Looking for flagstone patio ideas for your backyard. Ready to turn your backyard into an awesome gathering place? An excellent suggestion is to use flagstone to create a magical place for family time as well as the perfect stage for parties and events.
Not only is flagstone beautiful, but the stone patio also adds value to your home. Here are some ideas that will inspire you to add a flagstone patio to your landscape.
Flagstone Patio Idea with A Touch Of Magic Patio
Using flagstone as pavers while adding low growing plants that frame each of the stones, gives the feeling that the wee folks must dance there at night in the moonlight.
Walfs of mysterious scents floating in the gentle breeze will call you to come outside and sit amid the blooms. Not only can the flagstones be used as pavers, but sitting benches can be made from them also.
Flagstone can give your patio a great mosaic look coupled with the fact you can have your firepit made with it too. This feature makes the patio a year-round gathering center.
Can’t you taste the s’mores on a fall night while sipping hot chocolate? How about a wiener roast on the 4th of July followed by chilled watermelon. You can make this patio the centerpiece of the back yard.
And if it’s mosquito season, you can add these plants that repel mosquitoes the most.
Uniform Square Paver Patio
For those who like a uniform look, flagstone pavers can be cut to any shape and size. You can have a large square or rectangle pattern of paver tiles that can be of similar color or a checkerboard look with flagstone of two different colors.
The most common colors are blue-gray, tan/buff, and red. Mix or match, your patio will look awesome. If you have a brick home, blend the color of your pavers with your brick tones for a uniform landscape.
Down The Flagstone Patio Path
Patios do not have to be next to the house, so think about it being built toward the rear of the backyard with a flagstone path leading to it from the house.
Imagine a courtyard herb garden with a flagstone pathway leading to a small patio with a flagstone sitting bench or two. Adding a birdbath built from small pieces of flagstone would be a natural addition to your concept.
It’s A Conversation Pit Patio
Creating a conversation pit in the backyard is an idea that will be enjoyed for years to come. Flagstone is an inventive choice you won’t regret. It is so versatile the floor, seating, fire pit, grill, and a water feature can have flagstone as the central theme.
Even the path leading to this patio is made from flagstone. Did I mention even the retaining walls can have a flagstone facade?
Sunrise may find you greeting the day in your own private meditation space created from a mosaic patio designed with flagstone. Using sacred symbols of your choosing, the flagstone can serve to ground you while seeking serenity.
Using different shapes and colors, you can express your blessings much the way the ancestors did in the past. Not a bad way to end the day either.
Pathway To A Lakeside Patio
If you live by a lake, why not create a patio by the water. Flagstone is the perfect choice to give this area a natural look that blends beautifully with the watery landscape.
Adding a fire pit to chase away the chill makes this a go-to spot night or day through the seasons. What a wonderful place to go stargazing.
Stairway To Heaven Patio
This stairway idea can turn a postage size backyard into a piece of patio heaven. The use of flagstone gives this space the elegance it deserves. Classy, romantic, and alluring all describe this use of the backyard space accurately. Who needs a large backyard when a small space can be just heavenly.
Poolside Pleasure Patio
What could be a more natural surrounding for your backyard pool? Flagstone has a natural beauty that fits well around an in-ground swimming area that also provides a function.
The irregular surface of the stones is naturally slip-resistant to help prevent falls. Water will not damage the stones, even in freezing temperatures. This is one addition to your backyard that you will be glad you made.
The Eclectic Patio Scene
Your tastes may lean to a more casual style of backyard. Having a flagstone tile patio decorated with your exotic finds will become a cozy retreat. Plant some fast-growing shade plants to keep the sun off.
Can you hear the wind chimes singing in the breeze? Flagstone will stay cool to the touch nestled in the shade, so feel free to enjoy coming out in your bare feet.
Surrounded with raised garden beds made of flagstone lined walls, the patio becomes a place of intimacy with a snuggled-in feel. Fill the beds with plants from your favorite travels that gives the feeling of being on a vacation without leaving your yard.
Add a table and chairs so you can enjoy a meal while relaxing. You will want to spend a lot of time here to make it your own special place.
Fire It Up Patio
Nothing like a warm fire to take off the chill. This outdoor fireplace is made of flagstone that is a beauty to behold. Can you see yourself sipping on your beverage of choice starring into the mesmerizing fire after a busy day?
There is nothing more relaxing. The natural stone tends to allow the fireplace to fit in anywhere, whether in the city or a rural setting.
Rock Border Patio
Nowhere is it written that a patio has to be large or expensive. Sometimes the simplest
ideas are the best ones. Stepping outside your back door onto a small but efficient flagstone patio is all you need to grill a steak or get a tan. Adding local rocks as a border can dress up the patio area to give it a bit of eye candy.
Your Own Resort Patio
If you travel a lot in your job, staying home may be a luxury. Adding this flagstone patio in your yard can give you the feeling of a spa right out your back door. Having this area to come home to will be a relaxing treat that will help you unwind as nothing else can.
Chef’s Stone Patio Kitchen
For those who are known for their culinary and grillmaster skills, nothing can be more satisfying than having a kitchen patio outside your home. The stone used in designing the area speaks of rustic and function. Your family and guests will delight in spending time here watching the master chef at work.
Table It Patio Dining
The versatility of flagstone is endless as shown with this patio table made from tiles designed to accent the beauty and function of the stones. Can you envision this setting for your next evening meal with your friends and family? The stones provide such a wonderful natural ambiance that you will forget you are in the backyard.