Staining your concrete patio to look like tile.

I was so pleased with the DIY project on our back patio! I stained the concrete to look like tile. We used painter's tape to create the look of grout lines, and we used a concrete stain from Lowe's to stain the concrete. For a step by step tutorial, just click on the link below.

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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!


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5 questions
  • Lori T
    on Apr 24, 2016

    where's the rest of the story? I want to know how to stain my patio.

  • Vmc6528077
    on May 22, 2016

    How to pain the patio

  • Paul
    on Aug 1, 2016

    How and what color? Was it before your re-do painted?

    • Beneath My Heart
      on Aug 1, 2016

      Hi Paul! If you click on the link to my blog at the bottom of the post, you will find more details about this project. Thanks!

  • D
    on May 3, 2017

    Will the stain work on cement walls that are often damp? I want to to color the cement walls
  • Teana F
    on Feb 12, 2018

    Beautiful!!! How is this holding up since it has been a couple years?

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  • Ms Terry
    on Jun 11, 2020

    I just wanted to say, I went to your link for full instructions and I’m am floored by them! They are explained so well anyone can do it!

    I am ready to get started today! Lol. My husband and I have been wanting to stain our patio but everything seemed to difficult! You have just made it as easy as baking an Apple Pie! Thank you!

  • Beneath My Heart
    on Jun 11, 2020

    Awesome! Thank you!

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