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From Bland to Beautiful: How I Transformed My Patio for Only £50 and Stood Out from the Neighbors!

"Homeowner's Budget Patio Makeover Goes Viral on TikTok: A Step-by-Step Guide to Transforming Your Garden for Just £6!"

A homeowner has recently shared her budget-friendly patio makeover on TikTok, which has since gone viral. Beth Barlow, also known as @homebirdbeth on the platform, shared a step-by-step tutorial on how she transformed her garden using just a stencil and some paint. With over 4,800 likes and 186,300 views, people are raving about the finished result.

Before the transformation, Beth’s patio was a small rectangular space with discoloured beige panels and overgrown grass. She began the makeover by cleaning every paving stone before painting them all in grey masonry paint. To add a unique touch, she used a kitchen sponge, white paint, and a £6 stencil from Amazon to create a mosaic print on every other paving stone.

The finished result has left fans impressed, with one commenting, “Really jazzes up an otherwise small dull space good on ya.” Another commented, “Absolutely brilliant so clean and bright well done.” However, not everyone was a fan of the colour choice, with some suggesting that grey is now an outdated colour. Despite this, Beth’s budget-friendly transformation has inspired many keen DIYers to try out the same technique.

Beth regularly shares home hacks and DIY tips on her TikTok account, which has over 1,100 followers. She used Dulux’s Weathershield masonry paint in concrete grey for the base and a white masonry paint for the stencil pattern. However, she has yet to seal the paint, which is an essential step to ensure the longevity of the transformation.

For those interested in trying out the same technique, the Dulux Weathershield masonry paint and similar stencils can be found at various retailers, including Homebase, with prices starting at just £20. Beth’s stencil was purchased on Amazon, with similar styles priced at as little as £6.60.

Beth’s budget-friendly patio makeover has shown that with a little creativity and some affordable materials, it’s possible to transform any space. Her tutorial has inspired many to take on their own DIY projects and has proven that a little effort can go a long way in improving the look of a home.

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