Concrete pavers lead up the steps and onto a patio with a water fountain and ledges to display containers for this home in the southeast U.S. The materials, including textured Mega-Arbel pavers with an irregular shape and antiqued Celtic Wall pavers by Belgard for the steps, are manufactured by Georgia Masonry Supply.
Update your driveway with new hardscape choices, from pavers with a hand-cobbled look to boulders framing the area. The Bergerac pavers from Belgard, which have a dimpled texture, are manufactured by Superlite, an Oldcastle company.
A round fire pit is part of an overall outdoor living space in Tulsa, Okla., that includes a pool and outdoor kitchen. Oklahoma Landscape designed the fire pit and patio. Materials used are Belgard's Urbana stone pavers (for the fire pit) in Gascony Tan with Brookstone Slate for the border, and Belgard's Mega Arbel pavers in Gascony Tan and Ashberry Haze Field Blend for the patio.
When creating patio steps and stairs, you'll need to consider the type of texture and appearance that fit your home's architectural style and your design preferences. This outdoor space in the midwestern U.S. uses Belgard's Urbana pavers, which have the look of chiseled stone.
When trying to create a rustic look, opt for pavers that appear to be chiseled, such as these irregular-shaped Belgard pavers with the look of flagstone. The blocks used to create the fire pit have a rough-hewn texture.
The stone patio's primary focal points are the experiential elements like the water feature and fire pit. In order the break up the large expanse of hardscape, the designer chose to mimic textural features through the choice of a metal sofa with a decorative element similar to that on the fountain. Small design details like that create continued visual interest in this inviting garden made for entertaining.
Pavers flow from a set of stairs to the patio of a home in the southeast U.S. The materials manufactured by Georgia Masonry Supply include a tumbled paver called Country Manor and Mega Arbel pavers with a natural flagstone appearance.