Stepping Stone / July 5, 2018 / Christine
You will need a good sealer to make the board water proof go to your local paint or hardware store and get their opinion on the best product for your area. When you apply the sealer play close attention to the edges make sure they are completely sealed. I always use two to three coats. Now the fun begins start painting. You can use any water based paint in any color choice you want. I usually put a couple coats of paint especially the base color.
A lighted stepping stone can add the necessary light needed to illuminate walkways around any home. They are inexpensive to install and use the sunlight as an energy source. They are a great way to conserve energy while allowing people to see where they are going. A lighted solar stepping stone can be made to look attractive. They can still be painted to match any outside décor. The stones are usually made of a hard plastic and have light bulbs inside. These stepping stones capture the suns rays and use the energy at nighttime to create light. One can find these stepping stones at many home improvement stores or online.
The nice thing about this task is that you really do not need to spend a lot of money you can experiment with many relatively cheap materials and you can find a stepping stone kit to help you out sometimes just going over your garage results in great things to make stepping stones of pieces of tile or broken tile are very good to use for this purpose the same goes for china or ceramics – very easy things to find. If you are looking for something with a special look and maybe for a unique pattern and some kind of effect you should start looking for the material that will give you this feeling. Stepping stones are lovely to have and great to plan and make have fun.