Pergolas are structures made of beams that are popular in decoration, especially in the external area of the house. They can be made from various materials like wood, iron and concrete. To learn more about this trend, read on and see 110 models to get inspired!
Without a doubt, wooden pergolas are the most common to be seen. The justification is that because it is made with a natural material, it is already resistant to the external environment with the sun and rain. Besides, it’s the perfect option for those who want to put plants to decorate them, but we’ll talk about that later.
Image 1: This outdoor area has a wooden pergola with a deck that houses a kind of living room.
Image 2: The woody tone contrasts with the green of the plants and leaves the environment more harmonious.
Image 3: The pergolas are perfect for placing near the pool as they ensure shade without losing the heat of the sun.
Image 4: Combining the furniture with the pergola is also an excellent decoration option.
Image 5: Even in a covered area it is possible to decorate the pergola with hanging plants.
Image 6: Pergolas are structures that guarantee freshness and shade for the plants.
Image 7: The more wood the top has, the longer the shade.
Image 8: Pergola is perfect for a rest area outside the house.
Image 9: In order not to get wet on rainy days or reduce the heat of the sun, it is possible to cover the pergola with glass.
Image 10: On hotter summer days it is possible to enjoy the leisure area with swimming pool without being exposed to the sun.
Image 11: It is important to know that a pergola does not necessarily need to be opened.
Image 12: How about ensuring a shaded area in the pool?
Image 13: On the other hand, having a sofa next to the pool will guarantee the well-deserved rest after a few strokes.
Image 14: Finally, extending the beams to the side of the pergola structure will leave a special charm.
Pergolas are not made only out of wood, there are those who like other materials for ensuring greater durability, or for their appearance, whether modern or classic. The point here is that it is also possible to define the color in which the structure will be, thus making your area match with some internal area, such as the decorated kitchen, for example.
Image 15: This pergola on the facade has plants on top.
Image 16: On the other hand, this balcony was made of glass pergolas.
Image 17: It is even possible to make a structure that works like the blinds where you can choose the level of shade you want.
Image 18: It is also possible to combine any material with wood.
Image 19: Industrial gray matches burnt cement floor and sofas.
Image 20: The combination of rustic and modern is done through the exposed brick wall with the black pergola.
Image 21: Concrete pergolas are mostly used in facades.
Image 22: The concrete pergola serves as an extension of the wall.
Image 23: A tip to create the feeling of spaciousness in the area is to place the larger vertical beams.
Image 24: Even in a classic style house it is possible to put pergolas.
Image 25: How about a delicious lunch outside?
Image 26: A custom-made pergola lets you play with geometric shapes.
Image 27: The entrance to the house will look much more elegant with a pergola along the way.
Image 28: The black color stands out in front of the wooden house.
Pergola with glass
If you want an outdoor area that contains a shadow but at the same time allows you to contemplate the light, placing a glass structure on top of the pergola is an excellent option. Furthermore, this possibility also allows you to place a pergola indoors, after all, in addition to not getting wet on rainy days, you will better enjoy natural lighting.
Image 29: This pergola has glass in the path area and is open where it gives access to plants.
Image 30: The glass shelters from the rain or the scorching sun and the curtain from the wind.
Image 31: The white structure gives a special charm to the glass pergolas.
Image 32: If you have plants that like shade, you can decorate your pergola with several of them.
Image 33: This large hall was made entirely of glass that creates a greater proximity to nature.
Image 34: If the path from the gate to the door is long, it’s worth covering it with glass pergolas.
Image 35: Glass is the best option if you want to place furniture that cannot be wet on the outside.
Image 36: This model shows a glass pergola in the garage.
Image 37: For those who like to cool off in a covered place, the pergola with glass is worth a bet.
Image 38: This gourmet kitchen has the dining table covered by a pergola with glass.
Image 39: This leisure area also has an extension of the pergola that goes up to the step.
Image 40: On the other hand, it is possible to extend the pergola along the wall to have a room with a full view of the lake.
Image 41: Wooden pergolas are also used with glass.
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Image 42: How about decorating your pergola by placing a cloth between the structure and the glass?
The perfect decoration for any type of pergola are plants. However, there are two ways to place them, the first is the traditional hanging or floor vases. On the other hand, the different way used in antiquity is placing climbing plants that will provide a cool shade in the outdoor area. If you like fruit trees a tip is to make a grape vine.
Image 43: This outdoor area with a pergola with plants shows how it shades.
Image 44: The vines are placed at the foot of one of the columns so that it goes up as it grows.
Image 45: Flowering plants made the environment much more beautiful.
Image 46: On the other hand, they can also combine with grass.
Image 47: Pergola with plants increase the connection with nature.
