when your space is small, to make it an extension of your indoor living space. Use hardscaping to create entertaining areas, and open those doors wide and let the spaces work together. Use furnishings outdoors, plant grass for add planter
Have your guests hold mason jar lanterns with led candle lights for your send off.Mason Jar Garden Lights DIY Lids Set by TheCountryBarrel I can do this for the backyard! Switch out candles for battery or LED candles.
My Summer Project - Glamorizing the Pergola hanging baskets, lights, flowers. BEST price on cool looking hanging string patio/pergola lights. This lighted back pergola will be my inspiration (Edit:see post for my complete lighted pergola!