Get Creative – Fun And Unusual Design Ideas For Fences

Anything can be reinvented and reinterpreted if you put your mind to it. It’s all about making changes. Let’s say you have to build a fence but you want it to be unique unlike the usual ones. You could try using an unconventional material or perhaps some unusual shapes or colors. You can get some inspiration from objects around you and use your imagination to merge the two concepts. Just be creative. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Mirrored fence.

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A mirrored fence will reflect the landscape

Don’t want the fence to stand out? Then let it blend with the surroundings. A mirrored fence will reflect the landscape and will basically disappear into the background. Of course, it will remain very real so its basic characteristics will remain the same.

Given the right conditions, a mirrored fence can be undetectable

Pencil fences.

Correlating the fence posts with pencils or crayons is a very interesting idea. It’s a concept you can use when designing a fence for a playground, kindergarten or if you simply want your fence to look cute and colorful.

Sharpen the posts and paint the top of each one a different color, leaving the very top portion grey or black.
These colorful fences look like giant colored pencils in a box
Alternate the colors and sizes of the pencils and you can also include a few crayons

Bike fences.

When we refer to bike fences, we’re not talking about fences designed to let you park your bike but actual fences made of bike parts. When you think about it, it’s an unusual but actually usable idea because most of us have one or two old bikes just taking up space. So put them to good use.

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A simple idea is to take apart the bikes and use the pieces to decorate an existing fence
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If you have lots of old bikes then you can actually build a fence from their parts

Piano fences.

Another interesting correlation is between a fence and a piano. The idea is actually very simple. Think of the boards on the fence as piano keys. So either paint them accordingly or paint the fence white and add the little black keys at the end.

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Although it’s not the sharpest look, the resemblance is obvious

Other colorful ideas

There are numerous other interesting correlations you can make and ideas you can use. For example, pick a theme you really like such as sports, card games, graffiti, etc. Then try to transpose that theme into a usable design you can use for the fence.

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Each individual board on this fence illustrates a different person or character
This fence is all aces. A very interesting correlation that would look really cool in some contexts
A whole fence made of skis. It’s a great idea if you like to recycle things
Try decorating a simple fence with some graffiti or personalize it with spray paint
Recycle old shutters, paint them with bold colors and make a colorful fence