If it’s finally time for a new patio, or to redo the old one, there are lots of cool options other than just boring concrete! These 9 creative outdoor patio flooring ideas can be done without a contractor, and can be done in weekend. All of them transform your space into an outdoor room worth showing off! It doesn’t matter if your patio surface has seen better days, or if you are just bored with it… try one of these DIY patio ideas & projects.
‘Young House Love‘ has a full tutorial on how to build a paver patio for you! Lot’s of pics, and good instruction that can be adapted for several different looks, including the more modern outdoor patio flooring idea above.
Same technique, different material! This side yard patio features circular pavers of different sizes set in a random pattern. From ‘Mod Frugal‘. These are pavers set into crushed granite, but you can install a paver patio into builders sand as well.
‘Coates Design‘ in Seattle has this DIY paver patio flooring idea for us. These are simply oversized pavers laid in a bed of sand, then filled with decorative gravel.
Don’t want to pay for all those patio pavers? Not a problem. We found this reusable plastic mold from ‘Quikrete‘ that allows you to create pavers (on sand, like above) with concrete mix and these molds. Instant patio flooring! (Well, almost!)
Want a more traditional “feels like it’s been here forever” patio flooring idea? Then learn how to build a brick patio from ‘HGTV‘.
Can you tell this technique we’ve been featuring so far is pretty much “the thing” in DIY patio ideas? Here is another option for a Modern Mid-century patio flooring idea using these decorative concrete blocks laid on their sides. From ‘Fresh Digs‘.
So if you already have a concrete patio, but you don’t want to have to tear it out (NOT fun and NOT a one day deal!) then you have options. ‘Home Depot‘ shows us how to lay outdoor flooring over concrete – patio version. Looks amazing! You have to jump on over and see the finished project.
Want modern and clean looking patio flooring ideas for over concrete? ‘Build Direct’ has these interlocking deck tiles that do the job, again, right over existing patio surfaces!
Lastly, you could use recycled Envirotile to recover your patio, from ‘Home Depot‘ They even have a tutorial on installing the tile for you!
We hope you loved our post on Cool & Creative Patio Flooring Ideas! Looking for more cheap patio floor ideas? Check out our post on DIY Concrete Patio Cover Up Ideas, and then jump on over and check out our post on DIY Garden Walkways!Image Credits: Coates Design, Young House Love, Modfrugal, Quikrete, HGTV, Fresh Digs, Home Depot, Build Direct, Home Depot