Dreamscapes Landscaping & Design

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fire Pit and Rockery Overlooking Puget Sound

Mutual Materials Fire Pit

This beautiful fire pit affords a majestic view of Puget Sound

Before fire pit installation

Before the fire pit was installed, the area was an old boat access point to the beach.

Fire pit, rockery and stairs

Dreamscapes rebuilt the rock wall and then created this beautiful fire pit with a complementing paver patio and stairs leading from the house down to the beach.

Fire pit and paver patio

The paver patio was built with Mutual Materials Columbia Slate and the matching retaining wall with Manor Stone, Northwest Blend and Manor Stone caps.

Fire pit, paver patio and retaining wall

Dreamscapes also installed softscaping to create a transition from the back lawn to the fire pit.

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Western Interlock Paver Driveway

Western Interlock paver driveway

This striking driveway featuring Western Interlock pavers was part of full update to the inside and outside of this estate in Woodinville, Washington

paver stone driveway under construction

The construction of this Western Interlock paver stone driveway took over 3 1/2 weeks.

Woodinville driveway removal

Before installing the new paver driveway, Dreamscapes had to completely remove the original driveway.

paver driveway and landing pad

The Western Interlock paver driveway included a large landing pad, an area for a water feature and stonework around entryway pillars.

Western Interlock paver driveway

The completed paver driveway included over 8,000 sq. ft. of Western Interlock paver stones!

paver driveway installation

In addition to the paver driveway, Dreamscapes installed a drainage system to reduce erosion and electrical conduits for a future entry gate.

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Dominion Slate Pavers

Dominion Slate paver patio

This Dominion Slate paver patio features a three-piece Ashlar pattern and is nearly 1,000 sq. ft. in size.

Pillars with matching stone caps

The matching pillars enclosing the support posts for the upper deck feature manor stone caps and provide a nice complement to the Dominion Slate paver patio.

Dominion Slate paver patio with Tuscan stone seating wall

The Dominion Slate paver patio is enclosed by a Tuscan stone seating wall.

Three-tier retaining wall with staircase

Before Dreamscapes built this retaining wall, this backyard was nothing but a sloping hill.

Retaining wall with matching manor stone staircase

The retaining wall features a matching staircase built with Manor stone caps.

Retaining wall and paver pato

In addition to building the retaining wall and paver patio, Dreamscapes built in a drainage system to help stabilize the hill.

paver patio, sitting wall and staircase

The detail work on the stairs, patio perimeter and retaining wall caps really make this project stand out.

Dominion slate pavers, retaining wall

The finished project with Dominion slate pavers and matching sitting wall. Dreamscapes turned this former hillside into an outdoor showcase!

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Bocce Ball Court

Olympic bocce ball court, paver paio and retianing wall

Dreamscapes completely transformed this Olympia backyard with a bocce ball court, two-tier paver patio and retaining and sitting walls. We completed the project with and underground irrigation system, softscaping, and low-voltage night lighting.

Olympia bocce ball court before installation

This was how the backyard looked before we started the project. The original landscaping was overgrown and there was very little usable space.

Olympia bocce ball court with night lighting

The night lighting on this bocce ball court and patio is stunning under the clear night sky. Great for late night entertaining with friends and family.

Olympica bocce ball court

Here's a closer look at the bocce ball court Dreamscapes installed. The court's surface is made from decomposed granite, which packs down nicely to make a smooth playing surface.

Bocce ball court, paver patio and stairway

The bocce ball court and stair steps are built with Tuscan stone; the paver patios are comprised from Columbia slate.

Columbia slate paver patio and Tuscan stone stairs

Here's a view looking down at the Tuscan stone steps, with matching retaining wall in the background. The patio is built with Columbia slate.

Rock garden and softscaping in Olympia

What was once overgrown grass old foliage is now a beautiful rock garden and fire pit complemented by drought-resistant shrubbery.

Olympia backyard patio and bocce ball court

The final product of this Olympia backyard transformation -- a beautiful paver patio, bocce ball court and softscaping. A perfect place to spend time with company or just enjoy a the peaceful scenery.

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Jacob: (360) 485-7532

Crystal: (360) 580-5106

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