Direct Colors DIY Contest Projects

We have the best customers in the world. With Direct Colors’ Concrete Coloring products, they’ve made their dreams come to life. Thankfully, they’ve even shared those dreams with us. Below are some of the best concrete coloring projects we’ve seen over the years.

New entries are coming in every day. Be sure to check back often to see new and exciting concrete coloring projects from our wonderful customers.

All Customer Projects

Chad Kallal

Charcoal Antiquing Concrete Stain, High Gloss, Solvent-Based Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Celine Vandervlugt

 Cafe Royale, Olive, and Charcoal Antiquing Stain

Before
After
After

Cassandra Barba

 Khaki, Cafe Royale, & Charcoal Antiquing Concrete Stain, Acrylic Solvent-Based Sealer

Ugly slab - before direct colors concrete staining
Before
After

Mark Kehoe

Silver Gray Tinted Concrete Sealer

Before
During
After

Robert Johnson

Jet Black Concrete Dye, Water-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer, Silver Gray Tinted

Before
During
After

Brian Koons

Desert Amber Acid Stain, Coffee Brown Acid Stain, Malayan Bluff Acid Stain, English Red Acid Stain, Cola Acid Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Chuck Soeder

Antiquing Stain Trial Kit, Tweed Antiquing Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

faded concrete patio
Before
Stained Concrete Patio
After
Re-stained Concrete Patio
After

Kevin Seger

Charcoal Driftwood Antiquing Concrete Stain

Before
During
After

Adan Jimenez

Stormy Gray & Light Slate Concrete Dye, Acrylic Solvent-Based Sealer

Driveway, Before
Driveway, After
Driveway, During
Driveway, After

Chuck Rich

Coffee Brown Concrete Acid Stain, High Gloss, Solvent-Based Acrylic Sealer

During
During
After

Jed Meyers

Macadamia & Mocha Concrete Pigment

Before
After
After

Jeff Green

Driftwood Antiquing Concrete Stain, Satin Finish Concrete Sealer

During
After
After

Douglas Lill

Avocado Acid Stain, Azure Blue Acid Stain

Before
During
After

Christine Tieri

Coffee, Shifting Sand, & Sea Grass Acid Stains, Solvent-Based Satin Sealer

Before
During
After

Kevin Adams

Desert Amber Acid Stain, Black Acid Stain, Water-Based, High Gloss Acrylic

Before
During
After

John Hamaker

Black & Coffee Acid Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Kevin Bertrand

Azure Blue Acid Stain, Water-Based, High Gloss Acrylic Sealer, Concrete

Before
After

Staci Van Beveren

Antiquing Stain DIY Kit, Driftwood Antiquing Stain, Cumin Antiquing Stain, Solvent-Based Stain Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Michael McDaniel

Malayan Bluff Acid Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

After
After

Dustin Boose

Non Slip Concrete Sealer Additive, Charcoal Tinted Concrete Sealer, Khaki Tinted Concrete Sealer, Concrete Cleaner & Degreaser Concentrate, Decorative Concrete Sprayer

Faded Concrete Pool Deck Stain
Before
After
Pol deck colored with Tinted Concrete sealer
After

Jerry Stewart

Cumin Antiquing Concrete Stain, Satin Finish Concrete Sealer

Before
During
After

Lisa Pulver Dennis

Concrete Patio Pavers

Before & After
Before & After

Alicia Hammersmith

Yukon Gold, Wheat, Russet, Light Charcoal, & Auburn Antiquing Stain, Water-Based Satin Sealer

After
After

Matthew Sutter

Stormy Gray & Evergreen Concrete Dye, Acrylic Water-Based Stain Sealer

Before
During
After

Pete Segar

Concrete Acid Stain Trial Kit, Green & Blue Concrete Pigment

After
After

Stella Hernandez-Spencer

ColorWave™ Sample Kit, Azure Blue Acid Stain, ColorWave™ Stain, Water-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

After
After
A DIY concrete planter colored with concrete stain is filled with succulents.
After
After

Phillip Mulkins

Desert Amber Concrete Acid Stain, Cola Concrete Acid Stain, Avocado Concrete Acid Stain, Penetrating Concrete Sealer

