By adding backyard art ideas to your outdoor space you can create beautiful focal points that draw the eye to certain areas of your space. As backyards increasingly become extensions of our living spaces, look on the design of yours as you would an interior room, accessorizing it with sculptures or artworks as part of your backyard ideas.
There are many different options for styles, sizes or varieties of sculpture or artwork that you can use for garden decorating ideas and that can work with any type of backyard. Here, we show you some inspiring ideas, and how to style them.
Yard art ideas
Before you commission a bespoke piece of sculpture or artwork or rush out to buy a piece, there are a number of factors to consider. Whether you are looking for a sleek contemporary design for an urban yard, a more traditional stone sculpture to complement a traditional English garden, or a rustic wooden piece for a cottage garden idea, choose one that suits your taste and the overall design of your backyard.
‘Choosing sculpture and artworks is a deeply personal matter, but we advise clients to buy to create a memory, one that evokes a smile,’ advises Rob Jones of The Garden Design Company (opens in new tab).
‘The positioning of your sculpture pieces will very much depend on the shape and size of your backyard. The amount of outdoor furniture, sculpture and hard landscaping elements will all determine where best to site your sculptural designs,’ adds Nicola Clements of Haddonstone (opens in new tab).
1. Add impact with yard art ideas
Consider the impact backyard art ideas may have on the overall design.
‘Sculptures or artworks can either harmonize with