I pretty much hate a plain concrete patio. But let’s face it, most of us have ’em. They are boring and just plain… well, plain. A couple of seasons ago we stained one of our concrete patios, and that was a good solution. But I’m always on the hunt for something different, and am in the need to do my back patio soon, because yes, it is boring me to death! Check out these DIY concrete patio cover up ideas!
Our first patio cover up idea is from ‘Lowes‘. This DIY concrete patio stain “rug” is easy and fast. They have a great tutorial including the pattern template!
From ‘Beneath My Heart‘, try this DIY concrete patio stain project looks like a tile floor. This is a great tutorial to learn how to stain concrete!
This next project is along those same lines, but uses paint instead of stain. Find out how to paint concrete from the tutorial at ‘Handmade Home‘.
Want a more permanent solution? ‘Family Handyman‘ has a complete step by step for you on how to cover a concrete patio with pavers. No jackhammer here!
Give a tile facelift to an ordinary patio, from ‘DIY Network‘. Step by step photos for these concrete patio ideas!
Kelly at ‘View Along the Way‘ shows us how to build a deck over a concrete patio. Perfect solution for an outdoor patio that needs updating. Great instructions!
Renew your patio with stain and some expert tips from ‘Family Handyman‘.
Finally, ‘First Home Love Life‘ updated her front entry with a stepping stone mold and spray paint on the concrete! Easy alternative to stamping concrete patios, walkways or driveways!
We hope you loved these DIY concrete patio cover up ideas! Check out our post – “9 DIY Cool & Creative Patio Flooring Ideas” for more great ideas, projects and tutorials!Image Credits: DIY Network, Lowes, Beneath My Heart, The Handmade Home, Family Handyman, View Along the Way, Family Handyman, First Home Love Life