Since the solid wooden structure of a shipping pallet makes it perfect for DIY, there are a number of ways to re-purpose them. Here is a pallet functions as the basic frame for a garden; just staple landscape fabric securely to the back before planting.
The warmth provided by an outdoor fireplace can extend the amount of time you can use your backyard each season. This beautiful stone fireplace is nice enough to be in a living room. Comfy outdoor furniture adds to the cozy feel.