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Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

Hard as rock, concrete ornaments are easy to make. Even better, this versatile outdoor material is low cost and prettier than you might think. Try our techniques for customizing, shaping, and finishing concrete ornaments and outdoor decor.
  • Rose-Leah Hovivian

    saw this done on Better Homes & Gardens too ... concrete with leaves as templates ... great garden idea

  • Isa Pazo

    Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent. Concrete ornaments are easy to make, even better, this versatile outdoor material is low cost and prettier than you might think. Try our techniques for customizing, shaping, and finishing concrete ornaments and outdoor decor.

  • Earth and Moon Design

    What a great idea for a garden path! What do you think? How to Make your own Leaf Stepping Stones (these are made with Rhubarb leaves) You'll Need: MATERIALS: - rubber gloves - heavy plastic sheeting - leaves ... See More

  • Michele Percy

    Stepping stones - diy leaf stepping stones... those huge variegated philodendron leaves would be perfect!

  • Renita Duggan

    fun DIY project with Katie - leaf stepping stones from BHG

  • K. Brodmerk

    Leaf Stepstones

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Repeat steps 2 and 3 for adjacent rows of pebbles. If desired, include special stones as focal points.

Step 7: Enhance the veins, if you like, by deepening them using a wooden skewer.

You don't have to have water to have beautiful stepping stones. This perfect example of zen comes from a garden in Tokyo. Check out the website for more great ideas and tips.

The Right Step - It's only natural to enhance your garden with leaf-shape stepping-stones. We used a large rhubarb leaf as a guide for sculpting these stepping-stones and completed a pretty, sure-footed path through the garden in a couple of hours. Resulting in a total cost of less than $20.

Stepping Stones Use garden stones to create the floor of the room. Set the stones directly on leveled dirt. Use pebbles to fill in the cracks to make an even surface. In damp areas or areas with loose soil, dig a foundation, and fill it with layers of gravel and sand before placing the stone.

These enchanting stepping-stones rival a rainbow with their riotous color! But it's not paint that beautifies them: It's fabric: www.bhg.com/...

stepping stones - fill the lines with glaze/resin/colored tile grout/whatever.