Fences can make or break your kerb appeal. They are no longer just to secure space and mark boundaries, fence walls are now widely used as the edging to frame your garden, the highlight to your landscape design or as the focal point of your frontage. Choosing the right one amongst hundreds of fence ideas and designs is vital. The best fence matches the homeowner’s style and its surroundings and provides solution the fencing needs.
1. Modern Black Horizontal Slats
Elegant, minimalist and stunning! You can never go wrong with this black steel and white concrete combo. The easy-to-maintain and tough fence also comes in a simple yet tasteful style.
2. Slatted Wood Fence
Rustic inspired fences are among the trendiest fence ideas and designs today. The warm cedar tones of the horizontal wood slats smartly complement the chrome frame and house numbers.
3. Solid Concrete Backyard Walls
Upgrade your old and tired concrete fence into this chic and stylish wall. A whole new coat of cement should conceal the weathered blocks. Just add geometrical lines for that smart finish.
4. Vertical Timber Fence
Chunky, unique and imposing! Go rustic all the way with this tough timber fence. The best fencing option if you really don’t want to hide your front yard but still want outsiders out.
5. Brick and Metal Interchange
This is the perfect upgrade if you already have an existing concrete or brick fence. Tear down alternate sections and replace with trendy metal slats. When you already have an imposing wall, try to tone down the colours, choose modish yet neutral hues.
6. Etched Metal Fence Door
Add a hint of whimsical to a rather austere fence. The leaves and branches pattern of this etched metal fence door is certainly interesting.
7. Bamboo Privacy Fence
Organic and dramatic. This beautiful bamboo frame fence will look good in any setting and landscaping. It provides ample coverage and is easy to build.
8. Modern Gabion Wall
Gabion walls are among the toughest fence ideas and designs and have been in existence since medieval earth. Upgrade the rough wall by carefully stacking the stones, forcing them into precise lines and shapes. Choose pretty coloured stones with interesting patterns.
9. Frosted Glass Fence
Frosted glass fences are ideal privacy screens. The panels are cool, stylish and attractive. The smooth glass panels perfectly complements the rough wood frames and boards.
10. Contemporary Steel Privacy Fence
This is the ideal front yard fence if you want that awesome kerb appeal! Contemporary and stylish. The tar black steel pikes and its unique design are perfect when you want to really standout.
11. Metal Sheets and Wood Combo
This metal sheets and wood slats combo is affordable and utilitarian fence without sacrificing style. It’s easy to put up, tough and you can still customise the look with paint colours.
12. White Horizontal Slats
Classy sophistication with lots of style. This all-white, no-frill and top-of-the-line fence is also tough as nail. It’s simple, durable and easy to maintain.
13. Modern Pallet Fence
Highlight rustic country charm to your backyard with this pallet fence. Let the natural wood tones frame the profusion of colours in your garden. Charming, without even trying.
14. Solid Metal Panels
Very modern and sophisticated. Solid steel plates of random width adds a touch of imagination to the rather imposing installation. Creative use of paint can also transform the fence – from its harsh presence to something fun or charming.
15. Wood Slats and Stone Wall
How about combining the ancient gabion wall with the modern wood fence? You get a highly attractive, very modern and really tough fence!
16. Etched Metal Screen Panels
The finely etched metal screen panels add a healthy dose of delicate charm to the rather tough-looking fence. A great upgrade option for those old steel bar fences.
17. Matte Black Wall Fence
Fence up like you mean business with this black wooden fortification. The unpretentious wall of horizontal wood slats is practical and functional. The modern minimalist style is simply attractive.
18. Modern Wood Privacy Fence
Stylish, current and striking. Give your fence a breathing space with this creative fencing style. The installation lets the air freely pass through and still provide almost full coverage.
19. A Climbers Wall
Extend your garden up to your fence by building a wall of greens. The refreshing and lush fence speaks of fun lifestyle and lovely tradition.
