The Gorgeous Red Pergola

86 Pergola DIY Plans

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  1. 1) A Simple Deck Pergola with Plant Hangers
  2. 2) A Louvered Pergola DIY Plan
  3. 3) DIY Pergola Swing Plan
  4. 4) Plans for a Large Wooden Pergola
  5. 5) A Simple Pergola Project
  6. 6) That Backyard Pergola
  7. 7) Manly Pergola Plan
  8. 8) Attached to a House Pergola
  9. 9) “Beautiful Mess” Pergola Plan
  10. 10) The Garden Pergola
  11. 11) Kitchen Island Pergola Plan
  12. 12) The White Deck Pergola
  13. 13) The Stunning White Pergola
  14. 14) Patio Pergola with Charming Tendril Posts
  15. 15) The 15-Minute Pergola Plan
  16. 16) Sitting Area Pergola
  17. 17) Patio Pergola DIY Plan
  18. 18) Fancy Seating Area Under a Gray Pergola
  19. 19) The Ultimate Octagonal Pergola with Fire Pit and Swings
  20. 20) Classic Pergola Design
  21. 21) Vine-Covered Pergola
  22. 22) Lovely Green Pergola
  23. 23) Your Trellis, Arbor or Pergola Plan
  24. 24) Rustic Grape Vine Pergola
  25. 25) Pergola Swing #2
  26. 26) The Round Pergola Design
  27. 27) Simple Steel Pergola
  28. 28) L-Shaped Stunning Pergola
  29. 29) The Box Pergola
  30. 30) The Miniature Pergola Design
  31. 31) Garage Pergola
  32. 32) Simple Patio Pergola Design
  33. 33) The Square Pergola Plan
  34. 34) 10 x 10 Base Pergola Plan
  35. 35) Classic Pergola Design #2
  36. 36) Freestanding Pergola
  37. 37) The Pergola Shaded Sitting Area
  38. 38) A Walk-Through Garden Pergola
  39. 39) From the Ground Up Pergola
  40. 40) The Gorgeous Red Pergola
  41. 41) Vine-Covered Pergola #2
  42. 42) Plans for a Very Large Pergola
  43. 43) Backyard Pergola 2
  44. 44) Repurposed Doors Pergola Plan
  45. 45) The A-Frame Pergola Design
  46. 46) Lovely Backyard Dining Area Pergola
  47. 47) Curtained Pergola Plans
  48. 48) Pergola Columns Design
  49. 49) Red Pergola for a Comfortable Seating Area
  50. 50) Breezy White Pergola Plans
  51. 51) Basic Pergola Plan from DIY Network
  52. 52) Weatherly Pergola – Lattice and Seating Area
  53. 53) Modified Weatherly Pergola
  54. 54) Simple Pergola Design for Backyard Area
  55. 55) White Pergola Attached to the House
  56. 56) Easy Pergola Plan
  57. 57) Backyard Pergola on a Busy Neighborhood
  58. 58) Pergola for a Stone-Covered Patio
  59. 59) Stunning Backyard Transformation with a Pergola
  60. 60) Pergola with A Canopy From Lowes
  61. 61) Basic Pergola Plan You Can Do Today
  62. 62) Box-Type Pergola Design Plan
  63. 63) Free Pergola Design from Construct 101
  64. 64) The Sunset Pergola Kits
  65. 65) Presenting the Minimalist Pergola
  66. 66) A Weekend Pergola Project
  67. 67) The Patio and Planter Design Pergola
  68. 68) The Windsor Style Freestanding Pergola
  69. 69) Blueprints for a Freestanding Pergola
  70. 70) The Classic Red Pergola
  71. 71) The Pergola Patio Sketchup Design
  72. 72) 10 x 10 Freestanding Pergola Plans
  73. 73) Redwood Pergola Design
  74. 74) The Simple Backyard Pergola Plan
  75. 75) String Up Some Lights On this Pergola
  76. 76) 8 x 10 Redwood Pergola Plan
  77. 77) Basic Pergola Building Guide
  78. 78) Garage Door Trellis Plan
  79. 79) Patio Pergola Plans
  80. 80) Arbor Seat Plans
  81. 81) The BBQ Patio Pergola Plan
  82. 82) Pergola from Upcycled Wood
  83. 83) Rustic Woods Pergola Design
  84. 84) Classic Vineyard Pergola
  85. 85) Modern Classic Pergola
  86. 86) 8 x 8 Pergola Plan
  87. Conclusion

21) Vine-Covered Pergola

Vine Covered Pergola

Let flower-coated vines grow all over a simple pergola and you got a vine-covered structure perfect for shaded seating and quiet relaxation. This is a simple pergola with lattice walls to allow vines to crawl better.

