Now that summer is finally here, you may be thinking of giving your outdoor living spaces a much-needed facelift. Of course, you can always go with the standard wooden deck, but many homeowners these days want something more. That’s why many are tearing out those wooden decks and replacing them with attractive and functional stone patios.
One major reason for this is that there’s so much you can do with a stone patio. You can create interesting shapes and designs, which add some pizzazz to your backyard. In addition, you can also opt for even more outlandish design choices, which can transform your patio into a conversation starter with the neighbors. As you’ll see in these stunning examples of stone patios, the only limit is your imagination – and your budget, of course.
So, why settle for the “same old same old” when it comes to your outdoor living spaces? Why not instead opt to remodel your backyard with a stunning stone patio design? Check out these excellent examples, and see if you can’t find the inspiration you’ve been looking for.
This stunning stone patio design features paths that extend out into the backyard, as well as an attractive elevated sitting area.
The wall surrounding this light and attractive stone patio features a built in fire pit.
3. Size Doesn’t Matter
With a stone patio design, you don’t necessarily need to go overboard. Even a small one, like the one you see here, can add just enough to your backyard.
4. Go Up!
In order to keep your stone patio design from seeming flat, you can add a structure like the on you see here.
This beautiful stone patio design blends in exceptionally well with the natural environment that surrounds it.
The circular pattern in the middle of this stone patio design complements the fire pit quite nicely.
7. Paver Stones
For those who appreciate a more conservative look when it comes to their homes, paver stones make an excellent choice for patio designs.
The raised stone patio can add a real touch of class to your home. Check out how attractive this one is!
When coming up with the stone patio design for your home, consider including an outdoor fireplace.
Often you think of grey when you think of stone patios. However, there is a range of color options available to you.
Built into the uneven landscape, this stone patio design offers an attractive place for enjoying fresh air.
12. Perfection Through Imperfection
When going for the natural look, consider that you can allow plants to grow in between the cracks of your stone patio design.
Including a pergola in your home’s stone patio design can add a sense of much-needed dimension and space.
Continuing up the hillside, the flagstones of this awesome stone patio design are quite attractive!
The combination of wood planks and colored stone tiles make this patio visually striking.
16. Grab a Seat
When devising the stone patio for your home, consider incorporating built-in seating like you see here.
Another element you can decide to incorporate with your stone patio is a built-in garden. Also, take a look at that hand design!
18. Geometric Shapes
This stone patio is another stunning and beautiful example of the interesting designs that can be created with paver stones.
19. Small Rocks
The use of small rocks in the mortar of this awesome stone patio design adds an amazing sense of vibrancy.
Large, rectangular slabs of stone have been used to great effect here to create a thoroughly contemporary vibe for this patio.
The small reflecting pool at the back of this simple stone patio is an excellent and attractive design choice.
This is one of the most imaginative stone patio designs we’ve ever seen. Check out the swirling stones behind the sitting area that suggest ocean waves!
23. Tucked Away
A stone patio that’s been tucked away on the property can be used as a cozy space for al fresco dining.
24. Multiple Elements
By incorporating paving stones and other forms of stone, this patio design has a vibrant and visually appealing look.
25. Extra Room
This incredible covered stone patio is essentially an extra room that’s been added to this home.
26. Make It Yours
Given the various things that can be done with the material, you can really make your outdoor living spaces yours when you opt for a stone patio.