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Inspiration for an eclectic shade backyard landscaping in Seattle.

ExteriorscapesEclectic Landscape, Seattle

Inspiration for an eclectic shade backyard landscaping in Seattle. —  Houzz
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cate822429 wrote:Aug 20, 2013
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    Kids Creations

    Love those colors! Love the birdhouse tool.

  • Susan Shapiro

    what brand of paint was used? special for outdoor life?


What Houzz contributors are saying:

siffordgd
Jay Sifford Garden Design added this to Explore Your Garden Personality: The Whimsical GardenerFeb 2, 2014

Celebrate color. Color is of utmost importance to the whimsical gardener. In this gardener’s mind, color is fun, festive and playful. Whereas some gardeners prefer to blend subtle tones in their spaces, the whimsical gardener generally follows the mantra, “The more and the brighter, the better.”This garden proudly displays its colors and stripes. The array of bright hues and the informal bench seating give this space a childlike, playful vibe. What makes this space work? The bright colors were applied on similar vertical surfaces, creating a rhythm that brings continuity to this part of the garden. In addition, the foliage is entirely shades of green. This tones down the space. Can you imagine this scene with chartreuse or red foliage?

billygoodnick
Billy Goodnick Garden Design added this to How to Pick a Nice Wall for Your Garden RoomAug 6, 2013

As long as we’re thinking of walls as art, why not stop by the paint store and have some fun? This eclectic, giddy wood fence illustrates how recycled boards take on new life when you unleash your imagination and untether your paintbrush. See if there are existing materials in your garden you can put back into service with a sprinkling of imagination.

frankorgan
Frank Organ added this to Animate Your Garden With the Colors of MatisseSep 11, 2012

Sometimes it's good to step back from reality and use color just for the fun of it. The use of the Matisse style of color on this hardscape — fencing, seating, wall and even the birdhouse — is balanced by the simple, almost random planting of the garden.Event: Matisse comes to the Met. From early December 2012 through March 2013, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is holding an exhibition, "Matisse: In Search of True Painting," which will explore the artist's techniques.More: Lessons From Monet's Garden

mariannel
Marianne Lipanovich added this to Lay of the Landscape: Theme GardensJul 16, 2012

Standard garden features, such as this bench, take on new life with a bright color. The coordinating spikes beyond in the planting bed ensure that this garden corner will not be overlooked.

becky
Becky Harris added this to Turn Household 'Junk' Into Garden TreasuresJun 19, 2012

Salvaged boards. A variety of used boards bring bright color to this garden fence and bench. The jagged edge gives trees and shrubs a sculptural backdrop.

shawngauthier
Shawn Gauthier added this to Be Bold, Be Brave With ColorAug 22, 2011

Backyards tend to be more casual spaces, so they’re a spot to really let loose. Express your color creativity by painting your fence and benches different colors, and add bright accessories to liven the space. More: Poppin' Bubblicious Color Palettes Garden Color Even Without Flowers Brave Color Where You Cook Color Ideas for Commitment-phobes

What Houzzers are commenting on:

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Rory K added this to Garden DesignsJan 27, 2019

How to make the fence more beautiful

brandon_meek19
Brandon Meek added this to back chill or front chillSep 17, 2018

i like this seating and planter inn with trees & plants

rachael_blomeley25
McBugboy added this to GardenSep 15, 2018

Coloured fence for veges garden?

maudiej
maudiej added this to FencesAug 18, 2018

Around and under the Mulberry Tree

jjj1079
jjj1079 added this to OutdoorsApr 7, 2018

Love! Red bench with painted vertical slats. Cute lantern. Small birdhouse. All plantings are green - all color comes from the hard scapes.

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