Stepping Stone / July 5, 2018 / Christine
With a nice set of stepping stones you will definitely feel the difference in your garden this is a work that might take about 2 of 3 weekends and you can use it for good fun with the whole family assigning tasks to each family member and making your family work as a team on the stepping stones project. Some research is always good from the internet to the hardware stores or if you are thinking of getting someone to do this for you looking over the designs and material available or patterns that you would like to design.
The kids will enjoy comparing their hands and feet to their parents as they grow and the parents will cherish the memories the little prints will hold of childhood for many years to come. The easiest way to craft stepping stones is to make them using a method called the Stone Topper. If you have never made a mosaic stepping stone or are looking for a quick and inexpensive way of crafting a number of stones this method is perfect. No molds no expensive kits little mess and you probably have most of the needed materials on hand.
The first thing you will need to do is lay out the shape of your pathgarden hose works great for this. Tip: gently curved lines are usually more visually appealing than angular or straight lines. Once you have decided the shape and length of your path use the sod cutter to cut along the edges of your path to define the outer lines.