Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

Step 5 – Fill the hole evenly with concrete. Use your hands to press and sculpt the concrete into a leaf shape.
Step 6 – Place a rhubarb leaf vein-side down on the surface of the concrete. Press firmly to make a detailed impression. Lift off the leaf.
Step 7 – Enhance the veins, if you like, by deepening them using a wooden skewer.
Step 8 – Cover the stepping-stone with damp burlap. Keep it covered and damp to help strengthen the concrete while it cures for a week.

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5 Responses to “Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent”

  1. Carole Penner says:

    Do you need more than one leaf to make a few stones?

    • Cyni says:

      I would, but I have a lot of rhubarb. Other large leaves can be used, of course. I would leave the leaves on the concrete too. let them come off naturally, then you wouldn’t have to use burlap to cover and the removal would not mar the natural impression.

  2. Cris says:

    Where are instructions 1-4?

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