A feature never forgotten of an urban home is its privacy fence. The tight housing plans making the homeowners get creative in building their own personal spaces. From here you can see lots privacy fence ideas pop up. Some of them are cool, some other easy enough to build –even for one who know nothing about fence crafting before.
If you who want to find privacy fence ideas, here we offer are some 20++ of, we hope, the most awesome.
1. Contemporary Patio Fence with Natural Cedar Slats
To enjoy the evening, surely a patio an ideal spot around the house. Being an outside space, a patio needs enough privacy for you to have your leisure time. So, now it’s time to add it with fences. Need inspirations? Try this wooden privacy fence idea.
This fence is made of cedar slats. The natural character of its grains are too good to be layered with paint, so it’s better to let it naked in clear finishes. If you want a contemporary look, the horizontal lay outing serves you better.
2. An Unique and Natural Gabion Fence
Want something natural for the house’ fence? This privacy fence idea is one of the best. You need to try this gabion privacy fence idea. If you want to DIY this fence, it offers many eases. All you need is gravels or small stones and the gabions itself.
Just make sure that you have the suitable gravels’ size for the gabions, so they won’t ‘leak’ out of the gabions’ holes. Also, be sure to pick the right stones, be sure with their strength and their resistance to frost (if you live in cold regions).
3. DIY Cheap Tall Cacti Fence
If, for some reasons, you want something unique and inexpensive for backyard’s fencing, this DIY fence idea can help you. All you need is to find tall cacti and plant them around your garden, or even around your patio for a more privacy fence. For the last reason, you may put the cacti in a planter boxes for neater and prettier appearance.
4. DIY Natural Living Fence for Backyard
This is another cheap and cool DIY privacy fence idea for you, a natural fence for backyard or your front yard. This time you’ll make a hedge fence. For this project, all you need is a suitable hedge plants.
There are several hedge types you can choose, like Leylandi, English Laurel, Portugal Laurel, Pacific Red Cedar, or some other types. With fertile soil and easy water, these hedge plants are practically maintenance-free. But don’t forget to prune them regularly for neater appearance.
5. A Minimalist Painted Wood Panel Fence
Be attention to small spaces around your house. One of them may hid potentials for a lounging space, like patio. This privacy fence idea shows you how to make a limited spaces into a minimalist small patio that feels so neat and roomy.
One you the key is the fencing. If you’re into a minimalist style, small slats, horizontally and evenly-spaced, lends an air of contemporary minimalisme of this small patio. The neutral paint also gives the fence a calming atmosphere to it.
6. Cool Plaited Bamboo Fence
Charm your friends with this outdoor creative privacy idea. This will be an all-organic bamboo fence. You’ll have no ordinary bamboo fence here, but you have the plaited one. Small bamboo canes are plaited together into one cool fence for your backyard.
In this particular example, you have black bamboo fence. But, if you want a more natural finish, try to let the bamboo as it is. Give it just a layer of clear finish. But, it’s up to you whether you like it naked or the painted one.
7. Poolside Bamboo Fence with Greenery
An area outside the house which needs more privacy is the pool, mainly if you build the pool just next to the neighbor’s fences. This pool side bamboo privacy fence idea is the one you should try. It’s natural and also is inexpensive to build.
You may put up this bamboo fence in combination with vertical garden, to add a more natural touches.
8. Cool Front Yard Classic Metal Fence
You should consider metal when you want flexible materials for your privacy fence. You can have metal fence in almost any imaginable privacy fence ideas, from the modern styles to the contemporary. Here you have an iron classic fence for the front yard.
This metal fence suits well with your classic house. And the fence even adds modern tones with its sleek-rectangular metal columns.
9. DIY Cheap Chain Wire Mesh Fence
Need a strong and reliable fence for the backyard? Oh, and need it quickly and affordably? This cheap chain wire mesh fence privacy fence idea should be yours. If you have time and the tools, you even can do it yourself.
All you need is a roll of reliable chain wire mesh with several metal pipes for the supports. And there it is, your cheap and reliable privacy fence is ready.
10. Wooden Lattice Privacy Wall for Backyard
We’ve talk about metal as flexible materials for fences. Another material with the same flexibility is wood. Here you have the excellent example, a wooden lattice fence for backyard. So far we offer you horizontal minimalist wooden fences, whether in painted or in clear models.
Now we offer here wood fences with lattices. If makes your backyard patio looks unique, apart from further adding your sense of privacy. You may ad potted plants or flowers for a more rustic look.
11. DIY Cheap Modern Privacy Fence from Corrugated Metal
Corrugated metal, the roofing materials, also does great as fences. This privacy fence idea comes from the realization that the materials are easily available in the market and cheap. The materials are also strong, weather-proof, and you can even build it yourself.
You may try a combination of corrugated metals with solid woods. In this example, the woods serve as the support poles, while the metals sheets (set horizontally) are the fence boards. The results is a cool fence, full of privacy, in contemporary tones.
12. Cool Outdoor Deck Wire Fence
This privacy fence idea is for you with contemporary minds. Along with the rising popularity of minimalist look, this contemporary wire fence also has amassed lots of fans. It has simple designs. It combines well with simple wood frames and stretched wired as kind of fence’s panels.
You may also combine the wire with metals for industrial look. Put it around your deck or patio, or for backyard stuff. You may even put it inside the house as stair’s railing.
13. DIY Cheap Wattle Fencing for Privacy
Some sources said that this wattle fencing is almost as old human race, since the Stone Age. This privacy fence idea is still popular today. And the styles or methods are still the same. They include the several posts and lots saplings (the weavers).
