Staining Concrete Design Ideas

Behind-the-Scenes Info and Photos of Outrageous Concrete Creations

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind flooring or patio finish, look no further. Stains can be used to impart rich color to both new and existing concrete that will last for years. With a variety of stain colors to choose from and options for adding decorative patterns such as saw cuts and stenciling, stains are anything but boring. Use the resources below to discover what's possible and for even more inspiration check out our concrete floor design ideas to see stains being used to create logos, water-inspired floors and more.

Concrete Staining Options

Concrete Stain Color Charts

See what colors are available and compare acid stains with water-based stains

Staining Concrete Floors

Tips and design ideas for using stains to enhance concrete floors

Concrete Floor Types

Design ideas for using concrete for kitchen floors, bathroom floors, restaurant floors & more.

Sawing and Patterning

Find out how decorative cuts and sandblasted patterns can be used with stains

Staining Concrete Patios

Tips and design ideas for using stains to enhance a concrete patio

Stained Concrete Driveways

Tips and design ideas for using stains to color and enhance a concrete driveway

Concrete Style Guides

Download these design sheets for concrete floor ideas in modern, old-world and traditional design schemes.

Concrete Staining Projects

Decorative concrete contractors around the country have sent us awesome pictures and stories about unique jobs they've been doing. Read about them here to get ideas for your decorative concrete project. Find out how the projects were designed and created, what techniques and products were used, and any special challenges that were overcome during construction.


Stained Concrete on the Ceiling
from Concrete Concepts in Chesapeake, VA

Concrete Rug
Looks as Warm and Inviting as the Real Thing from Art Over Concrete in Murfreesboro, TN.

Homes Damaged by Katrina
Resurfaced with Concrete. Submitted by Deco-Crete Designs, LLC in Gretna, LA.

Concrete labyrinth
created at Nuns Convent in England. Check out the photos!

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