LeeAnn M
LeeAnn M
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  • Lincoln, NE

Patio Remodel

Our sad and tired-looking patio was beginning to crack. We wanted to wait until next year to pour a new pad. So, I painted it!
Patio after power washing.
Patio after power washing.
Patio has been power washed and is ready for paint. I let it dry several days before primer and paint.
Our newly painted patio.  Love it!!!
Our newly painted patio. Love it!!!
This is a photo of our patio now, taken from the pool deck. I primed, painted, added the flowers and used the cracks as vines.

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  • Judith
    on Apr 27, 2017

    I love the beautiful patio transition. Would you mind telling me about the paint you used? Also, did you use stencils or was it free-hand? I'm thinking that this would be great for my concrete patio. Thank you!
    • LeeAnn M
      on May 1, 2017

      I used exterior house paint that I thinned down and put in a pump sprayer container. I sprayed a light film of paint on the concrete and brushed it in with an old broom to get a really thin layer of paint. For the petals, I cut out about 7 or 8 different petals from card stock. I rotated between the various petals and traced them with a pencil. My patio is showing some wear where the water likes to set after a rain. But for only trying to get an extra year out of our patio, it is now going on year three!!

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  • Tina
    on Aug 15, 2014

    It's beautiful. What kind of paint did you use?

    • Tina
      on Aug 19, 2014

      LeeAnn, Thanks. Our front walkway towards the house is cracked and uneven in places. I may just paint it, too.

  • Mary
    on Aug 17, 2014

    Great idea. Love it

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