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Kalish Masonry
(608) 831-5676
4319 Twin Valley Road
Middleton, WI
Services
Installation of Brick, Block, Stone, Cultured Stone and Glass Block
Hours
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Monday through Friday)
Membership Organizations
Madison Area Mason Contractors Association, Middleton Chamber of Commerce, Madison Area Builders Association, National Association of Home Builders, Better Business Bureau

Fass Masonry Llc
(608) 238-8778
206 Eddy St
Madison, WI
 
Brunker Masonry
(608) 224-1579
4545 Greengrass Rd
Madison, WI
 
Forbes Construction And Masonry Inc
(608) 250-6583
210 S Baldwin St
Madison, WI
 
County Materials Corp
(608) 244-3591
3711 Orin Rd
Madison, WI
 
Mason Renovations
(608) 233-3444
4012 Hammersley Ave
Madison, WI
 
Bowers Perry
(608) 231-1002
201 Larkin St
Madison, WI
 
Davids Masonary
(608) 837-4845
3729 Elna Rd
Madison, WI
 
Marvin'S Brickpavers
(608) 310-6912
1010 Ann St
Madison, WI
 
Madison Block & Stone
(608) 467-1697
5813 US Highway 51
Madison, WI
 

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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