Patio garden


This summer I had a rather large project (for me) to build a patio and garden island . .
This is what it looked like from my pourch steps . . .a whole lot of dirt . .
collecting all the mossy rocks around the yard . . .do you see my kitty napping under the trash can? lol
Almost done with the Island garden . . now the patio . .
I used a cement form to do this . .
A bit like making mud pies . . lol and HOT work!
sanding it . .
I then spray painted the stones . . to give it some real color! And yes it has endured the traffic to the door . .
Another view . .
I added a few little details . . colored stones
I had a few minor mishaps with the kitties and the dog walking on the wet cement . . so I just went with it . .lol

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1 question
  • Debra
    on Sep 16, 2017

    where did you get the mold? Finished colored stones look awesome! great job
    • Penny
      on Mar 10, 2018

      Lowe's carries the form in the concrete area for a little over $18.00

    • Grace
      on Jun 12, 2019

      What did the entire job cost? I love it!

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  • Patty S
    on Nov 13, 2013

    So fun with all the colors and additional small stone art pieces in between some of the larger rock forms.

  • Goldbeargirl
    on Apr 20, 2019

    What a transformation!!! GREAT job!!!!

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