Back Patio Help
We recently moved into this new (to us) house, and I was wondering if I could get some input about creating a shade space on the patio. The house has a formal feel to it, so it is more difficult, esp. to this casual woman. The formal livingroom looks out onto the patio, and when you first walk in the door, the line of sight takes your eye right out into the backyard/patio space. We have half moon windows in the formal living room, so anything covering them would look bad. I am afraid a pergola just wouldn't fit the feel of the house-nothing I have considered seems to, so I am just stuck. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks!!
P.S. The furniture in the photo isn't mine, it was taken before we bought the house.