You should check out these amazing garden stepping stones. Grab some cement, or not – some of these don’t even use cement – and let’s get started making some amazing walkway stones to spruce up your outdoors. I know you’re going to love these stones as much as I do and I can’t wait to hear which ones you made.
1. DIY Stepping Stones From Broken Dishes
If you have some old china that you can’t use because of chips or breaks and you can’t get rid of it, turn it into these amazing stones for your garden. You just add the pieces of china to concrete stones that you make yourself and the end result is breathtaking.
2. DIY Stepping Stones With Cake Pan
You can use an ordinary cake pan to mold your concrete and make amazing – and perfectly proportioned – stepping stones. Just mix the concrete as directed, add your decorative elements like glass stones or other items, and then let the concrete harden.
3. Simple Textured Stepping Stones
You can use a rubber doormat to make beautiful textures in the concrete that in turn creates these stunning stones. Use a couple of different doormats – with different textures – to mix it up and make your walkway really unique.
4. Cheap DIY Custom Stepping Stones
Buy some inexpensive concrete blocks – the thin ones – which you can find at most home improvement stores and Wal-Mart for about a dollar each. Then just mark off the plain stones with any design you want and use spray paint to customize them.
5. Kid Friendly DIY Concrete Stones
You can use an empty cereal box for the mold and then let kids add their own decorative elements to them. They can use glass stones to create all sorts of designs and pictures and you can get glass stones at the Dollar Store for a dollar per bag.
6. Leaf Imprint Stepping Stones
You just make the stones from cement and while the cement is still wet, use a leaf from your favorite garden plant to imprint the stones. These are so easy and so beautiful.
7. Brick Look Heart Shaped Stepping Stones
You’ll create the brick look with paint. These are perfect for adding a loving touch to your garden or they would look just as gorgeous lining the walkway to the front door.
8. Wooden Board Stepping Stones
Just take some old boards, repurposing works well here, and lay out your walkway. Then fill in around them with small river rocks or pea gravel and you’ve got a beautiful walking path that will instantly perk up your landscaping.
9. Easy DIY Hopscotch Stepping Stones
Not only are these adorable stepping stones, they double as a game for the kids when the weather allows. If you ever played hopscotch as a child, then you know how fun it is. You just paint concrete pavers, which are pretty cheap by the way, and you’re all set.
10. DIY Personalized Stepping Stones
You’ll make a regular cement stone and then personalize it with the name and footprint of your little ones. These would be perfect for grandmothers – a stone for their grandchildren’s individual footprints. Add edging with tiny ceramic tiles and you’ve got a beautiful stone that commemorates your little ones.
11. Hand Painted Stepping Stones
What better way to dress up your walkway than with hand painted stepping stones? You can paint scenery or anything else, if you paint that is, or let the kids paint them.
12. Glow In The Dark Garden Stones
These glow in the dark stepping stones are not only unique, they’ll help to light your way when it’s dark outside. You use solar lights and glow in the dark paint to provide the light function and you can paint any design that you want on the stones so you really get the customize these. Plus, did I mention that they glow in the dark?