String lights or patio lighting with globe bulbs are great for backyards. Here are some ideas.
I love a clear topped pergola. Some ideas here for the back patio and cover. I like the strings of lights, curtains on curtain rod, got to have a nice outdoor dinning table too.
Hygge Lights - Drape patio lights from pergolas
Our outdoor dining room with lights under a wood pergola. We used antique oak stain on the deck and pergola and white paint on the railings.
Here's a simple tutorial on a sturdy and professional-looking way to to hang string lights on your porch or patio. Caitlin Ketcham of Desert Domicile shows you, step by step. It's on The Home Depot Bl (Outdoor Patio Step)
Checkout 19 best pergola plants for your garden. These climbing plants for pergolas and arbors can also be grown in small gardens easily - Gardening Now
DAS - another cool lighting idea. Exterior : Good Landscape for Front Yard, Exterior Small Decking Ideas, Home Swimming Pool Design, Exterior.