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50 Fresh Fence Design Ideas

Frame your yard, add privacy and security and enhance your curb appeal with one of these gorgeous fence ideas.

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Photo: Harry Norman, REALTORS, a member of Luxury Portfolio International, Photographer: Back River Photography. From: Harry Norman, REALTORS and Luxury Portfolio International®.

Fall in Love With Fences

A well-designed fence does more than serve the practical purpose of simply keeping people and pets in or out. Choosing the right fence for your property can boost your home's curb appeal or provide privacy. Fences come in many different heights, styles and are made of several types of materials. We’ve gathered a bunch of fence designs so you can find one that is right for your yard, whether you’re looking for a front yard fence that will add to your home’s style such as a picket fence in front of your cottage or a split-rail fence to go with your ranch. Or perhaps you’re looking for a backyard barrier to keep critters out of your garden or a privacy fence to quell the curiosity of nosy neighbors, click on to find one that’s right for your yard.

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Photo: Juxtapose Design Build. From: Juxtapose Design Build.

Go Mad for Mod

If you're a fan of modern or midcentury modern-style homes, a low, sculptural concrete wall pairs perfectly with these architectural styles and lends a clean, sleek look to any landscape. Here the mix of gray and rust-colored concrete pairs well with the gravel walkway, landscape boulders and the home's siding.

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Photo: Shelley Metcalf. From: Bill Bocken.

Add Style With an Arbor

No matter which fence material you prefer, nothing enhances the look of your yard like adding an arbor. If this quaint garden walkway wasn't picture perfect already, the addition of a stone pillared arbor, topped with an impressive display of vines, gives it extra style cred. Considering an arbor for your yard? Learn how to construct one yourself, below.

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Photo: John Ellis Photography. From: Lisa Gimmy Landscape Architecture.

Keep Your Style High and Your Fences Low

A low garden wall separates this Spanish-style bungalow from the street, making the home feel secluded, even in Los Angeles. Keeping the solid stucco wall low ensures it doesn't detract from the home's elegant curb appeal, while the intricate laser-cut gate gives it a lot of extra style points.

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