Thinking of what to do with the leftover cinder blocks from your previous project? Apparently there’s a lot you can do with these blocks that you can consider them as Legos for adults. This gallery will show you some alternative uses: http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/9r74 Do you know other alternative uses for cinder blocks?
I love this for our front porch. The girls will love doing this project, especially putting the flowers in the pot. One thing I would change is the brick color, since our front door is red already it will be just to much red.
Inexpensive 16-in x 16-in patio stones surrounded by pea gravel form a low-maintenance patio. Dig out and level the base, then place the stones and gravel. With basic tools and beginner skills, a small patio can be completed in one or two weekends. It’s a practical no-water alternative to a lawn too.