DIY Bricks! (AKA Garden edging)


Need a cheap garden edging idea? Here are some pics of my liittle butterfly bush (almost all done for the season) and hummingbird bush surrounded by some concrete "bricks" with a fave Bible verse. As you can see it is a work in progress!

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4 questions
  • Candy
    on Apr 23, 2016

    Wonderful! I use slate saved from an old barn across the street after it collapsed to put Bible verses throughout my vegetable garden but I really like your idea. One question. How did you imprint the rocks? Do I need special equipment or talent? Thank you.

  • June Rozniak
    on Apr 23, 2016

    You say DIY "bricks".... did you make them? What are they made of?

  • Elizabeth Diaz Martinez
    on Apr 23, 2016

    How did u make bricks? Also what did you use to make letters.

    • Phyllis
      on Apr 23, 2016

      I'd like to know that as well!

    • Patti
      on Apr 23, 2016

      I would too. Nice idea and full of possibilities. But yes, how did you make and letter them?

    • Joni A Solis
      on Apr 23, 2016

      I want to know this too.

    • Maren
      on Apr 24, 2016

      I use old bread pans as "mold" and vinyl concrete mix. For letters I purchased stamp-like thingies at craft store. They have an aisle with everything you need to make

    • Elizabeth Diaz Martinez
      on Apr 25, 2016

      Thank you, I guess I will be making a trip to Hobby Lobby.

    • Patty
      on Apr 25, 2016

      I've never heard of vinyl concrete. How does it work?

    • Elizabeth Diaz Martinez
      on Apr 25, 2016

      It is great product. It's called Quikrete vinyl concrete patcher. truevalue.com, carry's it. There are other that similar, but I use the one without the rocks to make projects with my gbabies.

  • Gin20816166
    on Jun 1, 2017

    what is the actual name of the thing you used to stamp the words on the bricks; where can I find it, and how much should it cost?

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  • Linda Hunt
    on Apr 24, 2016

    Very lovely idea. I shall be stealing now, lol.

  • Linda Holland
    on May 11, 2016

    I am wanting more info on making the bricks too. Dod you have instructions!! Cute Idea.

    • Amy
      on Aug 8, 2016

      Sorry I am just now seeing this!! I got it on Pinterest. Lots of info on making your own word bricks there! :)

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