Amazing Outdoor Walls and Fences

Your outdoor space has many functions, whether it's a place to unwind and relax or hold a big gathering. These inspiring outdoor walls and fences will help you make your space a favorite hangout.

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December 18, 2014

Living Wall

This tiny alleyway didn't have much room for a garden. Designer Seth Boor made use of the space off of the bedroom by designing a custom succulent garden wall hanging. The garden wall adds an unexpected touch of greenery in an otherwise urban space.

Hanging Out

The charcoal gray picket fence features a hanging basket filled with ivy and brightly colored geraniums. The color of the geraniums pops against the fence and is carried through to the backyard. Design by Virginia Rockwell

Stylish Sprinkling System

This wooden sculpture, designed by landscape artist Jamie Durie, functions as both an eye-pleaser and watering system. A misting system installed within the recycled wood beams waters the surrounding vines and epiphytes.

Italian-Inspired Warmth

The stucco wall features an outdoor fireplace with Tuscan elements, including a mixture of stone and brick. Designer Scott Cohen placed oversized ceramic vases on each side of the fireplace for a rustic look.

An Italian Vacation

HGTV fan twd33 didn't like the wall in her backyard because it felt like a prison. She worked with what she had by using mortar to transform the wall into an Italian getaway. The rustic look, along with Italian-inspired colors, makes the space feel like you're in a Tuscan villa.

Oceanside Dining

Outdoor dining is taken to a new level with Pamela Berstler's design. The retaining wall gives privacy while still allowing for a perfect ocean view. When guests are done dining, they can relax on the daybed at the lower-level lounge area.

Playful Update

This space wasn't much of a backyard because it's placed between three buildings. Designer Bonnie Bridges updated an unsightly concrete foundation into a playful element by painting it bright orange, which gives the space an inviting feel. The reclaimed wood shelf is topped with potted plants to add greenery to the industrial-style space.

No Problem Here

Sometimes you're faced with unwanted elements in your backyard. Designer Heather Hardcastle transformed this old problem wall into an eye-pleaser with hanging moss baskets and a one-of-a-kind water feature. These simple additions give the backyard an entirely new cottage-style look.

Urban Yet Inviting

HGTV fan PHLpavilion created the perfect balance between urban and inviting in this colorful outdoor space. The dining area, great for entertaining any number of guests, is separated by a colorful plexi-paneled wall.

Shining Moment

The glowing stacked glass adds a sparkling element and texture to the edge of the stone water feature wall. The waterfall shines from the underwater lighting, making the wall the focal point in this backyard. Design by Morgan Holt

Fenced Background

The white, fenced wall is the backdrop to a custom-made, 6-foot bench with built-in storage. The patio was once an empty space between the master bedroom and garage, but now it's a place to entertain guests or enjoy some outdoor privacy. Design by HGTV fan vr4jen.

Private Screening

The raw cedar salt wall acts as a screen for unappealing trash cans and also supports a steel awning that frames the entry door. Designer Seth Boor designed the screen to create a sense of arrival while maintaining privacy.

Luxurious Curtain Wall

The curtain panels act as a wall in this pool pavilion. HGTV fan arcadiadesign added the curtains to bring luxurious privacy while also protecting against wind without a big wall to make the space feel closed. The daybed makes this spot perfect to read a book and relax.

European Escape

A moss-covered wall, featuring a European lion wall fountain, surrounds this backyard. The hanging lanterns on both sides of the fountain create an intimate space during evening gatherings. Design by HGTV fan moredesign.

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