It feels so wonderful to have a beautiful patio or backyard garden where you can spend quality time with family and friends. And although you would like to present your outdoor oasis to others, you place more value on a little privacy in your own home. So having an outdoor patio screen is a brilliant idea, right?
The selection of ideas for such an outdoor privacy screen is quite large and you can choose the material and design according to your own requirements. Depending on the budget, everyone will definitely find something. However, there are also a lot of DIY projects that you can implement yourself. In the following, we have put together different patio privacy screen examples for you and would like to help you with your project.
Create a subtle garden or patio privacy screen with seating
Lattice work privacy screen
A great idea is to use grid panels to provide privacy for the deck or patio. These are usually made of wood and come in different shades of color. You can either buy them ready-made and assemble them, or build a privacy screen yourself.
Make wooden frames for each one, destain or paint them and glue the latticework panels on top. Drill holes at the ends of the frames and insert eyebolts. You can then use chains and S hooks to hang them at the height you want. You can also attach such a privacy screen directly to the pergola. Depending on the furnishing style, you can then create a cozy seating area with garden furniture, flower pots and other accessories.
The combination of dark and light wood looks especially stylish
Terrace privacy screen made of wooden panels
To set up something sturdier, it is better to use thicker wooden boards. Choose the spacing, dimensions and color to taste. If you want to build and set up the privacy screen yourself, you should prepare the panels beforehand as required. So, cut to size, sand, stain and then connect with vertical anchor boards. Such a privacy screen is suitable as a decorative board and even as a basis for a useful DIY insect hotel.
So the terrace not only looks super original, but is also very environmentally friendly
Tinker outdoor privacy screen from old doors
If you have several unused old doors just waiting to use them in an imaginative DIY project, this is your lucky day. For this task you need three doors. It doesn’t matter if their styles vary. Connect them to master a versatile and customized privacy screen to use outdoors.
In off-white your creation has a certain shabby chic charm
Of course, old windows are just as good if you want to build an upcycling privacy screen. And it’s a lot easier than you think. You can also use shutters, and they come in different sizes and colors. Mix and match them to get the texture and style you want. Feel free to improvise and use your imagination.
The whole thing looks even more unusual with vintage mirrors and chandeliers
Mini vertical garden as a privacy screen
If you are planning a patio screen, you can integrate numerous functions into one style. For example, the privacy screen can double as a vertical garden if you hang small planters.
The products needed for the work can be such as ground stakes, cedar stakes and boards, scrap wood, fence staples, steel wire, as well as flower pots and plants. You can find many DIY vertical garden instructions online that you can use to create your own privacy screen.
Give preference to easy-care plants and herbs
Curtains patio privacy screen
An equally inexpensive option for more privacy in your outdoor area is to use a fabric privacy screen. For example, you can even use a white bed sheet as a curtain or as an awning. Or you can set up curtain rods around the deck to enclose it completely when needed. Of course, the curtains do not provide protection from rain, so installing a roof system could completely solve this problem if desired.
The fabric screen is smoothly fixed between two columns with special clips
If you are more of a boho fan, then a macrame curtain would be the absolute hit for your terrace or balcony. This gives the ambience a dreamy, fairytale flair and serves as an artistic eye-catcher. With the age-old macrame knotting technique, you can also make lanterns and other effective accessories.
At the same time, such a curtain serves as protection against flying pests
Terrace privacy screen made of bamboo mats
A super simple and quite cheap alternative for outdoor privacy protection is bamboo. In this case, dry, thin bamboo tubes are meant. You can get these in almost all garden centers and hardware stores. They are usually made with galvanized wire and are very easy to place in the desired location. In principle, only suitable fastening loops are required and your patio privacy screen is completely ready in no time at all.
Depending on your own requirements, you can select the required height
Create your relaxed outdoor area according to your personal preferences and enjoy every single moment in it. Treat yourself to the privacy you need with the right patio privacy screen and surround yourself with comfortable pieces of furniture and pretty accessories. As always, decorative elements and plants skilfully round off the whole thing.
We wish you a wonderful summer time with lots of laughter and countless unforgettable moments!
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