You may utilize several types of plants for weavers like plum, hazel, forsythia willow, sweet chestnut. But you the lists will not end on those plants. You can make this unique fence using any long flexible saplings.
14. Fence for Above Ground Pool
Having an above ground is fun. But you need to pay attention to the safety of the swimmers. Being rather high above the ground, the pool needs fence around it. This privacy fence idea gives you one of the suitable fences, a wooden fence. If you have a wooden deck on the pool, this fence gets along well with it. Apart of giving protection and privacy, this wooden fence also great to make the pool atmosphere warmer.
15. DIY Cheap Privacy Fence From Wooden Pallets
For now on don’t throw away the unused wooden pallets containers. You can turn it into an inexpensive cool fence for backyard (or even front yard). If you have time and tools, gut down all the wooden pallet containers. Now with the wood planks available, start doing the fencing job.
You may build a tall fence like the example. But a shorter fence is also possible, it depends on your purposes.
16. Cool and Lush Vertical Garden for Privacy Fence
A trend popular among the landscaping enthusiast is vertical garden. At first, this type of garden is an efficient approach for one who wants to have greenery but having not enough lands or spaces. But now, with this natural privacy fence idea, you can make use of this vertical garden as a fence for backyard.
There are lots of plants for the vertical garden. Not only flowers, you may also plant vegetables. If you want the ready-to-use vertical garden frames or planter boxes without some DIY projects, now they are available online.
17. Vertical Wood Slats for Patio Privacy
It’s time to come back to wooden fence again. This time you’ll protect your patio and garden with vertical wooden slats fence. Unlike the modern horizontal one, this privacy fence idea gives you an air of country and classic era.
The fence construction is simple, it consists of rows of tight vertical slats hold by two horizontal wooden planks. If you like to do some DIY project, you can build it alone in your spare time.
18. Traditional White Picket Fence for Classic Privacy
A picket fence is also good for a privacy fence. The front yard of your stucco house suits better with this type fence. This type of fence often comes with shorter wooden columns. But with this privacy fence idea you have a taller picket fence for more privacy and protection.
As all with the simple good old says, you need to paint the fence with white color. In its simplicity, the color can bring back all the old and pleasant old memories in the stucco house.
19. Cheap DIY Privacy Fence with Reed
When you need a tropical atmosphere in your house, try this reed privacy idea. This fence serves well as a temporary fence around your garden, backyard, or your patio. The reed itself is inexpensive.
Buy the high quality fresh water reeds for durability. You buy it in rolls. And when you want to build a fence in a DIY project, all the other thing you need are several wood logs as the supports and iron wires to attach the reeds onto the supports.
20. Patio Fencing with Horizontal Wooden Planks
This privacy fence idea includes wooden planks. The idea here is to have a minimalist fence which also serves as backyard or front yard accents with its texture. The key to achieve it is by playing with the planks arrangements.
Some fence panels arranged in solid panels, the others in a kind of open hit & miss panels. The result is a calm minimalist fence suited for a minimalist garden or even a Zen garden.
21. DIY Bamboo Tree Fence for Patio
A chance to fully go green with your fence is in this privacy fence idea. Here you deal not with dead or inorganic materials, but with the living one. Bamboo trees for fence. It provides natural shades, privacy, and also fresh air all the time.
You may plant the bamboo to fully fence the backyard and patio. This bamboo also great as accents for the pergolas. For neater appearance (and also to reign their invasive natures) you may plant them in planter boxes.
22. Vinyl Patio Fence in Jalousie Blind Style
Once in 50’s and 70’s, before the advent of electric home air conditioning, jalousie windows had their days. Now can find the remains in the form of jalousie blinds. Inpsired by the designs, this privacy fence idea offers you a jealousy-like privacy fence.
This vinyl fence provides real privacy for your leisure time in the patio or backyard. In this example you see here, the fence is tall and solid enough to protect you from curious eyes or even from the harsh wind.
23. DIY Cheap Tall Greenery Wall with Horsetail Reed
In the previous list we have talked about living fence, the living bamboo fence. Here’s another option of the plants, if you want the lighter and easy-to-grow one. This privacy fence idea ask you to plant horsetail reeds.
The contemporary landscapers often use horsetail reeds as living fences. Its tall and straight features suits well for the purposes. Unlike bamboo, this plants grow faster and you don’t have to bother with falling leaves. Plant them in planter boxes for more contemporary look.
24. Rustic Privacy Fence for Outdoor Hot Tub
Old weathered wooden planks may spark inventive minds, like turn them into this privacy fence idea: a rustic fence for the outdoor hot tub. You see here, the setup is so simple. The fence covers only a half of the open space around the bathtub.
But, as it serves as a secondary fence (apart from the main fence you see in the background), this setup is okay. It serves as windbreaker and rustic accents for the hot tub.
25. DIY Cheap and Natural Cypress Tree Fencing
In the last lists of privacy fence idea, we offer you one more natural and living privacy fence idea. And this will be your another DIY inexpensive project. You’ll build a privacy fence from rows of cypress trees. Once fully grown, these cypress can protect you from wandering eyes or from naughty winds. They also look pleasing to the eyes.
So far you have met some of the coolest privacy fence ideas. Some suits well for backyards, front yards or patios. Some other are easy enough for your DIY projects. You have various material options, from the cool industrial stuff to the natural and organic materials. In short, we hope you enjoy this little article and can find the most suitable fence for your purposes.