Image 48: Placing the structure close to the trees will gradually make the branches cover the area.
Image 49: On the other hand, this example shows a pergola with hanging vases.
Image 50: It is possible to combine vines with potted plants.
Image 51: Plants do not necessarily need to be on the ceiling.
Image 52: Plants make places cooler.
Image 53: Plants are even more harmonious with wooden structures.
Image 54: A kind of curtain was made with the plants that fall from the pergola.
Image 55: The white furniture emphasizes the pergola even more.
Image 56: Grass, wood and vine form a perfect combination.
Another alternative to ensure a greater shade on the pergola is using fabric. It can be braided or used as a curtain, what matters is creativity. A tip is to put light fabrics to compose the environment, they offer a feeling of tranquility and calm.
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Image 57: This option gathers the tissue with the plant.
Image 58: On the other hand, this pergola has the fabric trapped between the frame and the glass.
Image 59: The fabric chosen will say a lot about the personality of the residents.
Image 60: Another tip is to use transparent fabrics.
Picture 61: This pergola offers side curtains.
Image 62: This is an example of fabric braided between the wooden beams.
Image 63: This option is perfect for a balcony with connection to the internal area of the house.
Image 64: Opt for long strips that cover the roof and sides.
Image 65: The wider and lower the fabric, the greater the feeling of comfort.
Image 66: Placing white fabric on dark beams will give an interesting highlight.
Image 67: In order not to have curtains flying all the time, it is possible to tie them with the cloth itself.
Image 68: On the other hand, this one is attached to the columns.
Image 69: How about combining the living room furniture with the pergola fabric?
Image 70: Fabrics should be placed towards the top beams.
The leisure area is the preferred place to place the pergolas, because it shades the outside area, allowing for a comfortable and fresh environment. In addition, the pergola makes it possible to make the space translucent so that even with the noon sun, the space remains pleasant.
Image 71: This leisure area has sofas suspended in the pergola.
Image 72: On the other hand, this pergola was used as a source for the pool.
Image 73: Even a small outdoor area is possible to make a planned structure.
Image 74: This model shows the process in which the vines are climbing the pergola.
Image 75: The wooden pergola is suspended by a wooden frame.
Image 76: The light woods are unconventional which will leave your space unique.
Image 77: The pergolas combine with wood floors.
Image 78: How about putting a natural coating on top of the structure?
Image 79: It is possible to place light points on the pergola.
Image 80: This leisure area combines a gourmet kitchen with a dining room.
Image 81: Investing in colors is also an excellent decorating option.
Image 82: Take advantage of the smallest spaces in the house to place a pergola.
Image 83: A pergola without the crossbeams looks modern and futuristic.
Image 84: Hanging a structure will make all the difference.
The facade is the first thing visitors see, so its decoration should be planned with care. The pergola is usually placed in two locations: in the garage or in the main door area. As a result, you will have a modern and elegant entrance.
Image 85: This model shows a hallway with a wooden pergola with glass.
Image 86: On the other hand, just the wooden pergola matching the floor and the door.
Image 87: The cemented structure can also be used.
Image 88: The pergola protects the glass door.
Image 89: This facade has a decorative pergola.
Image 90: In a wooden house, a pergola can be part of the decoration composition.
Image 91: How about putting pergolas around the whole house?
Image 92: This house has pergolas on all balconies.
Image 93: The pergola does not need to be used only on the ground floor.
Image 94: This pergola has the same wood as the windows.
Image 95: Spaced pergolas offer a feeling of spaciousness on the façade.
Image 96: The shade of streaks left by the pergola offers a feeling of spaciousness.
Image 97: On the other hand, this model shows a pergola in the garage.
Image 98: The combination with other parts of the wooden house helps to highlight the pergola.
If you think that pergola is only allowed outside the house, you are very wrong. With planning, it is possible to place the pergola in any room, including the living room, kitchen and even the bedroom.
Picture 99: This double room has a wooden pergola.
Image 100: On the other hand, the pergola can also be used in the living room.
Image 101: In this case, the pergolas were used as arches in the division of the rooms.
Image 102: This is a decorative option that can be combined with potted plants.
Image 103: This house is structured in a large pergola in a rustic style.
Image 104: This example shows how a pergola can be illuminated.
Image 105: This dining room has pergola with glass that offers light and connection to the outdoor area.
Image 106: To place a pergola indoors it is important that it is well lined to avoid accidents.
Image 107: As a result, there will be a different lining than the conventional one.
Image 108: This living room has a cement pergola with glass.
Picture 109: This room has a pergola and niches made with the same wood.
Image 110: Finally, a room in a house with a glass pergola.
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