20. Vertical Slat Fence
The toughest fences don’t always have to be boring and harsh. This black vertical slat fence breaks down the monotony and unforgiving presence of metal fences with its imaginative styling and design.
21. Stunning Polished Wood Wall
This is one beautiful and captivating fence. But despite its delicate appearance and stylish assembly, this polished wood wall is secure and tough.
22. Stainless Steel Light Posts
Sometimes you really don’t need a wall or a fence. When you’re that lucky, all you need are these dashing stainless steel light posts and some gardening to highlight your front yard.
23. Privacy Hedge Green Wall
A good wall of shrubbery provides full coverage, helps cool the air and cost very little. However, cultivating your green wall could take up years. For the meantime, install a temporary barrier like a wire or picket fence.
24. Modern Black Iron Fence
The minimalist styling that includes clean lines, basic colour and no-fuss design makes this ultra-modern black iron fence standout. The state-of-the-art swivel gate is an impressive bonus.
25. Square Lattice Fence
Quaint and lovely. This square lattice installation are perfect for setting up boundaries without closing off the views. You can use wood patterned iron, aluminium or steel for a longer lasting fence.
26. Cool Grey Metal Fence
Contemporary, cool and chic. Great for front yard fencing where you can keep your house and show off your garden. This design will easily complement any modern landscaping.
27. Minimalist Rustic Wall
When the yard is an extension of your home, your fences are your secondary walls. While the outside are mostly plain and mean, the interior should be stunning, functional and beautiful.
28. Lattice and Roses
This lovely and delicate looking fence is also functional and tough. Instead of wood, use stronger materials like steel or iron. The roses might take a while to grow, but once they’re up, you can have years of beautiful and perfumed screen.
29. Modern Wood and Concrete Wall
This fence is modern, smooth and of very interesting design. The fortified black concrete wall is actually chipped off in the middle and installed with vertical wood slats. Ground-breaking style and great looking fence.
30. Cedar Fence and Pergola
When you want to stick with beautiful traditions and style, this bare cedar fence fit you just right. Solid, well-made and naturally gorgeous. The pergola gate seals in the charm.
31. Classic White Fence
The classic low white iron fence is the city version of the white picket fence. Upgrade your classic iron fence by eliminating the curlicues and other adornments. Keep it simple with clean lines to align with the modern minimalism of today.
32. Perforated Metal Fence
Perforated metal sheets in a basket weave – fun, inventive and attention-grabbing. You can even weave in few trees! This is the fence that will transform your home into a landmark.
33. Wood and Black Iron
Opulent style and gorgeous colours. This wood and black iron fence is full of drama and flair. Fitting for those who can’t abide with the generic and neutral minimalism.
34. Bamboo Garden Hedge
Live bamboo plants can provide coverage and set up boundaries like any other fence. Bamboos are faster to grow that other hedge plants. However, these vertical-growing plants are also grass and can be perennial, maintenance is required if you don’t want it to encroach your space.
35. Horizontal Wood Fence
The horizontal wood poles secure the yard without blocking off the view. Ideal for dog runs, gardens and spaces that you want fortified but not really concealed.
36. Modern White Picket Fence
Picket fences are still among the favourite fence ideas and designs. This upgraded picket fence is still white, but with the more modern shape and minimalist construction.
37. Contemporary Wrought Iron Fence
Tough-looking, sleek and ultra-modern. Clean lines, solid black paint and modern lock contraptions. This fence commands respect and attention.
38. Free-Standing Iron Slats
This fencing style is so simple it stands out! The boundaries are marked with a line of free-standing iron slats. Serves the purpose, and looks amazing too.
39. Modern Pallet Fence
The unassuming wood pallets can be used to create something incredible and functional. This modernistic and artistically assembled pallet fence is simply stunning.
40. Horsetail Privacy Screen
Horsetail is easy to grow, low maintenance and eye-catching. Its amazing structure of tall deep green stalks are perfect privacy screens. The modern grey planters contribute to the sleek look of this horsetail fence ensemble.
