Painted Concrete Porch With a Stone Stencil

Sheila
by Sheila
I pressure washed my porch many times but could not get all the stains out/off, so I decided to paint it and use the stone stencil to give it a stone look finish with more colors.
First I painted the whole thing with one color so that it would look like a mortar or grout when I used the stencil with the other colors. I used 3 other colors in each of the blocks of the stencil and used a brush to scrub them into the concert which made each one come out a different look or color of stones.
It made the porch a little cozier while sitting out in my swing. I spend more time on the porch now, in my swing.
All done and cozy now!
This is right after a pressure washed it. Still stained.
The stencil I got from Lowe's
Getting started
It took me a couple of days but it was worth the time.
Reds browns caramel and linen colors mixed and brushed into the concrete.
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  • Ruby Lear Ruby Lear on Jun 06, 2019

    I have a stained cement porch. I would like to paint it. That looks like a lit of work for a 73 year old woman. Is there anything I could do that is a lit easier?

  • Brenda Bates Brenda Bates on Apr 08, 2021

    Would this work on a basement floor!!???

  • Michaelle Custer Zavoda Michaelle Custer Zavoda on Mar 23, 2022

    Can you listed the how to and the actual items and pairs you used

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  • Rhonda Macklin Rhonda Macklin on Sep 26, 2019

    I really like what you did with the porch, I plan on trying that.

  • Louise Louise on Feb 07, 2020

    I am inspired. Did you do any preparation? Did you use a paint especially made for cement. What was the drying time?

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