French garden with stone wall, fountain & gravel. When done well, crushed gravel can have a elegant yet relaxed cottage atmosphere.
pennsylvania bluestone drystack wall. This would be nice for your courtyard walls (capped with coping).
River Rock Retaining Wall With Spirals | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Large natural stones with small rocks to create meandering curving pathway...
Love the idea of a curved flagstone seat in the corner of the yard, somewhere charming under the trees.
A Pinner says: I want this in my side yard instead of grass...it's really only a path to the garbage cans anyway!!
"mosaic" path - this would be cool to do along the side of our house to get to the backyard from the front
Jeffrey Bale Pebble Mosaic
Patio and path examples from rock, pebbles, bricks, and other hardscape materials.