well, it's finally time to plant Mo-Kitty's tree and bury his ashes with it. now i need to find a plaque of some sort.
i'm thinking something like you see in botanical gardens, a small brass plaque attached to a post; or a stone or block of wood on the ground.

does anyone know a reasonably priced place to find something like this?

-kelly
well, it's finally time to plant Mo-Kitty's tree and bury his ashes with it. now i need to find a ... stone or block of wood on the ground. does anyone know a reasonably priced place to find something like this?

JB Pets has them although I don't know what "reasonable" is to you. I think they're too expensive but you can see for yourself at www.jbpet.com

Personally, I'd just make my own stepping stone type marker. Get a pizza box from a local pizza store. Put the box together, cut off the lid, line with a trashbag. Buy a small bag of ready-mix concrete, mix to directions, pour into pizza box and let it setup. Before it completely sets up you can write in Mo-Kitty's info with any tool you'd like. If you want the stone to be more rectangular, get a piece of wood to use as a batter board and cut it to fit the box then place it inside like a divider. Pour concrete between box edges & board. By the way this works really well for making garden stepping stones.

Tara
well, it's finally time to plant Mo-Kitty's tree and bury his ashes with it. now i need to find a ... stone or block of wood on the ground. does anyone know a reasonably priced place to find something like this?

PetsMart has pet headstones, but I don't recall ever seeing anything that classy.
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Personally, I'd just make my own stepping stone type marker. Get a pizza box from a local pizza store. Put ... divider. Pour concrete between box edges & board. By the way this works really well for making garden stepping stones.

this is a great idea, and it appeals to my creative side. i may even use some broken china i have to add a colorful border.

thanks so much!
-kelly
Personally, I'd just make my own stepping stone type marker. ... way this works really well for making garden stepping stones.

this is a great idea, and it appeals to my creative side. i may even use some broken china i have to add a colorful border. thanks so much!

You're very welcome. I haven't made any yet but know it works. I spun this idea from something a while back and a friend of mine actually made a couple after hearing me talk about them. Its on my too-long-list of Craft To Dos. Its almost as long as my reading list Emotion: sad Anyway, the china sounds really nice. I hadn't thought of that option. I had been thinking of getting broken, colorful tiles from Lowes and using them like a mosaic or using those colored glass stones you can buy for fish tanks or vases. One other thing I plan to do when I get around to making them is staining them with different earth tones (you can buy concrete stain or just mix in some regular minwax stain if its cheaper).

Tara
Personally, I'd just make my own stepping stone type marker. Get a pizza box from a local pizza store. Put ... divider. Pour concrete between box edges & board. By the way this works really well for making garden stepping stones.

ok, now i'm going a step further. i'm going to get a shaped cake pan (i'm looking for a sun shape, but maybe a star or flower will do). i'll use crushed colored glass to make patterns in it (i can get this from the craft store). i can make one for Mo-kitty, and then make several more for stepping stones, with different patterns in them.
i'm totally gung-ho on this one. thanks so much!!!

-kelly
ok, now i'm going a step further. i'm going to get a shaped cake pan (i'm looking for a sun ... make several more for stepping stones, with different patterns in them. i'm totally gung-ho on this one. thanks so much!!!

LOL. You're welcome. Watch out though cuz I may just email you and place orders since I'm not likely to get around to doing this for a while yet.

Tara
Personally, I'd just make my own stepping stone type marker. ... way this works really well for making garden stepping stones.

this is a great idea, and it appeals to my creative side. i may even use some broken china i have to add a colorful border. thanks so much! -kelly

If you pour something less than a couple of inches thick I would also suggest running a layer of hardware cloth through the middle of your slab to strengthen it. How many precious children have needlessly skinned their tender knees because of a cracked stepping stone?

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