Here's a terrfic design if you need some seating! Make two for a picnic table! Or paint a checkerboard on one of the leg tops, then drill out a hole to hold plastic checkers! Can't get anymore country than that!
Great idea for a curved pergola. Natural curves like drift wood or garden prunings to make a flowing leading the eye design. Witch Garden: ~ Living tunnel in Furzey Gardens, Hampshire, England (by Steve Franklin).
Insect hotel - Sustainable ideas including an explanation of the materials used, which insects they provide a habitat for and why you want that insect. This would be perfect to have as a project to build with a youth program