Lay slate tiles over the concrete with a thin-set mortar like VersaBond to create an elegant appearance.

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LOVE,LOVE,LOVE Slate. It comes in so many natural colors. Black-based, Autumn colors and some purple-mauve tones as well. Great material.  Blue-Black Slate Paving Slabs - Natural Patio Stone

Blue-Black Slate Paving Slabs - Natural Patio Stone -New Grey Sawn Garden Flags

Blue-Black Slate Paving by Nustone

~I like the brown/black/charcoal color backdrop, a refreshing change to white!

Beautiful outdoor room with lattice fence and topiaries. I like how the focal wall's fence is designed differently to set it apart. It looks so clean to be an outside courtyard room

slate tile patio | Slate Patio after restoration

Slate Patio after restoration

Chic cut-stone walkway    Pebbles are too smooth and round to make a suitable paving if left free to roll around. But when set in concrete with their flattest side up, they create a perfectly ­navigable path with an interesting texture.

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River Rocks with ball fountain. I would need breaks in the stone for drainage. Chic cut-stone walkway - Landscaping Ideas with Stone - Sunset

grey slate pavers, brazilian slate has a natural anti-slip surface texture and is also frost proof

Slate Stylish and modern, slate is a hardwearing fine-grained stone whose color darkens beautifully when wet. Unless polished, it's nonslip,.

I'll take all of it. Right down to the flowers. I love this slate floor. That's what I want.

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I quite like slate flag stones.but I think it depends on the type of brick work/finish on extension