Why do you need an arbor in your garden?
Well, simply because it transforms any garden into something out of a fairytale. Imagine waking up to the sight of a beautiful flower arbor, right in the middle of your garden. Better yet, enjoying a cup of tea on your arbor swing while watching the sunset. I personally need this scene in my life!
For these reasons and more, I’ve compiled a list of the best arbor ideas out there, so you can pick and choose whatever works for you.
Plain And Simple
Sit Back and Relax
Enjoy the View
Here’s a basic design that you could decorate however you want. You can use wind chimes or even dream catchers to make this into the wood arbor of your dreams. If you want more ideas on DIY arbors, check onechitecture.com.
All Things Metal
I’d describe this design as the representation of metal arbor elegance at its finest. You can put this arbor at the entrance of your garden or to highlight a pathway. Check out morflora.com for more metal arbor designs.
Gateway to Heaven
I think this one among all other arbor ideas is one of my favorites. It has a rustic metal design that’s complemented by pink roses. It can be useful if you have pets or little kids and don’t want them near a specific part of your garden. Go to Homedecors.info for lots of other metal arbors with gateways.
Double the Size
If you want more area to decorate and work with, here’s a 2-metal-arbors-in-1 design. You can always repaint it if white isn’t your color. Find out what else you can do with this design at vestnik-sadovoda.ru.
With Open Arms
You can always go with this basic black metal arbor with gates if you’d rather start with a simple design. Fromhousetohome.com has many more creative ideas for metal arbors with gates, so make sure you check them out.
Rustic For Me Please
Like Something Out of a Shakespearean Play
Who wouldn’t want this fairytale-style rustic arbor in their garden? The natural look of the wood, coupled with climbing flowers, gives this design a magical effect. Visit diynetwork.com for more ideas.
Would You Prefer a Feng Shui-inspired Design?
I know this isn’t Feng Shui per se, but it does give you the same feeling, right? The tall logs and simple structure will definitely make your garden look more serene. Find out more at gardenj.seoveri.com.
How About a Walk in the Woods?
In a Land Far Away
Bigger gardens call for grander designs, don’t you agree? This arbor has a countryside look with its triangular roof. You can decorate yours with hanging flower pots, like in this example. If you want more creative ideas, go to Morflora.com.
Make a Wish
Come On Over, Have A Seat
The More the Merrier
If you want to share the view in your garden, try this arbor with two bench seats. It has two hanging flower pots for you to decorate with your favorite plants. Check out thepergola.link for more ideas.
Try the Amish Way
Or, Maybe Go With White
Or Aim For the Moon
Keep The Kids Out
No Paws Allowed
No Feet Allowed Either
Extra Elegance, Too
Swinging In The Rain
Swing and Deck
For those of you interested in traditional Japanese tranquility, this arbor swing is a perfect choice. It comes in a dark shade of brown. You can customize your arbor swing at gardenstructuredesign.com.
Simple and Strong
One For All
Flower Your Life
Have a Floral Entrance
This flower arbor design works well as an entrance to your garden. You can decorate it with jasmine or any climbing flower of your choice.
Rustic and Full of Life
I’d say go with this white flower arbor if you want your garden to have a cozy, cottagey feel to it. For similar arbor ideas, check town-n-country-living.com.
Recycle Your Doors
Don’t Throw the Door Out
Old is Gold
It’s All DIY
That’s All For Arbor Ideas Folks!
I hope you enjoyed our list of wood arbor ideas. I tried to be as comprehensive as possible. I think that having a beautiful arbor in your garden is a must if you have enough space. For more ideas on how to spruce up your backyard, check out this backyard pavilion article.
Let me know what you think in the comments and which design is your favorite. Please share the article if you like it, so we can spread the joy.