Whether you consider yourself a regular artist, or you struggle to draw stick figures, a mosaic is something almost everyone can manage. If you are looking for a piece of artwork for your yard, but are stumped about what exactly you should do, consider adding a mosaic, as they really tie yard features together. Get inspired with these ideas!
If a tiled mosaic is a bit much for you and your decorating taste, different colored rocks look just as well! Jeffery Gardens is the king of outdoor rock mosaics, and they have a wonderful tutorial!
Garden blocks are a great option if you are looking for a quick project. These colors are definitely bright, but can be changed if you are going for something more subtle. The tutorial can be found here.
Stepping stones are one of the easiest ways to implement a mosaic in your garden. They are subtle, and a variety of materials can be used!
Don’t let the thought of this project freak you out, it is totally doable! Especially with this great tutorial from DIY Network.
Spice up your old flower pots with this great idea from Martha. The white tile creates a great contrast!
Combine red bricks and a tiled mosaic to create an amazing contrast. The outline of the red brick really makes the look! Idea from Houzz.
Nothing says childhood quite like this hopscotch pad idea from Style Estate. This looks great, and would be so fun for your kids to play on!
Repurpose an old barrel, or just a table that needs some life added to it. Glue mosaic tiles on the table. The blues of this one give it a really beachy feel!
Update a water element by adding a colored mosaic to the bottom.
While this is definitely elaborate, it can absolutely be done on a smaller scale with your outdoor fire place.
Don’t be bored with your deck steps any longer! Tile the backs of them to create a beautiful little mosaic.
An absolutely stunning take on an ordinary bird bath.
A different method of using rocks in a mosaic from Fine Gardening. This one looks like a rug!
A subtle way to dress up old gardening tools and turn them into a great outdoor decoration. These would look adorable hanging on a white fence!
If you have columns that you don’t know what to do with, covering them in a mosaic art piece would be a great addition to any yard.