Believe it or not, spring is on the way and even though you may not be able to do much outside at the moment, now’s the perfect time to start making some decorations for your garden or patio. Although it’s hard to believe you can make something like this yourself, you can! Jeffrey Bale made this beautiful stepping stone and has basic tips for gardeners and crafters wanting to try!

“Start with a simple stepping stone,” Jeffrey says, “in a simple box made of 2×4’s and a square sheet of plywood… If you want rounded corners or curves in your shape, I like to use the rolled flexible lawn edging that is normally used between grass and planting beds…”

“Once the box is built,” he says, “the trickiest part is finding the right stones…