Great ideas for exotic outdoor decorations Get an expert's secrets to spicing up even the smallest outdoor space Side yard A jungly side yard gives a tantalizing glimpse of the oasis beyond. Pinterest Antonio's inspirations Pot fountain "I bought the pot in Turkey and set it atop a 3-foot-high concrete pedestal in a 4-foot-square pool. Water recirculates from the pool's pump." Bromeliads "They don't take much water, and they multiply like there's no tomorrow. Plus, they look good all year in frost-free climates." Shapely grill hapely grill: A portable Eva Solo Grill from Denmark is just the right size. "It helps heat the space on chilly nights." Garden mascot "Goyo is my downstairs neighbor's Congo African Grey parrot. He often hangs out with us and loves to perch atop the fountain." The perfect room Add a mirror for the illusion of space. This one gives the patio a living room look, yet it stands up to sun and rain.