How do you make concrete stepping stones with glass?
- Pick a sunflower pattern (or any desired pattern). Measure the plastic mold to ensure the pattern fits.
- Place the glass pieces on the second copy of the pattern, paper side down, to make sure they fit.
- Turn the entire glass piece over.
- Turn the mold over to release the stepping stone.
What is the best material for Stepping Stones?
A good general-purpose sand-mix concrete is probably the best choice. An 80-pound bag should be enough to cast 5 to 6 stones, depending on their size. The texture is fine enough to allow you to embed decorative glass or pebbles, and it can easily accept imprints.
Can you use cement for Stepping Stones?
Most concrete is made of a mixture of sand, gravel, cement and additives that provide strength. You can purchase many types of premixed concrete for stepping stones at most home improvement stores or you can mix your own concrete using cement, gravel, sand and water.
How to make a stained glass stepping stone?
Making stepping stones. This concrete stepping stone is decorated with a stained glass mosaic featuring two clematis style flowers with mixed colour background. Each circular stone is ( just under ) across and about ( just over inches ) thick.
What’s the best way to make a stepping stone?
Tap the edges to force out any air bubbles. Let the concrete set up for 45 minutes to an hour. 12. Turn the mold over to release the stepping stone. Peel away the shelf paper. Clean away any concrete that may have stuck to the glass before it sets permanently.
What to do if your stepping stone is crumbly?
Cover the stone with plastic if it is in a dry place such as a heated home. If the thinset or concrete dries out artificially, it will be crumbly or not as strong as it should be. Hardening is a process of bonding water not drying out. The mold is full. At this point you should wait at least 24 hours for the curing process to make the stone hard.
How big is a stained glass mosaic stone?
This concrete stepping stone is decorated with a stained glass mosaic featuring two clematis style flowers with mixed colour background. Each circular stone is 30cm ( just under 12” ) across and about 32mm ( just over 1.25 inches ) thick. It should be bedded in the garden in the same way as any paving stone and can be left out all year.