Add privacy and appeal to your patio with drop-cloth curtains and plumbing-pipe curtain rods. Click to visit The Home Depot blog for step-by-step instructions by Caitlin Ketcham of Desert Domicile. || @desertdomicile
If your deck or patio is partially covered, drape lengths of fabric or canvas between the joists to create shade. Space out the pieces of fabric for a more transparent look, and add lights to illuminate the space at night.