Before: Broken doorknobs, After: Patio flooring Doorknobs, salvaged steel discs, and a stovetop burner make up this cobblestone-esque patio floor. The knobs' chrome and brass finishes brighten the shady patch of designer Matthew Levesque's (matthewlevesque.com) patio. And, set in soil, the knobs are surprisingly stable. Steel Disc, Gardens Ideas, Broken Doors, Households Items, Door Knobs, Sunsets Magazines, Old Doors Knobs, Patio Floors, Gardens Mosaics
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