25 Awesome DIY Stamped Concrete Patio Ideas (With Pictures)

Including a stamped concrete patio in your backyard is a good idea to add sure-shot elegance. It does not matter whether you get it installed or use your own creativity to churn out an attractive patio design. We have collected 25 awesome DIY stamped concrete patio ideas for your convenience. 

If you have a concrete backyard then these stamped concrete designs can be a game-changer for the aesthetics involved. You can even access the step-by-step guide for each solution, in case you decide to convert these ideas into action.

In case you are yet wondering what is a stamped concrete patio? It is a combination of concrete slabs that are given a textured surface. Wet concrete is placed as per the chosen design and then stamped onto the ground. Colors or spray can be added onto this surface for further design needs.

25 Impressive Stamped Concrete Patio Ideas (With Pictures)

1. DIY Stamped Concrete Patio for Stylish Outdoors

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Difficulty Level – Easy

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Do you have vacant space near the entry to your garden? Consider crushing flat a portion of the region and turning it into a fire pit and eating/seating area. You need to frame the space you plan to use. Border this space with rebar and fill in concrete. Once you flatten the area you can choose the pattern you wish to include.

2. DIY Stamped Concrete Patterns Path Maker

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Difficulty Level – Easy

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Imagine if you get to set your desired patio design on a mold? This would simplify your task by a considerable margin and make it easier to design any kind of flat surface. The one-time costs can go a long way by creating stamped patios, stamped driveways, or even beautifully paved front entrances.

3. DIY Stone and Brick Backyard Patio

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If you are looking for a stamped concrete patio that consists of bricks and stones then this could be an attractive solution. Check out several stone options as this would be a long-term DIY project. Another unique aspect of this project is the usage of clay pavers to help cement your bricks in the patio territory. 

4. DIY Paver Concrete Backyard Patio

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If you have already a base for the patio set then this project could guide you to sugarcoat the surface with pavers. Even if you have a half-built concrete surface of decided to demolish your backyard shed, this project will help you convert the piece of land into a desirable patio.

5. DIY Stepping Stone Garden Patio

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate

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Mosaic and river rocks can create a sustainable, cheap, and durable patio. This idea involves plenty of hard work. But when you complete this project, it will most definitely be worth your efforts.

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6. DIY Screened-In Patio

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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Ever thought of an enclosed patio? This solution can make your patio an equivalent outdoor and indoor space. Make the most of your bug-free summers and get shelter from the sun even while chilling on your patio. One can even detach the awning for allowing sunlight and fresh air to enter.

7. DIY Concrete Slab Patio

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Difficulty Level – Easy

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This is one of the most simple looking patios that you can create. Even the efforts and investments involved are minimal. This guide will ensure you can learn how to pour concrete and design a perfectly evened-out slab for a patio.

8. DIY Stone Stamped Concrete Patio

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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This is a 4-day project that requires you to drag heavy stones, mix cement, and stay on your knees for long durations. On the contrary, expect elegance at its best. You’ll be surprised to see traces of perfection in your final product. 

For the heavy-lifting involved, consider making a garden cart before this project. It will benefit for present and also future backyard projects. In case you’ve been evading the usage of a wheelbarrow or garden cart due to storage problems then these backyard wheelbarrow storage solutions may help change your mind.

9. DIY Stained Stamped Concrete Patio

 

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate

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Have a half-structured patio in your backyard that people don’t even acknowledge? Convert it into a stained concrete patio within a maximum of 2 to 3 days. The best part? You can add any color you like and give life to your existing unrecognized so-called ‘patio’.

10. DIY Cobblestone Stamped Concrete Patio

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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The materials required may be high in quantity. You will need 70 to 80 bags of concrete, a concrete mixer, crushed stone dust, and cardboard strips. What do you expect if you are attempting to create a classic Italian styled cobblestone patio?

11. DIY Paver Stamped Concrete Patio with a Firepit

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate to Hard

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Build your own paver patio and add a firepit structure in the middle. This project would impart a rustic aura to your backyard.  The guide will offer you exceptional advice through each and every step of this project.

If you’re wondering where to place your patio and how to identify the basic requirements then this may help.

12. DIY Pergola Concrete Patio 

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Difficulty Level – Hard

Have you thought of a fancy and high-end architectural design above the ground where you relax? This project can make any concrete base into a top-notch pergola-included patio design. Most of your focus will be on making the Pergola.

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13. DIY Pea Gravel Stamped Patio

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Alert! The best bang for your buck. Whether you have an existing stamped concrete patio or not – this project can be implemented. This is your opportunity to bring a unique texture and more of an organic sensation to your patio.

14. Simple DIY Patio

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate

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Bring your patio to life with plenty of colorful decorative elements and add a distinct taste as per your backyard’s current attributes. Of course, you will also be taken over how to lay the foundation for a simple concrete (or any other material) patio.

15. DIY Stamped Backyard Paver Patio

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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Check out the design in the image. You will also land up building some old-school seating arrangements in your backyard.

16. Flagstone Stamped Concrete Patio

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate

If you are looking for an easy to install and unique design then this intriguing patio design can be a dealbreaker for your backyard. Enlighten the ambiance in your backyard with a randomly scattered flagstone designed concrete patio.

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17. River Stone Concrete Stamped Patio

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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A modern styled patio is never a bad idea. The detail-oriented focus that you need to put in will, in most cases, produce an aesthetically impressive outdoor patio. Also, it is the stone veneer that imparts a more modern look.

18. Coble Field Brick Layer Concrete Patio

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Difficulty Level – Easy

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Anything to do with bricks is always a labor-intensive option. But when you complement bricks with stamped concrete, this becomes an easy patio design to create. 

19. Wood Planks Stamped Concrete 

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Difficulty Level – Easy

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Worried about splinters when coming into your backyard barefoot? This wood stamping patio design ensures you can walk around on your patio in peace. Even better, the smell of the earth after rain (petrichor) will be omnipresent on your patio during the rainy season. 

20. Ashlar Slate Stamped Patio

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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It is the uneven distribution of tiles that contributes to an eye-popping look. A combination of dark brown and light grey will be ideal if your patio is generally exposed to sunlight.

21. Rustic Stamped Concrete Backyard Patio

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Difficulty Level – Medium

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This patio idea ensures your feet will experience the coolness of winters and warmth of the summers. The centerpiece fireplace provides an additional tinge of creativity and beauty on your patio.

22. Flower Rock Stamped Poolside Patio

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate

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This design incorporates a very similar structure to flagstone. But the main difference lies in the rock flower pattern. Smaller stones are the differentiating point.

23. Out on the Boardwalk – Stamped Wooden Plank

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Difficulty Level – Intermediate

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The glossy design makes it perfect for homes that are not in the midst of nature. If you live in a region that doesn’t make your backyard wet unless you want it to, then this patio should suit your backyard.

24. Brown Travertine Stamped Concrete

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Difficulty Level – Hard

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Inculcate the beauty of Travertine and allow your patio to display a fibrous look. Due to the process of finding and extracting Travertine this design may be a costly one.

25. Shading Stamped Concrete Patio

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Difficulty Level – Easy

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Several light and dark shades are the special attribute of this patio design. Even better, due to the presence of diverse shades, you can even call it a multicolored stamped patio design.  

Conclusion

We have tried to make you aware of the diverse concrete stamped patio designs that are possible. Try not shooing away from the usage of concrete if you are looking for an economic and durable option.

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Brice The Botanist
 

Growing up in Ventura, California famous for it's rich gardens. Brice has spent most of his life trying to help make the world greener. Studying Botany at CSRA, he's made it a lifelong passion to greenify every home.

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