa (03:45)

    Dean and Derek transform a backyard into an outdoor room for meditation.

  11. 11. Craftsman Home, Craftsman Yard (00:02:23)

    The Moss brothers create a backyard to complement a Craftsman-style home.

  12. 12. Hardscape-Heavy Yard Remodel (00:03:15)

    Turning a 'prison yard' into a dream space requires a hardscape-heavy redo.

  13. 13. Blog Cabin 2010: Basketball Court Tour

    Visit DIYNetwork.com to learn more about the backyard basketball court of Blog Cabin 2010. See backyard basketball court pictures and t...

  14. 14. How To Build a Patio and Retaining Wall

    This courtyard-style patio is surrounded by retaining walls and long planters. A puzzle-like arrangement of flat stones between the pat...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Design Tips for Beautiful Pergolas

    Let the experts at DIYnetwork.com inspire you to design and decorate your garden pergola.

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