Dreamscapes Landscaping & Design

Landscaping • Patios & Driveways • Retaining Walls • Water Features • Outdoor Lighting

Flagstone Path set in gravel

Flagstone Path

A good example of a simple path of flagstone set with no cutting or mortaring, but still providing utility and longevity.

Stairs with Lighting

Stairs with Lighting

These stairs were installed amongst two walls and a path and include lighting. This replaced and old railroad tie terrace and stairs providing safety and eliminating deterioration.

Architectural Slab Patio

Architectural Slab

Built with 16”x16” concrete block with a Holland brick border edge. A small retaining wall had to be built to hold the patio in place and make the grade of the ground level.

Small paver path with rounded patio.

Circular Paver Pathway

Here is a paver pathway that runs along the side of a house into the backyard and onto a small circular patio.

Paver Pathway and round patio

Paver Pathway

Here is a paver pathway that runs along the side of the house into the back yard and onto a small circular patio.

Faux sunken patio in Seattle, Washington

Faux Sunken Patio

Compensating for a grade change, a small wall needed to be built surrounding half the patio, leaving the impression that the patio is sunken into the ground.

Raised Flagstone Patio

Raised Flagstone Patio

A sand set flagstone patio raised one step off the lawn built to be able to add other elements to the yard in the future.

Split-level stairs

Split-Level Stairs

These stairs are incorporated into a larger project but highlighted here to provide a visual representation of one option for steps.

Sunken Patio in Bellevue, Washington

Sunken Patio

Because of the severe grade change in the yard, the homeowner decided to go with patios at two levels. Lighting was also incorporated in this project for safety and night time entertainment.

Terra Villa Paver driveway

Terra Villa Paver Diveway

This short driveway was installed using Terra Villa pavers. They are a thicker paver and have a slight texture to them.

Permeable paver driveway with turf stone

Paver & Turf Stone

This permeable paver driveway is installed to allow the free movement of water. The holes are planted with grass to keep a natural look to the driveway and absorb water as well.

Patios, Pathways, Driveways & Stairs

Patios and Pathways can be installed to provide a variety of uses, and can be done with a wide variety of materials to suit both aesthetic and utilitarian purposes. Both concrete pavers and natural stone can be used to create formal or informal spaces for you to enjoy. When installed properly patios and paths can provide a lifetime of enjoyment and functionality.

Pavers have many different color combinations and styles to choose from to provide you with the look and function that you desire. There are also different patterns and textures that add an extra element to your project.
Natural stone is also available in many different colors and can be installed to have a formal or more natural look. Stone is available that has been cut and smoothed, or it is available in its raw form.

Lighting can be added for night time enjoyment and safety. It can also be added to highlight certain areas of your landscape for aesthetic purposes.

Depending on the placement of your patio or path, there are some additional costs that may need to be considered. Small retaining walls and/or drainage may need to be installed to keep your patio from failing if it is to be installed on a slope. You may also need to incorporate steps for easier access to the patio. Walls and drainage may also be needed to prevent excess water from running onto your patio. These things are all situational and should be considered as you plan your budget for the project.

Mercer Island Roman Paver Patio and Walkway

Summit Blend, Roman pavers, Mutual Materials

Dreamscapes replaced failing aggregate concrete with this beautiful paver patio featuring Mutual Materials Roman Dominion pavers.

Summit Blend paver patio, Mercer Island

Installing this Summit Blend paver patio took extra care because we had to work around the mature landscaping without damaging it.

Roman Domion paver walkway

This pathway leads to a backyard garden area. The softscaping was already established so we had to take special care not to disturb it while installing the pavers.

geted entry

The Summit Blend, Roman Dominion pavers matched well with the existing gate and brick facade on the home.

Before paver patio

On the left is another section of aggregate concrete in the backyard that will eventually be replaced with pavers as well.




West Olympia Landscaping Project

Softscaping project

From flagstone patios to rockeries to sod installation, Dreamscapes completely transformed this West Olympia property.

Before softscaping project

Before Dreamscapes got to work, the property looked like this...

Rockery and water feature

The new landscaping includes rockeries and this beautiful night-lit water feature, all designed for low maintenance.

landscaping project in West Olympia

The new landscaping provides a serene, relaxing environment completed by the secluded, wooded setting.

placement rocks

Dreamscapes installed over 32 tons of placement rocks to stabilize the hill.

Mutual Materials  Vancouver Bay pavers

We built two paver patios with Mutual Materials Vancouver Bay stones as part of this project to create a courtyard setting.

charcoal mica flagstone patio

This charcoal mica flagstone patio provides a more natural, rustic look to contrast the paver patios.

paver patio with stair

It's the little details that make a difference, like the matching stair leading down to the paver patio.




Holland Herringbone Paver Patio Extension

Mutual Materials Holland Herringbone

This patio extension features Mutual Materials Holland pavers in a running bond pattern.

Holland Herringbone paver extension

The area that now contains the paver extension used to be covered in bark. Dreamscapes transformed it into usable patio space.

Holland Herringbone Pavers

Dreamscapes matched the radial pattern of the the concrete pathway with Holland pavers and then custom-cut the interior pavers to fit a running bond pattern.




Dimension Blue Cut Stone

Irreguar Cut Bluestone patio

This irregular cut Bluestone provides a natural look for this Olympia backyard. Dreamscapes also installed the water feature as part of the softscaping features.

Cut Bluestone and irregular Bluestone

The walkways use dimension cut Bluestone, leading to a patio with irregular cut Bluestone. The inlay consists of decomposed granite.

Dimension cut Bluestone and sofscaping

Natural groundcover complements the dimension cut Bluestone steppers. Dreamscapes also installed the softscaping.


In addition to the backyard project, Dreamscapes also built softscapes for the front yard and night lighting throughout the property.

Rockery garden

The softscape includes ground cover, shrubs and rockeries.



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