GING Roof deck garden - love the privacy trellis for the plants to vine on and the cool cutout living carpet.
Herb garden at front idea Google Image Result for http://img.archiexpo.com/images_ae/photo-m2/solid-hardwood-deck-boards-ipe-70217-2153769.jpg
Wood decking , white rendered walls and raised contemporary planter - fabulous garden/patio lighting
Contemporary Patio Small Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 21
http://www.modularhomepartsandaccessories.com/awningideas.php has some information on awnings that are available in the marketplace.
DIY Burlap and Lace Christmas Tree Skirt DIY Burlap DIY Crafts
love the way she wrapped up the bottom of their tree! gonna need to remember this if I decorate next year!
Ribbon garland--I need to learn how to do this for my tree this year!