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A Plus Stucco
(816) 257-2101
2128 James Downey Rd
Independence, MO
 
Lasker Masonry
(816) 257-0385
711 Choctaw St
Independence, MO
 
Bolin Masonry
(816) 796-6184
19113 E Ponca Dr
Independence, MO
 
Exterior Construction Company Llc
(816) 246-2194
641 Ne Sundance Trl
Lees Summit, MO
 
Bel Stucco
(816) 254-5011
531 S Pleasant St
Independence, MO
 
Chimneysmith Chimney Service
(816) 591-6750
1822 Rankin Dr
Independence, MO
Services
Chimney cleaning, Fireplace cleaning, Chimney Sweep, Chimney repair, Chimney caps, chimney realign, Mortar work, Firebox repair, Fireplace doors, install gas logs, minor flashing repair, brick repair, brick replacement, Chase covers, inspections, masonry repairs, tuck-pointing, dampers
Hours
M-F 8am-5pm
Membership Organizations
Licensed and Insured. Member of the Better Business Bureau.

Lee'S Lawn Care Landscaping & Tree Service
(816) 524-7582
11714 Milton Thompson Rd
Lees Summit, MO
 
Dynamic Design Stucco Llc
(816) 347-0560
411 Se Main St
Lees Summit, MO
 
Masonry & Glass
(913) 894-4111
PO Box 2197
Lees Summit, MO
 
Modern Building Maintenanceco Inc
(816) 254-4429
618 N Dodgion St
Independence, MO
 

Make Your Own Stepping Stones

By: H. Iacobacci-Miller

If you've ever priced stepping stones, you know that they can be rather pricey. However, you can make your own and save a bundle while adding personalized touches to your garden. This is a fun and easy project to do with your kids as well. They make great additions to any type garden as well as personalized gifts that friends and family will adore.

What You Will Need:

  • Drop cloth, newspapers or old sheet
  • Cement/Concrete mix such as Quikrete (found at hardware stores, a 60 pound bag will make 6 stones)
  • Hardware cloth or screening (found at hardware stores, this will help reinforce the stepping stones)
  • Cement color (optional - used to add color to the stepping stones)
  • Mold(s)
  • Flourishes (mosaic tiles, objects to make impressions, paints, etc)

Molds - molds can be made using items such as tin foil pie or roasting pans, plastic planter saucers or store-bought molds that can be found in most craft supply stores. You can also make your stepping stone mold(s) using 2 x 4's to form a square or other basic shapes.

Flourishes - you can use just about anything you can come up with to add personal touches to your stepping stones. Create a mosaic with tile chips, create patterns or edging with colored glass, marbles or even seashells. Use leaves or flowers to create impressions. You can even purchase patio paints designed to endure the elements. The sky's the limit with this project.

  1. First - protect your working area with an old sheet, newspapers or painter's drop cloth.
  2. Set out your mold(s) and flourishes. If you are creating a mosaic design, make sure that you have laid it out to ensure that it will look as you want it to look.
  3. Prepare your cement/concrete mix following the manufacturer's directions. If you are using a concrete color, add into concrete per manufacturer's directions.
  4. Spoon concrete into the mold filling it about half full, then smooth it down.
  5. Lay your cut piece of screening or hardware cl...

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