Got an old footed bathtub around that you’ve been saving for a project? Well, I think I may have found that project!
52. Two High
One pond streamingly seamlessly into the next pond below to create dimension.
53. Under $30
Adding a water feature doesn’t have to be a huge expense. You can go for something quaint and cheap!
54. Pond and Deck
Enjoy walking around your small zen pond with a large wooden deck.
A window into the life of your fish. A modern and chic design that would look great anywhere!
56. Floating Tree
You don’t have to get rid of that beautiful tree as you put in your new pond. Include it in the design!
Recycle an unused canoe and fill it with water and water-loving plants for a magical garden pond!
58. Side Decor
Create a lovely side decor to your house with a long rectangular raised pond.
59. Stock Tank
Your next fish pond might be the perfect way to make use of that old stock tank you have laying around.
60. Dark Rocks
Dark flagstones and rocks make a daring statement that is sure to call attention.
Keep it natural with a swampy look and take advantage of a small deck to hide any pumps you have working.
A modern design that brings the fish pond right into your house! Designed to impress!
63. Zen Pond
A zen pond complete with a bamboo fence, bonsai plants, and beautiful white rocks.
64. Part of the Patio
Ground level, this pond almost blends right into the patio and is lush with lily pads.
65. Water Gazebo
Your new favorite place to hang out! A floating water gazebo with floating steps. Love love love it!
66. Fish Tower
Have you seen this idea before? An observation tower for your fish!
67. Flower Cage
A metal flower-like cage covering your fish pond that adds style and is functional too.
68. Black Mulch
Black mulch makes a clean look with a beautiful contrast against the pale stones and clear water.
So chic! This pond adds the calming look of water without losing your modern sleek design.
70. Wooden Boardwalk
This wooden boardwalk wrapped around your vibrant pond creates a safe place to walk around barefoot, or just sit and appreciate the tranquility of feeding your koi.
Add great depth to any pond by placing a mirror at one end to double it in size.
72. Moss Take-Over
Moss and plants have taken over this slender pond to make a refreshing habitat for water-loving animals.
73. Wine Barrel
A fountain made out of a recycled wine barrel and a vintage pump! So cool!
74. Inside Outside
Not quite inside, not quite outside, the placement of your pond makes all the difference!
75. Go with the Flow
Go with the flow of your backyard design and incorporate your pond seamlessly into the movement.
Depending on where you live, you can incorporate palms for a tropical beachy vibe to your pond.
A minimalist pond design using straight lines added into a simple and sleek patio area.
78. Oddly Shaped
There is no rule as to what shape your pond has to be; be creative and design it to fit with the landscape.
79. Elegant Lighting
Bring elegance to your pond with the magical touch of a beautiful lighting system.
80. Wildlife Pond
Attract wildlife with a welcoming habitat made by you. All the essentials that frogs need to be comfortable!
81. Corner Pond
Tucked into the corner is your very own koi pond with outdoor aquariums! Stylish and Zen.
Some people want ponds for their fish, others want ponds for their turtles! There’s a design for whatever your desire!
83. Shed and Pond
A quiet shaded spot overlooking the serene pond where you can meditate or enjoy your morning tea.
84. Pond Pool
Take a dip in your new pond off the edge of the dock or just dip your feet in!
85. Stone Bridge
Cross your river pond with a large stone bridge connecting the two sides naturally.
A Japanese feeling to this gorgeous pond with lovely bright pink flowers floating gently on the calm waters.
87. Dark Lining
A dark lining in your pond will really make the colors of your koi fish pop!
88. Sitting Rock
Add a sitting rock to your pond so your turtles have a place to sunbathe.
89. Island Deck
A place to escape and really feel relaxed. A wooden deck hovering above a quiet fish pond.
90. Pool In Pool
A pool within a pool! Wow! Have you ever seen a design like this one?
91. Wherever it Fits
Whatever space you have available you can be sure that there’s a way to make a pond work and look great!
How gorgeous is this pond with a pathway curving gently above the surface?
93. Stone Circle
A quiet circular pond made of stones and decorated with happy plants.
94. Small Decorative
Decorative pond panels accenting the sides of your pathway in a small but beautiful backyard.
Hidden underneath your deck is a pond paradise with plant life and maybe a few friendly frogs!
Circles in varying sizes; some as ponds, others used as decks, the geometry is impressive!
An algae-loving rectangular pond with a gorgeous artistic centerpiece.
98. Tropical Garden
Tropical plants are used in this pond and produce lovely shades of green, blue, and purple.
99. Desert Oasis
Create a desert oasis in your Arizona-style home or Southern living space.
A peaceful sanctuary for you to share with your friends; wildlife and humans alike!
Are you inspired yet? I know I am!
As you can see, there is no limit to how you can design your pond. It can be sleek, modern, and minimal or it can be elaborate, lush, and daring. We’ve seen how you can incorporate water features such as waterfalls, fountains, and statues into the design to create dimension and movement. Fish, turtles, and wildlife can be an important part of your design by adding unique habitat features that critters love.
Your pond can be big, small, square, round, modern, eccentric, but most importantly it can be whatever you want it to be!
The only thing left is to start your own design by picking your favorite elements from the images above and letting your creativity run wild!