A brick patio with a low brick wall makes use of a corner to add shrubs and some whimsical seating made from tree trunk stumps and logs. Description from poolandpatio.about.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Patio Design Ideas: The View From the Terrace: A terrace-style patio takes full advantage of the breathtaking ocean view. The low, curved wall establishes a definite shape to the patio area as well as a barrier. While the patio is situated on a "bluff" that's only about 4 feet from ground level, the wall and landscape design give the illusion of being set on a much higher level. Note also that the seating area is kept to a minimum and faces toward the view.
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