I like this though I'm not sure how much work it would be.... Pebble texture keeps it from looking too plain, probably would help the pathway not be too slick when wet. MetaMosaics
Could get creative with this premise...
Paving pattern by the inimitable Roberto Burle Marx could be used for some print fabrics! More
Using a bright range of colours to draw contrast against the dull & dark pavement could be an effective way to create a visual representation of positivity.
Curves in a Square Garden | Marshalls
Brick flower bed border doubling as a casual bench. Convenient when planting. Small retaining wall with brick on edge capping. Nice brick colors. Better straight, not curved, for our space. Front yard by the porch and sidewalk.
I like the combination of the maiden grass the barberry and the juniper...i will use this on a current project...maybe a tiger eyes sumac also!