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Make your own paving bricks or slabs
You can use moulds to make your own paving blocks or pave stones for landscaping projects. Save money by casting concrete for paths and walkways, laying a driveway or flooring for a patio or entertainment area.
Pave outdoor entertainment area
The newly paved outdoor area is designed to provide more open space for seating and raise the level of the ground to allow for water drainage problems.
Concrete stepping stones
Making your own stepping stones is a quick and easy project. It takes 48 hours to make one stepping stone, but if you have access to the materials needed, you can make up more than one at a time.
Reclamed materials for garden paths
We have looked at ideas and using reclaimed timber and wood pallet for furniture and other indoor projects, but what about using reclaimed materials for garden paths and walkways.  
Design a decorative side pathway
This gravel and pave path is easy enough to lay in a day and you will find everything you need for this project (excluding turf) at your local Builders Warehouse.
Low maintenance garden design
 Gravel paths and walkways allow for natural drainage and reduce the risk of flooding during the rainy season, while hardscapes and raised beds create a garden that is easy to maintain.
10 options for garden paths
Creating an interesting garden path of walkway is just one of the ways to add interest, texture, colour and sensual delight to a garden.
DIY zig-zag garden path
Make this eye-catching zig-zag garden path in a weekend and dress up a walkway or side garden.


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Paint a concrete slab or patio
There's no reason why you can't paint a design onto a concrete slab or patio, in fact, painting concrete is a quick and easy way to update a boring concrete slab.
Easy way to pain-free weeding
The Skil Weedbuster – a handy tool that effortlessly removes stubborn weeds from between tiles and paving stones.
Lay an informal garden path
When most people think of laying a pathway with bricks, pavers or stones, they instantly envision days of labour. Well, this project is perfect for beginners and can be completed in just one day.
Ideas for paths and walkways
If you have the opportunity to get your hands on reclaimed bricks , these make a wonderful rustic path as opposed to a more formal path using new paving bricks.


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Improve outdoor spaces with pavers
With so many options to choose from for enhancing an outdoor living space, cement pavers allow you to create a beautiful space on a budget.
Benefits of a concrete patio
With more decorative options than ever before, concrete patios are attracting homeowners who want an outdoor surface that offers the ultimate in design versatility.
Garden boardwalk with style
Make a boardwalk for your garden using fence palings or scaffolding planks. This is a nice solution for a home with young children and pets that like to play in the garden - mess gets left outside.
An outdoor sanctuary with tile
Turn your outdoor sanctuary into an attractive spot where you can entertain and celebrate with friends and family in pure alfresco bliss.
Lay an informal gravel path
What's the point of a well-maintained garden if trying to get around it means trampling the marigolds and leaving your paw prints in the perfectly clipped lawn?
Pavement perfection
First impressions are everything and therefore it is important that the area visitors see first, in other words your pavement, is just as beautiful and decorative as your home is.


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Lay a brick pathway
You don't need heavy equipment and a week of work to lay an attractive and durable path. We designed this one for simplicity and ease of construction. It's made from old street pavers and granite cobbles set on a sand bed.
Plant up a pathway
Not all paths and walkways have to be straight and narrow. A meandering pathway or a combination of pavers and plants can soften and otherwise hard gardenscape.
Add curb appeal
Just as your home makes a statement about who you are and what you value, so do the patios, walkways and driveways that connect your home to the outside world.


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