How to create a modern D.I.Y. outdoor entertaining area

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With a little bit of flair and imagination, a tired old outdoor area can be transformed into a stylish, relaxed oasis. We used stone pavers, wood decking, split levels, a fire pit, pizza oven, vertical gardens and fruit trees to create a space that’s perfect for entertaining family and friends. 

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Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

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