How To Paint Patio Tiles
Painting cement patio pavers can change your backyard space overnight, and give you a custom tile look, for a fraction of the price.
Start by rolling all the patio tiles in Farmhouse White. You’d be surprised to see how fast it dries in the full afternoon sun.
Before I painted, I used some bricks to prop up one side of each tile to ensure I could pick them up later.
Once the white coat is dry, you have the option of adding another, but I got such good coverage with the first that I didn’t need to do another.
Using a giant ruler and a pencil, lightly draw a grid of 6″x6″ squares. You’ll paint each pattern within the squares.
Using Hampton Blue and a brush, paint horizontal stripes all going in the same direction. Paint 5 stripes in alternating squares to form a checkerboard pattern. All the stripes should be oriented the same way.
Because I was painted 28 tiles, by the time I was done the last tile, the first ones were dry, so I was able to start painting them. Using Williamsburg Blue, repeat the pattern but going in the opposite direction. As long as you used the same amount of stripes in each square, you’ll eventually form a pattern where the stripes meet.
Once all the tiles are painted and dry, put them in place! Line them up as you wish,
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Suzanne Cox on May 08, 2022
When preparing Nader pavers, make sure ground is level, cutting up any sod,. Measure your total space first.
Don't you need to prime or seal the concrete first so the paint won't be absorbed?
These are very pretty, but it looks the blocks should be three deep instead of two. By the time the bench and chairs are pulled out to sit down, the back legs will be on the ground??
Can you put interlocking deck tiles, on existing old wood deck?