Make decorative mosaic stepping stones yourself with the help of a baking pan
Check out this gorgeous idea for Mosaic stepping stones to do it yourself. You can easily and relatively quickly make wonderful decorative stepping stones with mosaic patterns for the garden path or simply as decoration. The idea can be implemented using a baking pan. Read the individual steps and try yourself to create beautiful and unique stepping stones with a round shape for the garden.
Do-it-yourself mosaic stepping stones – materials for use
So that you get the Mosaic stepping stones To be able to do handicrafts successfully, you need the following materials: round baking pan that does not get stuck, petroleum jelly, adhesive film, old porcelain plates, decorative stones made of glass, concrete, top coat, metal thread, protective goggles, rubber gloves, face mask against dust, hammer, bucket, spatula and water.
Get the decorative elements for the mosaic stepping stones
So that you can get the mosaic particles for the Mosaic stepping stones have the old porcelain plates and cups cut into pieces with a hammer. Be careful to avoid any cuts.
Determine the round shape
Take the round baking pan and place it on the adhesive film. Then draw around the shape of the pan with a pencil so that you have the exact size printed on the foil. Then cut off the circle and place this at the bottom of the baking pan.
Arrange the mosaic pattern
After you have placed the foil in the baking pan with the sticky side up, arrange the small decorative particles on it in a specific pattern as you wish. Make sure you leave enough space between each piece. That is particularly important so that the Mosaic stepping stones have a really nice pattern in the end.
Mix the concrete mass
The next step is to stir the concrete mix according to the instructions. Follow the instructions on the package exactly and use buckets and gloves.
Add stable structure
Cut a rectangular piece of the metal thread. This will later serve as a stable structure for the concrete mix.
Fill the baking pan
Before you start filling, smear a little petroleum jelly on the inside of the baking pan so that the concrete comes out more easily later. Then fill in the inside of the form with the concrete mix using the spatula and gloves. Spread a layer and put the rectangular piece of metal thread in it. Then cover with another layer of concrete. Level the surface with the spatula. Let the concrete dry for two days.
Complete the final finishing touches
After the concrete mix has dried, you are allowed to turn the baking pan over. The content should come out very easily. Carefully remove the protective film and cover with a layer of varnish as desired.