a step-by-step guide to installing beadboard on the ceiling in between ceiling joists, this approach add height and draws the eye up, very appealing overall look
Beadboard painted ceiling on the back porch!
Acid-stained Concrete Patio -- Looks like copper! Click the pic for a brief how-to video on doing this technique.
DIY Concrete Patio Cover-Ups • Lots of Ideas & Tutorials! Including this diy stained deck project (done over existing concrete patio) from 'view along the way'.
Stained concrete i love this! So much cheaper than real wood too
Faux Wood Stained Concrete.
for our current yard, when we finally do it! this is perfect, low deck, no railing, just add a pergola somewhere...
Eco-Friendly Non-Toxic Deck Stain: TimberSoy Review