When decorating your fence, use the same
thinking you would use for your living room or other interior rooms.
Divide the fence into sections or use the entire fence
as one general theme; just be sure to keep the overall theme the same throughout the backyard because it needs to
Outdoor decorations and wall hangings can be found in most home
improvement stores. Look for weatherproof landscape artwork that you can place on your fence. Most are sun and fade
Consider a small all-weather rug and hang it on the fence as a
focal point and decorate around it with with the weatherproof art or hanging baskets, outdoor wall shelves,
planters, silk flowers, sun faces... just any kind of outdoor wall art will do - as long as it pleases
Accessorize! Accessorize! Accessorize!
Candles, statutes, ceramics, copper wall art, metal wall hangings,
on a rope, Amphoras and Talavera pottery and more, can add style and personality
to an outdoor living space.
Find outdoor wall hangings and garden art at home improvement and
discount stores. Garden centers usually carry a large inventory and seasonal close-outs. Online auctions like eBay
can be a good source for purchasing outdoor decorations, too.
You could also place decorative items on the exterior of your
home, i.e., on the brick, but when placing nails into brick, be sure to use masonary nails and use your good
judgment on the number of items that are used. Typically, less is more when placing them into the brick and it
helps tremendously if the art pieces are large.
Below is a complilation of photographs with outdoor
decorative gifts and items from our affiliated partners.
The Gnome, sometimes called a dwarf, is considered
an elemental spirit that guards treasures of gold in the underground world. Placed
around the home and garden, they offer protection and good luck.