Not sure if this is art, craft, or gardening. Pebble mosaic "carpet" is beautiful. For this pebble-mosaic patio, the author modified a classic Persian carpet design to represent the creation of the universe.
Pallet Planter with Terracotta Pots . with some hose clamps and screws to secure the pots, this old pallet has been upcycled into a feature vertical garden. For more inspiration, see 20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in Your Garden
Wowzers, this is the perfect Staggered wall with dark wood flooring for the porch, and southern style columns. Great floor to ceiling windows for each room as well. Perfect start to a wrap around porch.