My latest project has been designing my backyard, so my recent searches consist of pathways, and creative landscape designs.
I love the idea of a flag stone path that disappears into a hidden seating area.
Have a grade in your property? Then you most likely have water the moves accross your land. Instead of having tough areas where grass doesn't grow, embrace it. Use river rocks to direct the water and create a fun design with plants and large stones.
The boring square yard is what I have now. The photo above shows an easy way to sculpt out your yard and create interesting spaces. This also changes the look of your yard and gives you less grass to mow!
And lastly my favorite. Some old wood planks to make a fun pathway. This could be a great transition from your driveway to your yard.