Mixed Container Solutions - Ive Got Rhythm - This is a great site. It shows a variety of container ideas for every light situation and then gives the information for all of the plants in each container.
As long as it doesn't look like a shower curtain the way this does. "Outdoor curtains are a great way to soften your porch and keep your patio furniture from fading, Just make sure that its treated fabric so the elements don't destroy them!
22 Fascinating and Low Budget Ideas for Your Yard and Patio Privacy