For the pergola over your deck: retractable 'roof', to create shade when you want it
Folding Floor - a folding swimming pool cover by AGOR Creative Engineering
Pergola off the house
bug repelling tiki torches--wine bottles, tiki fuel, a 3/8 washer and a refill tiki wick. brilliant! So much prettier than the stakes.
9 Clever DIY Ways for a Shady Backyard Oasis • Ideas, tutorials and some creative ways to bring shade to your backyard!
install a retractable canopy on pergola - Google Search
Use PVC to organize your garage tools. So smart
Totally Doing This!!! DIY BBQ Pit Station
Dress up your outdoor (or indoor) patio space with some NO-Sew curtains made from drop cloths!
DIY Pergola Retractable roof shade http://www.uk-rattanfurniture.com/product/beyondfashion-smlxl-waterproof-outdoor-wicker-rattan-garden-bench-furniture-protective-cover-patio-tables-chairs-cover-wicker-rattan-xl/