July 15, 2024
Yard art ideas: 12 ways to enhance your space with artworks

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 

figurative metal sculpture in naturalistic garden

(Image credit: Garden Design Company / Photo Mark Lord)

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.