34 DIY Walkways For An Outdoor Path

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Need a way to get to your favorite spot in the backyard without arriving there with shoes covered in mud? Walkways are a necessary and welcome addition, if so, especially when you add one of these awesome DIY ideas. For a path that gets noticed, and one that actually gets used, ordinary pavers or forbid a dirt trail, is simply not the answer. When it comes to outdoor DIY home improvement projects you can make for the backyard, these creative stepping stone ideas and DIY walkway projects help you save money while adding a little flair to your basic yard decor. Have the kids or friends help make some stones and create a keepsake plus the memories you will keep of making them together.

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1. Stenciled Garden Stepping Stones

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Stepping stones are a great way to add both functionality and personality to your garden space. And what better way to do that than spicing it up with some stencils and paint. It is surely a fun and clever way to make personalized garden stepping stones.

2. Create an Inexpensive Mulch and Stone Walkway

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Don’t you just love the contrast between the stones and the mulch? This simple DIY project is sure to increase your curb appeal without breaking the bank. This pathway is looking so fabulous!

3. Patio Blocks

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These cement pavers are definitely a great addition to the garden. And the best part is they use a Styrofoam blueboard mold is fairly easy – no need for a concrete mixer or expensive molds. The blueboard cuts easily with a serrated knife and you can mix up a batch of soil cement in a few minutes in a wheelbarrow.

4. Railroad Tie Walkway

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This is such a great inspiration for a walkway! Railroad tiles are a popular way to create outdoor steps and add natural wood. You just need to anchor the steps in the ground to reinforce the walkway. Such a brilliant idea.

5. DIY Stepping Stones

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Make the walk in your garden more exciting and fun with this simple tutorial on DIY Stepping Stones. With a little effort you can make your garden look more beautiful than ever. Learn how to make these gorgeous stepping stones by visiting Nancy Mizelle’s website.

6. Build a Beautiful Brick Pathway

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Brick patios and paths are popular DIY projects that are well within the abilities of most homeowners. Follow these step-by-step instructions from BHG to build your own brick path which will make for an attractive touch to your landscape.

7. DIY Pathway of Cedar Stepping Stones and River Rock

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Want a Zen-like looking garden? This DIY Pathway of Cedar Stepping Stones and River Rock is looking like a dream and would be a perfect addition to your garden.

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8. DIY Garden Paver Walkway

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I cannot believe that this paver walkway was not a work of a professional. What they did was really inspiring and gave me the courage to create my own paver walkway. Learn the full details and head on over to Butterflies and Baubles.

9. Simple Garden Walkway

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Take your garden to the next level of gorgeous without breaking your bank account. With a (mostly) level surface, all you need to do is pour loose gravel or pebbles over your entire intended walkway and smooth it out. Easy-peasy, right?

10. Patio Pavers

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Brighten up the look of your plain concrete patio stone with these decorative paint. It is just so lovely to look at and would definitely increase curb appeal. Head on over to Country Living to learn the full details.

11. DIY Barefoot Sensory Path

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12. Make Lace-like Stepping Stones

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