Flagstones are known for their uniqueness and power to transform the environment where they are placed.

So, if you didn’t place flagstones in your home yet, you certainly thought about placing them somewhere in your home.

However, I guess you probably didn’t go ahead with your plans because, despite the aesthetics, the insertion of flagstones also raises many questions.

In this article, you will learn some of the main aspects of flagstones! Like this, we hope to clarify all questions that stop you from adopting flagstones in your decoration project.

  • Definition of Flagstones: Flagstone is a smooth, sedimentary stone that is divided into several fine pieces. The flagstone pieces can be placed in a variety of ways.

The materials that compose flagstone’s structure include sandstones which contain feldspar and quartz.

This material is usually compressed by silica, iron oxide, and calcium.

 

  • Shapes of Flagstones: There are two kinds of flagstones in the market, patio flagstones and indoor flagstones. Although they belong to the same family of stones, they differ in many aspects. Let’s see each of them:

 

  • Patio Flagstones: Patio flagstones usually have a smaller structure, and they are designed to decorate outdoor areas of your home;
  • Size: Although there isn’t a standard size for patio flagstones, their size usually varies from 12” to 18”;
  • Thickness: Another important aspect of patio flagstone is its thick structure. This structure is an advantage because it prevents the fragment of the patio flagstone when correctly placed.
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As you can see in the image above, patio flagstones have a unique aspect, especially when combined with other decorative elements.

 

  • Indoor Flagstones are known for their finer structure. Thus, all the caution and expertise for the installation of indoor flagstones are vital;
  • If a thin indoor flagstone installation is done incorrectly, it can crack the flagstones or split them into pieces, so it is important to have a professional hand for such a task;
  • Size: Indoor thin flagstone doesn’t have a standard size, but in most places, you will find thin indoor flagstones of 18” to 36”;
  • Shape: Indoor thin flagstones can be found in several shapes but squared, and rectangular shapes tend to be the most popular choice for indoor flagstone projects.

As you can see in the image above, thin indoor flagstone is a perfect choice, and it enriches the environment when correctly installed.

 

Flagstone Colors: Whether you have a project to insert thin indoor flagstones or outdoor patio flagstones, you will find both in many colors.

However, if the variety of colors makes you even more confused, we will show you some of the most popular flagstone colors that you could choose for your project.

 

Yellowish Flagstone: This is a popular color that can occur both for indoor as outdoor flagstones.

However, when it comes to thin indoor flagstone, the tone of yellow can be lighter due to the other decorative elements within the environment.

As you can see in the image above, yellowish flagstone is an amazing choice, especially for outdoor areas, because it naturally lights up the environment where it is placed.

 

Beige Flagstone: This neutral color is widely chosen for thin indoor flagstones and outdoor flagstones.

One top advantage of beige flagstones is that they can easily match the surrounding decorative elements of the environment.

As you can see in the image above, beige flagstones are a certain choice for your living room, especially if you wish to create a rustic environment in it.

 

Light Brown Flagstones: are also a charming choice that is mainly used for outdoor areas.

However, because the color isn’t so neutral, you will have to be more careful with matching the decorative elements around it.

 

As you can see in the image above, light brown flagstones are a great option for outdoor areas, especially when surrounded by plants or yards.