The posts of this pergola have been buried deep into the ground, therefore, its sturdy and will remain despite winds and rain. You don’t need to worry about rain and wind though because thick vines can protect you as you sit comfortably. The complete plans on how to construct this lovely pergola are available from the link we have here below.

22) Lovely Green Pergola

Lovely Green Pergola

Rather than standing out, this lovely pergola prefers to blend in. You can barely see the pergola from this photo because of all the lush trees, plants and vines that have grown nearby. The beams on the top have detailed ends while four large posts are buried deep into the ground.

The upper supports for this pergola are wide and therefore can hold aerial plants, thick vines, and accessories. A comfy sitting area was set underneath this pergola accessorized with a small table and colorful pillows. If you love this green pergola then check out the link on how to construct this below.

23) Your Trellis, Arbor or Pergola Plan

Your Trellis Arbor Or Pergola Plan

Arbor and pergolas are designed to provide relief from the harsh sun’s rays and can be large enough to house a small table and some chairs to make an outdoor dining area. Add lights and plants and this pergola can be an evening party venue.

Allow vines to crawl along the beams and you have nature-inspired outdoor area. This is a narrow, free-standing pergola with buried posts and an open-roof design. It is easy to construct and won’t take a day to complete.

24) Rustic Grape Vine Pergola

Rustic Grape Vine Pergola

This project just shows that you can use anything you have around to make a lovely quaint pergola. This is made from wood from actual trees from a backyard. You can also use bamboo to make this sturdier and more appealing. It has a classic design with two facing seats, like a breakfast nook.

But instead of just being used as a seating area, a grapevine calls this home. Aerial plants are also suspended on each beam with plenty of room to hang more plants too. If you are looking for an easy weekend project then this DIY pergola plan is for you.

25) Pergola Swing #2

Pergola Swing 2

As a child, you may have loved to ride a swing. The rocking motion is actually calming while the carefree feeling is definitely satisfying. This pergola swing has rafters with contoured edges. Railings are found along the sides of the pergola swing and these are a part of the plans as well.

This DIY pergola plan is quite complicated because you will not just make a pergola but you also need to construct a floor frame and the swing seat. But when you have all the materials you need handy, you can surely complete this just in time. Detailed step by step instructions for this fun pergola design is found at the link below.

26) The Round Pergola Design

The Round Pergola Design

Possibly one of the most unique pergola designs is around one. This is a structure that has a center post which is larger than all the other ones along the circumference of the circle. The rafters are arranged like a huge umbrella with each one notched to the main upper support.

Each post is covered with thick green vines. Allowing the vines to crawl on top of the pergola will provide shade; improved protection from the rain and of course will create a romantic touch. Looking for the ultimate backyard wedding venue then this circular pergola is for you. Plans for this are available from the link we have below.

27) Simple Steel Pergola

Simple Steel Pergola

Aside from using wood to construct a pergola, metal would be a good alternative. Not only will metal pergolas last a long time but will also survive the harsh outdoor weather and climate. This DIY pergola plan looks simple but it requires knowledge about metal works and how to make materials out of raw steel.

The legs are free-standing and may be buried deep in the ground for improved support or it may be supported with rocks in case you want to move your steel pergola. This can be a good trellis or arbor for small plants, vines, potted plants and more.

You can construct a larger or taller metal pergola you want an outdoor relaxing area or dining area. Take note of plans to build this pergola from the link below.

28) L-Shaped Stunning Pergola

L Shaped Stunning Pergola

This is a pergola made from Western Red Cedar that has an L-shaped design that looks more like an installation for a mall or hotel. The main pergola is taller with four posts that are buried in the ground. An L-shaped pergola is constructed along the main one’s sides.

The L-shaped structure has a lower roof and a complementing L-shaped sitting area at the bottom. The plan for this pergola is a bit complicated for a beginner but check it out in case you need to upgrade your boring backyard soon.

29) The Box Pergola

The rafters in this pergola were arranged in such a way as these form a perfect box. This is an extremely popular design because it looks neat and perfectly even. This was constructed as ornamental roofing for a deck but it can also be used to shield an outdoor seating area, poolside relaxation area or a meditation area.

The lumber used for this project is treated, surfaced pine while the posts are treated for in-ground construction. All-in-all, this pergola is simple to build for as long as you keep the rafters arranged in a box-shaped pattern. The plans for this DIY pergola are available here.

The Box Pergola

30) The Miniature Pergola Design

The Miniature Pergola Design

This is a pergola that is meant to accent a door or a window. This is a long and narrow pergola constructed out of hardwood which has been coated twice with varnish. Instead of a post, L-shaped supports hold this pergola together.

The supports are bolted on the wall of the house while an outdoor light hangs on each L-shaped support. But aside from just framing a door, you can also use this mini pergola to hang on top of a walkway, a patio door or a large window. Plans to build this lovely mini pergola are found at the link below.