Transforming Patios With Paint and Colorful Accents

If your outdoor space needs a breath of fresh air, here are a few colorful ways to give it new life.

Make a Splash

hgPG-2486588-hclrs502-outdoor-patio-af-s4x3

hgPG-2486588-hclrs502-outdoor-patio-af-s4x3

David Bromstad adds bright hues to a once-dull space with paint, fabric and accessories.

Bold is Beautiful

hgPG-2486592-dp-grubb-green-sofa-s4x3

hgPG-2486592-dp-grubb-green-sofa-s4x3

Photo by: Scott Mayoral

Scott Mayoral

If you spend a lot of time in an outdoor room, opt for comfy furniture. Outdoor fabrics come in an array of colors, patterns and textures, so don't be afraid to go bold. Design by Christopher J. Grubb.  

Have Fun With Fabric

hgPG-2486591-berstler_flower2p11148

hgPG-2486591-berstler_flower2p11148

Colorful textiles frame a meditation pavilion and take this yard to the next level. Design by Pamela Berstler.

A Little Goes a Long Way

hgPG-2486589-bone_004tif

hgPG-2486589-bone_004tif

Baylor Anne Bone adds a pop of color to this inviting patio with a few pillows, artwork and accessories.

Colorful Containers

hgPG-2486590-berstler_containers2

hgPG-2486590-berstler_containers2

Colorful planters are a great way to incorporate color outdoors. In this exotic space, landscape designer Pamela Berstler chose metal containers embellished with African motifs.

Get the Party Started

hgPG-2482154-DCT2909_Gazebo_02_s4x3

hgPG-2482154-DCT2909_Gazebo_02_s4x3

This colorful space is ready for outdoor festivities. Created on a budget, this deck proves that outdoor fun doesn't have to break the bank.

Next Up

Chalkboard Paint

Learn about the best ways to use chalkboard paint on a wall.

How to Select Exterior Paint Colors for a Home

Your home’s exterior is the way you greet the world — choose a color wisely with these expert tips.

Exterior Paint Selection

Painting the exterior of your house may be a job for professionals, but with some basic knowledge and motivation, doing it yourself could save you a lot of cash.

Palettes for High-Traffic Homes

Stylish color combinations and finishes to withstand even the wildest kids, parties and pets.

Five Ways to Decorate With Red

The color red mixes well with almost any color scheme, but how do you decorate with red without going overboard? Here are five quick and easy ways to add red to your home.

Exterior Painting Preparation

When painting the exterior of a house, learn these valuable tips that can save you time by preparing properly for the project.

Rubber Stamping Concrete Patios

Transform your concrete patio from dull to delightful by rubber stamping it.

Blog Cabin 2009: Man-Cave Wall Color, Treehouse Design and Street Name Voting Choices

Tour the choices for the man-cave wall color, treehouse design and street name.

How to Clean a Cement Patio

Get your cement patio ready for outdoor entertaining with these cleaning tips from DIY experts.

How To Select the Right Paint and Color For Your Home

Find all you need to know about selecting the right paint and color for your home.

Get Social With Us

We love to DIY. You love to DIY. Let's get together.

Discover Made + Remade

See the latest DIY projects, catch up on trends and meet more cool people who love to create.

Make It. Fix It. Learn It. Find It.