Before
During
After

Patio

Chad Kallal

Charcoal Antiquing Concrete Stain, High Gloss, Solvent-Based Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Celine Vandervlugt

 Cafe Royale, Olive, and Charcoal Antiquing Stain

Before
After
After

Mark Kehoe

Silver Gray Tinted Concrete Sealer

Before
During
After

Robert Johnson

Jet Black Concrete Dye, Water-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer, Silver Gray Tinted

Before
During
After

Brian Koons

Desert Amber Acid Stain, Coffee Brown Acid Stain, Malayan Bluff Acid Stain, English Red Acid Stain, Cola Acid Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Chuck Soeder

Antiquing Stain Trial Kit, Tweed Antiquing Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer 

faded concrete patio
Before
Stained Concrete Patio
After
Re-stained Concrete Patio
After

Kevin Seger

Charcoal Driftwood Antiquing Concrete Stain

Before
During
After

Garages & Driveways, Walkways

Adan Jimenez

Stormy Gray & Light Slate Concrete Dye, Acrylic Solvent-Based Sealer

Driveway, Before
Driveway, After
Driveway, During
Driveway, After

Chuck Rich

Coffee Brown Concrete Acid Stain, High Gloss, Solvent-Based Acrylic Sealer

During
During
After

Jed Meyers

Macadamia & Mocha Concrete Pigment

Before
After
After

Jeff Green

Driftwood Antiquing Concrete Stain, Satin Finish Concrete Sealer

During
After
After

Basements

Douglas Lill

Avocado Acid Stain, Azure Blue Acid Stain

Before
During
After

Floors

Cassandra Barba

 Khaki, Cafe Royale, & Charcoal Antiquing Concrete Stain, Acrylic Solvent-Based Sealer

Ugly slab - before direct colors concrete staining
Before
After

Christine Tieri

Coffee, Shifting Sand, & Sea Grass Acid Stains, Solvent-Based Satin Sealer

Before
During
After

Kevin Adams

Desert Amber Acid Stain, Black Acid Stain, Water-Based, High Gloss Acrylic

Before
During
After

John Hamaker

Black & Coffee Acid Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Kevin Bertrand

Azure Blue Acid Stain, Water-Based, High Gloss Acrylic Sealer, Concrete

Before
After

Marcel Morales

Terra Cotta EasyTint Satin Sealer, Solvent-Based, Satin Acrylic Sealer

Before
After

Michael McDaniel

Malayan Bluff Acid Stain, Solvent-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

After
After

Pool Decks

Staci Van Beveren

Antiquing Stain DIY Kit, Driftwood Antiquing Stain, Cumin Antiquing Stain, Solvent-Based Stain Acrylic Sealer

Before
During
After

Dustin Boose

Non Slip Concrete Sealer Additive, Charcoal Tinted Concrete Sealer, Khaki Tinted Concrete Sealer, Concrete Cleaner & Degreaser Concentrate, Decorative Concrete Sprayer

Faded Concrete Pool Deck Stain
Before
After
Pol deck colored with Tinted Concrete sealer
After

Jerry Stewart

Cumin Antiquing Concrete Stain, Satin Finish Concrete Sealer

Before
During
After

Concrete Pavers

Lisa Pulver Dennis

Concrete Patio Pavers

Before & After
Before & After

Alicia Hammersmith

Yukon Gold, Wheat, Russet, Light Charcoal, & Auburn Antiquing Stain, Water-Based Satin Sealer

After
After

Concrete Decor

Matthew Sutter

Stormy Gray & Evergreen Concrete Dye, Acrylic Water-Based Stain Sealer

Before
During
After

Stella Hernandez-Spencer

ColorWave™ Sample Kit, Azure Blue Acid Stain, ColorWave™ Stain, Water-Based Satin Acrylic Sealer

After
After
A DIY concrete planter colored with concrete stain is filled with succulents.
After
After

Pete Segar

Concrete Acid Stain Trial Kit, Green & Blue Concrete Pigment

After
After

Phillip Mulkins

Desert Amber Concrete Acid Stain, Cola Concrete Acid Stain, Avocado Concrete Acid Stain, Penetrating Concrete Sealer

Before
During
After