Even if you have a small yard, you still design a small patio that will be functional for entertaining, relaxing, and living, as well as beautiful. Use these design ideas if you want turn a tiny place behind your house into something cozy and relaxing.
I love the little stepping stone path (maybe impractical?) and also the way the screens stop you seeing all the way down - draws your eye along path (could be a good way to distract attention from fence and wall?
these wood slats are utilitarian in the way they are connected to the substrate — countersunk screws — but note the care in angling the top of the projecting pieces, so water sheds off the wood. contemporary exterior by Fougeron Architecture FAIA