Elegant Outdoor Living
Painted on the diagonal, a harlequin pattern makes the space seem larger.
Tropical Trompe l'Oeil
Intense colors and beachy stencils take this concrete patio from drab to fab.
In the hands of a pro, or a skilled newbie, stamped and stained concrete can be used to reface most outdoor surfaces.
When painting hardwood, the most important step is to first thoroughly remove the existing varnish or polyurethane.
All Decked Out
When painting any outdoor surface, use paints or stains that are made specifically for outdoor use.
Copy Cat Concrete
This concrete patio gets a warm update with an acid-stained faux finish.
Make It Work
Don't start from scratch to create a chic outdoor space — work with what you have.