An Outdoor Mantel to add to the side of the house or a fence. Use 12" wide plank (1 1/2" thick) of distressed wood and support with decorative corbels (brackets). You can add plants, lanterns, candles, topiaries or any décor.
12 Tables Made with Cinder Blocks, Economy Edition
Arbor Originals Decorative architectural arbors and brackets instead of window boxes? Maybe just a shallow pan so the wood doesn't look dirty?? What about the hurricane shutters though? would they still fit???