As in constructing a house we are creating from the ground up. This post will address the outdoor floor. Like the above image, most of our spaces are attached to the house
With brick and limestone
Adore these checkerboard patterns. If the stones are set properly, you can mow over everything, including the stones
CONCRETE. Fairly standard, but with such creativity as above, concrete can become interesting. It can also be stained to blend with your exterior colors
See what I mean? Combined with blue stone it is stunning!
Mixed with stone and stained in a weathered gray
A "random" pattern, irregularly shaped stones
"Thermal" cut on all sides, including top and bottom, providing a very smooth surface
Some girls collect handbags, I collect brick, yes, I even have a brick broker! He scours the
country seeking my love......rescued antique street bricks
Are you fond of a particular pattern?
A herringbone pattern with bluestone
A section near our pool. This is called 'full range' bluestone, not as blue, not as expensive
-existing concrete is cracked
-cannot tolerate the manufactured brick edging.....YES!
-must remain the same size to not loose any lawn space
-the steps coming from her home are oddly configured. removing those steps and forming a rectilinear step pad that fills the entire insert and constructed of the same stone for the patio
post on her inspiration images, her preferences, hopes and dreams.........
The above image resonated with her and it does me too. It is the perfect look of limestone and works well with the color of her siding.
My hope is that you too found inspiration here. The next phase is the "ceiling"; trellises, sailcloth, patio umbrella's..........see you then