Personalized Garden Stepping Stone

I did it! My adventures in creativity.

I did it! From cooking to crafts, I will share some of my adventures and experiments, both successful and not-so-successful. Hopefully along the way you can find inspiration for some projects of your own!   -Amy

I did it!

For Mother’s Day this year I decided to have the girls create something special for Susu and Nana, their grandmothers. It had to be something that would last and that wouldn’t clutter up their houses, which ruled out a number of potential projects. They both enjoy gardening, so we decided on making stepping stones with the girls’ handprints. Naturally I wanted one too, so there went the surprise of my Mother’s Day gift!

 Stepping Stone

Cute, no? Very easy, too. We used Quickset cement, a plastic plant tray, and various stones and shells we had on hand from a fairy house project we did last year. All you do is mix the cement, pour it into the tray, and stick the hands (or feet) into it for a few seconds. I let the five-year-old go to town adding embellishments while the two-year-old played with her bike. Both grandmas (and the mama) loved these stepping stones. In order to make them last, they will need to be brought inside over the winter, but that’s a small price to pay for such a neat reminder of how cute their little hands are.

I did it! I (okay, this was definitely a “we” project) made personalized garden stepping stones. Try it yourself and let me know how it worked for you!


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