Coastal Beach Garden Stepping Stones with Shells, Seaglass, Pebbles & More | DIY How To & Shop

Beautify your yard or garden with decorative stepping stones inspired by the sea. 

Coastal Beach Garden Stepping Stones Mosaic Stepping Stones
You can make your very own coastal or beach theme stepping stones or shop handmade stepping stones. If you want to make your own stepping stone(s) the cool part is that you don't need a Fancy Mold to do so.  You can use a non-stick cake pan or plastic planter trays, for example. Latter was used to creat above beachy stepping stones. For the tutorial, go to Real Housemoms.

Place your beach garden stepping stones anywhere in your yard or, of course, lay them out as a walkway. 
DIY Coastal Garden Stepping Stones
Sea glass pieces were used to make these stepping stones. Original source is no longer available.

Sea Glass Stepping Stone
Another beautiful example, using mostly seaglass, comes from Lovely Greens. For this stepping stone extra wire is used to give it more stability.

Coastal Beach Concrete Garden Stepping Stones Mosaic Glass Inlays Decorative Stepping Stone
Wide selection of 14 inch coastal and beach theme stepping stones made in USA. All created from solid concrete with stained glass inlays.

Beach Shell Stepping Stone
12 x 12 inch beach theme stepping made in USA with hand cut stained glass, sealed for outdoor use and sturdy to step on. 

Concrete Sand Dollar Stepping Stones made in USA
12 inch stepping stones made in Rhode Island from concrete. They also have great sand dollar stepping stones.

Mix up a batch of mortar (which is cement mixed with an aggregate), pour it into a mold (here a foil pan was used), then decorate with shells, sea glass or beach pebbles, and let dry. Easy.

A shell flower design idea via Flickr.

A gorgeous spiral design with beach pebbles for this Stepping Stone.

Sand Dollar Stepping Stones

12 stepping stones made in Rhode Island from concrete.

Or compose a beach scene with pieces of glass or ceramic from a broken plate. Via Stepping Stone Pictures at

Sea Turtle Garden Stepping Stones
Great tutorial for making your own custom garden stepping stones, using any template you like (such as a sea turtle for example). By DIY Easy Crafts on Youtube

And other way to create a garden stepping stone (such as a sea turtle) is with a mosaic style composition. You can learn more at Rosanne's Garden.
To make garden stepping stones is a great project to do as a family. If you have small kids, have them add impressions of their hands or feet.