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Woodworking: Smart ideas for the garden and patio

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
Classic style garden by CECILIA POZZI INTERIORISMO Classic
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We all want a beautiful patio and garden and while there are certainly challenges involved, the good news is that with a bit of woodworking enthusiasm and some of those home improvement skills—it's very possible to build something nice. 

There's nothing better than sitting back and lounging against the beauty of nature from your garden or patio. In this amazing homify feature, we admire in amazement 14 incredible ideas that promise to highlight even the smallest gardens in chic style. 

South African homes are synonymous with breathtaking sights of the ocean, the mountains or even the gorgeous countryside, and in this article we showcase ideas that our professionals worked hard at to create. We cannot wait to visit and view this sensational feature filled with hints and tips just waiting to be adopted.

1. Fireside comfort

A patio needs a comfortable seating area to take in the sunset, entertainment and polite conversation between friends and family, include some pillows for that ultimately chic look.

2. Deck it

A wooden deck is an excellent way to breathe the fresh air or catch up on your tan.

3. A vintage element

Simple stoned flooring for your courtyard and a cute table and chair set will transport you to a bygone era.

4. Fenced off

Secure your belongings with a durable fence, but add a sense of fantasy with some gorgeous greenery too.

5. Wicker it

Pretty wicker patio furniture with a pop of red will enhance the personality of your outdoor zone.

6. Bloomin'

Opt for brilliant blooms and make your garden the best spot on your property.

7. From the tropics

You don't need to go for roses and pretty potted plants to decorate your garden, choose some jungle inspired greenery for that enthralling tropical vibe and add a hammock while you're at it.

8. A bit of enchantment

Lighting and layout can create an enchanting setting too.

9. Pathways

A paved pathways will ensure that your lawn remains green and intact, regardless of the foot traffic.

10. Under cover

Umbrellas are an ideal way to protect your garden party from the harsh sunshine at midday.

11. Stairways

If you're lucky enough to have a double storey, then consider a relaxing patio and garden zone… let the stairs lead the way.

12. Small accompaniment

It doesn't really matter how small your patio is, you just need a simple seating area for Al fresco dining and a grassy patch for those home based picnics.

13. Line the walls

Decorate your walls with some greenery and create a smarter garden.

14. Mediterranean vibe

The colour scheme, wooden blinds and quaint seating area makes this garden one to admire for its perfectly Mediterranean vibe. Have a look at these 25 pictures of homes with stylish fences

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