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    Looking for a beautiful, budget-friendly and easy way to stain concrete?These concrete glazes couldn't be easier and give tons of variety and texture.

    The Easy Way To Stain Concrete

    We recently made some DIY concrete pavers for our side yard and are SO happy with them. We knew we wanted to color them somehow but weren’t sure what to use. I’ve stained concrete in the past, and it involved pre-treatment with muriatic acid, and then some sort of acid stain. It looked good, but that’s a lot of acid! Plus I didn’t want to have a bunch of leftover muriatic acid left in the garage. I wanted an easy way to stain concrete.

    Looking for a beautiful, budget-friendly and easy way to stain concrete?These concrete glazes couldn't be easier and give tons of variety and texture.

    Another option was to color the concrete as we mixed it and we decided early on against this option.  For one reason, it was just a solid color and the options were pretty limited. But the biggest reason was that it was really pricey (if you have read the DIY concrete paver post, you might remember the whole thing started with Mike’s grandstanding about it only costing “about 40 bucks and an hour of our time.”) So we were also looking for a very cost effective option since we were already in deeper than we anticipated. So…we wanted a cheap and easy to stain concrete.

    What was our solution? Concrete glaze. Continue reading…

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    DIY Concrete Pavers

    I’m so in love with our new concrete pavers. They are the perfect addition to a walkway on the side…

  • Rock your curb appeal and show off your personality and style with these easy and cost-effective front entrance ideas that can be tackled in a weekend.

    5 Easy Front Entrance Ideas

    Whether you are prepping for a steady stream of guests throughout the summer or need to seriously upgrade your home’s…

  • Ever heard of epoxy grout? Here are five reasons to consider using it for your next tiling project. Hint: no more mildew! Plus some tips on using and installing it.

    5 Reasons To Use Epoxy Grout

    If you’ve been following along for a little while you probably know recently helped my friends install a backsplash in…

  • DIY Tassel Decor is an easy, budget-friendly fix for those blank walls. Visit the post for tassel inspiration and how-to tutorial.

    More DIY Tassel Decor

    “I just don’t get the tassel,” Mike said after I decorated the living room wall with my first DIY Tassel…