The applications of decorative concrete designs are far reaching. Ideas can be found for patios, outdoor living spaces, driveways, walkways etc., in many forms such as stained concrete, stamped concrete, colored concrete, exposed aggregate and more.

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Concrete FloorsCompare color choices, textures, patterns and finish options
Concrete CountertopsSee how concrete allows you to customize your counters
Concrete Fireplace SurroundsPrecast concrete offers unlimited opportunities for personalization
Concrete FurnitureConcrete is ideal for creating furniture with character and craftsmanship
Sinks and VesselsHave a look at design options for bathroom and kitchen sinks
Garage Floor CoatingsTransform your garage with an epoxy coating
Floor OverlaysGive worn, drab concrete floors a face-lift with a decorative overlay
Faux Wall CoveringsMimic stone or brick with lightweight decorative wall coverings


Concrete PatiosFind creative ideas for backyard patios
Concrete DrivewaysDesign options for a durable, low-maintenance driveway
Concrete Pool DecksGuidelines for designing a pool deck that's beautiful and safe
Countertops & KitchensHow designing with concrete creates appealing outdoor kitchens
Concrete WalkwaysSee the design possibilites for decorative paths
Concrete HomesLearn about the benefits of choosing to build with concrete
Concrete Entryways10 design ideas for creating a grand entrance to your home
Garden WallsDiscover six ways to dress up a concrete garden wall


Concrete That Looks Like WoodSee how stamping and staining can be used to recreate the look of wood
Textured Concrete FinishesCompare a variety of concrete textures that are functional and attractive
Scoring Designs in ConcreteDiscover how scoring and sawcutting create patterns on floors, patios and more
Budget-Friendly DesignsGet the high-end look you're after without emptying your pocketbook
Glowing ConcreteSee how concrete surfaces both indoors and out can be illuminated
Designing with White ConcreteCheck out projects that use white cement to create bright counters, floors and more

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