Decorative Concrete Design Blog

Find DIY tutorials, inspiration & how-to videos to help transform your concrete into something beautiful. Integrally color countertops, stain patios & seal flooring for a stunning finish

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3 Surprising Benefits of Colored Concrete Sealer | Direct Colors

Colored Concrete Sealer delivers professional results, but doesn’t require a professional cost. Add luxurious color to your interior and exterior concrete, while extending the life of concrete with a long-lasting seal, all in one easy step

How to Create a Faux Brick Wall Design

Create faux brick stenciled concrete wall pattern using colored concrete overlay and tinted concrete sealers.

Can You Stain Concrete Brick Pavers?

Can you Stain Concrete Brick Pavers? Find out the answer and more as Direct Colors Experts Answer Tough DIY Decorative Concrete Questions!

Concrete Acid Stain Colors Guide

Taking the first step toward colored concrete begins with a “colorful” understanding of which concrete acid stain colors are available, as well as a general appreciation of how the basic acid stain colors can be layered and combined for endless variety and depth.

How To Stain Concrete Basement Floors

For homeowners looking to add value to their house with a finished basement, at about $0.61 per sq. ft.; concrete stains offer the lowest-cost and highest-return of any flooring option.

Creating Stunning Blue Marble Concrete Floors with Acid Stain

Applying a marble finish to concrete is easy and can be performed by new homeowners and concrete professionals alike. Acid Stain easily transforms your concrete floor into a stunning faux-marble masterpiece that costs thousands less than real marble or stone. This affordable flooring option is low-maintenance and more durable than normal flooring options, like vinyl, but with Direct Colors Azure Blue coloring, the results will be anything but “normal!”

8 Creative Uses For Integral Color Pigment

Coloring Concrete with Integral Pigment is only one way to use this amazing product. Learn the affordable way to color plaster, stucco, grout and concrete countertops!

Acid Stained Concrete Floors

Acid stained concrete floors are a low-cost design option that yield stunning results for commercial and residential flooring needs.

DIY Acid Stained Concrete Bathroom Floor

Acid Stain colors may be blended, layered or applied to the same concrete slab to produce an array of effects, ranging from a dreamy “washed” appearance to a mottled psychedelic finish

How To Pour Concrete Slabs With Integral Color

Learn everything you need to know about How To Pour Concrete Slabs with Integral Color. Direct Colors offers the best concrete pigment color selection for any size project.

Recolor Faded Stamped Concrete

Faded concrete color results either from environmental exposure, or from failure to test and accurately assess existing surface conditions. Luckily, not all concrete color is permanent—learn how to recolor faded stamped concrete in 7 easy step with Direct Colors.

Outdoor Concrete Oven Ideas

Outdoor concrete pizza ovens make the time you spend outside with friends and family that much more enjoyable. Here are a few suggestions to help navigate the colors and sealer choice for your next outdoor concrete design.

How To Make Faux Wood Concrete Floor

Can You Believe It’s NOT Wood? Using Concrete Overlay, Liquid Colored Antique Concrete Stain and Pigment to Simulate a Wood Grain Concrete Finish.

Acid Concrete Stain on Countertops

Acid staining concrete countertops offers a one-of-a-kind finish unique to this process. Do it Yourself with Direct Colors. 10 Acid Stain Colors Available