Backyard Ideas on a Budget - paint the blocks for more contrast
paving stones with pebbles to fix cracked tiles or mosaic it!
an arched "window" surrounded by brick, looks a little like ancient ruins
Arbor Covered Patio Four 6 by 6 posts across the front of this patio arbor give the structure a substantial feel. Two lattice panels, which support Armand clematis vines (Clematis armandii), provide a sense of enclosure.