The blog Door Sixteen is so inspiring to me right now:
And, knowing how gorgeous the rest of this home is, I can't wait to see the after(s).
Seeing this has inspired me to go ahead and call the place that has the fence I want for an estimate. The nice thing about this company is that they can do some or all of the job for you, or just sell you the pre-made materials so you can save money and do it yourself.
This is the fence I'm liking best right now:
It may not be perfect but it will be a start. Then I can work on tearing out the "shipping pallet" deck and getting some green things growing back there.