41. Woven Metal Slat Fence
Metal fences are among the most favoured fence ideas and designs. They are easy and quick to install, very durable and flexible in style and design. This simple metal slat fence becomes special with its woven construction.
42. Louvre Privacy Wall
This heavy wood fence exudes oriental charm and stability. The heavy dark wood timbers resonate solidity, while the slanted louvre slats are distinctive and fascinating.
43. Barn Wood Style Fence
Add a healthy dose of country styling to your front yard with this low barn wood fence. Comes simple and functional, but with a lot of pastoral wholesomeness.
44. Chicken Wire and Climbers
The right styling and your favourite climbers can make chicken wire fencing work for your city townhouse. It’s sturdy, striking, affordable and easy to maintain. Just water the plants!
45. Modern Wood Textured Fence
Low fences are perfect when you to showcase your front lawn. This modern wood textured fence is already stunning by itself, but will also frame and highlight a beautifully landscaped front yard.
46. Charming Fence and Arbour
Arbours are pretty additions to fences. It can support and hold fragrant or flowering climbers to top off the fence. Add arbours for lovelier and distinctive fences.
47. Horizontal Stacked Fence
This ingeniously designed fence is sure to capture attention and awe. Using wood or metal slats, the stacked up installation is tough and contemporary. Effectively secures your space without blocking off the view.
48. Brick and Garden Fence
Adding a vertical garden will dramatically transform and upgrade your old basic brick wall. This colourful wall garden is definitely eye-catching as it is fascinating.
49. Horizontal Stained Boards
Instantly upgrade old and boring iron fences by simply adding stained wood boards. Optimise coverage with strategic placement of the boards.
50. Practical Wood and Concrete Fence
Half and half fences are common – stronger and heavier material for the bottom half, like concrete or stone and lighter and more decorative material for the top. Until recently, iron grills have been a favourite top. This wood and concrete mix is the modern upgrade of the well-loved fence style.
51. Vertiscape Garden Wall
Transform a plain and forgettable wall by adding a garden! This Tetris styled vertical garden of colourful succulents is just what you need to spruce up a plain concrete wall.
52. Stained Pallet Wall
Not many fences can compete with a solid wall of beautifully stained pallet. The full coverage affords you total privacy. Wood polish protects the wood from the elements, making it last longer. You can also opt for wood-textured composite or vinyl materials for optimum durability.
53. Concrete and Wall Planters
Adding planters can instantly liven up your solid concrete fence. Plant easy to grow and low-maintenance shrubs to the outside of the wall and an herb garden on the inside. Fun, colourful and environmentally friendly.
54. Modern Laser-Cut Steel Panels
City-sleek, ultra-modern and urbane. This precise-cut steel panel fence personifies a dynamic and innovative charm.
55. Wooden Pallet Garden Fence
This is an easy and brilliant DIY fencing project for the weekend. Get several wood pallets, have it stand on its side and secure the stability or just pile them up, you don’t even have to take them apart! Then create pockets and load up with your favourite plants. You got yourself a garden and a fence.
56. Basket Weave Fence
This is another fence unique and attention grabbing fence idea and design. The basket weave pattern of the wood or wood textured material is fascinating and distinctive. Very original.
57. Red Picket Fence
When you love your picket fence and can’t think of replacing it, just swap the traditional whites for a stunning red! Fun, outrageous stylish and simply grand.
58. Low Staggered Concrete Fence
Modern and rustic, this fence just made fence gates seem overrated. The staggered placement of low walls maintains coverage without gate gaps. The wood detail matches the house and easily highlights the house number.
59. Modern and Lush Garden Wall
Transform your yard into an absolute oasis. Water, wood and plants. This Zen-inspired wall garden is simply magnificent.
60. Creative Fence Wall
When you don’t have space for a garden, use your fence. This creative fence wall incorporates wood, steel and greens for an attention-grabbing and marvellous garden wall.
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