DIY stepping stones are amazing or creating really unique pathways in your garden without wasting money, it’s a great idea to refresh your garden décor, craft with kids and have fun outdoors incorporating them into your garden look. As pretty as they are, let’s not ignore their practical importance: these concrete beauties allow a person to walk through their garden easily without worrying about hurting precious plants. Stepping stones are laid to prevent the soil compaction that results from tromping through the garden beds. Even if you don’t go for a whole pathway, you can rock a couple of stepping stones here and there for a catchy touch. Here are some DIYs to make such cuties, get inspired!
Wanna add a catchy and chic touch to your garden? Love modern aesthetics and bold colors? Make these funny stepping stones! These are concrete stepping stones spruced up with a hexagon stencil, and bright weather-resistant acrylic craft paints that will withstand harsh weather conditions. Use any colors that fit your space and cover the pavers completely or partly with patterns and enjoy!
This poject is a decorative way to preserve the garden by capturing the beauty of leaves all year round as stepping stones. You don’t have to work hard for a whole weekend to do it, though! It’s a simple project that is quick and fun to do, but the concrete needs some time to cure after the stones are poured. These stepping stones are an economical way to make a personalized pathway that protects your garden, or simply add them here and there as a decorative feature. Walking directly on wet garden soil can destroy the structure of your soil, reducing plant root’s ability to retrieve water and nutrients. Unless your garden is all within arm’s length, stepping stones are a functional way to reduce the stress on soil structure, and they are pretty darn, well, pretty!
Making stepping stones is a fun activity for kids to decorate the back or front yard. It’s also a great outdoor project that leads to some creative explorations. Kids can have fun designing their own stones with all kinds of pretty tiles, mosaics and objects! Don’t they look so pretty and vivid? Dinosaurs on top will make the kids happy! And of course you can use your imagination and apply any types of fun objects, stones, mosaics.
If you are intimidated by the thought of mixing your own concrete to make stepping stones – this is your kind of project! All you need is some grout and flagstone – even paving stones will do the trick. If you are having a garden wedding with a small guest list, you could make these as DIY wedding favors for your guests. We added a cute tag that reads: Thanks for being with us every step of the way!
What about Doctor Who stepping stones in your backyard? I think the new Doctor Who stepping stones walkway gives some much needed interest to the yard – plus we like that your non-geek friends will just think it’s a unique pattern, and not even know/care that it’s Gallifreyan. These amazing concrete stepping stones will last long and add a geeky touch to the outdoor space, enjoy!
Mother’s Day has already passed but it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t honor our mothers, what could be more appropriate than a stepping stone for the garden? This is a perfect craft for kids to be involved in. It’s just as fun for grownups and anyone in between! I love the non-typical bright look – a pink heart with embellishments that adds cuteness to the space.
These stepping stones are pretty neutral: they are made of concrete and embossed with a pretty and unobtrusive floral pattern. Find out how to make them, go crafting and place your stepping stones outside and you have a very pretty and very practical little path to follow!
Creating a stepping stone pathway in your yard or garden can be a necessary part of landscaping as well as a form of self-expression. Although there are many ways to create yard and garden pathways, making your own stepping stones is a fun project that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Making stepping stones is a wonderful way to bring both personality and useful protection to an often-traveled path.
Homemade stepping stones are a great way to personalize your garden. You can also use them on a walkway or path in your yard. Not only are they interesting hardscape elements to have around the garden, but they also make great gifts and keepsakes for family and friends. Make one of these stepping stones and use a child’s handprints or footprints or special mementos to make them extra special!
Enlist your kids’ help to create a personalized, beautiful piece of garden art that will last a lifetime. Few DIY projects are as useful and kid-friendly as handmade garden stepping-stones. Give them as gifts or keep them as a permanent – and beautiful – record of your kids’ hands and feet. Kids of any age will love the excuse to get their hands dirty.
These unique and super cute stepping stones are an amazing idea to realize! Make them of concrete and then paint imitating a pink brick wall – I have never seen such a cool and bold design before, and though they require work, they are worth it! Take a look at the tutorial and make some.
These cool embossed concrete stepping stones feature catchy patterns and you won’t believe it – they are made with doormats! Read how to use usualy patterned doormats for making these cuties in the source.