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Yard Crashers: Water Ring

As seen on DIY Network’s Yard Crashers, a metal water feature, adds visual and auditory interest to the yard renovation by licensed contractor Matt Blashaw.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press

Yard Crashers: Re-defined Backyard Space

Cut log steps lead to a floating deck with shade structure which is the focal point of a yard renovation by licensed contractor Matt Blashaw. Blashaw included a tin tile privacy wall to define the backyard, a metal water feature, fire feature with boulder seating, vegetable planters and new landscaping giving this backyard a warm and welcoming vibe.

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Yard Crashers: Outdoor Dining With Privacy

As seen on DIY Network’s Yard Crashers, a table is set for entertaining in front of a tin tile privacy wall on the floating deck with shade structure, all part of the yard renovation by Matt Blashaw and crew.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press

Yard Crashers: Reclaimed Metalwork Water Feature

The metalwork water feature is fashioned out of common industrial pipe. Other recycled and reclaimed materials include salvaged pallet wood used to create a custom fence and outdoor furniture.The finished backyard transformation was by licensed contractor Matt Blashaw and his crew as seen on the DIY Networks' original series 'Yard Crashers'.

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Wide view of boring backyard before the upgrade on Yard Crashers.

Yard Crashers: Floating Deck With Shade

The crashed version of the yard features a floating deck with shade structure, a tin tile privacy wall to define the backyard, a metal water feature, fire feature with boulder seating, vegetable planters and all new landscaping.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press

Yard Crashers: Backyard Conversation And Fire

The new brick fire pit and small patio offers a quiet spot for conversation and warmth for cool evenings.

Photo By: Jeff Cotner ©2013, DIY Network/ Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Yard Crashers: Sitting Area With Fire Pit

Matt Blashaw from DIY's Yard Crashers created a relaxing outdoor sitting area while maintaining natural elements of the space. This charming space is prefect for entertaining or family dinner as it features an outdoor kitchen.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press

Yard Crashers: Pergola Paradise

With the backyard overhaul complete, a fire crackles in this inviting fire pit of this new back yard featuring a deck and pergola in the background. Black lattice chairs, earthtone pillows, yellow ceramic pots, and red glass hurricane lamps provide multiple accents around the outdoor fire pit and seating area.

Photo By: Jeff Cotner ©2013, DIY Network/ Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Yard Crashers: Slate Waterwall

For this backyard makeover, a textured slate water-wall adds a visual focal point and gives the space an enhanced sense of depth.

Photo By: Tomas Ovalle / Associated Press ©2013, DIY/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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