At Creative Concepts and Design, we encourage creativity. We love it when a customer comes to us with “crazy” ideas. In the spirit of creativity, we’d like to share some of the most original and unexpected deck ideas we’ve seen. We hope we inspire you to build the deck of your dreams.
Don’t Settle for One Color Decking
Create something unique with multi-color deck boards. Today’s decking collections provide plenty of choices when it comes to color. From dark coffee browns to rich reds to sunny yellows, you don’t have to settle for just one shade. Try mixing it up. Use two or more colors to create an eye-catching deck that will take your breath away.
Keep the Trees
Don’t think you have to remove all of the trees to build a deck. Incorporate it into your deck design! Mature trees are an asset because they not only provide natural shade for your deck, but having a tree as an integral part of your deck is something most people don’t have the opportunity to do. It offers a rare opportunity to create something totally out of the ordinary. Building a deck around a live tree blurs the lines between nature and architecture and makes the space feel more natural, serene and relaxing. Don’t be afraid to embrace the tree and incorporate it into your design. You can add seating around it, landscape the base if it’s a ground-level deck, or even add a bar top to help it blend seamlessly into your outdoor oasis.
Build It In!
This two-level deck didn’t miss a thing when it comes to built-in features. Let’s start with the bench seating which creates ample room for a large crowd. Accent planter boxes are a great way to beautify the space and add a pop of color. The covered bar is the icing on the cake. It’s the perfect place to hide from the midday sun and sip something cold and delicious. This deck is ready for anything!
Create an Outdoor Kitchen
Grills are great, but you can kick it up a notch with cabinets and countertops to create an outdoor kitchen on your deck. Perfect for weekend parties or just dining al fresco any night of the week. Use stone for a bold rustic look or some of our amazing cladding products for a classic wood cabinet vibe. Or mix them together! These composite wood products are manufactured to look great for decades and require little to no maintenance.
Don’t Stop at the Deck Floor
The great thing about today’s decking boards is that they can be used for decking as well as cladding. Go horizontal or vertical. Create seating, build privacy walls, add multiple levels…there’s no limit to what you can create. Today’s composite boards have a natural wood look that imparts a rustic, yet upscale feel and can transform an entire backyard. But the best part is that there is no maintenance! These boards are designed to last – no peeling, warping, or rotting. Transform a boring backyard into your own private paradise. Imagine walking into this terraced and treed retreat right outside your back door!
Pergolas and Privacy Walls
Pergolas and privacy walls create the illusion of a room, making your deck feel like a natural extension of your home. Besides looking beautiful, pergolas provide much-needed shade on sunny days. Privacy walls shield you from prying eyes next door. If you live in a subdivision where your neighbors are just a few yards away, a privacy wall will make a world of difference. If you’d like a three-season room, but it’s just not in your budget, go for a pergola and privacy wall for a fraction of the cost.
Incorporate a Water Feature
There’s just something about water that speaks to the soul. The sound of moving water adds an element of relaxation and zen to any environment. Whether a small Koi pond, a bubbling rock fountain, or a babbling brook with a waterfall, if you can add a water feature, do it. It will elevate the entire outdoor experience.
All of the Perk – None of the Work
Unlike decks of the past, today’s composite boards are designed to last, so your deck is an investment that you will enjoy for years without all the maintenance of wood. Plus, we offer easy financing so you can enjoy your deck today and pay for it over time.